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Loy Norrix’s Library gets a facelift

Loy Norrix’s Library gets a facelift

Lilly MacInnis, Graphics Editor

November 19, 2019

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

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

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 ...

Loy Norrix “smashing” the competition: Esports club one year later

Loy Norrix “smashing” the competition: Esports club one year later

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, AV Editing Team

October 27, 2019

In the library, six Nintendo Switches were set up for this best of three single-elimination tournament, meaning one loss and you’re out for good. Only one could be crowned the victor. On September 27th, the Loy Norrix esports club hosted its first “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate” tournament. ...

The importance of teachers showing off personality while teaching

The importance of teachers showing off personality while teaching

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

October 26, 2019

Every weekday for 180 days, teenagers wake up and go to school. Most of the time the students learn the curriculum and move onto the next class, typically leaving them unimpressed and often bored.  Once in awhile, there are teachers who make a bigger impact than than usual. Although enjoying a class re...

Digital Killed the Print Edition: Knight Life finds new life online

Digital Killed the Print Edition: Knight Life finds new life online

Riley Dominianni, Feature Editor

October 25, 2019

Since 1960, Knight Life has been the voice of Loy Norrix, sharing opinions, reporting news, and covering events in an iconic print newspaper. As cherished as it was by many teachers, students, and, of course, the staff of Knight Life, the 2019-2020 school year marks a big change for the publication...

2022 Executive Board overcomes challenges to plan Homecoming

2022 Executive Board overcomes challenges to plan Homecoming

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

October 24, 2019

Throughout the year there are fun school events and dances that take place. All the details are carefully planned out, and usually the event runs smoothly. The people who plan and fundraise for these events are the students in the executive boards.  The latest event coming up is homecoming, and this year the 2022...

Local Native Americans reflect on how their people have been subdued and the lasting effects

Local Native Americans reflect on how their people have been subdued and the lasting effects

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

A shadow hangs over the United States of America, one that has lingered since the conception of the nation. It is well known that the US has a history of discrimination based on the color of one’s skin, and that many people have died due to the discrimination. Almost two hundred years after the Tra...

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

Maya Crawford, Student Update Team

October 22, 2019

Vaping has become a norm among students since the first increased interest in 2017. Kids will skip class and leave the bathroom smelling like fruit, and despite Michigan’s recent ban from the buying and selling of vapes and e-cigs, some students have kept it up by buying vapes that are designed to ...

Freshmen transition to high school

Freshmen transition to high school

Gigi Fox, News Editor

October 18, 2019

Walking into Loy Norrix for the first time can be overwhelming and unnerving. We all know the feeling of walking into a new place and not knowing what to do. The class of 2023 had this feeling on September 3rd.  According to SchoolDigger, Maple Street Middle School only has 808 students, Millwood Middle ...

How Lily improves her writing despite dyslexia

How Lily improves her writing despite dyslexia

Ava Anglin, Guest Writer

October 2, 2019

Imagine your letters constantly moving and flipping while you try to read them. Sophomore Lily Stickley at Loy Norrix goes through this battle on a daily basis. Stickley discovered she had dyslexia in the second grade. She was having a hard time with spelling and she read slower than everyone el...

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