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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The cross country teams raced in the last Jamboree of the season with great results. As a team the girls finished 4pts behind 3rd and boys only finished 2pts back from 1st. 21 out of 24 runners finished better than their ranking. Olivia Polderman ran her lifetime best in spite of the hot and humid conditions. Joe Meyers and Ella Schnell finished first in their respective races taking the overall divisional titles. The teams race again on Saturday at the Portage Invitational at Portage West Middle School. Anyone interested in running in the open race should show up by 8am. Chess Club meets today from 2:20-3:30 in Computer Lab D-10.  Anyone may attend, and anybody who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board. Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don't be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP.  Attention KAMSC & ATYP students. If you are taking an AP class please stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan regarding registration for your AP test. Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today and Thursday. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  Travel Club will have a parent/student informational meeting today, October 2nd for anyone interested in going to Paris or Scandinavia.  There is a discount of $300 that ends on October 3rd so be sure to attend and get all your enrollment paperwork in before you lose this.  There are enrollment packets all over school. Contact Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 for questions.  There will be a green school meeting Thursday after school in room B-14. See you there! Do you like to sing? Are you interested but can't fit choir into your schedule, or just looking to sing even more outside of school? Well look no further than the Loy Norrix All-Knighters! Loy Norrix's very own a cappella group meets on Thursdays, from 2:30 -4, and we invite you to come and see what we're all about at an open rehearsal this week. All are welcome! See a member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information.  There are just 7 more open spots on the Peacejam trip to Kenya in the summer of 2020.  If you need help getting registered please see Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe for assistance. Don't delay as the price will increase on Oct 4th If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year. Students interested in joining the First Robotics Team please sign up by this Friday in Ms. Nelson's room k10 Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month. Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don't be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP.  Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor. If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.   Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5      

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Your Loy Norrix Marching Knights traveled to Otsego High School this past Saturday to participate in their first Marching Band Competition of the season.  Not only did they have a terrific performance, but they broke the 80 point barrier, out of 100! Their final score of 81.8 is far higher than anyone anticipated, and right on the heels of programs that have decades of competitive experience. This is the first competition the band has participated in since at least 2003.  We're so proud of our Loy Norrix Marching Knights! SSR is 4th hour today Attention mens basketball: Weight Lifting will be after school today at 2:30 and open gym will be at 7. Yoga Club will meet today, October 1st from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there! Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today, Wednesday and Thursday this week. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  Travel Club will have a parent/student informational meeting tomorrow, October 2nd for anyone interested in going to Paris or Scandinavia.  There is a discount of $300 that ends on October 3rd so be sure to attend and get all your enrollment paperwork in before you lose this.  There are enrollment packets all over school. Contact Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 for questions.  Green School will meet this Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard Do you like to sing? Are you interested but can't fit choir into your schedule, or just looking  to sing even more outside of school? Well look no further than the Loy Norrix All-Knighters! Loy Norrix's very own a cappella group meets on Thursdays, from 2:30 -4, and we invite you to come and see what we're all about at an open rehearsal this week. All are welcome! See a member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information.  Adrian College will be in the 4 Corners tomorrow morning at 9. Sign up through Miss Nesbitt at the Promise Room in the Library, Seniors can check your email for the Google Forms sign up.  KVCC will be visiting this Friday at 12:30 in the Cafeteria - students will be able to apply to the college on-site. October is Michigan College Month - and our weekly college bowl question is, "What is Adrian College Student Population?" Submit your answer to the blue box in the Main Office.  Also, Today is opening day FAFSA applications See your guidance counselors or Miss Nesbitt for more information!  If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year. Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information. Attention students interested in being part of the First Robotics Competition team: please see Ms. Nelson in room K10 as soon as possible. We are looking for a diverse, motivated team for the competition. Try something new!!! Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month. Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor. If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.   Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Monday, September 30, 2019

