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Loy Norrix assistant principal poses for picture.

Loy Norrix’s new assistant principal reflects on first four months

Anniemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 30, 2021

Most of the staff and students in the Kalamazoo Public School district have had to make adjustments to the struggles of being all-online this year, but the newly hired assistant principal Alexander Hill...

English and social studies teacher, Jennifer Aniano, working at her desk from home.

Loy Norrix teachers are using GradPoint as an online learning tool 

Milo Turner, Social Media Team April 30, 2021

KPS students have been learning online for two trimesters now and the Board of Education has recently announced that they plan to continue virtual learning for trimester 3. Some students, however, have...

Students in Bradley Schmidt's first hour Statistics and Probability class are getting ready to practice sampling procedures. This course has been new to many this trimester.

Students explain the pros and cons of the second trimester schedule change

Milo Turner, Social Media Team February 7, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 30, all Kalamazoo Public Schools schedules were updated in order to attempt to adjust to the new medium of online learning, the goals of the update being, “continuous improvement for...

If KPS decides to go hybrid for the last trimester of the 20-21 school year this will be the first time students will be in schools since March of last year.

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 5, 2021

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year On February 11th, 2021 Superintendent Raichoudhuri will deliver the decision...

Freshman Isabella Ramsdell currently working on her schoolwork after a long day of school.

How online school has affected incoming freshmen

Maya Moore, Guest Writer December 24, 2020

Nobody expected the coronavirus to have such a large impact on our education when they announced in-person school would no longer be taking effect back on March 11th, 2020. It became an even harder pill...

Quarantine and online school has affected the mental health of students and teachers alike

Quarantine and online school has affected the mental health of students and teachers alike

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor November 19, 2020

Mental health issues in adolescents have been on the rise for years, as seen in multiple studies from sources like The Trevor Project and The World Health Organization. The question is, does quarantine...

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