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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...

KPS should actively include students in important decision making

KPS should actively include students in important decision making

March 17, 2021

Over the span of this past year in quarantine, the school community has faced some turbulent times. Left and right, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has had to call consequential shots that...

Officer Lockett, an SRO at Loy Norrix, talking to students in 2018.

School resource officers work to create a safe environment in KPS schools

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team February 19, 2021

“Our SROs work very well to keep our students safe,” said Principal Christopher Aguinaga about the school resource officers that serve at Loy Norrix. During the summer, amidst the murder of George...

The formula used by the KPS school board to determine whether or not to send kids back to school hybrid.

The KPS school board makes the decision to stay virtual for the second trimester.

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor October 29, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year has been different from any other school year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Kalamazoo Public Schools, along with every school in the country, is having to make changes...

KPS School Board selects Chicago administrator as next superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools

KPS School Board selects Chicago administrator as next superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools

Claire Goodwin-Kelly, Sports Editor March 4, 2020

On Wednesday, February 19th, the KPS school board offered Rita Raichoudhuri the superintendent position. Raichoudhuri is a former Chicago Public Schools administrator with almost 20 years of education...

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