The Men’s Tennis Team competed in the SMAC Championship on Saturday. Congratulations to Connor Rafferty on winning 2 matches and Dominick Frost on also getting a victory!  The team will compete again on Thursday, October 10 at the MHSAA Regional Tournament. Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 - 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow. Yoga Club will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1st from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there! Travel Club will  have a parent/student info meeting on Wednesday October 2 for anyone interested in going to Paris or Scandinavia.  There is a discount of $300 that ends on October 3 so be sure to attend and get all your enrollment paperwork in before you lose this.  There are enrollment packets all over school. Contact Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 for questions.  Green School will meet this Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year. Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information. Attention students interested in being part of the First Robotics Competition team: please see Ms. Nelson in room K10 as soon as possible. We are looking for a diverse, motivated team for the competition. Try something new!!! Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month. Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor. If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.   Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5    

Friday, September 27, 2019

Please join GSA in celebrating Ally week today, Friday. There will be a photo booth in the cafeteria at lunch for students to take photos and spread the word about ally week. There will be a party after school in room D14, Ms. Sanic's room by the library. We want to thank all the great Allies to the LGBTQ community, so come celebrate with an Ally party! Everyone is welcome!  Attention Students: if you have not returned your application for the #CAP Youth Program that was introduced to you in the cafeteria 2 weeks ago by the AKA Sorority, please return them to Ms. Naz in the B-wing or Ms. Middleton in the Counseling office by today . Don’t miss this great opportunity! Attention Seniors: Hope College will be at the 4 Corners, today @ 1pm. Check your email from Miss Nesbitt to sign up. All other grades, sign up through the form outside of her office door. Her office is located in the library’s Maya Angelou’s Room. Join the Hope on-site visit to learn about “the power of the Arts.” 2021 Executive Board members- plan on a before school meeting on Monday, Sept 30th to pick up a schedule for the rest of the trimester of our meetings in the TV/ Mr. Peterson's room Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will I pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence , friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting today, Friday, September 27th from 2:30 to 3:30. Today, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It's free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there! The third 90 Program will still accept applications through today, September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10.  Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk tomorrow, Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 - 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow. Yoga Club will take place next Tuesday, October 1st from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there! Green School will meet again next Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year. Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information. Attention students interested in being part of the First Robotics Competition team: please see Ms. Nelson in room K10 as soon as possible. We are looking for a diverse, motivated team for the competition. Try something new!!! Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month. Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.      

Thursday, September 26, 2019

SSR is 3rd hour today. Chess Club meets today in Computer Lab d-10 from 2:20-3:30.  Anybody may attend, and anyone who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board.  AAC will meet today in C21. Please join GSA in celebrating Ally week tomorrow, Friday. There will be a photo booth in the cafeteria at lunch for students to take photos and spread the word about ally week. There will be a party after school in room D14, Ms. Sanic's room by the library. We want to thank all the great Allies to the LGBTQ community, so come celebrate with an Ally party! Everyone is welcome!  Men’s Basketball Open Gym Tonight 7-8:30 Tonight, Thursday, September 26th. Please see Coach McDonald with any questions! Attention Students: if you have not returned your application for the #CAP Youth Program that was introduced to you in the cafeteria 2 weeks ago by the AKA Sorority, please return them to Ms. Naz in the B-wing or Ms Middleton in the Counseling office by Friday this week. Dont miss this great opportunity! Our 1st pickup for the clothing drive will be tomorrow during 3rd period.  Please bring in your gently used, outgrown, not wanted clothing items of any size to the class of your choice!  A continental breakfast will be waiting for the top two classes that bring in the most! There will be NO Green School today. We will meet again next Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard. Again, there will be no Green School meeting this Thursday Attention Seniors: Hope College will be at the 4 Corners, Friday @ 1pm. Check your email from Miss Nesbitt to sign up. All other grades, sign up through the form outside of her office door. Her office is located in the library’s Maya Angelou’s Room. Join the Hope on-site visit to learn about “the power of the Arts.” Attention class of 2021 executive board members: Due to the mosquito issue- the class of 2021 bonfire will be postponed from Friday's date until a date in October Also, if you are planning to visit the two potential prom sites- we will meet TOMORROW afterschool by Mrs. May's door. Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today this from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  The Travel club of 2020 will have an information meeting about Paris and Scandinavia tonight, September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15. Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will I pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence , friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting on Friday, September 27th from 2:30 to 3:30. This year's Peacejam Slam is on Oct 26th at WMU and the theme is Global Climate Change.  The registration can be found on Mrs. May's door next to the C-wing computer lab or come to a peacejam meeting Every Thursday morning at 7am to 7:28 ^^ This Friday, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It's free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there! The third 90 Program will still accept applications until Friday September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10.  Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 - 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.  Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5 Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.    

