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KPS Superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri poses for a photo at the Loy Norrix Class of 2021 commencement ceremony. This was one of few opportunities she had this year to attend an in-person event in her new role.

Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri: a year as superintendent in review

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief June 17, 2021

“In some sense it feels like it’s been multiple years and in some senses it feels like it’s only been a few months. It’s that relativity piece depending on the context because the pandemic has...

Junior Elizabeth McFarlen enjoys favorite childhood movie

Returning to childhood comforts: observing nostalgia as a response to trauma

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor June 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone around the world, regardless of social standing, class or status. This event is classified as a mass trauma, the same post-traumatic stresses that many feel...

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 28, 2021

Graduation parties are all about celebrating a senior’s accomplishments throughout their schooling careers and because of this pandemic, people have had to make some changes. Changes such as being socially...

Loy Norrix band preforms on Norrix football field on May 5th. They are wearing their musician specific PPE.

LN Band puts on a great performance despite minimal rehearsal time

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor May 15, 2021

“We decided to move our marching band season to the spring,” explained LN band director, Aaron Mirakovits.  Back in August when Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) had paused football...

Local Asian Americans recall racism from childhood and report how it’s gotten worse this past year

Local Asian Americans recall racism from childhood and report how it’s gotten worse this past year

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 13, 2021

Growing up as an adopted Asian American, I’ve dealt with my share of racism. The earliest account I had to face was in second grade in my elementary school’s library of a kid pulling their eyes back...

Loy Norrix Swim and Dive team gets ready to go to States. In the photo from left to right there is Samantha Vande Pol (diver), Norah DeYoung, Annika Schnell, Grace Mahar, and Ellie Haase.

Record-breaking Loy Norrix swim relay team finally makes it to states

Annie Mansfield March 22, 2021

After over five weeks of time off, the Loy Norrix swim relay team, consisting of senior Ellie Haase, sophomore Norah DeYoung, junior Annika Schnell and freshman Grace Mahar, was finally able to go to their...

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

Milo 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 it's important

How to wear a mask and why it’s important

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

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