Knight Life

The Loy Norrix chapter of NEHS is open for applications this fall

Loy Norrix junior Emerson Wesslehoff attends a volunteer opportunity at Read and Write Kalamazoo. Here Wesselhoff works to create a book using old magazines.

Lily Stickley, News editor

June 8, 2020

The Loy Norrix chapter of the National English Honor Society, also called the Loy Norrix Literary Luminaries, is opening applications this fall, with English teacher Jeffery Pickell as the faculty adviser.  “[NEHS] is the only international organization exclusively for high school students and fa...

The proper side of the street for when you are riding a bike or walking

Junior Lily Stickley is showing the proper side of the road for bikers. With the traffic or the right side of the road.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

May 20, 2020

As people are now home because of the Stay at Home Order, they are able to get outside a lot more. People are playing in their yards and are going on walks or bike rides more frequently.  As someone who goes on walks and bikes often, I have noticed a lot of people do not know what side of the roa...

Loy Norrix students should be allowed to enter the school more efficiently

Loy Norrix students should be allowed to enter the school more efficiently

Lily Stickley, News Editor

March 11, 2020

It is 7:28 a.m., and you just pull into the Loy Norrix High School parking lot: you are running late. You get to the tower at 7:30, and your class is in the D-wing, so usually you would go through the left door.  Wrong, you’re a junior, so you have to go through the right door, to the K-wing. Now...

A new public announcement system adds safety, but is still being perfected

Sophomore Liam Braun is doing the announcements. The Loy Norrix announcement team greets the students every morning.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Over winter break Loy Norrix had an update to the intercom system which changed the sound of the bells, the quality of the speaker system, and added a chime to the beginning of the announcements. The new system was obtained as a part of grant that was from the state police, to be used to upgrade the publi...

Donald Trump acquitted by the Senate

President Donald Trump holds up a copy of The Washington Post headlined with Trumps acquittal. President Trump was acquitted on February 5, 2020.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

February 12, 2020

On February 5, 2020, the senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial. A vote to acquit means the Senate believes he is not guilty. While President Trump was impeached in the house, he was not removed from office in the Senate.  “Forty-eight senators supported a verdict ...

A policy change for the Youth Mobility passes

Loy Norrix students, Tayvon Davis and Jeremiah Nelson, board the bus at the 2:45 stop to head home. With the new Metro policy the students will no longer be allowed to ride for free between 2 to 4 p.m.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

January 6, 2020

For the 2019-2020 school year, the Kalamazoo Public School high school students have been given a bus pass for the Kalamazoo Metro Transit, as a partnership with the Kalamazoo Youth Mobility Program. The students use these youth mobility passes, which are free, to get around between jobs, home and s...

President Trump faces impeachment because of the Articles of Impeachment

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi scolds President Trump during a meeting with Congressional Leadership.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

December 20, 2019

House Democrats have released articles of impeachment. The two articles are specifically accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  The abuse of power charge is a result of President Trump’s phone call with Ukraine, “…soliciting the government of Ukraine to publi...

Education for Employment classes give LN students a boost towards a future career

Portage Northern senior Paige Konigsberg and Kalamazoo Central senior Izzy Hawkes practice wrapping with dressing and pads during lab for the Emergency Medical Technician EFE. Wrapping and bandaging is a very important skill for EMT's to know.

Lily Stickley, Copy Editor

October 28, 2019

Not everything students learn in high school will help them with their future. Loy Norrix provides students with an opportunity to study for future employment with a program called Education for Employment or EFE. The school offers about 42 different EFE options for students to choose from.  Some ...

Triple E: Know the risk

Triple E is contracted by a bite of an infected mosquito.

Lily Stickley, Copy Editor

October 24, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis, also called Triple E or EEE,  is a disease that is transmitted from the bite of infected mosquitoes. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Persons over age 50 and under age 15 seem to be at greatest risk for developing severe disease when infecte...

Religion Should Not Be Used to Justify an Attempted Overturn of Roe V. Wade

Religion Should Not Be Used to Justify an Attempted Overturn of Roe V. Wade

Lily Stickley, Copy Editor

June 23, 2019

"[This law] stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious, that every life is a sacred gift from God,” said Alabama Governor Ivey while signing the most restrictive abortion ban into place, in ‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to R...

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