Knight Life

Social Justice Book Bowl is a success for another year of competition

Social Justice Book Bowl is a success for another year of competition

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

February 5, 2020

Every year the Loy Norrix Social Justice Quiz Bowl team walks home with the winning trophy. The teams this year are already doing well by making it through the elimination rounds. Although winning is the goal, more important than the win is that students learn about social justice issues facing Amer...

Tea Club gives students a break from academics

Tea Club gives students a break from academics

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

February 1, 2020

Walking into Tea Club and being welcomed with a smile always makes the long day you had at school better. After you get a cup of relaxing tea and snacks, you’re ready to put the day behind you and sit down to have light and calm conversation with people that share similar interests. Tea Club focuses ...

Loy Norrix students learn what life after high school might look like

Loy Norrix students learn what life after high school might look like

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

January 17, 2020

Every year, Loy Norrix students get a visit from LN alumni who have sat in the same seat just a couple years ago to tell then what life may be like once they have graduated from high school.  As college students finish off their fall semester, they are given an opportunity to come back to Loy Norri...

The importance of teachers showing off personality while teaching

The importance of teachers showing off personality while teaching

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

October 26, 2019

Every weekday for 180 days, teenagers wake up and go to school. Most of the time the students learn the curriculum and move onto the next class, typically leaving them unimpressed and often bored.  Once in awhile, there are teachers who make a bigger impact than than usual. Although enjoying a class re...

2022 Executive Board overcomes challenges to plan Homecoming

2022 Executive Board overcomes challenges to plan Homecoming

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

October 24, 2019

Throughout the year there are fun school events and dances that take place. All the details are carefully planned out, and usually the event runs smoothly. The people who plan and fundraise for these events are the students in the executive boards.  The latest event coming up is homecoming, and this year the 2022...

Democratic Socialism, Reshaping America's Left

Democratic Socialism, Reshaping America's Left

Brandi-Rose Phiri

May 8, 2019

The phrase “democratic socialism” has been popping up all over the news. Some of the liberals are split about weather they agree with this system, and Republicans think it's just the newest radical idea that all liberals are turning to. Even though many people are forming their opinion without ...

Loy Norrix Welcomes Kailash Satyarthi for PeaceJam Conference

Brandi-Rose Phiri

April 20, 2019

“Free! Safe! Educated!” are the words every student yelled at this year’s Great Lakes Peacejam Conference, and the person who started the chant was special guest Kailash Satyarthi. Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who has fought for the rights of children and their education. He h...

High School Love Can Be A Strain or A Delight

High School Love Can Be A Strain or A Delight

Brandi-Rose Phiri

February 14, 2019

Love makes the world-go-round. Yes, this is the phrase everyone with love goggles on swears by, but perhaps high schoolers shouldn’t shout it out. Many people enjoy having a boyfriend or girlfriend. They believe it keeps their life interesting. In some cases, it motivates students to go to schoo...

Battling Cancer as a Family: Student Struggles With a Parent's Illness

Battling Cancer as a Family: Student Struggles With a Parent's Illness

Brandi-Rose Phiri

December 23, 2018

She was forlorn as she came into the room, but put on a smile as she walked up to her dad and told him to drink the glass of water she had set down. She looked at him and all she could think was “has he really lost hope?” The glass sat full of water getting warmer as the day got darker. Sadly, th...

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Brandi-Rose Phiri

December 20, 2018

The United States just had a midterm election on November 6th, and many monumental milestones were reached. Thirty new women are coming into Congress including the fist lesbian, muslim and Native-American women. The Democrats took over the house, and in our own state of Michigan, marijuana was made lega...

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