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61 Basketball team recognition event

February 9, 2018 by Tom Miller (Register to contact)

The Loy Norrix Men's Basketball program will recognize the first ever Loy Norrix (60/61) basketball team during halftime of the Kalamazoo Central vs Loy Norrix game on Friday, February 16. Most of the team will be returning to Kalamazoo for this event. Come show your support for the team.

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Best photos from Kalamazoo's first football practices of 2019 season  MLive.com

Wide receivers go through catching drills during the first day of football practice at Portage Northern High School in Portage, Michigan, on Monday, August 12, ...



Loy Norrix High School gets facelift before start of school year  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The exterior of one Kalamazoo high school got a facelift this summer. The walls of Loy Norrix High School were painted a darker blue, ...



7 schools compete in second 2019 Kalamazoo Gazette Prom of the Week poll  MLive.com

Plainwell High School students and their dates celebrated prom on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. (Malachi Barrett | MLive.com).



Kalamazoo-area seniors honored for 'Excellence in Education,' receive $1K scholarships  MLive.com

The seniors will be honored Wednesday, April 17, at Western Michigan University Fetzer Center, according to a press release from Excellence in Education.



Local student musicians join tour for Beatles vs. Rolling Stones showdown in Kalamazoo  MLive.com

The Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School String Quartet will join touring show Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown when it comes to the Kalamazoo State ...



Loy Norrix High School dean of students promoted to principal  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Public Schools appointed Christopher Aguinaga to principal of Loy Norrix High School.



Kalamazoo police responding to fights at Loy Norrix High School  WWMT-TV

3 P.M. UPDATEKalamazoo police officers did use pepper spray to break up a fight at Loy Norrix High School this morning, said Alex Lee, the executive director ...



Kalamazoo high school student wins third place in Spectrum Health video contest  MLive.com

Tess Cowles, a student at Loy Norrix High School, won third place in the the Spectrum Health Mosaic Mobile student film competition.



Kalamazoo students walk out of schools in solidarity against gun violence  MLive.com

Students at Loy Norrix High School chanted and voiced their opinions on gun violence during a lunchtime walkout Wednesday.



Saturday a 'Knight to Remember' for Loy Norrix students at 2018 prom  MLive.com

The Loy Norrix High School prom was Saturday, May 5 at Niko's Landing Banquet Center in Kalamazoo.



5 students facing charges after gun fired in Loy Norrix High School  MLive.com

Kalamazoo County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Carrie Klein said all five students -- four males and one female -- have been charged with carrying a concealed ...



More alleged victims of former principal emerge in harassment case  MLive.com

Court documents reveal additional claims of unprofessional behavior against former Loy Norrix High School Principal Rodney Prewitt.



In-school food pantries expand reach to Kalamazoo students  MLive.com

Jen DeWaele, Communities in Schools of Kalamazoo site coordinator at Woodward School for Technology and Research, poses next to a cabinet full of food at ...



'He was so loved,' family and friends mourn Loy Norrix High School student  MLive.com

Many cried as floating candles bobbed downstream. There was also laughter.



Nobel Peace laureate visit to include talk with students, faculty | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, a leading activist for the end of child slavery worldwide, will speak to Western Michigan ...



20 Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2018-19  MLive.com

From towering big men to lightning-quick guards, see the area's top players for the upcoming boys basketball season.



Ex-Kalamazoo schools employee gets $495K in sexual harassment settlement  MLive.com

The district is responsible for paying an insurance deductible of $25000, spokesman Alex Lee said.



Coldwater, Union City win boys basketball district titles  WTVB News

KALAMAZOO, MI (WTVB) - Coldwater High School broke a 38-38 tie after three quarters of play by outscoring Gull Lake 17-10, and the Cardinals won their ...



Loy Norrix students celebrate prom 2017  MLive.com

The students danced the night away at the Gilmore Theater Complex.



Kalamazoo police arrest 3 students after fight at Loy Norrix High School  MLive.com

Pepper spray was used and three students were arrested Friday after Kalamazoo police responded to a fight at Loy Norrix High School.Ryan Shek ...



