Knight Life

The Junk in Seniors' Trunks

The Junk in Seniors' Trunks

Frankie Stevens

May 30, 2017

Rachel Thompson Most Interesting item- This walking stick that I used for hiking over spring break. Favorite Item- The towels from South Carolina and the multiple pairs of shoes.   “My car may always be messy, but if you need something, I have it!”   Julia Townley Favorite Item- This melted...

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Frankie Stevens

April 10, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Loy Norrix Link Crew introduced a new way of recruiting members for next year by holding the first annual Cupcakes and Conversation. Sophomores and juniors interested in Link Crew grabbed a cupcake and sat down to talk with current leaders about why they should join and what ...

What do you Want to do Before you Die? The Bucket List of Loy Norrix

What do you Want to do Before you Die? The Bucket List of Loy Norrix

Frankie Stevens

March 1, 2017

Countless people have something that they want to do before they die, whether it be skydiving or traveling to an exotic place. A bucket list is a checklist of experiences or achievements that someone wants to accomplish during their lifetime. Knight Life asked Loy Norrix students and staff about what...

Voting Isn’t a Joke- Americans Take their Voting Rights for Granted

Voting Isn’t a Joke- Americans Take their Voting Rights for Granted

Frankie Stevens

December 9, 2016

For decades minorities have fought for the right to vote in America. Thousands of people have been killed and arrested fighting for the right for all citizens no matter the race, gender, or social status to be able to voice their opinions in the elections by voting. Despite the hard work and sacrifices...

The River Church Reaches Out to Help Grieving Families

The River Church Reaches Out to Help Grieving Families

Frankie Stevens

October 13, 2016

The Kalamazoo community was consumed with grief on the night of September 5th when two young men were killed in a tragic accident. Daquarion (DQ) Hunter and Marsavious (Savie) Frazier were both well known by the KPS community and active in their schools of Loy Norrix and Phoenix respectively. Out o...

Seniors see the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Senior class president Maddie Olech blows out the senior candle, passing it to the juniors. Photo Credit / Abby Farrer

Frankie Stevens

June 8, 2016

Candlelight was held on June 3rd for the class of 2016. Candlelight is a ceremony held at Loy Norrix to symbolize the passing of the torch form the graduating seniors to the juniors. Loy Norrix is one of the few schools that holds this ceremony that invites parents to come see their students and recognizes...

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Frankie Stevens

May 20, 2016

Do you know how to pay taxes, set up a bank account, create a budget or take out loans? Probably not, but then again, it is not required for students to learn some of the most important life tools in high school. That is why personal finance should be a required class for all students. In order to b...

Students Speculate about the Thursday Pep Assemblies

Students Speculate about the Thursday Pep Assemblies

Frankie Stevens

March 7, 2016

Dressed in blue and white, the student body chants the fight song as the band plays along. Students go head-to-head in small competitions like lip syncing and crab soccer, trying to get the most points for their class towards winning the spirit jug. The entire week has led up to this pep rally to s...

The Price of College is Rising, While Student Financial Stability is Falling

The Price of College is Rising, While Student Financial Stability is Falling

Frankie Stevens

January 21, 2016

You’re finally graduating college after four hard years of lectures, late nights, and coffee. Finally free from the everyday rhythm of classes and homework, you’re ready to start your new job, but let’s not forget about the $50 thousand dollars in student loans that got you to this point. Ever...

Donating Hair Can Change a Child’s Life

Donating Hair Can Change a Child’s Life

Frankie Stevens

November 20, 2015

  Imagine being nine years old again, going to school everyday and making new friends. You spend your day playing outside and doing homework. You bike to the park and play with your dog, but when cancer strikes all of this changes. Instead of watching cartoons Saturday morning, you are going to...

October’s Teacher of the Month, Jay Peterson

October’s Teacher of the Month, Jay Peterson

Frankie Stevens

November 19, 2015

“It was eighth grade when I knew that I enjoyed history and helping my classmates, and as I went through high school, the desire to help and teach grew. It's just something that felt right,” said Loy Norrix teacher Jay Peterson. Peterson has been a teacher at Loy Norrix for three years. Before he ...

Top Ten Halloween Attractions near Kalamazoo, MI

Jack-o'-lantern carved from pumpkins and lit with tea lights

Frankie Stevens

October 29, 2015

Psycho Ward and Nightmares: This horrifying haunted house will make you scream as your childhood nightmares come to life. They will toy with your psyche and leave you petrified. “The scariest thing was that a man was standing there with a chainsaw, and he chased us out,” said senior Jazmyn Jacks...

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