Pouring From an Empty Cup: Loy Norrix Students Struggle to Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

By Emma Fergusson, Guest Writer “You know, no one has time to just go out in the woods for a few hours,” said senior Bethany Dunham. Like many of her fellow Loy Norrix students, Dunham dreams of a world in which she could forget about the books and papers that weigh down her backpack, and focus more on the little pleasures in life, like just … Continue reading Pouring From an Empty Cup: Loy Norrix Students Struggle to Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

Students Should Consider the Benefits of School Uniforms

By Emma Fergusson, Guest Writer Stiff khaki pants and a navy blue polo stamped with a Loy Norrix High School insignia. Or perhaps a button-up shirt and a nifty neck tie paired with a stuffy blazer and slacks. To many Norrix students, and perhaps students all over the country, this is not an appealing image. The debate over school uniforms seems to consistently provoke people … Continue reading Students Should Consider the Benefits of School Uniforms

Fulfill These Tips to Gain Success in High School

By Jaden Blakes, Guest Writer High school can be full of confusion and stress at times. A wide range of students struggle to maintain a good performance throughout the school year. High school, unquestionably, takes perseverance and tenacity to get through. If you’re not willing to even give just a little bit of effort, you may as well be submerged in quicksand. “Stay focused and … Continue reading Fulfill These Tips to Gain Success in High School

What Teens’ Instagram Says about Them as People

By Michaela Martin, Guest Writer Instagram is a place where you prove that dreams do come true and your style is on trend. Many people on Instagram have amazing color schemes, and others couldn’t care less about them. Instagram can show a lot about people, it can show us the way they dress, their favorite food, their favorite colors and what they do on their … Continue reading What Teens’ Instagram Says about Them as People

Coach Farmer Brings Students Joy

Dear Sports Editor, I like the article about the football team. The talk about Coach Farmer and how he brought guidance to the football team. The football team has improved so much this year, and the part about how Farmer brought something the team lacked for years I think is true. The team not only got better, I think people came closer and the team’s … Continue reading Coach Farmer Brings Students Joy

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I read “An Insight Into Loy Norrix Stage Crew” and I thought it was a good way to see the help that is needed, while also giving the reader a closer look at the audience doesn’t seen on stage. I don’t think the people behind the curtains get enough credit for what they do. This was  a great way to show some appreciation … Continue reading Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

Students Connect Mental Health to Music

Dear Editor, I enjoyed the article “Music and How it affects People While Studying.” I feel that music is an excellent study tool. I also feel blaming violent music to violence is ridiculous as blaming cereal. Correlation doesn’t mean causation. Will Briggs, senior Dear Editor, I like how in the article “Rap Music Would Help Us Better Understand Mental Health” talks about the lyrics behind … Continue reading Students Connect Mental Health to Music

Students Want More Coverage

Dear Editor, I read “Renovations leave Loy norrix with a fresher and cleaner look.” It was pretty interesting learning about how the new windows/blinds were helpful to learning environment. I didn’t read all of the other articles, but the other ones I did read were very nicely put into action. One of my favorites was the one about classical music and asking students how they … Continue reading Students Want More Coverage