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Dyami Hernandez, math and Latin teacher, feeling powerful after getting his COVID-19 vaccination.

Loy Norrix staff relieved to get COVID-19 vaccine

Stella Amy, Social Media Team April 16, 2021

“I felt incredibly safe during the whole vaccination process,” said LN teacher Sammy Simpson, “There were definitely tears of happiness at the site where I got my vaccine.”  The COVID-19 vaccine...

The musical theatre EFE kicking off their winter performance with a group number.

Education for the Arts and Career and Technical Education offer a great in-field learning experience for Kalamazoo youth

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 13, 2021

With college around the corner for most high school students, some are questioning their career path. Choosing a major can be quite difficult and it can determine the path for the rest of your life. Education...

President Biden waving as he leaves the  Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. On February 19th, Biden will be touring the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan

President Biden set to go to Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Friday

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 19, 2021

President Joe Biden was set to visit the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Thursday, February 18. His visit was postponed to Friday, February 19 because of a snow storm. The last time President Biden...

With this decision KPS will have its first ever all virtual school year.

KPS decides to remain virtual for the remainder of the year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 12, 2021

On Feb. 11, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education announced that the district will remain virtual for the third and final trimester of the year instead of returning to in-person learning in a...

The logo of the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. They're working with German company BioNTech to produce the new COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer releases COVID-19 vaccines from their facility in Portage, Michigan

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor February 5, 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has been working alongside German company BioNTech to make a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Now, we are seeing that work pay off as the vaccine...

Downtown Kalamazoo is where many small businesses are located. Walk down S Kalamazoo Mall street and support their businesses.

Showing support to new small businesses in Kalamazoo

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team December 14, 2020

Recently, many small businesses in Kalamazoo have been expanding and getting a lot of good feedback from the community.  Kalamazoo has a lot of small businesses that many residents don't know about,...

Isaac Turner browses the menu of Bab El Salam. The new method of ordering at the restaurant helps distance the customers from one another.

Local establishments are adapting in order to follow CDC guidelines

Adeline Turner, Social Media Team December 11, 2020

"I see people happy, and I can see them smile even behind the mask, and they push you to work, to come here and do more work," said Mazen Ahmed, owner of Bab El Salam, who is implementing a new course...

Loy Norrix swimmers are lined up on the diving boards getting ready to jump in the pool and start the race!

Fall sports resume with COVID-19 precautions in place

Stella Amy, Social Media Team November 23, 2020

Note:  This article was written before Gretchen Whitmer suspended high school sports fall tournaments starting November 18 for at least 3 weeks. “The second we get out of the pool we have to put...

The E-sports team can no longer go to in person competitions, instead having to do them online.

Clubs that are running online during the pandemic

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor October 13, 2020

In the time of the pandemic, students are getting less and less social interaction. Luckily, some of the clubs at Loy Norrix are ready to provide that.  The clubs that are running online are the Gender...

Left to Right: Loy Norrix students Trevor Watts, Alex Bosak, and Nathan Hodshire. All three students are bilingual, speaking Chinese Mandarin and English.

Bilingual Loy Norrix students perform with The Kalamazoo Chinese Academy

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team June 12, 2020

You are sitting in darkness at Chenery Auditorium. Suddenly, a team comes out onto the stage and begins their diabolo performance.  Diabolos/Chinese yo-yos are flying across the stage as the audience...

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