Knight Life

Loy Norrix Students Travel the World: Seniors Reflect on Their Experiences

The Eiffel Tower, located in Paris, France, is visited by over 7 million people per year. The tower was built on January 28, 1887.
Photo Credit / Brooke Washington

alexiskaymartin

May 16, 2016

When you hear about students traveling during the summer, you think they go somewhere in the U.S. like Florida or Washington. However, Loy Norrix high school students, specifically seniors, have had the opportunity to travel out of the country. “We went to Greece first, and spent two days there. And...

Face Your Fear: The Goosebumps Exhibit Is Here

Face Your Fear: The Goosebumps Exhibit Is Here

alexiskaymartin

April 28, 2016

On February 6th, 2016 the Kalamazoo Valley Museum opened their newest exhibit, Goose Bumps: The Science Of Fear. The exhibit was founded by the California Science Center, showing kids and adults the three aspects of fear: physiological, neurobiological, and sociological. “It’s all about fear, so it...

Sam Ftorek's Rising Career is Changing His Game

Sam Ftorek in the players box coaching the Team. This is his first season as assistant coach. Photo Credit / John Gilroy Photography

alexiskaymartin

March 14, 2016

The Kalamazoo Wings hockey team has been playing hockey since 1974 at Wings Event Center, previously known as Wings Stadium. The team has come a long way since then. In the past five years, they have had over 20 thousand people in attendance (each season spanning between two and three thousand in atte...

Jazz Music Entertains The New Generation

This group of musicians form the Western Jazz Quartet. They have all studied at Western Michigan University. Photo Credit / Alexis Martin

alexiskaymartin

January 27, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it felt like to be in a college jazz band? To go from place to place just to make music with your small jazz quartet? On November 4th, the Western Jazz Quartet came to play for the band and orchestra students at Loy Norrix by request of orchestra teacher Sandra Shaw. The...

Tattoos Need A Meaning

Tattoos Need A Meaning

alexiskaymartin

November 19, 2015

“Tattoos are a form of art and your body is the canvas. No one should judge someone based of their art. As long as it is appropriate and not offensive there should be no problem with it,” said senior Taylor Krupianik. Tattoos are meant to have meaning, not just something you thought of on a whim....

Emma Greschak Draws Her Way Through High School

Emma Greschak

alexiskaymartin

November 16, 2015

  You’re roaming the halls of Loy Norrix. It’s after school, there’s no crowded halls to try to fight your way through to make it to class on time. Walking through the main hallway, something catches your eye. It’s artwork made by the art students in Loy Norrix. Students are offered a n...

Getting Into The Halloween Hype

Getting Into The Halloween Hype

alexiskaymartin

November 1, 2015

It’s Halloween! Time to bust out the spooky decorations, carve pumpkins, and stock up on candy before the crowd beats you to it. These, along with trick-or-treating, are some of the traditions for Halloween but where did this holiday originate? First, we have to know where the name comes from. The ...

Staff Racing Towards New Parking System

The parking pass for the 2015-2016 school year at Loy Norrix. Students don't like the idea of a $30 fee for a simple parking pass. Photo Credit: Alexis Martin

alexiskaymartin

September 28, 2015

  It’s a new school year. Students are waking up, getting ready to board the bus or start their cars. Upon entering class, they take their seats, but when the announcements come on, there’s something new. Student drivers are now required to register their cars for parking passes. Starting Octo...

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