Loy Norrix Announces New Principal | News  Midwest Communication

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- The Kalamazoo School Board has picked a new principal for Loy Norrix High School. Christopher Aguinaga has worked for KPS ...



Six Kalamazoo-area seniors awarded $1,500 scholarships for character, academics  MLive.com

Six high school seniors in Kalamazoo County are being awarded $1500 scholarships by the Kalamazoo County Association of Retired School Personnel.



Kalamazoo Public Schools settles sexual harassment lawsuit  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A lawsuit brought against former Loy Norrix High School principal Rodney Prewitt and Kalamazoo Public Schools by a former district ...



Kalamazoo Special Olympics runner to make history at Boston Marathon  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI - National news organizations, including ESPN, gathered near the finish line, ready to shine the spotlight on Special Olympics running ...



Confucius Institute hosts 2019 Chinese New Years Gala | WMU News  WMU News

The Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University will host a Chinese New Year's gala at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall to ...



Former Loy Norrix security guard confessed to sex with Norrix student, police officer testifies  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

A 20-year-old security guard at Loy Norrix High School struck up a friendship with a 17-year-old student, invited her to his apartment and had "un-consensual ...



KPS graduate ‘crushed’ after she was denied Kalamazoo Promise  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Zaviona Woodruff visited Oakland University in Rochester Hills last week and “fell in love,” she said. She first wanted to study criminal ...



Loy Norrix students win honors in forensics, journalism  MLive.com

Students at Kalamazoo's Loy Norrix High School recently took honors at the state forensics tournament and in the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association ...



Portage Winter Blast Marathon brings road closures  MLive.com

PORTAGE, MI — The Seventh Annual Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon, 10k and 5k on Sunday, Feb. 24, will bring periodic road closures, the city reports.



Kalamazoo principal Rodney Prewitt resigns after harassment lawsuit - mlive.com  MLive.com

Loy Norrix Principal Rodney Prewitt resigned from Kalamazoo Public Schools.



Loy Norrix names 26 in Class of 2015 graduating with 4.0 or higher  MLive.com

Loy Norrix High School has released its list of students in the Class of 2015 who are graduating with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher.



Loy Norrix High School Principal Johnnie Edwards promoted to central administration, but salary stays the same  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

It's official: Johnnie Edwards Jr., principal of Kalamazoo's Loy Norrix High School since 2008, will be promoted to director of secondary education for Kalamazoo ...



Kzoo native among 5 dead in Kenya helicopter crash  WOODTV.com

DENVER (AP) — A West Michigan native was among among four Americans and a local pilot killed when their helicopter crashed at a national park in Kenya, ...



Graduation ceremonies will be live online for Kalamazoo Public Schools  MLive.com

The 2016 high school commencement ceremonies will be live streamed this week via the Kalamazoo Public Schools' website.



Kalamazoo Public Schools asks court to dismiss sexual harassment suit  MLive.com

The school district filed a motion to dismiss claims in an employee's lawsuit alleging a former high school principal harassed her.



Loy Norrix marching band debuts new uniforms at Kalamazoo Holiday Parade  MLive.com

Loy Norrix High School marching band had an extra spring in their step at Saturday's Kalamazoo Holiday Parade: The students were publicly debuting their new ...



Flint Beecher Middle School principal named new principal of Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School  Mlive Kalamazoo

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has named Rodney Prewitt, principal of Flint Beecher Middle School, as the new principal of Loy Norrix High ...



Kalamazoo principal put on leave after sexual harassment allegations emerge  Fox17

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Loy Norrix High School principal Rodney Prewitt was put on administrative leave Monday night after allegations of misconduct surfaced ...



Kalamazoo principal placed on leave amid sexual harassment lawsuit  MLive.com

Parents were notified of the personnel change in a call from KPS spokesperson Alex Lee on Monday, Oct. 23.



