Friday, February 8, 2019

The Loy Norrix Choir is proud to congratulate Chris Aranda, Brooklyn Moore, Hannah Newhouse, Aaron Self, Zoe Shanahan, Ryan Tipton, and Jordan Torres. All seven students auditioned for and were selected among the top choir students in the area for the Southwest Michigan Vocal Festival (SWMVF) Honors Choir. They will perform on stage at WMU’s Miller Auditorium on Thursday, March 14.

SENIORS! Want to be in the senior video? Stop by the main hallway conference room during your lunch today, Thursday to have your chance to be featured in the 2019 senior video that will be shown at graduation.  Don’t miss out!

Want to join the Peacejammers going to El Sol to make Valentines for the Veterans at the  VA Medical Center- meet at Mrs. May’s door by the C-wing computer lab, we will be leaving at 2:30! We will return back to Norrix by  4pm.

Ms. Van Lieu has 2, $400 scholarships to Blue Lake Fine Arts camp.  These can be used by any student who is enrolling for the first time at Blue Lake.  First come, first served.

Did you know that there are going to be several high school Peacejammers coming to Loy Norrix on Feb 23rd and 24th to listen to and learn from a dialogue with Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Saturthyi from India. If you would like to attend this leadership conference you will need to take and fill out a registration form found my Mrs. May’s door in the C-wing or in the main hallway by the Peacejam showcase.

AAC will not be open for the rest of the week. Next week there will be AAC on Tuesday and Thursday.  There is NO AAC on Monday or Wednesday.  Thursday, February 14th will be the next testing room.

It’s February, and you know what that means… Valentine’s Day is almost here!

Are you looking for a fun, thoughtful, and unique way to show someone you care? Then let the Loy Norrix Choir take care of that for you. We’ll sweetly serenade your special someone or your friends with a Singing Valentine during classes on February 14.  Singing Valentines cost just $3 for a song and a Hershey’s kiss, or $5 for a song and a full-size chocolate bar, and they can be purchased during all three lunches. Phone Valentines are also available for $5. See a Loy Norrix Choir member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information!

A week from today is the WinterFest Dance “Way-Back Winter Knight”. This is the last dance of the year open to all students. 

“Way-Back Winter Knight” will be after the basketball game next Friday and the tickets are $5 at lunches, from a 2021 executive member or from Mrs. May. Tickets at the door will be $10.

Attention graduating Seniors!  If you have interest in speaking at your commencement ceremony, you need to sign-up in room B-18 by Thursday, February 28th.

Do you like doing tricks at the skate park? Have you done gymnastics before? Are you interested in trying something new? We are looking for more people to learn the thrilling event of pole vault this track season. Anyone interested should see Mr Schmidt in B17 or Mr Duckett in the gym. You can also meet after school any Tuesday or Thursday at the 4 corners. The sooner the better. This event is fun but takes time to master.

Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The third 90 Network Program is looking for 10 students who are highly motivated, positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90 program gives students an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability along with college faculty and college students. The team will make 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after-school workshops.   If you are interested please pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 15th.

If you would like to add your serious fun face to the ones in the cafeteria – donate a quarter and get one from your teacher.  Please write your name in the smiling lips and it will be hung up in the cafeteria but you will helping children that are terminally or seriously ill in developing countries around the world.

 

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