Knight Life

Freshman Describes the Importance of Family and Spending Time Together

June 20, 2019

By Samantha Shaffer Electric anticipation filled the air as the British announcer gave a play by play of the English Premier League soccer game. Arsenal moved the ball down the field towards the goal. The forward shot and the ball found the back of the net. Father and daughter shared an excited glance. ...

Taking My Life Into My Own Hands: Having the Option to Wear a Seatbelt

Taking My Life Into My Own Hands: Having the Option to Wear a Seatbelt

June 18, 2019

By Gigi Fox Having my mom and my sister tell me to put my seatbelt on was always a hassle. The scratchy polyester seat belt digging into my neck is always an unwanted burden. As children, we do as our parents tell us. Once you are allowed to drive at age 16, you should have the option of whether to we...

Students Respond to Knight Life

Students Respond to Knight Life

June 18, 2019

Dear Editor, The article that I read today was “When Paradise is Lost, Promise is Found” and in my opinion I feel like the article was a very good article to read. One thing that I like about the article was that it told a brief description on how it first started and they went into a lot of deta...

Sophomore Explains Hardships in Playing Hockey

Sophomore Explains Hardships in Playing Hockey

June 17, 2019

By Claire KnudsenThe feeling of excitement and pride swept through Sophomore Samantha Shaffer’s body after winning the state championship and her first year on a girls ice hockey travel team. Samantha Shaffer started playing ice hockey at 13. Shaffer has been playing ice hockey for 3 years, 2 of them being with the ...

Students Respond to Article "Open Campus for Lunch and Other Concerns"

Students Respond to Article "Open Campus for Lunch and Other Concerns"

June 17, 2019

Dear Editor, I think that that Loy Norrix should change and open campus for lunch because I get tired of sitting inside of the lunch room everyday, and I also get tired of eating the food. Some people get tired of the food too and want to maybe eat something else or go home or out at a restaurant to...

In Libris, Libertas (In Books, Freedom): High School Students Should Read More for Pleasure

In Libris, Libertas (In Books, Freedom):  High School Students Should Read More for Pleasure

June 16, 2019

By Sam Shaffer The students let out a collective groan as their English teacher announces the next book they will be reading -- Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” A large percentage of the students in the class will most likely never open the book and will rely on “Sparknotes” to stumble ...

Do Your Part in Helping the Environment: All You Need is to Work Together

June 15, 2019

By Gigi Fox Loy Norrix senior Jaylee Lesatz has found an interest in environmental factors because she has recently learned about how people can change the way they treat the earth. “I’ve been trying to make sure my place on this planet is not being destructive,” said Lesatz. Lesatz was annoyed with...

Abstinence Over Education: Public Schools Need to Update their Sex Education Curriculum

Abstinence Over Education: Public Schools Need to Update their Sex Education Curriculum

June 13, 2019

By Lydia Snapp When I was eleven years old I asked my fifth grade teacher what an abortion was, and shockingly, she told me she couldn’t speak on the subject. Sex educators in Michigan preach abstinence over anything else, but teenagers should be taught how to practice safe sex, so they can m...

The Electoral College Should Stay

The Electoral College Should Stay

June 11, 2019

By Emma Borden The Electoral College, a key part of presidential elections, is a topic frequently debated, especially after controversial elections. However, it is an important part of U.S. history, and should not be eradicated. The Electoral College was created as a compromise meant to satisfy th...

Students Respond to Equality Within Sports

Students Respond to Equality Within Sports

June 8, 2019

Dear Editor, I read your article titled “Women in Sports Ask for Equality” and I have to say that I did enjoy reading about how unequal sports are for women. I completely agree that women in sports have it unfair compared to men. When reading the article, I learned a lot of new things about ...

Students Respond to Education Budget Cuts

Students Respond to Education Budget Cuts

June 7, 2019

Dear Editor, In the article you wrote, titled “President Trump Proposes Cuts to the Education Budget,” I found the entire article very interesting. You mention that there will be funding for Title I, which provides support for schools with a greater percentage of low-income attending students...

Students Respond to Restricted Library Access

Students Respond to Restricted Library Access

June 3, 2019

Dear Editor, I read the 'Locked Doors, Locked Minds' article and overall thought this section was very interesting. I agree with Claire and everybody else who feel that the school library shouldn't be closed. There is times where I really needed to go into the library to finish work or when I don't ...

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