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Green School members take an active role in their community, and though attendance is not tracked, students attend regularly. Seen here, they paint slabs of concrete for the A wing courtyard.

Green School gives students a way to get involved with environmental activism

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Loy Norrix has a variety of outdoor spaces, from the spacious and social lunch courtyard, to the smaller, foliage-rich A, B and C wing courtyards, along with the rippling green landscaping around the school....

Officer Lockett, an SRO at Loy Norrix, talking to students in 2018.

School resource officers work to create a safe environment in KPS schools

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team February 19, 2021

“Our SROs work very well to keep our students safe,” said Principal Christopher Aguinaga about the school resource officers that serve at Loy Norrix. During the summer, amidst the murder of George...

Climate Change in Kalamazoo: how to learn more about the issue

Climate Change in Kalamazoo: how to learn more about the issue

Finn Brent June 10, 2020

Climate change is an issue that must be faced and dealt with by everybody. There is no one way to solve it, and it is important that we do everything in our power to help with this crisis we are facing.  We...

The Trump administration must do more to protect the environment, areas such as the Great Lakes

The Trump administration must do more to protect the environment, areas such as the Great Lakes

Finn Brent June 5, 2020

The Great Lakes are one of the most well known landmarks in the midwest United States. According to the EPA; Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior are home to, “84% of North America’s surface...

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, Chief Copy 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,...

People should live more sustainably

People should live more sustainably

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor March 26, 2020

Climate change and global emissions has increased into a worldwide problem. Icecaps are melting, leaving arctic animals struggling in their own climate, while the sky is filling with smoke and gases, polluting...



Hannah He, Guest Artist February 18, 2020

LNHS Green School Club members gather in front of Green School flag after meeting. Green Club meets every Thursday to discuss environmental issues and maintain a green school.

Green School Club is making students aware of climate change

Lydia Snapp, Social Media Team January 11, 2020

“Green School Club is a bunch of people that do good, just to do good,” said Loy Norrix freshman Brian Treadwell. Treadwell feels that everyone in the club is very positive and helpful. “It’s nice...

Poisoned cities: America needs a stronger environmental policy

Poisoned cities: America needs a stronger environmental policy

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2019

Michigan, aka “the Great Lake State,” has been facing a pollution threat that endangers more than just Michigan residents. Michigan's borders touch four out of the five Great Lakes, lakes which contain...

Plastic disposable straws lie amongst each other. Disposable straws account for 4-7% of pollution on Earth.

A simple solution to the straw debate: don’t use straws

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team November 5, 2019

It's a Friday night and I go out to eat. When the waitress brings me a drink, she leaves a paper straw. Convinced that paper straws are much better for the environment, I use it happily. After about 5...

Students watch as professor Kowe gives his presentation

Presentation educates students on climate change preceding UN Summit

Eli Reynolds , Graphics Editor October 16, 2019
“Scientific evidence for warming of the atmosphere is indisputable,”
Fighting Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change

June 21, 2019

By Claire Knudsen In Elsevier SciTech Connect Caitlin Beddows states that, “an estimated one million birds, 100,000 turtles, and countless other sea animals die each year from pollution and digesting...

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