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If KPS decides to go hybrid for the last trimester of the 20-21 school year this will be the first time students will be in schools since March of last year.

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 5, 2021

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year On February 11th, 2021 Superintendent Raichoudhuri will deliver the decision...

The logo of the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. They're working with German company BioNTech to produce the new COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer releases COVID-19 vaccines from their facility in Portage, Michigan

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor February 5, 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has been working alongside German company BioNTech to make a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Now, we are seeing that work pay off as the vaccine...

Class of 2020 seniors playing Tug of war against juniors at a pep assembly celebrating the LN sports teams.

The class of 2021 is missing out on more than class of 2020

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team January 23, 2021

Class of 2021 started off their senior year via virtual classes. Senior year is one of the most important and exciting years for your high school experience, but this year is very different from others....

Freshman Isabella Ramsdell currently working on her schoolwork after a long day of school.

How online school has affected incoming freshmen

Maya Moore, Guest Writer December 24, 2020

Nobody expected the coronavirus to have such a large impact on our education when they announced in-person school would no longer be taking effect back on March 11th, 2020. It became an even harder pill...

(Left to right) Elias Nagel-Bennett, playing Treville, inducts D'Artagnan played by Max Butkiewicz into the Musketeers. The production of the Three Musketeers depicted was in 2019, in which Nagel-Bennett played Treville along with the Duke of Buckingham, marking his most recent performance at the Kalamazoo Civic.

Loy Norrix junior is forced to cut acting career short due to COVID-19 conditions

Amady Mboup, Guest Writer December 16, 2020

“I just want to act,” said junior Elias Nagel-Bennett, when questioned on his feelings towards COVID-19 and the effects the virus has had on his career.  Nagel-Bennett has been acting in Kalamazoo’s...

How to wear a mask and why its important

How to wear a mask and why its important

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team December 8, 2020

Loy Norrix swimmers are lined up on the diving boards getting ready to jump in the pool and start the race!

Fall sports resume with COVID-19 precautions in place

Stella Amy, Social Media Team November 23, 2020

Note:  This article was written before Gretchen Whitmer suspended high school sports fall tournaments starting November 18 for at least 3 weeks. “The second we get out of the pool we have to put...

Senior Emma Scheele stays busy while staying home during COVID-19. Scheele plays with her dog outside.

Students can have fun while staying home

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager June 11, 2020

It is nearing the end of March, you’re leaving school after finishing up your second-trimester final exams. You feel a heavy weight lifted off of your shoulders as it’s a half-day and you get to go...

Jeanie Gould-McElhone and Elisa Matz pose for a photo the day before Matzs flight home.

Former Loy Norrix exchange students share what’s happening in their home countries

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor June 11, 2020

Only 57 days.  Elisa Matz was a sophomore exchange student at Loy Norrix High School for just 57 days when Covid-19 sent her home to Lürschau in northern Germany. Elisa’s exchange continues in weekly...

Loy Norrix parent Abby Haughey works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and adapts to all of the changes from working from an office to home.

Change in scenery: Parents working from home

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager June 10, 2020

As non-essential businesses have been shut down since March due to COVID-19, many businessmen and businesswomen have had to adapt to working from home. While this may seem like a dream come true to some,...

The Kal-Haven trail is a great way to spend time in nature over quarantine.

The environmental impacts of quarantine are not what we thought they were

Hannah Locke, News Editor May 31, 2020

In the first few weeks of the quarantine caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, pictures and articles showing clean canals in Venice, Italy, reduced air pollution in over-populated cities, and free,...

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