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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....

Sophomore Violet Berg is getting logged into her SEL time. She is excited to have a fun time in SEL!

Students benefit from online Social Emotional Learning at Loy Norrix

Stella Amy, Social Media Team January 8, 2021

Students begin attending a social emotional learning time with the new online learning system in place due to highschools across Michigan being shut down.  With COVID-19, Loy Norrix High School is...

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...

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...

Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko stands in front of one of several Halloween decorations that were placed throughout her yard to create a fun and spooky atmosphere, as she and her family handed out candy.

Even during a pandemic, students find time to celebrate Halloween

Zoe Naylor, News Editor November 20, 2020

One of my favorite times of year has always been the month of October.  The weather gets colder, the days get longer, and I get to break out my coziest sweaters. However, my absolute favorite thing about...

Quarantine and online school has affected the mental health of students and teachers alike

Quarantine and online school has affected the mental health of students and teachers alike

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor November 19, 2020

Mental health issues in adolescents have been on the rise for years, as seen in multiple studies from sources like The Trevor Project and The World Health Organization. The question is, does quarantine...

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