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Loy Norrix Takes The Win In The Don Lukens Invitational

Loy Norrix Takes The Win In The Don Lukens Invitational

Jaelyn Anderson

May 25, 2019

Don Lukens has been at Loy Norrix for over 30 years and is the biggest invitational that Loy Norrix hosts. Track teams from all over the state come to compete against each other  in this all day meet. Don Lukens starts at 10 in the morning and goes on into the late evening. Everyone looks forward...

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...

New Competitive Cheer Coach Jumps into Action

New Competitive Cheer Coach  Jumps into Action

Jaelyn Anderson

March 4, 2019

“L-N-H-S! LET’S GO! L-N-H-S!” yells the Loy Norrix cheer team at Kalamazoo Central High School while preparing to take the mat for round one of the cheer SMAC tournament. It’s their first tournament of the season, and the new competitive cheer team finally gets to show off what they’ve been pr...

P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th Year at Norrix

P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th Year at Norrix

Alexis Weeden

November 16, 2018

The lights reflect off of the mirrors in the Loy Norrix weight room, which currently show the normal chaos of gym class. One girl turns music on, blasting it through the room and the other students raise their voices to combat the noise. Students are lined up for the bench press or setting up a rack to sq...

Bring Driver Education Back to the Classroom

Bring Driver Education Back to the Classroom

Jaelyn Anderson

October 16, 2018

High school is a time full of fun and new experiences, most of which involve a car. Many students look forward to getting their license and owning a car. A car allows many students to have the freedom they have always wanted, no longer having to depend on their parents or others to take them places. ...

There's No 'I' In Team For This Football Family

There's No 'I' In Team For This Football Family

Miranda Cole

October 3, 2018

Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central High School are nearly identical, but worlds apart. Each school is located in Kalamazoo county with approximately 16 hundred students. Peers from both of these institutions feel that their school is superior to the other. When the football teams go up against each o...

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: BLUE AND WHITE DAY

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: BLUE AND WHITE DAY

Jaelyn Anderson

September 28, 2018

It's Friday, the last day of Loy Norrix's spirit week, and homecoming is today. Students show their spirit by dressing up in the school colors of blue and white and getting their faces painted.

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: HAT DAY

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: HAT DAY

Jaelyn Anderson

September 27, 2018

It's Thursday and homecoming is tomorrow. Loy Norrix's spirit week is coming to an end, but first we have today's theme: Hat Day. Friday's theme is blue and white.  

Homeless Immigrant Veteran Becomes A Successful Father

Homeless Immigrant Veteran Becomes A Successful Father

June 15, 2018

By Cameron Phillips “After fighting in a land [Vietnam] that I knew better than the country I immigrated to [U.S.], I was met with hatred from those who viewed us [Vietnam veterans] as killers, as people who were not worthy of respect. We who fought for the freedom of those to the point of sending a...

Kalamazoo Then and Now

Kalamazoo Then and Now

Raili Nelson

June 13, 2018

By Raili Nelson and Lilly MacInnis Founded on May 7th, 1830, Kalamazoo, Michigan has cultivated a rich history since the beginning. Over Kalamazoo’s 188 year story, the people, the culture, and the city have changed. Originally having a population of around 7000 in 1846, Kalamazoo now houses over 7...

Loy Norrix Student Shares Wrestling Journey

Loy Norrix Student Shares Wrestling Journey

June 11, 2018

  By Finn Brent Leonardo Galasso, a Loy Norrix Freshman has been wrestling since the 6th grade. “It made me have to grow as a person,” said Galasso. It has helped him learn about himself and has turned into more than a sport. For Leo wrestling is a lifestyle. Since 6th grade, Leo has come...

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