Knight Life

Embrace your creative side and relieve stress: craft ideas

A page about the movie

Clara Moss

June 5, 2020

No matter how crafts turn out, the process of creating something is beneficial. You can let out your emotions and thoughts in any way you please, whether abstract or concretely. Crafts can also calm you down and serve as a relaxing way to pass time, especially during a phase where there seems to be so...

The stay-at-home order is the perfect time to adopt new pet

The first day I met Queenie, at the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue. She immediately loved attention and we adopted her that day.

Clara Moss

May 21, 2020

My family adopted a new cat from the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue this week, and with the whole family staying home, it has been a smooth introduction. We’ve decided to name her Queenie, and she’s a four-year-old black cat who loves sleeping and eating. We installed a baby gate in the doorway to my...

Good news from around the world during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Coronavirus graphic.

Clara Moss, Social Media

April 23, 2020

Even during a global pandemic, certain aspects of the world don’t change, some are even becoming more positive. Whether the environment or animals have been helped, humans have managed to brighten the world a little bit. BBC News reports that for the second time ever, a patient has been cured of HIV. The patient, A...

People should live more sustainably

People should live more sustainably

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

March 26, 2020

Climate change and global emissions has increased into a worldwide problem. Icecaps are melting, leaving arctic animals struggling in their own climate, while the sky is filling with smoke and gases, polluting the air we breath. Politicians are struggling to pass a Green New Deal, but everyone can make...

The death of a legend: Kobe Bryant passes away in a helicopter crash

Victoria McGowan playing in the Junior Varsity basketball game on Tuesday. McGowan looked up to both Kobe and Gianna Bryant.

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

February 7, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, the 41 year old retired basketball player Kobe Bryant passed away along with his 13 year old daughter Gianna, also known as Gigi, in a helicopter crash that killed nine people. The helicopter went down in Calabasas, California, and was on the way to Gianna’s basketball game. Along...

YWCA organizes Women’s March in Kalamazoo

YWCA organizes Women's March in Kalamazoo

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

January 30, 2020

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Loy Norrix’s next play focuses on racism and confrontation: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” utilizes the diversity of Norrix to discuss tension in a mixed-race couple

Derrell Mabon II, Kamryn Kimbrough, and Brooklyn Moore during play rehearsal. Mabon plays John Prentice Sr., Kimbrough plays Mary Prentice, and Moore plays Hilary St. George.

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

January 18, 2020

“It’s gonna be a wake-up call,” drama teacher and play director Paige Carrow said. “It’s going to spark conversations after the show.” Loy Norrix will be putting on the play “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” in February, directed by drama teacher Paige Carrow, who wanted the high school to ...

Loy Norrix holds an academic assembly for hard-working students: The Thursday before winter break students gathered to watch a movie and have treats

Freshmen Yacine Lo and Mara Vander Beek wait for the movie to start during the assembly. Lo and Vander Beek both had 3.5 GPAs and enjoyed the assembly.

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

January 16, 2020

While other students were in class, students with good grades or perfect attendance watched the movie “Elf” while eating chips, cookies, and chocolates.  On December 19, students from all grades missed fourth and fifth hour to watch a movie and have food in the auditorium as a reward for eithe...

Loy Norrix freshman handles the death of her aunt: A look at how Nevaeh Hughes coped with tragedy

Nevaeh Hughes' Aunt Angela, who was paralyzed most of her life but still valued spending time with her family. Hughes misses her Aunt, but uses her as a role model.

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

December 16, 2019

“She was always happy for others and happy for herself,” freshman Nevaeh Hughes said of her Aunt Angela, who she aspires to be like. Angela passed away in a hospital during the summer of 2018 after her brain swelled in four spots. “That was everything for the kids,” Hughes said in regar...

Students should have freedom: Schools assign too much homework

Students should have freedom: Schools assign too much homework

Clara Moss, Staff Writer and Social Media Team

December 10, 2019

Take a look at Finland, where the test scores are highest, they have a high school graduation rate of ninety three percent, and two out of three graduates go to college. To achieve this, Finland schools only have one standardized test, there are about seventy five minutes for recess, their teachers ar...

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