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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Jennings playing keyboard at La Luna recording studios during the recording of their current record “Something about Blue.” “Something about Blue” is the second installment in their “Small Truths” trilogy revolving around a more atmospheric sound with usage of more acoustic instruments.

Students from rival schools come together to form eclectic musical project “Via Ferrata”

Wolfgang Madonia, Guest Writer November 16, 2022

When a group of musicians have played music together for multiple years, the beginnings of an inseparable bond can occur between the members. This is no different in the case of Loy Norrix junior and keyboardist,...

Dan Lafferty addresses students before auditions begin. Around forty seven students were in attendance, all to try and get a spot in this years musical production of Legally Blonde.

The making of “Legally Blonde”: production kicks off with a crew meeting and auditions

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief October 17, 2022

When someone hears “Legally Blonde,” there's a ninety percent chance that a pink and sparkle-clad Reese Witherspoon comes to mind.  The cult classic film came out in 2001 and follows a fashionable...

Legally Blonde Official Cast List

Legally Blonde Official Cast List

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief September 30, 2022

Senior Reign Semelbauer speaks for the Gender Sexuality Alliance on the gender spectrum as fellow club members prepare for the group poem.

“Through the Views” presentation gives student organizations a chance to speak on issues they care about

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief June 7, 2022

On May 13, six of Loy Norrix’s student organizations came together for “Through the Views,” a presentation organized by librarian John Krieder. The event took place right after school and showcased...

Final exam schedule & resources

Final exam schedule & resources

Ari'el Abbott and Hannah Locke June 2, 2022

The time has come: there is only one week left of school which means final exams are fast approaching. In fact, they start on Wednesday, June 8. Here are some tips to help you with your review! Start...

Abigayle Smith poses for a picture alongside fellow CTE students and course teacher, Dr. Noreen Heikes. All participants were required to submit a scientific inquiry to the competition.

Veterinary Science CTE leads senior to a Gold Award at the Michigan State FFA Convention

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief May 30, 2022

Loy Norrix senior Abigayle Smith, is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Science CTE. Her weeks have been spent at Gull Meadow farms tending to animals, monitoring the class cat and learning with her...

Seniors Ian Woodruff and Harper Schrader entering the patio at prom. The patio was decorated with twinkle lights and tables for fresh air mingling.

Prom provides an exciting way for upperclassmen to celebrate the end of the year

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief May 13, 2022

On Saturday, April 23, Loy Norrix held its annual junior/senior prom on Western Michigan University’s campus at the Fetzer Center. The high turnout reflected just how much Norrix students have missed...

On Thursday, Apr 7, 2022, in a historic decision, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman and first public defender to be confirmed to the  United States Supreme Court.

Ketanji Brown Jackson: her road to confirmation

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief April 18, 2022

On Feb. 25, 2022, President Biden nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court. She will replace Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement on Jan. 27, 2022. Jackson...

Protest signs urges a ban of Russia from the SWIFT financial system, an action that has since been taken by the United States and various other NATO countries.

Sanctions on Russia: what they are, what they do and what effect they will have on countries around the world

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief March 8, 2022

The word “sanction” has become an essential in the vocabulary of most Americans this past week as the Russo-Ukrainian conflict continues to rage on. In lieu of military intervention, the United States,...

Jason Walker talks to students in the hallway. Walker is the restorative justice coach at Loy Norrix and works with students and staff when conflict arises.

Restorative justice: Loy Norrix gradual implementation is a small step in the right direction, but is it enough to create systemic change?

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief February 14, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of  "State of Mind: The Modern Condition of Youth,"  produced in partnership with local, independent news outlet NowKalamazoo, which provided editorial support and guidance.    In...

Loy Norrix students led by members of third party organizations and fellow student leaders stand outside of Loy Norrix High School. Students walked out to protest KPS COVID and policing policies.

Approximately 35 students walk out of Loy Norrix in protest against KPS COVID protocols and policing in schools

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief January 18, 2022

At 9:00 a.m., on January 17, 2022, approximately 35 students walked out of school, lead by third party organizations such as Black Lives Matter Kalamazoo Battle Creek and Food not Bombs, in collabortation...

How music has changed through the past century

How music has changed through the past century

Isabella Aguilar, Staff Writer January 7, 2022

The soft, the loud, the calm, the wild; music is something that we have all listened to. Some of it we like and some of it we dislike. Music has changed and it will continue to, in ways we never might...

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