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Junior William Jensen sits in the library alone and reads a book full of poems. He does this a lot in his free time

The stress never ends: Loy Norrix junior discusses how poetry has helped him deal with stress

Karen Hernandez, Knights Speak Team March 27, 2020

Getting home from school should feel like a relief, finally at peace. No more teachers, classwork, or drama for the rest of the day. For Loy Norrix junior William Jensen, the relief wasn't there. “School...

Aside from Darien Burress and Dana Hudson, all pictured made it onto Fire’s slam poetry team and will be going to Louder Than A Bomb in Detroit from May 1 to May 3. From left to right. Back row: freshman Mary Besser and former Loy Norrix student Mike Cobbs. Middle row: sophomore Briana Jean-Baptiste, Lex Rose, attendee Darien Burress and senior Colin Carnell. Front row: Fire staff member Dana Hudson and former Loy Norrix student Ariana Reece. Photo Credit / Amara Monae

Fire Arts Collaborative’s Team for “Louder Than A Bomb Detroit” Formed

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor February 3, 2020

On Friday, January 17, Fire Arts Collaborative held a preliminary poetry slam with poets reading original poems about self-doubt, sexuality, insecurity and depression. Fire is an organization that...

To  the  far  left  is  second  place  winner,  sophomore  Khaleel  Cook.  In  the  middle  is  third  place  winner  Emily  Wigler.  On  the  far  right  is  first  place  winner  Daniel  Coffee. Photo Credit / Taylor Timmerman

Loy Norrix Students Present Their Work Through Poetry Slam

taylortimmerman1997 April 2, 2015

  On  April  31,  2015  Loy  Norrix  had  a  poetry  slam  hosted  by  English  teacher  Ms.  Johnson  NHS  student  Samantha  Brown.  Five  students  performed  their  piece...

RAWK On! Reading and Writing will Never be the Same

RAWK On! Reading and Writing will Never be the Same

ashtynkenbeek January 15, 2015

  Awesome and amazing is a great way to describe local writers Anne Hensley and Emily Kastner. Two years ago they started their own program Read and Write Kalamazoo (RAWK). The idea is to improve...

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