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Chess Club meets today in Computer Lab d-10 from 2:20-3:30.  Anybody may attend, and anyone who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board. AAC will not meet today, AAC will meet again tomorrow, Thursday. Please join GSA in celebrating Ally week Friday. There will be a photo booth in the cafeteria at lunch for students to take photos and spread the word about ally week. There will be a party after school in room D14, Ms. Sanic's room by the library. We want to thank all the great Allies to the LGBTQ community, so come celebrate with an Ally party! Everyone is welcome!  There will be 230 Basketball Weights and Conditioning in weight room today. Open gym will be moved to Thursday due to Home Volleyball Game. Make sure you go out and show your support!!!!  Any questions please see Coach McDonald! Attention Students: if you have not returned your application for the #CAP Youth Program that was introduced to you in the cafeteria 2 weeks ago by the AKA Sorority, please return them to Ms. Naz in the B-wing or Ms Middleton in the Counseling office by Friday this week. Dont miss this great opportunity! There will be NO Green School this Thursday. We will meet again next Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard. Again, there will be NO Green School meeting this Thursday Attention Seniors: Hope College will be at the 4 Corners, Friday @ 1pm. Check your email from Miss Nesbitt to sign up. All other grades, sign up through the form outside of her office door. Her office is located in the library’s Maya Angelou’s Room. Join the Hope on-site visit to learn about “the power of the Arts.” Attention class of 2021 executive board members: Due to the mosquito issue- the class of 2021 bonfire will be postponed from Friday's date until a date in October Also, if you are planning to visit the two potential prom sites- we will meet TOMORROW afterschool by Mrs. May's door. Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W Thursday this week from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  The Travel club of 2020 will have an information meeting about Paris and Scandinavia Thursday, September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15. Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will I pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence , friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting on Friday, September 27th from 2:30 to 3:30. This year's Peacejam Slam is on Oct 26th at WMU and the theme is Global Climate Change.  The registration can be found on Mrs. May's door next to the C-wing computer lab or come to a peacejam meeting Every Thursday morning at 7am to 7:28 This Friday, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It's free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there! The third 90 Program will still accept applications until Friday September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10.  Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 - 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.  Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5 Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.    

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

 SSR is 3rd hour today for the first 15 minutes AAC will be available Tuesday and Thursday only this week. The 8th annual clothing drive started yesterday with our first pick up this coming Friday, September 27th.  Please bring any type of gently used clothing item to the teacher of your choice.  The top 2 winning classes at the end of this drive will receive a continental breakfast. The last day will be Friday, November 15th. Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting is today, Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson's room K10 at 2:30 Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today and Thursday this week from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandinavia will have an information meeting Thursday, September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15. Attention Class of 2021 Executive Board members:  We will leave from Mrs. May's office this Thursday at 2:30 to visit 2 venues for our 2021 Prom.  We will return to school about 4:30, please plan accordingly. This year's Peacejam Slam is on Oct 26th at WMU and the theme is Global Climate Change.  The registration can be found on Mrs. May's door next to the C-wing computer lab or come to a peacejam meeting Every Thursday morning at 7am to 7:28 This Friday, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It's free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there! The third 90 Program will still accept applications until Friday September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10.  Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 - 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.    

