Thursday, February 15th, 2018

SSR is 4 th hour today.

This week is Winterfest Week.
Today is Throwback Thursday
Friday is Blue and White day

Students do you want to get into all the games for all sports for free and create a great
student section at the games?? Then come to the Cafeteria on Thursday this week with $10.00 cash or check and buy your student section t-shirt and wear it to the games and you will get in free

2018 Executive board members, there will be a quick 30 minute meeting after
school today, Thursday.

Future Teachers Club will not meet this week.  Next meeting is Thursday, Feb 22 nd  in
room D4.  All are welcome.

Just 3 days to buy tickets to the WinterFest Dance – Light up the Knight.  Tickets will be
sold at the door but will need to increase the number of tickets sold or the dance may
have to be canceled. To avoid this tickets will be available for purchase at all three
lunches.

Hey freshmen: join Link Crew for a pep rally on Friday from 2:30-4pm in the cafeteria
before the Loy Norrix vs Kalamazoo Central basketball game. Come get ready to
support the Knights with face paint, poster making, food, and games. See you there!

Attention graduating Seniors!  If you have interest in speaking at your commencement
ceremony, you need to sign-up in room B-18 by Thursday, March 1 st

Attention seniors! Senior ads and baby pictures are due to the yearbook
tomorrow, Friday, February 16 th ! Prices range from $15 for a baby picture to $150 for a
full page ad. Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com with order number 12613
or bring cash or check to room K3

Senior Art Students who wish to join the National Art Honor Society must report to Ms.
Van Lieu in A-12 for enrollment requirements.  Those students selected will have the
honor cords for graduation.  You have to be a standing member of NAHS to qualify.

Attention seniors! Would you like to be featured in the college bound senior showcase?
Stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan to find out how!

Travel Club trips to Japan and Germany are both still open for enrollment until March
15th.  There has been an extension.  There will be a parent meeting for information on
all trips tonight, February 15 th at 7 pm in room A-12, the 2019 trip will be to Ireland,
Scotland. Britain and Paris.  If you are interested in any of these trips please attend the
meeting with your parent.   Advise Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 if you plan on attending.

GRAD Point will be held after school in K15 today from 2:30-4:30

The February 3rd Test Out was cancelled and has been rescheduled for this
coming Saturday, February 17th at KPS West Main Professional Development building
at 9:00.  Stop by the Counseling Office for more information.

Attention juniors and seniors: There will be a college visit to the University of Detroit
Mercy and Madonna University on Monday, February 19th.  If you are a junior who is
interested in learning about these schools, or a senior who is still undecided about your
college pick, please sign up in the counseling office.

Butter Braids, Taste of Heaven and Domino Pizza cards need to be turned into Mrs.
May by Friday.

Seniors, do you need help paying for college?
Receive hands-on assistance in filling out the FAFSA  on Tuesday February 20th from 4:30-6:30 pm at KVCC Texas Township Campus
More information is available in the Counseling Office.

Now for our Who am I Quiz question of the day
Who am I?
After a series of bereavements that left me orphaned at 6 and widowed at 20, my
daughter Lelia and I moved to St. Louis to start over. I worked days as a
washerwoman and went to night school before inventing (1905) a process for
straightening the hair of African-Americans. My process, combining my unique formula
with brushes and heated combs, caught on, and with the money from my successful
business my daughter and Imoved to Denver. I married Charles J. Walker, and began
promoting my product and process.  I opened a permanent office in Pittsburgh in 1908,
which my daughter ran, and in 1910 I formed a laboratory in Indianapolis,
where I developed products and trained my beauticians, known as “Walker Agents.”
The agents and the products were recognized in black communities throughout the U.S.
and Caribbean for promoting the philosophy that cleanliness and loveliness could
advance the plight of African-Americans. At my death, the multi-million dollar estate was
left to various philanthropic organizations and to my daughter, whose philanthropic
endeavors were key to funding the Harlem Renaissance.

Who am I?  Please submit your educated guess on who this prominent African
American is to the main office written on a scrap piece of paper. Make sure you include
your full name and first period teacher.  A winner will be selected from correct
responses and awarded a Loy Norrix water bottle and pen.  Who am I?
Congratulations to our Who Am I winner from Tuesday – Zach Borden in Mr. Porco’s
first period class.  That brings the winning classrooms to one for Maxwell and one for
Porco.  Zach had the correct answer of Audre Lorde.  Zach was one of 47 correct
answers submitted Tuesday.

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