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Sophomore Braeden Davis stands up on a pedestal as apart of the performance. Cast members gather around as the scene continues.

“Something Rotten,” a comedy about Shakespeare, soon to entertain Loy Norrix

Kendall Sloan, Instagram Team January 19, 2022

The energy in J12 is warm and excited while cast members chat amongst themselves and slowly take their seats in their respective sections, organized by voice type, like alto or soprano. Drama teacher Dan...

Loy Norrix students led by members of third party organizations and fellow student leaders stand outside of Loy Norrix High School. Students walked out to protest KPS COVID and policing policies.

Approximately 35 students walk out of Loy Norrix in protest against KPS COVID protocols and policing in schools

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor January 18, 2022

At 9:00 a.m., on January 17, 2022, approximately 35 students walked out of school, lead by third party organizations such as Black Lives Matter Kalamazoo Battle Creek and Food not Bombs, in collabortation...

Conners Critiques: Tick, tick… a booming review

Conner’s Critiques: Tick, tick… a booming review

Conner McBride, Business Manager January 13, 2022

“Tick, Tick… Boom” is the story of writer and musician Jonathan Larson, who is best known for writing the musical “Rent.” The musical/drama tells the story of Larson while he is stuck in a slump...

A visual representation of the layering defense strategy against COVID-19 in schools from the MDHHS, an image Dr. Rita Raichourdhuri used in the release to KPS families.

Omicron variant of COVID-19 forces Michigan schools to cancel events in January

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor January 7, 2022

As students and teachers return to school for the winter of 2022, there also happens to be a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, particularly the omicron variant. As students were on winter break for the...

How music has changed through the past century

How music has changed through the past century

Isabella Aguilar, Staff Writer January 7, 2022

The soft, the loud, the calm, the wild; music is something that we have all listened to. Some of it we like and some of it we dislike. Music has changed and it will continue to, in ways we never might...

Loy Norrix Mens Varsity Basketball team at Mattawan High School.

Men’s Basketball wins season opener

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor December 20, 2021

On Tuesday, December 14 the Loy Norrix Men’s basketball teams hit the court for their first game of the season against Mattawan High School. The freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams all played...

Sophomore Zoey Alden enjoys the Winter Formal dance. This is Aldens first high school dance, after having her freshman year online.

Students get down on the dance floor at the first Winter Formal in two years

Gigi Fox, Web Editor December 15, 2021

Saturday, December 4 was the Loy Norrix Winter Formal dance. After almost two years of dealing with COVID-19, having a school dance was a much needed break of normalcy for LN students.  “I enjoyed...

Injured on the sidelines, watching my team play without me

Injured on the sidelines, watching my team play without me

Lucas Seilheimer, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

Over 3 million  kids are injured playing sports every year.  I had never been severely injured playing football, but that all changed at the game on Friday, September 24; I broke my hand blocking...

French teacher Rachel Larner talks to her French 2A class. She works to offer a safe space and normalizes discussions on pronouns in French and English.

It’s not political, it’s respect: advice on discussing pronouns with students

Flora Harper, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

As changing pronouns becomes more and more mainstream, it can be difficult for teachers to navigate. The most important thing is to show students that they are respected and welcome. Rachel Larner,...

Molly Ringwald, John Hughes, and Michael Schoeffling (left to right). Ringwald and Schoeffling acted as Samantha Baker and Jake Ryan respectively in the film which was directed by Hughes.

“Sixteen Candles”: It’s problematic, but there’s still a lot for teens to love

Lucie Russell, Instagram Team December 8, 2021

It's another summer night during the pandemic and yet again your mom is suggesting that you watch a movie from the good old days when she was a teenager. You’re tempted to say no, but you have nothing...

Shooting games are better than fighting games

Shooting games are better than fighting games

Lucas Seilheimer, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

I have played many different video games in my short 16 years of existence, and in that time I have never preferred a fighting game over a shooting game. Shooting games take more skill than fighting...

Senior Victoria McGowan teaches students at Maple Street. She takes on this role through EFE.

Loy Norrix students learn and grow during their off-campus classes and internships

Flora Harper, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Taking English and Computer Science classes through ATYP, Academically Talented Youth Program, gives freshman Emerson Edwards more freedom in what classes she can take in the future. It provides them with...

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