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Sophomore Tierra Carson sits at her computer during 4th hour accounting class. Even though it's online, she's learning a lot and enjoying the class.

Switching into an accounting class leads to new opportunities for sophomore

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor December 1, 2020

“Everything happens for a reason,” Loy Norrix sophomore Tierra Carson said. On September 15th, Carson joined an accounting class which has led her to new experiences and opportunities. Even though...

Senior Katie Kutzko stands on an empty stage, looking out at the empty theatre. The lights are still on from the show, but without an audience the theater is silent.

Student performers miss connections and time to perfect craft during the COVID-19 restrictions on theatres

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor November 11, 2020

“I’ve met some of my best friends in acting, but those opportunities just don’t exist without theatre the way it was,” Loy Norrix junior Elias Nagel-Bennett said. On March 12, 2020, Broadway...

Portage Northern senior Paige Konigsberg and Kalamazoo Central senior Izzy Hawkes practice wrapping with dressing and pads during lab for the Emergency Medical Technician EFE. Wrapping and bandaging is a very important skill for EMT's to know.

Education for Employment classes give LN students a boost towards a future career

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor October 28, 2019

Not everything students learn in high school will help them with their future. Loy Norrix provides students with an opportunity to study for future employment with a program called Education for Employment...

What it’s Like to be in an EFE: The Surprising Truth

What it’s Like to be in an EFE: The Surprising Truth

Zach Skinner March 2, 2018

Education for Employment (EFE) programs provide unique experiences for high school students. The mission statement for EFE programs is ”It is our job to prepare today’s students for tomorrow's careers.”...

Cultureshock: Life as an EFE student at Portage Northern

Cultureshock: Life as an EFE student at Portage Northern

Glenna Aldag December 6, 2017

Of all the communities I have belonged to, never would have expected to find myself in the woodshop of Portage Northern High School. First of all, I don’t even attend Portage Northern, I go to Loy...

LN Seniors recognized at KRESA EFE Outstanding Senior Award Breakfast

LN Seniors recognized at KRESA EFE Outstanding Senior Award Breakfast

Destiny Mabon June 7, 2017

Early morning on April 27th, 2017, Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) awarded Kalamazoo County’s Education for Employment (EFE) Outstanding Seniors from private and public high schools,...

Students Share Their Experience With EFE and EFA

Christian Baker January 19, 2017

    Seniors Alex Wallace, Da 'Jzon Hughes and sophomore Joseph Welch explain the benefits of their EFA and EFA classes. Loy Norrix students can apply to these programs through their guidance...

Senior Grace Ritchie focuses on correct application and removal of personal protective equipment. Mrs Kuzmick watches Grace to make sure she knows how to put it on correctly and makes sure it's tied right. “Putting on the PPE was difficult but all the practice helped a lot,” said Ritchie. Photo Credit / Meghan Lewis

Fundamentals of Health Science

Meghan Lewis November 29, 2016

  Fundamentals of Health Science is an Education for Employment (EFE) class taught at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The class is for juniors and seniors in high school who are looking to go...

Students Showcase Art at EFE Expo

Students Showcase Art at EFE Expo

Meghan Lewis May 24, 2016

On Tuesday evening May 10th, from 5 to 8 p.m. there was a EFE photo/ Visual Imaging program art show. It was at Kalamazoo Central High School in rooms 522 & 535 with a range of artists showing off...

Joe Outinen and Jonah Vandyk are working in the hood of the car. They are changing the transmission fluid.

The Basement of Loy Norrix is a Center for Success

alexandermadisonbrown December 19, 2014

Many students at Loy Norrix know about the lower wings and are frequently assigned classes in them. The most uncommon wing would be the lower M-wing. Despite its presence on the school maps, many students...

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Loy Norix seniors students get awards for their high achievements in EFE courses.

Seven Outstanding EFE Students Get Recognized

vikapashby May 31, 2013

Every year in the month of May the Education for Employment Council holds an Outstanding Senior Awards Ceremony. It honors the accomplishments of the senior students and provides them with the scholarships...

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