Monday, September 23, 2019

Some of the toughest teams in the state were at the Jackson Cross Country Invitational Friday and Saturday. The girls finished 16th and the boys finished 19th. Joe Meyers finished 5th overall with a personal best of 15:40 and Ella Schnell finished 8th with a personal best of 19:00. Half of our runners ran season or personal best times in spite of the hot and humid weather. Cristian Huerta and Grant Kahler dropped almost a half of a minute off their bests. Georgia Hill dropped almost a minute off her season best. Sam Allen went under 19 minutes and Nolan Tribu went under 18 minutes. Please congratulate all our runners on their hard efforts. There is no AAC today due to a staff meeting. AAC will be available Tuesday and Thursday only this week. There will be Basketball Weight Training from 2:30-4 and Open Gym 7-8:30 today September 23, 2019. All Athletes interested in Trying out for Basketball in the winter, and are not involved in a fall sport. Are strongly encouraged to participate in all preseason basketball activities. Any questions please reach out to Coach McDonald.  The 8th annual clothing drive will begin today with our first pick up this coming Friday, September 27th.  Please bring any type of gently used clothing item to the teacher of your choice.  The top 2 winning classes at the end of this drive will receive a continental breakfast. The last day will be Friday, November 15th. Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson's room K10 at 2:30 Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W on Tuesday and Thursday this week from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandinavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15. Attention Class of 2021 Executive Board members:  We will leave from Mrs. May's office this Thursday at 2:30 to visit 2 venues for our 2021 Prom.  We will return to school about 4:30, please plan accordingly. Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month. Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Attention Norrix students that attended the United Nations International Day of Peace-focusing on Global Climate Change yesterday, please invite yours friends and family downtown and join us at the Arcadia Commons area TODAY from 3-6.  This is an international movement of young people to pressure lawmakers into making changes to help stop Global Warming! Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing? The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room (C-19) to sign up for an informational meeting next month. Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Today Ferris State University will be at the 4 Corners. If you're curious about what it takes to be a Bull Dog, sign up with her in the library or online! The annual clothing drive begins Monday.  Take the weekend and look for any item of clothing that is not needed or out grown of any size.  Please bring these items to one of your classes. The top two classes will receive a continental breakfast. Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office.  The senior meetings ARE A REQUIREMENT will begin on Monday, September 23rd  Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90 program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young's room or K10 Ms. Nelson's room. The deadline to submit an application is today, September 20th. Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson's room K10 at 2:30 Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandanavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15. Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5 Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.    

Thursday, September 19, 2019

SSR is 1st hour today Today, September 19th there will be an event in the Auditorium on Global Climate change from 2:30-4:30.  Come learn about Global Climate Change and what we each can do to help slow the process. Also, On Friday, Sept 20th in the Arcadia Commons the city of Kalamazoo is hosting an event about Global Climate Change.  You can catch the 2:40 city bus and it will take you downtown.   There will be a green school meeting today after school in B14. We will be picking up bottles and working in the A-wing courtyard. Come be a part of the change! All are welcome! There will be an Esports club meeting after school today, September 19th, at 2:30 in Mr. Greeley's room, B-13. We will be discussing upcoming events like the parents' meeting, competitions, and the first Loy Norrix Super Smash Brothers tournament. We hope to see you there! AAC is Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 you can come get help with your class work in C21. Please look for flyers posted in each of your classrooms for additional information. Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today from 2:30-4:30.  You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.  The informational meeting about Kenya will begin at 6pm in C-14 today.  Come be a part of an adventure filled with the beauty of Africa and memories that will last a lifetime. Do you like politics, government or news?  The young democrats of Loy Norrix will be having the first meeting of the school year in Mr. Hauessler’s room, B23 tomorrow morning before school.  Everyone is welcome and there will be donuts.   Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! This Friday Ferris State University will be at the 4 Corners. If you're curious about what it takes to be a Bull Dog, sign up with her in the library or online! Students - This Friday’s theme at the football game is Neon/Glow in the dark night. This Friday, please bring a plain white shirt to paint in neon paint in the cafeteria during lunches.  Let's show our Norrix spirit! Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office.  The senior meetings ARE A REQUIREMENT will begin on Monday, September 23rd  Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90 program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young's room or K10 Ms. Nelson's room. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, September 20th. Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson's room K10 at 2:30 Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandanavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15. Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions  Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5 Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.    
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