Knight Life

Preparing for College Over the Summer

Make sure to get your season tickets for your college's games!

tatianaberquist

May 30, 2014

It’s finally here! With graduation less than a week away seniors are buzzing with excitement of leaving Loy Norrix High School to move on to their future college careers. Before this transition however there is an entire summer that lies ahead to surely be filled with lazy afternoons, aching sunburn...

New X-Men Movie Supersedes the Rest

tatianaberquist

May 30, 2014

There are movies that exceed all expectations, that power through stereotypes, that gain recognition for cinematic excellence... “X-men: Days of Future Past” is one of the best. Following the film Wolverine, released in 2013, Days of Future Past is forced to avenge the terrible reviews of its pr...

Making It Through the Last Few Weeks of School

Pass the time by going to your local coffee shop.

tatianaberquist

May 15, 2014

With summer fast approaching many of us find ourselves dreading school and in search of fun activities. Here are some ways to pass the time and keep busy: Take a trip to South Haven with friends for the weekend. There are still a lot of spring sports in season; cheer on Norrix’s soccer or baseball team. Vo...

Teens Easily Captivated by Divergent Series

Teens Easily Captivated by Divergent Series

tatianaberquist

March 13, 2014

Within “Divergent’s” dystopian world, written by Veronica Roth, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to a particular virtue; Erudite (the intelligent), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Candor (the honest), and Amity (the peaceful). Every year on an appointed d...

Tuesday Schedule with 2nd Hour Exam

tatianaberquist

March 11, 2014

This is the official schedule for Tuesday, March 11th. Second hour final exams will be taken on this date.First hour: 7:33- 8:24Second hour: 8:29- 9:59Final exam taken during second hour.Third hour (first lunch): 10:34- 11:49Lunch: 9:59- 10:29Third hour (second lunch): 10:04- 10:39 and 11:14- 11:49Lunch...

MME Week Schedule

tatianaberquist

March 3, 2014

The Michigan Merit Exam (MME) is a graduation requirement for all KPS students. All students are required to take it during their junior year. This testing may lead to confusion about the school schedule for all other non-11th grade students. Below is the official schedule during the three days of testing:   Test...

Nine Ways to Have a Phenomenal Valentine’s Day

Nine Ways to Have a Phenomenal Valentine’s Day

tatianaberquist

February 14, 2014

With Valentine’s Day practically upon us many of you may be struggling to find that perfect gift or plan a perfect evening. But do not lose hope! There are multiple things one can do for their significant other to make this Hallmark holiday a memorable one. 1. On a budget? If you go into Qdoba and ...

“Thor: The Dark World” is Decent at Best

Thor and his father Odin discussing battle options against Malekith.

tatianaberquist

November 26, 2013

Recently Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” hit theaters with the hero, Thor played by Chris Hemsworth, continuing his battles to save Earth from another evil. In the aftermath of “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” he now tries to restore order while faced with a new villain, Malekith. Previous characte...

Putting the FOCUS on Kalamazoo

Photo credit / Allie Creamer
FOCUS members Tinashe Chaponda, Ari Solomon, Chris Miller, Jazmine Ray, Brian Bartley and others get together for a team chant after the Bronson 5k Walk/Run on September 29th.

tatianaberquist

October 30, 2013

Recently Loy Norrix alumnus Tinashe Chaponda founded a mentoring program called FOCUSKalamazoo, aiming to better the Kalamazoo community through uniting high school and college students, promoting local businesses, adding to students’ real world experience and personal growth and continuous succ...

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