Friday , January 18, 2019

Softball open gym will be every Sunday from 3-5 pm. See Coach Johnson in room C12 if you have any questions.

Anyone with a Kappa league application, they are due back in the athletic office no later than today, Friday, January 18th. If you have already or plan to pick one up today please sign your name and number in the athletic office.

Just one more day until the MLK Celebration at WMU- See you there- Don’t forget to wear blue and if possible a shirt from your club, organization or team.

SAT Practice Sessions will resume on Wednesday, January 23rd. See Ms. Robinson or Miss Parsons with any questions.

There will be an Early/Middle College informational meetings for current 9th and 10th graders Monday, January 21st at 6:00 pm at Loy Norrix High School Auditorium. You do not need to register to attend and students may attend either program.

HEY STUDENTS! Come watch your varsity basketball Knights beat Battle Creek Central tonight! Tonight’s games are spirit games, so wear your blue and white and cheer the Knights to victory! Yearbook will be taking pictures and painting faces, so don’t miss your chance to be part of the action. The women’s game is at 5:45 and the men’s game starts at 7. See you there!

Seniors – Next week Thursday and Friday be sure to stop by the main hallway conference room during your lunch period only to participate in the filming of the senior class video.  You don’t want to miss out and we want every seniors face to be in the video!

Attention KEY CLUB members our next meeting will be in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 on January 24th at 230. This is an important meeting. Please make arrangements to be there!

Deca, Deca, Deca!  Loy Norrix is having a talent show. Yes a talent show!

Can you sing? Can you dance? Or do you have some other special talent that can’t match be? Tryouts are going to be January 18th and 22nd signup sheet can be found in the cafeteria, the J wing between the Drama and Choir room or the K wing with Mr. Ward. The actual event is February 13th.  See you there.

Save the date for the last regular dance of the year- WINTERFEST 2019 which will be

on Friday, Feb 8th after the basketball game.

Your AP Scholar for today is: Thomas Ouitan. Thomas is a senior and has completed AP Computer Science, AP Language, & AP US History. He feels better prepared for college since the increased workload & studying in his AP classes are similar to college classes. Thomas has applied to U of M, Michigan Tech, Penn State, & Purdue University. He plans on majoring in some type of engineering.  

 

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

SSR is 5th hour today.

Green school meeting today after school. Please place your bottle recycling outside your door after 5th period.

Anyone with a Kappa league application, they are due back in the athletic office no later then Friday, January 18th. If you have already or plan to to pick one up today please sign your name and number in the athletic office

Only 3 more days until the MLK Celebration this Sat at WMU and Yes, 2 of our 4 Loy Norrix Book Quiz Bowl teams made it through last night at Linden Grove and will be going into the final competition for the District Book Bowl Champions.

SAT Practice Sessions will resume on Wednesday, January 23rd. See Ms. Robinson or Miss Parsons with any questions.

There will be two Early/Middle College informational meetings for current 9th and 10th graders. They are:  today, January 17th at 6:00 pm at Kalamazoo Central HS Auditorium and Monday, January 21st at 6:00 pm at Loy Norrix High School Auditorium. You do not need to register to attend and students may attend either program.

HEY STUDENTS! Come watch your varsity basketball Knights beat Battle Creek Central this Friday! This Friday’s games are spirit games, so wear your blue and white and cheer the Knights to victory! Yearbook will be taking pictures and painting faces, so don’t miss your chance to be part of the action. The women’s game is at 5:45 and the men’s game starts at 7. See you there!

Seniors – Next week Thursday and Friday be sure to stop by the main hallway conference room during your lunch period only to participate in the filming of the senior class video.  You don’t want to miss out and we want every seniors face to be in the video!

Attention KEY CLUB members our next meeting will be in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 on January 24th at 230. This is an important meeting. Please make arrangements to be there!

Deca, Deca, Deca!  Loy Norrix is having a talent show. Yes I said talent show.

Can you sing? Can you dance? Or do you have some other special talent that can’t match be? Tryouts are going to be January 18th and 22nd signup sheet can be found in the cafeteria, the J wing between the Drama and Choir room or the K wing with Mr. Ward. The actual event is February 13th.  See you there.

There’s going to be a meeting for the Young Democrats of Loy Norrix Club tomorrow, Friday from 7am till 7:30am in Ms. William’s room A-14. All are welcome to join.

Softball open gyms will be every Sunday from 3-5 pm starting on Sunday 1/13. See Coach Johnson in room C12 if you have any questions.

Kalamazoo United has a strong start to the ski season.  The Kalamazoo United Alpine Ski Team had a strong first event of the 2019 season with five top ten finishes across the four events. Ella Rathbun  participated in her first High School ski race: The team is back in action on Wednesday, January 23rd at 4:45pm at Bittersweet!

