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Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor May 19, 2020

It’s no secret that many kids say that they don’t like going to school, even though it’s necessary. Students often complain about having to get up early or how much homework they have to do. Now...

A 2,145 mile move: Kayle Trujillo and her family move from Los Angeles, California to Kalamazoo, Michigan

A 2,145 mile move: Kayle Trujillo and her family move from Los Angeles, California to Kalamazoo, Michigan

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 2, 2020

From four million hot, sweaty bodies in a 503 mile radius, down to only 75,807 freezing bodies in a 25.21 mile radius. To people who’ve lived in Kalamazoo most of their lives, 63 degrees is a day...

Junior Dejanique McPherson is glad she decided to meet her father. Although they don't stay in touch, she is still a hardworking and charismatic teen working hard on her education.

High school junior meets father for the first time

Jessica Kanipe, Guest Writer February 20, 2020

As she walked through the doors of the church, she saw crowds of family dressed in formal clothing as the sound of cars driving past and doors opening and closing drowned out the chit chat among the crowd. Junior...

A younger Kailyah Hensley poses for a photo with her Father.

Losing a parent before the start of high school devastates incoming freshman

Amanda Martin, Guest Writer December 22, 2019

Around 10 o’clock at night on August 3rd, 2019, thirteen-year old Kailyah Hensley settled down for bed after a long day and plugged her phone in on the charger. When her phone had been charging for a...

Nevaeh Hughes' Aunt Angela, who was paralyzed most of her life but still valued spending time with her family. Hughes misses her Aunt, but uses her as a role model.

Loy Norrix freshman handles the death of her aunt: A look at how Nevaeh Hughes coped with tragedy

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor December 16, 2019

“She was always happy for others and happy for herself,” freshman Nevaeh Hughes said of her Aunt Angela, who she aspires to be like. Angela passed away in a hospital during the summer of 2018 after...

Freshman Describes the Importance of Family and Spending Time Together

June 20, 2019

By Samantha Shaffer Electric anticipation filled the air as the British announcer gave a play by play of the English Premier League soccer game. Arsenal moved the ball down the field towards the goal....

High School Senior Reflects on The Struggles of Moving While Growing Up

High School Senior Reflects on The Struggles of Moving While Growing Up

April 16, 2019

By Kayla Adams   The engine rumbles to life as you watch the house you grew up in shrinking in the back window of the car. Low mumbles from the radio register in the background, but you can’t...

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Justin Timmerman February 15, 2019

Swim team members work unbelievably hard with daily morning practices from 6 to 7 A.M, and then again, after school  from 2:45 to 5:15 P.M. Then over winter break, men swimmers have 3 hour practices...

Battling Cancer as a Family: Student Struggles With a Parent's Illness

Battling Cancer as a Family: Student Struggles With a Parent's Illness

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager December 23, 2018

She was forlorn as she came into the room, but put on a smile as she walked up to her dad and told him to drink the glass of water she had set down. She looked at him and all she could think was “has...

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor December 18, 2018

Earlier this year on April 27th, 2018, Ethan Fox, a Loy Norrix student and friend of many, lost his 17 month long battle with osteosarcoma. In honor of Ethan, a new project is being created by his friends...

Kelly Stetten enjoys spending time with her family.  She loves being silly and having fun.

Teaching and Motherhood: A Loy Norrix Teacher Shares her Experiences

June 16, 2017

Guest Writer M.Deary “The day that I gave birth to my first child was the most amazing day of my life,” said Kelly Stetten. Kelly Stetten, a Loy Norrix English and chemistry teacher, fell in love...

A Knight Balances her Family Responsibilities

A Knight Balances her Family Responsibilities

June 10, 2017

Guest Writer Devon Gross Some people don’t have the luxury of a good relationship with their families.  Loy Norrix sophomore Abrianna Ramos is lucky enough to have an unbreakable bond with her mother. “My...

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