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Thinking Like a Scientist: Science Courses Should Be a Greater Focus in High School

Thinking Like a Scientist: Science Courses Should Be a Greater Focus in High School

June 26, 2019

By Collin Carnell Throughout the nation, different science fields and scientific findings are coming under attack. There are claims that global warming isn’t happening, that vaccinations cause autism, that genetically modified organisms are completely unsafe to eat. Meanwhile, science has less of ...

Loy Norrix Students Shine in Art Show: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show Offers Promising Opportunities for Student Artists

Loy Norrix Students Shine in Art Show: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show Offers Promising Opportunities for Student Artists

Katie Shantz

June 12, 2019

Now in its 37th year, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show presents a unique chance for student artists to receive recognition for their works. Eight colleges and university programs offered nearly $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards for exemplary student work on May 17th, 2019. U...

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...

Senior Explains ‘New Life’ at Loy Norrix

Senior Explains ‘New Life’ at Loy Norrix

April 21, 2019

By Claire Goodwin-Kelly Senior Julienne Alphonse is looking forward to graduating high school... again. Alphonse moved from Malawi, a small country near the Eastern Coast of Africa to the United States as a refugee in October of 2016, after graduating from Lilongwe Girls Secondary School, a public ...

Being Single Doesn’t Mean you Have To Mingle

Being Single Doesn’t Mean you Have To Mingle

Miranda Cole

February 11, 2019

As high school students, relationships are a part of our life despite our feelings about them. From seeing these romantic relationships in movies and in the hallways at school, there is no way to avoid them. In a society where romantic relationships are seen as normal, we also need to learn to enjoy ...

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: JERSEY DAY

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: JERSEY DAY

Jaelyn Anderson

September 26, 2018

For the second day of Spirit Week at Loy Norrix more students are starting to participate and show their school spirit. On Tuesday the theme was Jersey's. Wednesday's theme is memes.      ...

Students and Staff Weigh in on What Makes a Good Teacher

Students and Staff Weigh in on What                                   Makes a Good Teacher

Sofie Nehlsen

June 6, 2018

  Teachers play a huge role in students day-to-day lives. Students spend about one-third of their time at school being taught and influenced by their teachers. Many teachers have vastly different teaching methods. While some like being practical and really letting their students work with th...

Privacy Being Perpetrated? Norrix Students Are Suspect Over Mark Zuckerberg and His Facebook Privacy Policy

Privacy Being Perpetrated?  Norrix Students Are Suspect Over Mark Zuckerberg and His Facebook Privacy Policy

parkerkissel

June 4, 2018

If you’ve ever been worried that your private information may be leaked or exposed, then you’re right to be worried. On March 17, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, was exposed by the New York Times and the Observer for having shared information from over 50 million private accounts to thir...

Summer Job Opportunity for High School Students

Summer Job Opportunity for High School Students

Sofie Nehlsen

May 31, 2018

Summer is fast approaching and many high school students are looking for summer jobs to save up a little money and gain work experience. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) presents a great opportunity for this. MDOT runs a program called Youth Development and Mentoring Program (YDMP), ...

"Fortnite" Storms Over the Nation

"Fortnite" Storms Over the Nation

Maxwell Link

April 30, 2018

“Fortnite,” the magical land full of violence, sacrifices and victory was released on July 24, 2017. Since the release, it has stormed across the world as the best new thing to come out in the video game world with more than 40 million people having downloaded the game. Whether it’s on Xbox, ...

Students Write to Representatives Calling for Change in Gun Control Legislation

Students Write to Representatives Calling for Change in Gun Control Legislation

Grace Marshall

March 22, 2018

If you had stepped into Sarah Leineke’s classroom, located in the B-wing of Loy Norrix on Friday, March 2, you would have seen somewhere around 15 students sitting with laptops, paper and pens, writing letters to their Michigan representatives. The students were writing to express their discontent wi...

A Time to Transfer: Students Reflect on the Switch from Kalamazoo Central to Loy Norrix

A Time to Transfer: Students Reflect on the Switch from Kalamazoo Central to Loy Norrix

Brandon Schnurr

February 1, 2018

There has been a long history of student competition between Loy Norrix High School and Kalamazoo Central High School. Because of this rivalry, deciding on a high school to attend can be a very drawn-out decision and even results in students changing their minds midway through a school year. Students occ...

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