Save the date for the last regular dance of the year- WINTERFEST 2019 which will be on Friday, February  8th after the basketball game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Your AP Scholar for today is: Ovy’once Hoskins! Ovy’once is a senior & has completed AP Biology, AP Chemistry, & AP Spanish. She feels that her AP classes have made her more prepared for the workload of college courses & helped her to become a more critical thinker. She would recommend both AP Spanish & AP Biology since they teach you about different cultures & make you more aware of your surroundings. She has applied to Tennessee State, Central Michigan, Grand Valley, & Michigan State to study neurology.

 

Your featured AP Teacher is: Ms. Rachel Larner. Ms. Larner teaches AP French. AP French is an opportunity for students to use the French language to deepen their understanding of the Francophone culture, while also improving their language skills. If you are considering pursuing French beyond the high school setting you should take AP so you can see and feel what second language study is like in a college class. Ms. Larner enjoys spending time with her dogs, hiking, traveling, board games, video games, & reading.

 

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

There will be a green school meeting today, Wednesday in B-14 at 2:30.

Chess Club meets today from 2:20 to 3:30. Anybody may attend, and anyone who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board.

There are just 4 days before the MLK, Celebration Day at WMU.  Don’t miss out on all the fun, good lunch and great workshops.  Don’t forget to wear a Norrix shirt from your team, organization or club!

SAT Practice Session in the library will not be held today, Wednesday, January 16th.

The sessions will resume on Wednesday, January 23rd. 

See Ms. Robinson or Miss Parsons with any questions.

There will be two Early/Middle College informational meetings for current 9th and 10th graders. They are:  Thursday, January 17th at 6:00 pm at Kalamazoo Central HS Auditorium and Monday, January 21st at 6:00 pm at Loy Norrix High School Auditorium. You do not need to register to attend and students may attend either program.

HEY STUDENTS! Come watch your varsity basketball Knights beat Battle Creek Central this Friday! This Friday’s games are spirit games, so wear your blue and white and cheer the Knights to victory! Yearbook will be taking pictures and painting faces, so don’t miss your chance to be part of the action. The women’s game is at 5:45 and the men’s game starts at 7. See you there! 

Seniors – Next week Thursday and Friday be sure to stop by the main hallway conference room during your lunch period only to participate in the filming of the senior class video.  You don’t want to miss out and we want every seniors face to be in the video! 

Deca, Deca, Deca!  Loy Norrix is having a talent show. Yes I said talent show.

Can you sing? Can you dance? Or do you have some other special talent that can’t match be? Tryouts are going to be January 18th and 22nd signup sheet can be found in the cafeteria, the J wing between the Drama and Choir room or the K wing with Mr. Ward. The actual event is February 13th.  See you there.

There’s going to be a meeting for the Young Democrats of Loy Norrix Club this Friday from 7am till 7:30am in Ms. William’s room A-14. All are welcome to join.

Softball open gyms will be every Sunday from 3-5 pm starting on Sunday 1/13. See Coach Johnson in room C12 if you have any questions.

Save the date for the last regular dance of the year- WINTERFEST 2019 which will be on Friday, Feb 8th after the basketball game.

Your AP Scholar for today is: Bradley Dimick! Bradley is a junior & has completed AP US History. He is currently taking AP Government, AP European History, & AP Spanish. Bradley feels that his AP classes have helped him manage his time more efficiently & correctly prepare for difficult tests. He enjoys the challenging workload & plans on taking both AP Calculus & AP Biology his senior year. Bradley plans on applying to UofM next fall to study engineering.

 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Class of 2020 executive board will be meeting today, Tuesday after school until 3:30 in room D14 by the library.

If you’re looking to blow off a little steam and have an interest in playing or watching e-sports? Then the Loy Norrix e-sports club invites to its first ever Brawhalla Open, scheduled today, Tuesday, Jan. 15th from 2:30-4PM in the library. There is no cost to participate and spectators are welcome. For more information, contact Mr. Greeley in room B-13 or Dr. Pickell in room B-12.

The Loy Norrix eSports club is proud to announce that our teams are back in action this winter for the Winter Open in the High School Esports League. If you’re interested in following the action, tune in to the Loy Norrix EsportsTwitch channel tonight at 5 PM as our Overwatch team is back in action against Monarch Esports from (pah-pee-yohn) Papillion High School in Papillion, Nebraska. We hope to have your support this coming season!