Loy Norrix snaps 19-game skid with 21-14 win over Kalamazoo Central  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Loy Norrix's Lee Jones (2) throws the ball to a teammate during the game between Kalamazoo Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central on Friday, Sept.



Principal who quit amid sexual harassment lawsuit still paid  MLive.com

Rodney Prewitt, a Loy Norrix High School principal facing a federal sexual harassment lawsuit, resigned from his position Thursday.



The 'most compelling data set I've seen' shows The Kalamazoo Promise works  MLive.com

A middle-class student who graduates from Loy Norrix High School is more like to complete the first year of college than his or her middle-class peers at ...



Loy Norrix High School closed Monday, per district Facebook post  Midwest Communication

KALAMAZOO (WKZO-AM) -- There are reports that school officials have canceled Monday classes at Loy Norrix High School because of unspecified threats ...



Kalamazoo's ISD proposes 'systemic redesign' of career, technical education program  MLive.com

Under the county's current Education for Employment program, training happens in a “decentralized consortium model” with programs offered at local high ...



Mother found dead and dismembered remembered as sweet, calm woman  MLive.com

The man and woman lived in Kalamazoo recently, according to a man who said they stayed at his home.



New Loy Norrix, Kalamazoo Central assistant principals OK'd by Kalamazoo school board  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

The transfer of Kelly Hinga, an assistant principal at Kalamazoo Cental High School since 2007, to Loy Norrix High School and the appointment of a new ...



Excellence in Education recognizes 2018 seniors in Kalamazoo County  MLive.com

The 2018 Excellence in Education program on April 18 will honor 47 high school seniors and their significant educators.



Loy Norrix security guard who impregnated student resentenced to at least 18 months in prison  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI – A former Loy Norrix High School security guard who received jail time and probation last month for having sex with a 17-year-old student was ...



Kalamazoo parents, students raise concerns about leggings ban, gun issue  MLive.com

A ban against leggings as well as the district's handling of a recent gun incident at Loy Norrix High School drew a standing-room-only crowd to Thursday's ...



Hundreds of teens find free prom dresses at Cinderella Project of Kalamazoo  MLive.com

Prom is a day many teenagers dream of, but it is expensive.



2013 STAR Awards: Sveri Stromsta-May, lifelong volunteer who teaches at Loy Norrix High School  Mlive Kalamazoo

It always warms my heart to see the kids volunteer,” Stromsta-May said.



Trauma, indecision were barriers for Kalamazoo Promise grad, but he sees college in future  MLive.com

I used to tell my friends, 'You want to buy the Promise off of me?'” Parker said. “Because I honestly didn't care. For some reason it just didn't click in my head.”



Former MSU star Duckett presents vision for new Kalamazoo youth football league  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Loy Norrix and Michigan State star Todd "T.J." Duckett returned to his former high school to talk about a new youth football league he helped create ...



Loy Norrix hires Terry Farmer as head football coach  MLive.com

Loy Norrix players run onto the field before a high school football game at Loy Norrix High School on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 in Kalamazoo, Mich. (Chelsea ...



Principal disciplined for harassment had recommendation before hire - mlive.com  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Public Schools admits it could have done a better job vetting Loy Norrix High School Principal Rodney Prewitt before his hire.



Valerie Boggan, Loy Norrix dean of students, poised to be named Kalamazoo Central principal  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education will vote Thursday on appointing Valerie Boggan, dean of students at Loy Norrix School, as the new principal ...



Kalamazoo Public Schools hires Hillside assistant principal, 18 new teachers  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

A Flint-area educator has been named assistant principal of Kalamazoo's Hillside Middle School and 18 new teachers have been hired by Kalamazoo Public ...



High school security guard who impregnated Kalamazoo student gets 6-month reduced sentence  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI – Sentencing guidelines called for a former Loy Norrix High School security guard to serve at least two years in prison for having sex with a ...



Loy Norrix dean named principal at Hillside Middle School; KAMSC gets new research director  MLive.com

Atiba McKissack, dean of Loy Norrix High School for the past two years, will be the new principal at Kalamazoo's Hillside Middle School.



