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Heystek poses with her acceptance letter to University of Michigan. She is still awaiting letters from multiple schools.

The ins and outs of applying to college in the year 2020

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor February 13, 2021

During the summer when many students are enjoying their time off from school, seniors are kicking off their college application process. Everyone students’ application process looks different, and each...

The logo of the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. They're working with German company BioNTech to produce the new COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer releases COVID-19 vaccines from their facility in Portage, Michigan

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor February 5, 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has been working alongside German company BioNTech to make a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Now, we are seeing that work pay off as the vaccine...

Isaac Turner browses the menu of Bab El Salam. The new method of ordering at the restaurant helps distance the customers from one another.

Local establishments are adapting in order to follow CDC guidelines

Adeline Turner, Social Media Team December 11, 2020

"I see people happy, and I can see them smile even behind the mask, and they push you to work, to come here and do more work," said Mazen Ahmed, owner of Bab El Salam, who is implementing a new course...

Carson Williams Grade 12

Loy Norrix senior Carson Williams gets opportunity to play golf during pandemic

Neyda Isidoro December 9, 2020

As everyone knows, COVID-19 has had a huge impact in lives and has impacted the ability to do things that we all love to do. Sports have been postponed all over the world or have just been canceled for...

How to wear a mask and why its important

How to wear a mask and why its important

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team December 8, 2020

Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko stands in front of one of several Halloween decorations that were placed throughout her yard to create a fun and spooky atmosphere, as she and her family handed out candy.

Even during a pandemic, students find time to celebrate Halloween

Zoe Naylor, News Editor November 20, 2020

One of my favorite times of year has always been the month of October.  The weather gets colder, the days get longer, and I get to break out my coziest sweaters. However, my absolute favorite thing about...

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...

In exam halls throughout the country, students are still sitting to take the SAT. This year though, testing locations may look slightly different as students are required to practice social distancing.

In the era of COVID-19, the SAT has become obsolete

Zoe Naylor, News Editor October 27, 2020

It was early in the morning, the sun was still rising when I entered Loy Norrix for the first time in months. After being ushered into the cafeteria, I found myself faced with row upon row of socially...

The Women's Swimming and Diving team celebrate their win against Portage Central.

Lady Knights swimming and diving make history during the pandemic

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor October 26, 2020

As we are all aware, there is a global pandemic happening right now. School was shut down in March and started virtually this school year. Sports were hugely impacted by the shutdown, with gyms being closed...

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