Just 5 more days until the MLK’s Celebration at WMU this Sat. Don’t miss the fun, opportunity to learn about college life and of course the wonderful lunch.  The Loy NorrixBook Quiz Bowl teams have been district champs for 7 years for the 9th and 10th graders and 6 years for the 11th and 12th graders.  We hope to up those totals after the luncheon.

There will be a green school meeting this Wednesday in B-14 at 2:30.

SAT Practice Session in the library will not be held on Wednesday, January 16th.

The sessions will resume on Wednesday, January 23rd. 

See Ms. Robinson or Miss Parsons with any questions.

There will be two Early/Middle College informational meetings for current 9th and 10th graders. They are:  Thursday, January 17th at 6:00 pm at Kalamazoo Central HS Auditorium and Monday, January 21st at 6:00 pm at Loy Norrix High School Auditorium. You do not need to register to attend and students may attend either program.

HEY STUDENTS! Come watch your varsity basketball Knights beat Battle Creek Central this Friday! This Friday’s games are spirit games, so wear your blue and white and cheer the Knights to victory! Yearbook will be taking pictures and painting faces, so don’t miss your chance to be part of the action. The women’s game is at 5:45 and the men’s game starts at 7. See you there! 

Deca , Deca, Deca!  Loy Norrix is having a talent show. Yes I said talent show.

Can you sing? Can you dance? Or do you have some other special talent that can’t match be? Tryouts are going to be January 15th, 18th and 22nd signup sheet can be found in the cafeteria, the J wing between the Drama and Choir room or the K wing with Mr. Ward. The actual event is February 13th.  See you there.

There’s going to be a meeting for the Young Democrats of Loy Norrix Club this Friday from 7am till 7:30am in Ms. William’s room A-14. All are welcome to join.

Your AP Scholar for today is: Luis Gutierrez! Luis is a junior and has completed both AP Spanish & AP Psychology. He’s glad he took AP classes since they made him prioritize homework, improved his study habits, & improved his GPA. He would definitely recommend both AP Spanish & AP Psychology since they are taught by great teachers who push you to do your best. Luis isn’t sure what his plans are when he graduates next year, but he does plan on going to school nearby.

Your featured AP teacher is Mr. Bergan! Mr. Bergan teaches AP Psychology which is the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and animals.  In AP Psychology you will examine the facts, principles, perspectives, & research, major figures and phenomena associated with an intro level course in college. You should consider take AP Psychology because:

-It is an interesting subject that is easily relatable,

– It is a good class to take when beginning AP courses.
-It is challenging yet fun
-The subject matter and instructor are engaging


In his free time, Mr. Bergan enjoys weight lifting, home maintenance projects, spending time with his family, coaching & watching sports, & going to the movies.

Monday, January 14, 2019

There will be no AAC today, Monday, January 14th due to a staff meeting.  Please catch your bus since there will be no staff available to help you.

If you’re looking to blow off a little steam and have an interest in playing or watching e-sports? Then the Loy Norrix e-sports club invites to its first ever Brawhalla Open, scheduled tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 15th from 2:30-4PM in the library. There is no cost to participate and spectators are welcome. For more information, contact Mr. Greeley in room B-13 or Dr. Pickell in room B-12.

Just 6 more days until the MLK Celebration, WMU workshops and fabulous lunch at WMU on Saturday, January 19th.  Want to join the fun- see the info on KPS transportation and take an info sheet by the Peacejamshowcase in the main hallway.

There will be a green school meeting this Wednesday in B-14 at 2:30.

SAT Practice Session in the library will not be held on Wednesday, January 16th.

The sessions will resume on Wednesday, January 23rd. 

See Ms. Robinson or Miss Parsons with any questions.

HEY STUDENTS! Come watch your varsity basketball Knights beat Battle Creek Central this Friday! This Friday’s games are spirit games, so wear your blue and white and cheer the Knights to victory! Yearbook will be taking pictures and painting faces, so don’t miss your chance to be part of the action. The women’s game is at 5:45 and the men’s game starts at 7. See you there! 

Deca, Deca, Deca!  Loy Norrix is having a talent show. Yes I said talent show.

Can you sing? Can you dance? Or do you have some other special talent that can’t match be? Tryouts are going to be January 15th, 18th and 22nd signup sheet can be found in the cafeteria, the J wing between the Drama and Choir room or the K wing with Mr. Ward. The actual event is February 13th.  See you there!

Your AP scholar for today is: Mikaela Jerue! Mikaela is a senior and has completed AP Spanish, AP Psychology, & AP English Language. She is currently taking AP Statistics. Mikaela feels that her AP classes have helped her manage her time & take notes more effectively. She also feels better able to deal with stressful school workloads. She would definitely recommend AP Lang & AP Psych because they are both taught by wonderful teachers who did a great job preparing her for college expectations. Mikaela is planning on attending Western next year & majoring in Psychology.