Kalamazoo student's college dreams saved despite losing Promise scholarship  MLive.com

Zaviona Woodruff, a student at Kalamazoo Public Schools, had planned to rely on the Kalamazoo Promise, but will use money raised through a GoFundMe ...



25 of the Kalamazoo-area's top prep football recruits of all time  MLive.com

From the nation's No. 1 recruit to one of the most overlooked prospects, the Kalamazoo-area stakes claim to some impressive football players.



New youth football league hopes to keep kids on the straight and narrow  WWMT-TV

The Kalamazoo Unified Youth Football Association is raising money ahead of its inaugural season following a jamboree on Saturday, Aug. 18.Roughly ten ...



Meet the candidates running for the Comstock Public Schools board  MLive.com

Two candidates are challenging four incumbents for their seats on the Comstock Public Schools Board of Education.



Kalamazoo Central football coach Dana Chambers resigns  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Central head coach Dana Chambers signals to his players during a game between Kalamazoo Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central on Friday, Sept.



Kalamazoo student arraigned on felony charges for clown threat against high schools  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A senior at Loy Norrix High School faces two felony charges following his alleged threat involving Kalamazoo high schools. Jalen Williams ...



Kalamazoo teen is not your stereotypical competitive weightlifter  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Molly Ratliff stands about 5 feet tall, weighs just over 100 pounds. But unlike most young women her size, she can lift a barbell that weighs ...



Jon Hoadley wins third term representing 60th state House District  MLive.com

Jon Hoadley took 76 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results.



81 high school seniors honored at Kalamazoo RESA awards breakfast  MLive.com

81 high school seniors were honored at the Kalamazoo Regional Educational *Service* Agency.(Kayla Miller). By MLive.com. KALAMAZOO, MI - Eighty-one ...



Kalamazoo schools expulsions, suspensions rate among state's highest  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Public Schools expelled or excluded a total of 73 students in 2013-14, the second-highest number in the state after Detroit Public Schools, according ...



38-year-old diving record goes down at Loy Norrix, thanks to second-year diver  WZZM13.com

It's been said many times that records are meant to be broken.



Valerie Boggan, Loy Norrix dean of students, appointed Kalamazoo Central principal  Mlive Kalamazoo

Valerie Boggan, dean of students at Loy Norrix School, has been named the new principal of Kalamazoo Central High School.



Kalamazoo high schools named among Michigan 2017 Academic State Champs  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Central and Loy Norrix high schools were named to the list by Bridge Magazine.



Early signing day: W. MI recruits announce commitments  WOODTV.com

Several West Michigan athletes are announcing what schools they will be taking their talents to after high school.



13 employees of Kalamazoo Public School to retire  MLive.com

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has approved the retirement of 15 employees, most of whom will leave at the end of the school year.



Kalamazoo jury finds former high school teacher guilty of welfare fraud in complicated case  MLive.com

On Tuesday, a Kalamazoo County Circuit Court jury found Smith guilty of false pretenses of between $1000 to $20000, a felony with a maximum sentence of five ...



See how Kalamazoo-area high schools were ranked by U.S. News and World Report  Mlive Kalamazoo

Three area high schools -- Mattawan, Delton Kellogg and Paw Paw -- ranked in the top 60 high schools in the state, according to a analysis by U.S. News and ...



Loy Norrix boys swim program goes from sinking to succeeding under coach Paul Mahar  MLive.com

Photos from Loy Norrix's boys swim meet against Kalamazoo Central on Monday, Feb. 13 at Loy Norrix High School. By Patrick Nothaft | pnothaft@mlive.com



National Signing Day 2018: Kalamazoo athletes sign with Purdue, MIT others  MLive.com

Dozens of high school athletes from around the Kalamazoo area signed NCAA letters of intent on National Signing Day.



Kalamazoo Public Schools graduation rate is up, but data also shows district's challenges  MLive.com

More students are graduating on time from Kalamazoo Public Schools, according to new state data released, but the district continues to lag behind state ...



