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Advanced Art Prepares Students for Their Future

Advanced Art Prepares Students for Their Future

makennasandt

May 24, 2016

  As the days pass and get closer and closer to the deadline, AP Studio Art Portfolio students feel the stress of finishing their artworks. They start at the beginning of the year on their portfolios that they will submit in May. The artwork they submit will determine if they receive college credit ...

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Frankie Stevens

May 20, 2016

Do you know how to pay taxes, set up a bank account, create a budget or take out loans? Probably not, but then again, it is not required for students to learn some of the most important life tools in high school. That is why personal finance should be a required class for all students. In order to b...

Part Time Employment Helps Students Gain Independence

Part Time Employment Helps Students Gain Independence

Jonnie Palone

May 18, 2016

Money in your pocket and the sense of growing out of being a student to becoming an adult is what after school jobs are all about. As high schoolers, most of our responsibilities revolve around our education. One in four high school students 16 years and older eventually take on the responsibility of a ...

Loy Norrix Students Travel the World: Seniors Reflect on Their Experiences

Loy Norrix Students Travel the World: Seniors Reflect on Their Experiences

alexiskaymartin

May 16, 2016

When you hear about students traveling during the summer, you think they go somewhere in the U.S. like Florida or Washington. However, Loy Norrix high school students, specifically seniors, have had the opportunity to travel out of the country. “We went to Greece first, and spent two days there. And...

Tragic Bombing Devastates Brussels

Tragic Bombing Devastates Brussels

Meghan Lewis

May 13, 2016

  On March 22, 2016, 30 people died and 260 were wounded after the bombings at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station in Brussels. Authorities issued a level four attack canceling all flights in and out of Brussels. Zaventem airport and Maelbeek station were then evacuated and closed to ga...

Reading is the Key to Success, Put Down that Phone

Reading is the Key to Success, Put Down that Phone

Dagnija Tomsons

May 12, 2016

You walk into a restaurant with a huge line, surprised that your favorite place has a bunch of people here this early in the morning. The person behind the counter tells you the wait is twenty minutes max, giving you that look that all workers give when they think they know you won’t wait that long f...

Letters to the Editor

Grace Marshall

May 10, 2016

Letters to the Editor Publication Policy: If you have an opinion about an article in our paper or something we’ve said, write to us! Your letter to the editor must be 250 words or less and must contain your (the author’s) name, grade, third hour period, and ID number. Guest columns and personal opinio...

Moving On: Seniors Prepare to Leave Their Athletic Stage

Moving On: Seniors Prepare to Leave Their Athletic Stage

kendracurtis

May 9, 2016

It’s a Friday night and the sun has already hidden itself behind the cheering crowd. Sweat runs down your tired face as bright lights illuminate the field, your version of a stage that you’ve been performing on since you were a freshman, maybe even longer. Every last ounce of energy that’s left insi...

Kanye West, Living The Life of Pablo

Kanye West, Living The Life of Pablo

luisjuarez8

April 28, 2016

Album: The Life of Pablo                            Artist: Kanye West Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Release Date: February 14, 2016           “The Life of Pablo” is the 7th studio album from the hip-hop/rap artist Kanye West released February 14, 2016. It consists of 19 tracks and accomplished mostly positi...

Face Your Fear: The Goosebumps Exhibit Is Here

Face Your Fear: The Goosebumps Exhibit Is Here

alexiskaymartin

April 28, 2016

On February 6th, 2016 the Kalamazoo Valley Museum opened their newest exhibit, Goose Bumps: The Science Of Fear. The exhibit was founded by the California Science Center, showing kids and adults the three aspects of fear: physiological, neurobiological, and sociological. “It’s all about fear, so it...

Bye Bye Birdie Promises Delightful Dancing

Bye Bye Birdie Promises Delightful Dancing

aryamalmgren

April 15, 2016

Downstairs, in room J11, a darkly lit space is alive with frivolous talk and excited movement. A count of twenty-something high schoolers are waiting at the ready to start rehearsal for the upcoming Loy Norrix musical “Bye Bye Birdie.” Carolyn Carmack, Drama teacher in J11 and choreographer for the...

Loy Norrix Softball Commits Their Outfield to the Next Level

Loy Norrix Softball Commits Their Outfield to the Next Level

vallierpaul

April 14, 2016

Three commitments, over a .400 batting average, and genuinely feared in the SMAC conference, those are just a few ways to define the Lady Knights outfield of Loy Norrix, made up of senior Megan Lohner, senior Keisha Harris, and senior Maia Greer. Lohner is committed to the University of Michigan Dea...

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