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

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

Mother found dead and dismembered remembered as sweet, calm woman

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

Loy Norrix High School gets facelift before start of school year

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, ...

Teacher, coach celebrates 50 years at Loy Norrix

Inside the halls and walls of Loy Norrix High School in Kalamazoo, the Duckett name is everywhere.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 schools consider women's studies course for high school students

Two students and their teacher from Loy Norrix High School created a curriculum for a women's studies course they hope to see added to the high school.

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 ...

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.

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.

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

Nearly 60000 pounds of food were distributed through the pantries last school year.

Kalamazoo students walk out of schools in solidarity against gun violence

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Kalamazoo Special Olympics runner to make history at Boston Marathon

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

Loy Norrix students celebrate prom 2017

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

Portage Winter Blast Marathon brings road closures

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 police arrest 3 students after fight at Loy Norrix High School

"Today, two students were fighting in the main hallway by the cafeteria at Loy Norrix High School," Principal Rodney Prewitt said in a voice message that was ...

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 ...

Kalamazoo principal Rodney Prewitt resigns after harassment lawsuit -

Loy Norrix Principal Rodney Prewitt resigned from Kalamazoo Public Schools.

Kzoo native among 5 dead in Kenya helicopter crash

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, ...

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 ...

Loy Norrix High School students celebrate Prom 2016

The spring formal was held at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and the Kalamazoo Gazette was there to photograph the prom-goers.

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 ...

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 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.

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's ISD proposes 'systemic redesign' of career, technical education program

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Hundreds of teens find free prom dresses at Cinderella Project of Kalamazoo

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

Loy Norrix marching band debuts new uniforms at Kalamazoo Holiday Parade

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 ...

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.

Principal who quit amid sexual harassment lawsuit still paid

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A principal who resigned while facing a sexual harassment lawsuit will continue to receive pay for more than a month after his resignation, ...

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

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 ...

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

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.”

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 ...

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

The former Loy Norrix running back returned to his home town to offer parents and community leaders details on the new youth football league he helped create.

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.

Behind the scenes with the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix boys swim team

Loy Norrix swimmers huddle before the Knights' meet against Kalamazoo Central on Monday, Feb. 13 at Loy Norrix High School. (Patrick Nothaft |

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.

Jon Hoadley wins third term representing 60th state House District

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kalamazoo schools expulsions, suspensions rate among state's highest

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 ...

Loy Norrix hires Terry Farmer as head football coach

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 ...

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.

Kalamazoo Central football coach Dana Chambers resigns

Chambers posted a 23-49 record in eight seasons with the Maroon Giants.

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

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 ...

81 high school seniors honored at Kalamazoo RESA awards breakfast

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

HS hoops: Unity Christian holds off Benton Harbor

Unity Christian stormed out to a double-digit lead and staved off a second-half comeback to pull out a thrilling win for the regional title.

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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.

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.

HS hoops: Kok’s jumper sends South Christian to quarterfinals

Grand Rapids South Christian's Connor Kok hit a jump shot in the closing seconds to send the Sailors to a victory in the regional final.

13 employees of Kalamazoo Public School to retire

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.

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

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

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 ...

Students for gun legislation host congressional candidate forum

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Democrats running to represent Michigan's 6th Congressional District presented their plan to reduce gun violence at a Wednesday forum.

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 ...

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

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

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Kalamazoo, Portage schools closing early due to weather

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., ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

HS hoops: Girls regional championships

Five area girls high school basketball teams have advanced to the MHSAA state quarterfinals after winning regional titles Wednesday.

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

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

Kalamazoo students refute hunger striker on alleged textbook problem

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 ...

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

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

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Contest challenges students to share stories filmed on mobile devices

Students in the contest used their mobile devices to show how they put "People First".

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