Graduation rate at 71% in Kalamazoo Public Schools; dropout rate 12.7%  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Central graduation. The four-year district-wide graduation rate for 2015 in the Kalamazoo Public Schools was 71 percent. (Erik Holladay/Special to ...



Football Frenzy Week 1: Aug. 24, 2018  WOODTV.com

The first week of high school football means a double dose of Football Frenzy.



Police: Teen deaths were shooting accident and suicide  Fox17

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Investigators with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety say the deaths of two teens overnight were likely an accident and a suicide ...



East Lansing holds off Kalamazoo Central rally in Class A regional semifinals  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Central's Morasha Wiggins drives to the basket in her team's regional semifinal game against East Lansing on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Loy Norrix ...



Viral photo prompts support for Union HS football  WOODTV.com

A photo of bare stands at a Union football game has garnered hundreds of comments on social media, but change is expected Friday.



2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.



Jeter's Leaders inducts new students, awards scholarships to new graduates  MLive.com

Derek Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation has inducted 10 new students into its 2019 class of Jeter's Leaders in Kalamazoo County, and awarded college scholarships to ...



6 schools compete in May 5 Kalamazoo Gazette 2018 Prom of the Week Poll  MLive.com

Schoolcraft High School students attend their 2018 prom at Wind and James event center in Schoolcraft, April 28, 2018. (Rebekah Welch). Which of these six ...



Kalamazoo 'Hidden Figures' are leading young women in computer science  MLive.com

The group of young woman of the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center are proving once again, that it is possible to be a woman and be among ...



19 Kalamazoo-area residents named YWCA Young Women of Achievement  MLive.com

The YWCA of Kalamazoo has announced today the recipients of the 2015 YWCA Young Women of Achievement Award.



Kalamazoo students refute hunger striker on alleged textbook problem  MLive.com

After ending a nine-day hunger strike to protest what he perceives as a textbook problem in Kalamazoo Public Schools, Kris Mbah urged supporters to "pack the ...



Institute is taking local high school students to China for summer camp | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A group of 10 local high school students will travel to China in July with the Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University for a ...



Kalamazoo, Portage schools closing early due to weather  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Anticipating problems with the snow, several of the Kalamazoo Public schools were set to close a half-hour early today, that is at 1:50 p.m., ...



Graduation data for Kalamazoo Public Schools reflects high dropout rate among African-American males  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

Kalamazoo Public Schools counted 343 African-Americans in the Class of 2011. Only 189 -- or 55 percent -- graduated on time last June.



KPS announces administrative moves, OKs hiring 14 new teachers  MLive.com

Kalamazoo Public Schools has announced a series of administrative moves, as well as the hiring of 14 new teachers.



Parents confront Kalamazoo school officials after principal put on leave  Fox17

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Many concerned parents attended the Kalamazoo Board of Education meeting Thursday night after the principal of Loy Norrix High ...



Prosecutor: Loy Norrix security guard who impregnated student belongs in prison  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI – A Kalamazoo County judge erred last month when he sentenced a former Loy Norrix High School security guard to jail time and probation for ...



Active shooter training part of back-to-school prep for teachers  MLive.com

"It is very pathetic we have to do this training," Superintendent Michael Rice said during the Board of Education meeting Thursday, Aug. 9.



'Dear Beautiful Kalamazoo Promise Donors': Thank-you letters from Promise recipients  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

Although the funders of The Promise remain anonymous, that hasn't stopped a flow of thank-you letters coming into The Promise office from grateful students ...



Kalamazoo schools appoints new assistant superintendent, 3 new principals  The Kalamazoo Gazette

Kalamazoo Public Schools has hired a new assistant superintendent and named new principals for Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts and Lincoln and ...



High school memo: Loy Norrix's Jake Gumbleton talks about tennis record set days after personal tragedy  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

During his freshman year on the Loy Norrix High School tennis team, Jake Gumbleton lost a match at the regional tournament and as he came off the court, ...



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