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

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 James. Everyone has someone they look up to. Whether it’s a person they’re close with or some...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross

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 the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

Social Studies Teacher Speaks on Change, Growth, and Moving

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 segments, each with a specific purpose. After twelve years teaching at Loy Norrix, Pringle is ...

The Funguy

The Funguy

February 27, 2017

Artist: Emma Whitehead...

WMU Scholarship Offers New Opportunities for Students

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 Public Schools (KPS). The scholarship is available to future teachers coming from Western Mich...

Embarrassing Teacher Moments

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 whether to teach elementary or secondary education. His first, and last, experience with teaching el...

Rebecca Layton goes from Thug Life to College Bound

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 into social or police work and instead went into teaching. Rebecca Layton is the newest addition to ...

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 about checking ID’s, you put ID back into your bag and continue on with class. When you walk int...

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 $1 million rolling in to allow him to enjoy the finer things in life. Meanwhile, a teacher sits ...

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