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The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

March 5, 2020

During your junior and senior year you start to apply to colleges that offer programs of your career interest. Although you don't have to decide what exactly you want to be, it’s always something that you keep in the back of your mind. You start to pose two questions, what do I like to do, and what ...

Loy Norrix students learn what life after high school might look like

Tristan Mieroles came back to the halls of Loy Norrix to talk to a forensic science class about life after high school.

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

January 17, 2020

Every year, Loy Norrix students get a visit from LN alumni who have sat in the same seat just a couple years ago to tell then what life may be like once they have graduated from high school.  As college students finish off their fall semester, they are given an opportunity to come back to Loy Norri...

Clara Moss on growing up with two moms

Clara Moss on growing up with two moms

Nevaeh Hughes, Guest Writer

December 17, 2019

"My family is just like any other one, just with two moms," freshman Clara Moss said.  Her moms’ names are Anna and Kim. An interesting fact about the family is that Anna gave birth to Clara and Kim birthed Isaac, Clara’s older brother who is an 18 year old graduate from Loy Norrix. However,...

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Miranda Cole, Photo Editor

December 3, 2019

It’s no secret that in today’s society many teens suffer from mental health issues, in fact according to the Polaris Teen Center, 1 of every 5 teens between the ages of 12 and 18 suffer from a mental health issue.  With these issues being so common, we have many global resources, such as suicide hot...

Pushing Past Your Personal Barriers

Pushing Past Your Personal Barriers

Gavin Rutherford

June 17, 2019

I’ve spent most of my life cooped up inside. I lived satisfied with a life of watching television, playing games and reading books. When I went into middle school I didn’t have the confidence to reach out and talk to people, so I just sat in the back of class reading every hour. I felt like I ...

When Paradise is Lost, Promise is Found

Vehicles line up at a gas station before heading out of town. The Taylor family remember the rush to leave Paradise as

Riley Dominianni

May 13, 2019

The names have been changed due to the sensitive nature of the topic and by request of the subject who told her story. “I had a really bad feeling. The wind was blowing, the humidity was low, it hadn’t rained in six months, and I could smell the smoke,” said Catherine Taylor. Camp Fir...

Democratic Socialism, Reshaping America's Left

Democratic Socialism, Reshaping America's Left

Brandi-Rose Phiri

May 8, 2019

The phrase “democratic socialism” has been popping up all over the news. Some of the liberals are split about weather they agree with this system, and Republicans think it's just the newest radical idea that all liberals are turning to. Even though many people are forming their opinion without ...

Loy Norrix Twins Describe What It’s Like Being Identical

Zoe (left) and Eva (right).

January 11, 2019

By Jeanie Gould-McElhone “Wait, which one are you again?” This is a question that twin sisters, Eva and Zoe Bugnaski get quite often. Why? They look exactly alike. Eva and Zoe have been living together and eating together their entire lives. They even shared the same womb and have been expected to share everythin...

Freshman Faces Pitfalls and Benefits of Ambition

Freshman Faces Pitfalls and Benefits of Ambition

Paula Montoro

December 13, 2018

“I know I have big goals. I want to be someone important,” said Koryania Robinson, a freshman who is already sure about her life goals. Robinson lived in New York City for seven years where she had access to more cultural events and was exposed to very different experiences and people. Althoug...

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Lilly MacInnis

November 20, 2018

  An epidemic is sweeping our country. With every passing year fewer people go out to the polls and vote. This disease wipes more and more voters away until only a select few control our government. The path that history writes is held in the hands of presidential and midterm elections, yet onl...

Smiles to Success: It Is Important to Stay Positive

Smiles to Success: It Is Important to Stay Positive

Maya Crawford

October 4, 2018

  Imagine you’re preparing for a huge exam tomorrow. You’ve studied all night and you’re absolutely sure that you know everything, but there’s still that lingering fear that you will bomb the test. You shove the doubt aside as you walk through the classroom door, and end up acing the exa...

The Memory of Tim Kyle: Giving Back to the Community

The Memory of Tim Kyle: Giving Back to the Community

Brandon Schnurr

September 28, 2018

As a cart of 31 backpacks loaded with school supplies, destined for students in need, entered the office, Erin and Karen Kyle shake hands with Principal Christopher Aguinaga and Mrs. Sheryl Knight, marking the official donation. For thirteen years, Tim Kyle dedicated his work to teaching at Loy Norrix. Kyle ...

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