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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 for short sleeves and a pair of shorts. To Kayle and her family, 63 degrees seems cold. Kayle Truji...

A life of music and dance: Junior performs on the Loy Norrix EFA dance team

Damarion Johnson dances at the Winterfest Pep Assembly with the EFA dance troupe.  The company will have three performances.

Allie Fried, Guest Writer

March 29, 2020

Junior Damarion Johnson runs across the Loy Norrix gymnasium at the pep rally on Friday, January 24. He waves his hands up and down and grabs the attention of students sitting in the blue and grey bleachers. The LN dance team is ready to start their song. Johnson stands center stage of the court, read...

Fun times at local ski park: Loy Norrix student spends the day skiing at Timber Ridge

Freshman Lucy Heystek poses on top of the back quad hill right before she skied down. Lucy is spending the day skiing at Timber Ridge ski park.

Stella Amy, Guest Writer

March 2, 2020

Skis are gliding through white clouds of snow, cold air blasts Lucy in the face as she soars down the hill.  Freshman Lucy Heystek at Loy Norrix high school, spends the day skiing with friends and family at Timber Ridge ski and snowboard park.  “What do I like most about skiing? I love being...

Allie Fried sets priorities for learning during her freshman year

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Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

February 27, 2020

There are lots of youngsters out there who really dedicate themselves to their work and spend their time achieving to the fullest degree to be successful in life. Others are commonly known as wild and obnoxious: Freshmen. New school, new environment, old mentality. At this point, everyone around you...

What Role Models Mean To Us: Freshman looks up to her middle school art teacher

Holverstott poses with two of her original pieces. The one on the left was recently featured in an art show.

Grace Getachew, Guest Writer

January 10, 2020

“I look up to her, she helped me through some rough times,” said Loy Norrix freshman Lucy Holverstott when talking about her 6th grade art teacher from Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts, Gayle James. Everyone has someone they look up to. Whether it’s a person they’re close with or some...

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

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.

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 her brain swelled in four spots. “That was everything for the kids,” Hughes said in regar...

Freshmen transition to high school

Freshman Nina Molitor and Hannah Locke enjoy eating lunch in the cafeteria. After morning classes some social time with friends is much needed.

Gigi Fox, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2019

Walking into Loy Norrix for the first time can be overwhelming and unnerving. We all know the feeling of walking into a new place and not knowing what to do. The class of 2023 had this feeling on September 3rd.  According to SchoolDigger, Maple Street Middle School only has 808 students, Millwood Middle ...

Students Show Incoming Freshman A Little Piece of Norrix

Students Show Incoming Freshman A Little Piece of Norrix

Jaelyn Anderson

May 24, 2019

Every year Loy Norrix has incoming freshmen from Maple Street and Milwood middle schools come visit the school to get an idea of what high school will be like. Administrators explained all the opportunities that Norrix offers, many groups preformed for them and they got a tour of the school. The middle...

DECA is on The Rise at Norrix, and They Mean Serious Business

DECA is on The Rise at Norrix, and They Mean Serious Business

BKeon Foster II

February 14, 2017

"What's DECA?" "Oh, that's just one of those after-school groups." Not so fast, the Distributive Education Clubs of America, also known as DECA, have prepared emerging high school/college leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management all around the world for ...

The Move: Loy Norrix Student Recalls Moving From A Small Town

The Move: Loy Norrix Student Recalls Moving From A Small Town

February 1, 2017

GUEST WRITER: Ciera Mcclenton-Langston It was the last day of the school year at Edwardsburg Public School. Freshman Marissa Jacquez came home in a state of excitement. She ran around the house like a mad man, making sure to stop by her brother’s room to tease him about the fact that he now had to m...

Bella Lager: Creating An Aesthetic

Bella Lager: Creating An Aesthetic

Maggie Lager

January 31, 2017

Bella Lager, Freshman "I think art can be a way to express yourself or get a message through, but it's also just something that can have no meaning or purpose to you. Unlike some people, I don't really think my art represents me. I just like to create and aesthetic with it. I do art when I feel inspired or...

Letters to the Editor Issue in Response to Issue 2

Letters to the Editor Issue in Response to Issue 2

January 19, 2017

Dear Editor, I read the article “Ferocious Dogs or Tail Wagging Puppies? [Pit Bull Terriers are not the Aggressive Dogs Many People Believe Them to Be].” I strongly agree that it is the owner that makes a dog the way it is. It’s not the dog’s fault. I strongly believe that pit bulls shouldn’t...

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