Knight Life

Former Loy Norrix exchange students share what’s happening in their home countries

Jeanie Gould-McElhone and Elisa Matz pose for a photo the day before Matzs flight home.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment editor

June 11, 2020

Only 57 days.  Elisa Matz was a sophomore exchange student at Loy Norrix High School for just 57 days when Covid-19 sent her home to Lürschau in northern Germany. Elisa’s exchange continues in weekly conversations with myself and the two other exchange students we’ve hosted over the last five ...

Hindsight is 2020

Hindsight is 2020

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

June 10, 2020

I’ve known almost my whole life that 2020 was my year.  On my first day of preschool I was given a bright blue t-shirt that said “Class of 2020” across the front. It would take some time to fully understand what that meant, that 2020 was the year I would graduate high school with my friends be...

Don’t catch senioritis

Senior Maggie Grabemeyer takes a nap during class. As a senior, she's finding it harder and harder to stay awake.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

March 10, 2020

The finish line is in sight! As graduation approaches, a “condition” referred to as senioritis is beginning to hit the class of 2020.  It’s hard to stay focused and motivated in school, especially as college acceptance letters start rolling in. Senioritis is a decline of motivation and effort by ...

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2020

The Time Person of the Year is announced at the end of every year. This annual issue of “Time” magazine features a person who has had the most impact and influence on events and people of that year.  On December 11th, the person of the year was announced, 16 year old, Swedish climate activist, Greta Th...

The Velvelettes sing with Loy Norrix Choir

From left to right; Milly Gill-Arbor, Bertha Barbee-McNeal, Norma-Barbee Fairhurst, and Cal Gill-Street.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2020

  One of the best things about being a reporter is getting to meet some amazing people. That’s exactly what happened to me last month when I had the opportunity to meet and interview two members of the Motown group, The Velvelettes, when they performed with the Loy Norrix Choir for their car...

Women Studies class to be offered at Loy Norrix

Senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and teacher Rebecca Layton discuss the womens studies curriculum. The class is a mix of political science, psychology and womens history.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2020

In the 2020-21 school year there will be a new class students can take at Loy Norrix that was recently approved by the KPS Board of Education on Thursday, December 5th. The new class is a women's studies course that has been in the works by LN senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and alumni Isaac Moss since 20...

Loy Norrix choir sings to EmpowHER

The Loy Norrix choir performs at their concert on November 1st.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2019

The Loy Norrix Choir’s annual Cabaret was held the weekend  of November 1st and the choir put on an entertaining performance. Every year there is a different theme for the Cabaret concert. This year’s theme was EmpowHER, celebrating songs written and made famous by women.  Looking through thi...

IT Chapter Two: The Losers are Back

IT Chapter Two: The Losers are Back

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

October 30, 2019

Stephen King’s “IT” is a very popular novel of King's ever since its publication in 1986. The original film came out a few years later in 1990.  In 2017, Director, Andres Muschietti came out with a reboot. But now, in 2019, the second and final installment has been released. It was a long awai...

Go Loy Norrix! Go Loy Norrix! It’s Hoco Season

The tower of Loy Norrix High School.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2019

Lucas It’s that time of year again! Football, spirit days and the Homecoming Dance! The spirit days will consist of PJ Day on Monday, Twin Day on Tuesday, Throwback on Wednesday and School Spirit day on Thursday. We hope to see our Knights participating in the week's activities. Due to no sc...

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