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Kohler Briggs posing for the picture in the Loy Norrix band uniform

Loy Norrix senior achieves the All-State award for his trumpet playing

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team February 8, 2021

“I knew Kohler would perform his best, and considering what a great musician he is, I was happy but not surprised,” band teacher Aaron Mirakovits said about his first ever All-State winning student.  Trumpet...

Holverstott poses with two of her original pieces. The one on the left was recently featured in an art show.

What Role Models Mean To Us: Freshman looks up to her middle school art teacher

Grace Getachew , Guest Writer January 10, 2020

“I look up to her, she helped me through some rough times,” said Loy Norrix freshman Lucy Holverstott when talking about her 6th grade art teacher from Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts, Gayle...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout...

Ms. Pringle reviews the final exam study guide with her 4th hour class. The school will miss this great staff member when she leaves.

Social Studies Teacher Speaks on Change, Growth, and Moving

June 15, 2017

Guest Writer Jillian Lynk “Everything is not on a time frame. Goal setting is very important; if you set goals you see your purpose,” said law teacher, Niambi Pringle when describing her life as having...

The Funguy

The Funguy

February 27, 2017

Artist: Emma Whitehead

Western Michigan University is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Seen here is the logo for the school. Photo Credit / Wikipedia

WMU Scholarship Offers New Opportunities for Students

cutterolmsted June 1, 2016

The Western Michigan University Future Educators Program (WMUFEP) is a new scholarship offered at Western Michigan University (WMU). It is a partnership between WMU, The Kalamazoo Promise and the Kalamazoo...

Even after a traumatic experience, Mr. Allen still promotes Cheez-Its.

Embarrassing Teacher Moments

meganlohner May 18, 2015

Everyone remembers those awkward, embarrassing moments where you just make a fool of yourself. Believe it or not, teachers experience them as well. As a young substitute teacher, Mr. Allen was deciding...

Photo Credit: Asia Davis
Rebecca Layton converses with students about polygamy, and cult related activities. Layton enjoys discussing taboo topics with her classes.

Rebecca Layton goes from Thug Life to College Bound

asiadavis November 22, 2013

“I could never make the decision on whether to remove a child from their home or not be able to remove a child from a harmful situation,” said Rebecca Layton as she explained why she couldn’t go...

Students Question the Rules Focused on in the Student Code of Conduct

Students Question the Rules Focused on in the Student Code of Conduct

jadadecker November 15, 2013

As you walk up the steps of the tower, you and your fellow classmates pull out your IDs and show them to security, waiting at the double doors. Knowing your first and second hour teachers don’t care...

Teachers Make Less than Deserved

Teachers Make Less than Deserved

katherinelcox November 13, 2013

A baseball player sits on the bench, chewing gum and watching his team take down the opposing team on the diamond. Sitting on the bench isn’t too bad in his opinion. No stress, no work, and still over...

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