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Advanced Art Prepares Students for Their Future

Advanced Art Prepares Students for Their Future


May 24, 2016

  As the days pass and get closer and closer to the deadline, AP Studio Art Portfolio students feel the stress of finishing their artworks. They start at the beginning of the year on their portfolios that they will submit in May. The artwork they submit will determine if they receive college credit ...

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Frankie Stevens

May 20, 2016

Do you know how to pay taxes, set up a bank account, create a budget or take out loans? Probably not, but then again, it is not required for students to learn some of the most important life tools in high school. That is why personal finance should be a required class for all students. In order to b...

DECA Students Learn New Business Perceptions and Bring Home the Gold in Competition.

DECA Students Learn New Business Perceptions and Bring Home the Gold in Competition.


March 24, 2016

    Some students dream of becoming important business owners, and others plan on studying business for other reasons. There is a group at Loy Norrix which focuses on any type of business career, and it's called DECA. DECA stands for “Distributive Education Clubs of America.” It’s an o...

Journey Into Activism

Students and teachers standing in line welcoming students as they arrive to school. They chant together,

Christian Baker

March 9, 2016

From the Spring Valley High assault to the incidents in Ferguson, to the killing of Temetrion Hegler, there are societal flaws everywhere. Some people may want to get involved in politics with an activist point of view, but don't know how to start. Former Loy Norrix student Kaitlin Martin gives us some t...

High School Teens Moving Towards Their Future

Julie Zabik signs her commitment to play with the K-College women's soccer team. She's been a part of the Loy Norrix women's soccer varsity team since her freshman year. Photo Cred / Caitlin Commissaris


February 24, 2016

On February 23rd, Marah Ranger, JaNessa Boggan and Julie Zabik all signed their commitments to play the sports they've all been working on for four years. Marah Ranger signed to Albion College to play lacrosse, JaNessa Boggan will play basketball at Kellogg Community College and Julie Zabik will continue...

Appreciating the Kalamazoo Nature Center

A beautiful sign welcoming everyone to the Nature Center. Many nature activities await in the building off to the right.

Dagnija Tomsons

February 17, 2016

Photo Credit / Dagnija Tomsons The Kalamazoo Nature Center (KNC) is a non-profit organization where people can learn about nature by walking through trails, reading books and pamphlets and being inspired to do good. On Dec. 12, 2015, there was a free-admission day for a Local Art and Gift Fair, where people were a...

Labadie Twins Sign to Division One Schools

Grace Labadie signs her four year commitment to Indiana. She has played varsity soccer for the Knights since freshman year. Photo Credit / Chris Hybels


February 15, 2016

On February 3rd the Labadie twins both signed their commitments to play college soccer. Jane will be playing for the Broncos at WMU, while Grace will play for the Hoosiers at Indiana University.

DECA Selling Valentine's Day Cards

Just a few example of the cards that will be sold. All profits benefit the club and their traveling expenses to state competition in March.


February 9, 2016

Are you looking to give your special someone or best friend something for Valentines Day? Well the Loy Norrix DECA club has you covered. Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th the LN business club will be selling handmade Valentines day cards. The cards will be priced for only $3 each, this includes a card a...

Jazz Music Entertains The New Generation

This group of musicians form the Western Jazz Quartet. They have all studied at Western Michigan University. Photo Credit / Alexis Martin


January 27, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it felt like to be in a college jazz band? To go from place to place just to make music with your small jazz quartet? On November 4th, the Western Jazz Quartet came to play for the band and orchestra students at Loy Norrix by request of orchestra teacher Sandra Shaw. The...

The Price of College is Rising, While Student Financial Stability is Falling

The Price of College is Rising, While Student Financial Stability is Falling

Frankie Stevens

January 21, 2016

You’re finally graduating college after four hard years of lectures, late nights, and coffee. Finally free from the everyday rhythm of classes and homework, you’re ready to start your new job, but let’s not forget about the $50 thousand dollars in student loans that got you to this point. Ever...

Hoverboards Bring Havoc to People’s Safety

Hoverboards Bring Havoc to People’s Safety


January 20, 2016

Imagine hitting the pavement, hard. You try to figure out what was hurting more, your body or your self-esteem. After spending up to $500 to buy a hoverboard that just knocked you to the ground, now even more money is being spent going to the emergency room to check the injuries. Injury after injury ...

Watching Horror Movies is Good For Your Health

Watching Horror Movies is Good For Your Health

January 19, 2016

By Mia May, guest writer. If people are telling you you’re lazy because you’re always laying on the couch watching movies. Now you can tell them differently, thanks to horror movies, movies are good for your health. Horror movies always have the creepy locations, jump scares, and the big dramatic ...

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