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Loy Norrix journalists and yearbook staff receive MIPA awards

Loy Norrix journalists and yearbook staff receive MIPA awards

Stella Amy, Social Media Team June 11, 2021

“I think working on any publication is a great way to build essential skills,” said yearbook teacher Brianna English . After working on articles for the newspaper and stories for the yearbook throughout...

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 27, 2021

Imagine you are a child seeing family you haven’t seen in years, or have never seen before, and your aunt Margaret comes over to you and your parents and asks you to give her a hug. She’s being all,...

LN senior Emerson Wesselhoff performing her forensics piece at home, during regional finals.

Entire LN forensics team makes it to MIFA state finals

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 20, 2021

This is the first time in Loy Norrix history that the entire forensics team advanced on to the MIFA (Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association) state finals. The event was held on April 30 - May 1,...

An official study guide for the SAT, in 2005.

KPS students offered the opportunity to take SAT

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor April 13, 2021

For the 2020-2021 school year, Loy Norrix is only offering the SAT and will not be including the rest of the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) which during a “normal” year would include not only the SAT, but...

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...

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 9, 2021

It’s time to go to sleep, having done all the typical snow day rituals, having flushed an ice cube down the toilet, wearing pajamas inside out and backwards, a spoon under the pillow, a potato on the...

The photo shows the United States Capitol building. In which the House of Representatives and Senate are housed, and decisions are made.

Proposed change to the KPS school board to high school government class and curriculum

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor January 5, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public School administration proposed an idea that would limit the required credits of U.S. Government class, making it only one trimester long instead of two trimesters and removing key...

Haase plays “Among Us” with his friends. He spends most of his days playing the game.

“Among Us”: easy to play and stay connected with others

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor November 22, 2020

You’re sitting at home in August 2020 scrolling through the app store, trying to find a new game to occupy your time. School hasn’t started yet but you’re bored of the same games you’ve been playing...

Jack Fergusson in his Halloween costume for 2019, an eboy clown. While showing off the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.

Nail polish can be androgynous accessory

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor November 16, 2020

Nail polish has been around for a very long time, originating in China in 6000 B.C. Traditionally it has been used by a mainly female audience; however, it is now becoming popular among people of all genders.  Men...

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