 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

SSR is 4th hour today.

There will be AAC today. There will also be testing room in K12.  Make sure that you bring work to complete.  There will be no AAC on Monday, January 14th due to a staff meeting.  Please catch your bus since there will be no staff available to help you.

Loy Norrix Forensic Team – Please remember to attend the all team meeting today, Thursday from 2:30-4 in J11. Please bring your pieces! See Coach Carrow with any questions

Just 9 more days until the MLK Celebration, WMU workshops and fabulous lunch at WMU on Saturday, January 19th.  Want to join the fun- see the info on KPS transportation and take an info sheet by the Peacejam showcase in the main hallway.

There’s going to be a meeting for the Young Democrats of Loy Norrix Club this Friday from 7am till 7:30am in Ms. William’s room A-14. All are welcome to join.

Softball open gyms will be every Sunday from 3-5 pm starting on Sunday 1/13. See Coach Johnson in room C12 if you have any questions.

Save the date for the last regular dance of the year- WINTERFEST 2019 which will be on Friday, Feb 8th after the basketball game.

Attention Students who went to the hockey game last night: We are sorry there was a problem getting in at the ticket table last night for student night. We will try student night again, listen to morning announcements for the date. Thank you for showing up to support your fellow students!

Your AP Scholar for today is: Brielle Kimbrough! Brielle is a senior & has completed AP Spanish, AP Chemistry, & AP Biology. She is currently taking AP Calculus & AP Psychology. The workload & course material of her AP classes are similar to a college class, so she feels better prepared for college next year. Since the content of her AP classes is more interesting she has found that she doesn’t procrastinate as much. Brielle has been accepted to WMU & plans on studying Biology.

Your featured AP teacher today is:  Ms.Holmes! Ms. Holmes teaches AP Spanish which emphasizes communication in real-life situations. We study language and culture almost exclusively in Spanish.  The class engages students in an exploration of culture in both contemporary and historical contexts. It develops students’ awareness and appreciation of cultural practices and perspectives. Students who are interested in improving their reading, writing and conversation skills in Spanish should definitely take this course. Ms. Holmes loves to read, learn new things and do stuff outdoors.

 

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Chess Club meets today after school in Room D10.

A  meeting of the National English Honor Society is scheduled today at 2:30pm in room B-12. All current and applying members are expected to attend. For more information, see Dr. Pickell (pronounced pick-HELL) in room B-12.

There will be AAC Wed and Thursday this week.  Thursday there will be testing room in K12.  Make sure that you bring work to complete. 

There will be no AAC on Monday, January 14th due to a staff meeting.  Please catch your bus since there will be no staff available to help you.

Loy Norrix Forensic Team – Please remember to attend the all team meeting on THURSDAY from 2:30-4 in J11. Please bring your pieces! See Coach Carrow with any questions.

Just 10 more days until the MLK, Celebration, college workshops and a wonderful luncheon at WMU next Sat, Jan 19th. Don’t miss out and be left behind.  Check out the info by the Peacejam showcase in the main hallway.

Looking for some excitement to start this first week back from winter break? Come on over to Wings West for Loy Norrix Student Night! Bring your current Loy Norrix ID to the gate you will be admitted for Free.  Cheer your Kalamazoo United Hockey team to a win against Portage Central tonight, he game starts at 7:30. .  The “Knight” force on the ice is comprised of Berkley Cox, Maxwell Byrd, Sean Mason, and Gavin Pittman, Parker Remelius, Nolan Tribu and Josh Schaefer.  Good luck guys!

There’s going to be a meeting for the Young Democrats of Loy Norrix Club this Friday from 7am till 7:30am in Ms. William’s room A-14. All are welcome to join.

Softball open gyms will be every Sunday from 3-5 pm starting on Sunday 1/13. See Coach Johnson in room C12 if you have any questions.

CIS is looking to start up a Grief/Loss Counseling group.  The group will be 4-8 students and will meet once a week.  If you are interested please come see Mr. Baker or Ms. Naz in the CIS offices in the B-Wing.

Save the date for the last regular dance of the year- WINTERFEST 2019 which will be on Friday, Feb 8th after the basketball game.

Your AP Scholar for today is: Robert Isacksen. Robert is a senior & has completed AP US History, AP Spanish, AP Calculus, AP Computer Science, & AP Language & Composition. He is currently taking AP Chemistry, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, & AP Biology. Robert feels that his AP classes have taught him how to manage his time more effectively & not procrastinate. He would recommend both AP Language & AP US History because they have awesome teachers & interesting content. He has applied to both U of M & Michigan State & plans to study either computer science or engineering.