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Jessica Gray (Grade 11)
First day of school in 2019.

How a teenagers home life has changed since COVID-19 has shut down in-school learning

Emily Porco December 13, 2020

“It was unusual not having to look over multiple kids at a time,” Jessica Gray said when talking about having her younger brothers’ friends over all the time. Now with COVID-19, that has been quite...

Sophmore Amady Mboup pictured after interview for Original Essay and Short Story submissions in the Short Story and Original Essay.  After getting gold star credits in the regional competition , Mboup went on to nationals where he was beaten out for the top three spots.

Sophomore finds fulfillment on and off the page

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Guest Writer December 10, 2020

“When I’m really in the zone, you lose track of time, you type and write faster. The words come to mind. I don't plan on writing… I don't spend time going through ideas I don’t like,” said. sophomore...

Loy Norrix junior Emerson Wesslehoff attends a volunteer opportunity at Read and Write Kalamazoo. Here Wesselhoff works to create a book using old magazines.

The Loy Norrix chapter of NEHS is open for applications this fall

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor June 8, 2020

The Loy Norrix chapter of the National English Honor Society, is opening applications this fall. English teacher Jeffery Pickell is the faculty adviser.  “[NEHS] is the only international organization...

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...

Jessica Armendariz Gallardo, a junior at Loy Norrix, draws a cartoon dragon circling through the surface of the water. By practicing cartooning, she hopes to refine her skills so that one day she will be able to translate her drawings to a T.V. screen.
Photo Credit: Carly Loken

A Universe of Her Own: How One Girl Creates More Worlds than Anyone Knew Existed

April 17, 2019

By Carly Loken One of the best parts about rewatching movies or T.V. shows from your childhood is being able to put the goggles clouded by childhood innocence back on and simply enjoy watching a world...

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Morgan McCue June 6, 2017

It started, as most things do, as an idea. When the Kalamazoo Promise was announced, two women came together with the belief that it was a critical time to help students prepare for college and let them...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017


RAWK On! Reading and Writing will Never be the Same

RAWK On! Reading and Writing will Never be the Same

ashtynkenbeek January 15, 2015

  Awesome and amazing is a great way to describe local writers Anne Hensley and Emily Kastner. Two years ago they started their own program Read and Write Kalamazoo (RAWK). The idea is to improve...

Letters to the Editor

katiesrodes November 21, 2014

Loy Norrix students write letters to the editor to express their feelings on the newspaper. Dear Editor, Upon reading “Foreign Exchange Students Acclimate to American Culture”, by Hannah Stempky in...

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