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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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Loy Norrix High School gets facelift before start of school year

The iconic turquoise exterior is replaced with a navy blue, which more closely resembles the spirit colors of the Loy Norrix Knights.

Loy Norrix High School dean of students promoted to principal

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

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

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

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 ...

Loy Norrix pole vaulter steps out from brother's shadow to set program record

Loy Norrix senior Zach Skinner set a school record with a 15-foot vault at his team's Division 1 regional meet.

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 ...

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

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

Kalamazoo Public Schools settles sexual harassment lawsuit

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

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

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

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 ...

In-school food pantries expand reach to Kalamazoo students

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 ...

Upsets and thrillers headline Tuesday's Kalamazoo-area prep hoops action

From Kalamazoo Christian's buzzer-beater to Gull Lake's comeback vs. St. Joe, see Tuesday's fantastic finishes.

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

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Five Loy Norrix High School students have been charged with crimes in connection with a gun being fired in the school Tuesday. Kalamazoo ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Loy Norrix students celebrate prom 2017

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

Vote for 2019's first Kalamazoo-area high school hoops Player of the Week

KALAMAZOO, MI - The first week of 2019 was a light one for high school basketball squads across the Kalamazoo area, but there was no shortage of prime-time ...

More alleged victims of former principal emerge in harassment case

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

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

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

Kalamazoo schools consider women's studies course for high school students

In the next six months, the district will create a group to further develop the class. The board should expect to see the recommendation again next fall, Michael ...

Excellence in Education recognizes 2018 seniors in Kalamazoo County

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

Kalamazoo principal Rodney Prewitt resigns after harassment lawsuit

Loy Norrix Principal Rodney Prewitt resigned from Kalamazoo Public Schools.

Kalamazoo student's college dreams saved despite losing Promise scholarship

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

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

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 Principal put on leave | News  Midwest Communication

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- Kalamazoo Public Schools have put the Principal of Loy Norrix High School on Administrative Leave with pay, but they are not ...

Loy Norrix students win honors in forensics, journalism

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

Graduation ceremonies will be live online for Kalamazoo Public Schools

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

Kalamazoo high schools named among Michigan 2017 Academic State Champs

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

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

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

81 high school seniors honored at Kalamazoo RESA awards breakfast

KALAMAZOO, MI - Eighty-one Kalamazoo County high school seniors were honored at the annual Kalamazoo RESA Seniors Awards Breakfast on Thursday, ...

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

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.

Kalamazoo Public Schools asks court to dismiss sexual harassment suit

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

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Jon Hoadley wins third term representing 60th state House District

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

Meet the candidates running for the Comstock Public Schools board

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

Principal disciplined for harassment had recommendation before hire

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

Oakland U. gives Kalamazoo graduate tuition grant after missing out on Promise  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The recent high school graduate who found herself without a Kalamazoo Promise scholarship has received some good news. We told you ...

Kalamazoo teen is not your stereotypical competitive weightlifter

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Loy Norrix hires Terry Farmer as head football coach

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Students for gun legislation host congressional candidate forum

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

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

Students in West Michigan stage walkout in protest of gun violence  WWMT-TV

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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.

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

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

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Kalamazoo schools expulsions, suspensions rate among state's highest

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

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Threat prompts lockdown at Loy Norrix High School  Midwest Communication

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Kalamazoo Central football coach Dana Chambers resigns

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

Former Loy Norrix High School attendance officer Virgina 'Ginger' Snyder lauded as compassionate, committed  Kalamazoo Gazette -

KALAMAZOO — Every child needs to have people in their corner who believe in them and want to see them succeed. Virginia “Ginger” Snyder was one of those ...

Kalamazoo parents, students raise concerns about leggings ban, gun issue

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

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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 dean named principal at Hillside Middle School; KAMSC gets new research director

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

Behind the scenes with the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix boys swim team

Follow along to learn more about what makes this year's Loy Norrix team tick.

Parents confront Kalamazoo school officials after principal put on leave  Fox17

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MSU, NFL player Duckett creating Kzoo youth football league

Todd “TJ” Duckett is coming home to Kalamazoo to help create a new youth football program.

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

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First grads of Western Michigan medical school matched with residencies

All 48 students in the first graduating class of Western Michigan University's medical school were matched with residencies spanning 23 states.

Silver-collar economy: 45 years and counting for high school Latin teacher Barbara Felkel  Kalamazoo Gazette -

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

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KPS announces administrative moves, OKs hiring 14 new teachers

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

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.

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

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 ...

Rumored threat closes Loy Norrix HS for Monday  Fox17

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Loy Norrix High School will be closed Monday following an “unspecified threat,” according to Kalamazoo Public Schools. A Facebook ...

Kalamazoo, Portage schools closing early due to weather

Several Kalamazoo schools are closing early today.

WMU to host a free Chinese New Year Gala | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University will host a New Year's Gala from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Bernhard ...

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

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

19 Kalamazoo-area residents named YWCA Young Women of Achievement

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

Loy Norrix WR Simeon Smith commits to Michigan as preferred walk-on

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Simeon Smith's football career at Loy Norrix High School came to an end Friday night with a disappointing loss to Battle Creek Central.

One teen was shot accidentally; other teen turned gun on himself, police say

KALAMAZOO, MI -- One of the two 17-years-olds found dead of gunshot wounds Monday night appears to have shot the other by accident then turned the gun ...

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 ...

Meet the 2017-18 Kalamazoo Gazette girls basketball Dream Team

See the Kalamazoo-area's top athletes from the 2017-18 girls basketball season.

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

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

‘There’s help out there:’ Family sends message after son’s suicide  Fox17

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A local family is hoping to turn tragedy into an opportunity to teach others. Friday night, 15-year-old Alex Sanchez took his own life, and ...

KPS students share acclaimed poetry in reverence to MLK Day  Western Herald

Voices of Kalamazoo's youth recited their original poetry to an audience of approximately 40 people in commemoration to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan.

Kalamazoo schools hires 7 teachers, Bloomingdale principal to head El Sol; 9 teachers resign  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Heather Grisales, principal of Bloomingdale's Pullman Elementary School, is the new head of El Sol Elementary, a Kalamazoo school that features a ...

Lady Cards fall to East Lansing in Regional Final  WTVB

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Lifelong battle for acceptance: Basketball court a proving ground for Kalamazoo Loy Norrix standout Bishop Robinson

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West Michigan students ‘walkout’  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN -- A month after seventeen lives were taken during the United States' deadliest mass school shooting, schools and students across the nation ...

Behind the scenes with Portage Northern's baseball team

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Kalamazoo 'Hidden Figures' are leading young women in computer science

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Kalamazoo-area high school seniors recognized for Excellence in Education

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Kalamazoo Christian's playoff run halted by top-ranked Monroe St. Mary

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Turning volleyball passion into educational opportunity | Featured-ght  Petoskey News-Review

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Coach's 'box not fight' mantra transcends ring, seeks to diffuse violence

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Two teen boys found shot dead in Kalamazoo alley  Fox17

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Kalamazoo-area sends 11 to Associated Press girls basketball all-state teams

Comstock's Daisy Ansel and Schoolcraft's Lydia Goble headlined the list with first team all-state selections.

See which Kalamazoo-area softball players earned all-state honors in 2017

Follow along to see the 15 area athletes named to the 2017 softball all-state list.

Loy Norrix alumnus David Gumbleton, 24, remembered as 'all-around nice young guy'  Kalamazoo Gazette -

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Kalamazoo County Excellence in Education program honors top students in Class of 2013  Kalamazoo Gazette -

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