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Kalamazoo Public Schools Make Major Changes to Weapon Policy

Kalamazoo Public Schools made changes to their weapon policy at a Board of Education meeting in February. Photo Credit / Kalamazoo Public Schools

Bailey Handley

April 14, 2017

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) Board of Education approved changes to the school district’s weapon policy. In the end, all 7 board members were in favor of changing the KPS weapons policy. Michigan law states that people with concealed carry licenses can carry firearms...

Enforcing the Cell Phone Policy is Better for Learning

Enforcing the Cell Phone Policy is Better for Learning

Sydnee Arrasmith

January 25, 2017

You can walk into any Loy Norrix classroom and see several students on their cell phones while the teacher is talking or during independent work time. Some teachers allow cell phones to a certain extent, for research or to listen to music, but students abuse the rules. Other teachers do not want cell...

New Tardy Procedure Clears Halls

Security Officer Snell keeps kids in check at lunch, making sure they get to class on time.


March 24, 2014

Loy Norrix High School has started a new tardy procedure. Students have passing time (five minutes) to get to class after the bell for class rings.  If a student fails to do so, he has five minutes to get an electronic pass from campus safety, at one of three locations (B wing, four corners, the Tower...

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