Knight Life

Students can have fun while staying home

Senior Emma Scheele stays busy while staying home during COVID-19. Scheele plays with her dog outside.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 11, 2020

It is nearing the end of March, you’re leaving school after finishing up your second-trimester final exams. You feel a heavy weight lifted off of your shoulders as it’s a half-day and you get to go home and relax after weeks of hard work and studying. Little did you know, though, that you would no...

Change in scenery: Parents working from home

Loy Norrix parent Abby Haughey works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and adapts to all of the changes from working from an office to home.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 10, 2020

As non-essential businesses have been shut down since March due to COVID-19, many businessmen and businesswomen have had to adapt to working from home. While this may seem like a dream come true to some, it can come with many new challenges as well! “There is never a dull moment and more work!” said Abby Haug...

The truth about New Year’s resolutions

Junior Ja'Mari Jackson works out in the Loy Norrix weight room to start the New Year off right. Jackson plans on continuing to workout throughout the year.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

February 12, 2020

New Year’s resolutions are a long lasting tradition among many people, but are they truly effective?  New Year’s resolutions can really motivate people to kickstart their goals and dreams. However, if people don’t follow through with them month after month, they are pretty useless. New Year...

Kalamazoo Public Schools search for a new Superintendent

Interim Superintendent Gary Start works at his desk. He will be taking over until Kalamazoo Public Schools finds a permanent replacement for Dr. Micheal Rice.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

February 6, 2020

Following Dr. Micheal Rice’s permanent move to become the state superintendent of Michigan, the Kalamazoo Public Schools District has been moving along in the process of finding a new superintendent.  Dr. Rice served as the KPS superintendent from 2007-2019; nearly twelve years of service with...

The KPS community shares their thoughts on year-round schooling

the front of Woodward Elementary during the school day. Woodward is one of the schools in KPS testing year round school, which is testing year round schooling.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

January 22, 2020

It’s the last day of school before the summer starts all of your exams are completed, you’re saying your goodbyes to your favorite teachers and all of your friends. You feel a sense of relief because the long school year has finally come to an end and you’re looking forward to a summer full of spen...

The Majority of Loy Norrix Students Prefer Spotify Over Apple Music

The Majority of Loy Norrix Students Prefer Spotify Over Apple Music

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

May 10, 2019

Music lovers nowadays enjoy the freedom of skipping as many songs as they please, having unlimited listening time, and having access to any music they would like to listen to. However, there has been a huge debate as to which is better, the streaming app “Spotify” or the streaming service “Apple Musi...

Candlelight: A Hopeful Goodbye to Norrix Seniors

Student Tinhae Bennett walks across the stage as she's being honored for her PeaceJam award.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 9, 2018

 

Starbucks Reacts to Racial Bias Claims

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 5, 2018

Starbucks, the popular coffee chain where friends and loved ones can gather together and enjoy their favorite drinks and small bites in their community, have come across some trouble with race. However, the limits have been tested in recent months when two black men entered a Starbucks cafe in Phil...

Interracial Dating: The Source of Diversity for Future Generations

Interracial Dating: The Source of Diversity for Future Generations

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

April 27, 2018

Interracial dating is now becoming a very common phenomenon among younger generations, and with this, the future generations are becoming racially mixed. As each new generation begins to sprout, grow, and develop, it is slowly but surely becoming a widespread trend. With time, many families are beco...

Moving From Mexico to Kalamazoo is a Life Changing Experience

Moving From Mexico to Kalamazoo is a Life Changing Experience

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

March 5, 2018

Imagine moving thousands of miles away from your hometown, the place you grew up, made all of your childhood memories and made strong relationships in. Traveling brings stress to almost everyone. When traveling results in a wide variety of changes for you and your lifestyle, it brings a whole new le...

Lack of Focus in School: Holiday Edition

Lack of Focus in School: Holiday Edition

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

December 1, 2017

As the seasons change, mindsets change too. Summer has officially passed, and the chilly winter days are approaching. However, even though some people may not be looking forward to this drastic weather change, they still manage to gain holiday spirit and are ready to celebrate and spend time with l...

Stressful Schedules: Regretful Students Realize That they May Not be up for the Challenge of Accelerated Classes

Stressful Schedules: Regretful Students Realize That they May Not be up for the Challenge of Accelerated Classes

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

October 20, 2017

Many students returned to school this fall with high expectations set for themselves to succeed in their classes. The start of school gives students a variety of different feelings, ranging from a rush of adrenaline to summer withdrawal from such a huge lifestyle change. While some students may enjoy catching up with...

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