Knight Life

Sophomore Lucy Langerveld poses with her skateboard. She has been skating for a little over a year.

Sophomore talks about being a female skater in the male-dominated skating world

Lucie Russell, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

When sophomore Lucy Langerveld watched a movie called “Skate Kitchen,” which showcases a group of skater girls in New York City, she was inspired to pick up skateboarding because she was seeking an...

Students in 1961 at their first ever Homecoming dance located at Milwood Magnet
Middle School. It was an opportunity to see new faces, peers and have fun.

As schools dances are cancelled, Norrix community looks back

Abigayle Smith and Stephanie Barboza October 25, 2021

It’s 7:30 in the morning, you’re in first period as you’re waiting for the morning announcements to finish so your class can get started. You overhear that the football and homecoming parade are...

Two people with a gay and straight flag behind them. Straight on the left, gay on the right.

Allies and the LGBT community work better together

Moe Martin, Photo Editor October 20, 2021

In recent years, numerous students have come to the realization that they align with the ideals, identity and community of the LGBTQ+. LGBTQ+ stands for “lesbian, gay, bisexual and Transgender,” the...

Seniors fear falling behind after failing classes during virtual learning

Seniors fear falling behind after failing classes during virtual learning

Ari'el Abbott, Social Media Team October 19, 2021

After being away from school for so long, could seniors be at a disadvantage from not learning as much and completing their work becomes an obstacle due to the 16 months of online schooling? Adjusting...

Librarian John Kreider checks in a recently returned book from a freshman student. This is Kreiders first year hosting Banned Books Week for Loy Norrix High School.

Teachers share thoughts on Banned Books Week

Hollis Masterson, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

"Banned Books Week is a big holiday for librarians celebrating the right to read, and I've never done anything for it in here mostly because it's the beginning of the year and I'm getting things started,"...

Green School members take an active role in their community, and though attendance is not tracked, students attend regularly. Seen here, they paint slabs of concrete for the A wing courtyard.

Green School gives students a way to get involved with environmental activism

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Loy Norrix has a variety of outdoor spaces, from the spacious and social lunch courtyard, to the smaller, foliage-rich A, B and C wing courtyards, along with the rippling green landscaping around the school....

Senior Noah Doerschler, junior Wolfgang Madonia and sophomore Jackie Balderas chat during A-lunch.

Students share their opinions on lunchroom crowding during pandemic

Milo Turner, Social Media Team October 12, 2021

With students being inside the building for the first time in over a year, Loy Norrix has had new learning curves to tackle.  During the 2021-2022 school year, students are expected to adhere to a...

Rebecca Layton wrote the Womens Studies curriculum and teaches the class during first hour. Layton also teaches and wrote the curriculums for the Loy Norrix psychology and sociology courses.

Women’s Studies and African American Studies; history through the eyes of the silenced and overlooked

Hannah Locke, Chief Copy Editor October 8, 2021

Every year, the prospect of new classes, new curriculums, and new teachers is exciting. Whether it be a required class like economics, an art class like ceramics, or an English class like creative writing,...

Senior Danica Harpers cartoon from their 2nd period Art Class. The cartoon depicts the ongoing Devious Lick trend.

Why So Devious? The glorification of vandalism in the “Devious Lick” trend

James Hauke, Video Editor October 7, 2021

As schools around the nation open their doors to students full-time for the first time in a year and a half, one phenomenon has also made an impressive return—high school vandalism. If you have been...

Cafeteria in C-Lunch

Seniors voice opinions on senior courtyard being opened to all grades

Thea Pipe, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

Students flock into the fresh air of the courtyard across from the cafeteria everyday which has, up until now, been reserved for seniors. This year, however, it has been opened up to all grades as an eating...

Loy Norrix teacher Rebecca Layton works on her computer. Layton is finishing up her first hour Womens Studies class.

Long-term teachers reflect on Norrix throughout the decades

Gigi Fox, Web Editor October 5, 2021

Loy Norrix was founded in 1961 and has changed a lot throughout the years, but how much has it really changed? Definitely the fashion trends: Go-Go Boots and pantsuits do not mix with our current trend...

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