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A new public announcement system adds safety, but is still being perfected

A new public announcement system adds safety, but is still being perfected

Lily Stickley, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Over winter break Loy Norrix had an update to the intercom system which changed the sound of the bells, the quality of the speaker system, and added a chime to the beginning of the announcements. The new system was obtained as a part of grant that was from the state police, to be used to upgrade the publi...

Taking My Life Into My Own Hands: Having the Option to Wear a Seatbelt

Taking My Life Into My Own Hands: Having the Option to Wear a Seatbelt

June 18, 2019

By Gigi Fox Having my mom and my sister tell me to put my seatbelt on was always a hassle. The scratchy polyester seat belt digging into my neck is always an unwanted burden. As children, we do as our parents tell us. Once you are allowed to drive at age 16, you should have the option of whether to we...

Arming Teachers Will Prevent Further Tragedy

Arming Teachers Will Prevent Further Tragedy

Brandon Schnurr

April 19, 2018

Currently, the legislation to arm teachers is underway in Michigan. The House Representative from Michigan working on it, Jim Runestad, R-White Lake, has been brainstorming ideas on the topic with a group of other officials and representatives. He is attempting to maintain a balance between the safe...

Arming Teachers is a Recipe for Disaster

Arming Teachers is a Recipe for Disaster

Gaia Bogan

April 19, 2018

On March 13th, 2018 a gun trained teacher in California accidentally discharged a weapon at the ceiling during a gun safety class. As a result, debris and bullet fragments ricocheted and minorly injured a 17 year old student. This incident occurred less than a month after the shooting at Marjory Stonem...

All Schools Need to Mandate Seat Belts on School Buses

All Schools Need to Mandate Seat Belts on School Buses

June 19, 2017

Guest Writer Olivia Ely According to the “National Association for Pupil Transportation,” every day about 485,000 buses carry more than 25 million children to and from school and school-related activities in the U.S. Therefore, all school buses within the Kalamazoo Public Schools District should be equipped with seat belt...

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