Knight Life

Bilingual Loy Norrix students perform with The Kalamazoo Chinese Academy

Left to Right: Loy Norrix students Trevor Watts, Alex Bosak, and Nathan Hodshire. All three students are bilingual, speaking Chinese Mandarin and English.

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

June 12, 2020

You are sitting in darkness at Chenery Auditorium. Suddenly, a team comes out onto the stage and begins their diabolo performance.  Diabolos/Chinese yo-yos are flying across the stage as the audience is in awe. In January and February, a yo-yo team from the Kalamazoo Chinese Academy performed at...

Exercise will improve life in quarantine

Sophomore Ian Woodruff performs a ‘row’. Rows are commonly found in upper body workouts.

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

June 9, 2020

With so many businesses closed due to COVID-19 shutdowns, people haven't had the same day-to-day exercise as before.  Before these shutdowns, non-essential businesses were open and employees had to move in some way to get to work, customers maneuvered around stores or malls, and students had to walk ...

A simple solution to the straw debate: don’t use straws

Plastic disposable straws lie amongst each other. Disposable straws account for 4-7% of pollution on Earth.

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

November 5, 2019

It's a Friday night and I go out to eat. When the waitress brings me a drink, she leaves a paper straw. Convinced that paper straws are much better for the environment, I use it happily. After about 5 minutes the drink has changed to an earthy taste, and the top of the straw has folded in on itself, ...

Highschoolers should be able to trick or treat judgement free

Highschoolers should be able to trick or treat judgement free

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

October 30, 2019

Trick or treating can be a big part of people's lives, and some will continue the tradition for as long as they can. As a highschooler I've heard people say things like, “You’re too old to trick or treat” or “It’s weird to trick or treat as a teenager” to other highschoolers. Some people even...

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