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KPS reaches deal with teachers union, avoiding potential conflict

KPS reaches deal with teachers union, avoiding potential conflict

Ender Ross, Executive Web Editor October 2, 2023

As the 2023-2024 school year began, teachers were faced with great uncertainty due to the disagreements regarding pay raises. Not granting teachers a pay raise meant that they would make the same amount...

Coolmath Games is one of the websites frequently used by kids to relax during free time in class. It hosts a variety of games designed for kids of all age levels

Game-based education: Video games are the answer to modern classroom problems

Anthony Herrera, Guest Writer June 9, 2023

Remember when you were a kid playing games on Maybe it was a different website like Starfall or PBS Kids. What these have in common is that you were learning while having fun.  Senior Joaquin...

Your children are always safe!

Your children are always safe!

Jocelyn Garcia, Guest artist June 1, 2023

Anti-trans legislation outlaws many people’s way of life

Anti-trans legislation outlaws many people’s way of life

Thea Pipe, Web Editor May 26, 2023

Montana has become the most recent of many states across the country to ban trans people from access to necessary medical care. States across the country, even Michigan, have proposed bills to bar transgender...

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Logging in and checking out: phones can distract teens and and cause mental health issues

Alex Buckley, Sports Team March 21, 2023

“My mind is moving a mile a minute,” said senior Avery Johnson, after being without a phone for 5 hours. Loy Norrix Spanish teacher Christina Holmes hosted an experiment to test the dependency her...

Series poster for Wednesday

Conners Critique’s: “Wednesday,” is a bloodchilling modern addition to the original Addams Family menagerie

Conner McBride, Staff Writer February 2, 2023

“They're creepy and they're kooky / mysterious and spooky / they’re all together ooky / The Addams family.” On Nov. 23 Netflix released the highly anticipated series “Wednesday,” an eight-episode...

Loy Norrix students in the main hallway heading to their respective third periods.

Loy Norrix students balance school, work, and home life

Sadie Fredericksen January 24, 2023

Students rarely enjoy studying or doing school work in their free time. Students would rather do what they like after a tiring day of sitting in classes all day learning like their hobbies, spending time...

Knights Speak: Fall Fashion

Knights Speak: Fall Fashion

Josephine Velo, Destiny Gutter, and Foster Neve-Jones December 16, 2022

Loy Norrix gamers play in a “Mario Kart” tournament after school. The tournament was held on the 21st.

Catch the Club: Loy Norrix Esports team looks for new members for a new year

Ender Ross, Executive Web Editor October 3, 2022

  The Esports club.  Here is where all the coolest gamers hang out and play in professional gaming tournaments for a chance to win glorious, glittering prizes! All manner of gamers are...

Attorney General Dana Nessel, right, was given a quick tour of Loy Norrix following the school safety meeting.  Loy Norrix junior Jaydon Kelley, pictured left, helped lead the tour through the halls, past the main office, and into the C-wing where the tour ended.

Attorney General visits Loy Norrix to discuss school safety in KPS

Josephine Velo, Executive Director May 29, 2022

With thousands of students attending Kalamazoo Public Schools, the safety systems that are in place make a big difference, for better or for worse.On Wednesday, April 20, Michigan Attorney General Dana...

Superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri accepted the class of 2021 with a recorded statement wishing the seniors a bright future.

Loy Norrix should expect to continue in-person school despite the Omicron variant

Gigi Fox, Web Editor January 28, 2022

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Michigan, it poses the daunting question: will schools shut down again?  After a year and a half of virtual learning, the return to in-person school during the 2021-2022...

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