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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Hayley Fuhriman, a math teacher at Loy Norrix, explains to her class linear equations. Fuhriman is new to Norrix this year.

Introducing the new faces of Loy Norrix

Krystiana Bernstein and Dady Lo December 7, 2023

Over the past few years, Loy Norrix has experienced the departure of many teachers such as former art teacher Cindy VanLieu, retired English teacher Anne “Bowser” Lewis and former Spanish teacher Christina...

Loy Norrix administration fights against illegal substance use on campus

Loy Norrix administration fights against illegal substance use on campus

Daniel Ewing and Stan Thomas December 5, 2023

You enter the D-wing bathroom. You’re greeted with the familiar smell of skunk and sickeningly fruity aromas. You think to yourself, “how does the school manage this problem?”  According...

Teacher Jeffery Birkes is helping student Dominic Marcial with studying for the final. Birkes is the accounting and business finance teacher in K5-E.

A fresh start: business veteran jumps into the world of teaching

Rami Moghrabi, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

It’s a quiet morning. Loy Norrix hasn’t opened the doors for students, yet the accounting and business finance teacher is already working on new lesson plans for the day.  This will be Jeffery...

Mark Oshiro signs one of their books for a student with a personal dedication. They make casual conversation with each student to give the best dedication possible.

Award-winning author Mark Oshiro visits schools in hopes to bring unique representation into the writing field

Emily Porco, Social Media Editor November 30, 2023

“Be yourself. Be over the top. Outlast them. Show them that no amount of fear will ever make you change who you are.” Mark Oshiro wrote this in their book “The Insiders” describing the importance...

Key Club members pose for a group photo. Many members of the club participate in group activities outside of school.

Key Club announces an increase in membership

Sophia Ciokajlo, Photo Editor November 20, 2023

The Loy Norrix chapter of Key Club proudly announces the members for the 2023-2024 school year now that the period for accepting new members has ended.   Key Club is a student-led organization that...

A table of freshmen eat and talk during C lunch. Unlike previous classes, the class of 2027 experienced the effects of COVID-19 in elementary school, which has had some long-lasting impacts for them.

This year’s freshman class is adjusting to the environment of Loy Norrix

Eleanor Cook and Flora Harper November 15, 2023

Every fall, a new stream of freshmen pour into Loy Norrix High School, replacing the graduating senior class. For most students, going from middle school to high school can be a jarring experience. The...

Senior Ella Pickett fills out her college applications on Common App.

Students plan for financing higher education with the Kalamazoo Promise

Emily Porco, Social Media Editor November 14, 2023

For decades, students have struggled with finding the money to pay for postsecondary education. Whether they get family help or financial aid, many Americans find themselves in a blackhole of student loan...

Many Muslim families came to the protest in front of the Federal Building on Oct. 19. They held signs urging the Israeli government to stop bombing the Gaza Strip.

The Kalamazoo Muslim community is plagued by grief following bombings in the Gaza Strip

Chloe Rathbun, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

“There are innocent children and families that die every single day, and it's not okay to just live your life as if nothings happening, especially if it's not impacting you directly,” said Kalamazoo...

The Comedy Knights salute the team captain, Amelia Wood, as she introduces the days activities. These include introducing skits, some stretches, and then a practice performance.

Improv Troupe prepares for upcoming performances for the new year

Ender Ross, Web Editor November 8, 2023

For the second time in Norrix history, the improv troupe, Comedy Knights, will perform in front of other students. They will be improvising brilliant new ways to make students laugh, chuckle, and even...

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