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Freshman Explains Hardships of Being New to Norrix

Freshman Explains Hardships of Being New to Norrix

nakiab01

May 5, 2019

For upperclassmen, mentioning freshmen may bring eye rolls, irritation and overall dislike. Whether it’s for lack of maturity,or because they’re new, freshmen generally get a lot of backlash from upperclassmen. Luckily, this doesn’t seem to bother some freshmen. “I’m not embarrassed to be ...

KAMSC Student Chooses Academics Over Social Time

KAMSC Student Chooses Academics Over Social Time

April 18, 2019

By Abigail Hauke “I only recommend KAMSC because some people enjoy and get a lot out of it. However, it’s for those ‘scholarly few’ who can handle it,” said freshman Emma Borden. Borden is a freshman here at Loy Norrix, but for the first three hours of every day, she isn’t in the buildi...

Snack and Study, an Important Boost to Freshman Assimilation

Snack and Study, an Important Boost to Freshman Assimilation

Lilly MacInnis

November 27, 2018

No one can deny that the freshman year is one of the hardest. No, they don’t have to worry about college or their standardized test scores just yet, but they do have to get used to a whole new environment. Moving from middle school is not easy and many students grades suffer because of it. Finals ar...

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Frankie Stevens

April 10, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Loy Norrix Link Crew introduced a new way of recruiting members for next year by holding the first annual Cupcakes and Conversation. Sophomores and juniors interested in Link Crew grabbed a cupcake and sat down to talk with current leaders about why they should join and what ...

Link Crew Leaders Help Prepare Freshman

Link Crew Leaders Help Prepare Freshman

Meghan Lewis

March 1, 2017

Many upperclassmen at Loy Norrix participate in Link Crew Leadership, a group of juniors and seniors who aim to help freshman adjust to high school. Junior Liana Luciano and her partner, senior Walter Walker, work together with certain freshman once a week to motivate them. Everyone in Link Crew has ...

Loy Norrix High School Link Crew's "Be Great Challenge"

Loy Norrix High School Link Crew's "Be Great Challenge"

February 22, 2017

Student leaders at LNHS show what makes Link Crew great. Link Crew is a peer-to-peer mentoring program. This video is for the Greg Jennings Foundation's "Be Great Challenge." Video created by Duncan Wallis...

Bernie Rallies Supporters at Wings Stadium

Bernie Rallies Supporters at Wings Stadium

sophiaboismier

March 18, 2016

On Monday March 6, 2016, the day before the presidential primary election for Michigan, Senator Bernie Sanders stopped by Wings Event Stadium to speak to Kalamazoo. An estimated  32 hundred people showed. With the stadium doors scheduled to open at 7:30am, people arrived hours before, some even campin...

Spirit Week: Thursday

Spirit Week: Thursday

Christian Baker

February 11, 2016

Today’s theme is Blue and White Day.  The class with the most people dressed in blue and white was the Juniors. Also, today there was an awesome pep assembly to get everyone hyped for tomorrow's basketball game against Mattawan. Tomorrow, dress in valentine's day clothes to get points for the spirit j...

Kalamazoo Man Goes on Hunger Strike Over Kalamazoo Public Schools Textbooks

Kalamazoo Man Goes on Hunger Strike Over Kalamazoo Public Schools Textbooks

carstenstrand

February 12, 2015

  Kris Mbah is a 31 year old resident of Kalamazoo who went on a 9 day hunger strike because he believes KPS students do not have the resources, more specifically textbooks, to succeed. Mbah has been very vocal about his concerns, and has been to plenty of school board meetings to try to persuade the B...

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