Knight Life

Class offered as a partnership between Loy Norrix and local businesses

Junior Kaleb Madrigal poses for a photo with his mentor Paul Frazier in front of International Profyle Barbershop.

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team

March 4, 2020

As education has progressed over the years, schools have worked to offer more options for students beyond the traditional core four classes and some electives. Many students desire an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the work-force.  The Community Based Vocational Education or the CBVE program in ...

Fun times at local ski park: Loy Norrix student spends the day skiing at Timber Ridge

Freshman Lucy Heystek poses on top of the back quad hill right before she skied down. Lucy is spending the day skiing at Timber Ridge ski park.

Stella Amy, Guest Writer

March 2, 2020

Skis are gliding through white clouds of snow, cold air blasts Lucy in the face as she soars down the hill.  Freshman Lucy Heystek at Loy Norrix high school, spends the day skiing with friends and family at Timber Ridge ski and snowboard park.  “What do I like most about skiing? I love being...

The ups and downs of being on the Loy Norrix Overwatch Team

Junior Sophie Decker and other members of the Overwatch team are shown playing Overwatch. They are competing at the 2019 esport MiHSEF finals in Midland, Michigan.

Stella Amy, Guest Writer

February 28, 2020

“The Overwatch Team just kinda feels like a little family because we have grown together, and we are planning to stay friends for the rest of our lives,” said junior Sophie Decker. Sophie Decker is a member of the Loy Norrix Overwatch Team. Decker plays on the Overwatch team with her friends having ...

Allie Fried sets priorities for learning during her freshman year

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Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

February 27, 2020

There are lots of youngsters out there who really dedicate themselves to their work and spend their time achieving to the fullest degree to be successful in life. Others are commonly known as wild and obnoxious: Freshmen. New school, new environment, old mentality. At this point, everyone around you...

All in for the win: Sophomore talks about her time playing volleyball

Freshman Bianca Hobson plays in a Volleyball game for her school team. She has trained hard for her games and gave up two other sports to focus on Volleyball.

Lucy Heystek, Guest Writer

February 21, 2020

Sophomore Bianca Hobson steps onto the court, she feels anxious but excited, she sees her competitors on the other team and hears the audience cheering, she tastes the sweat sliding down her face and smells the leather material used to make the volleyball.  Bianca Hobson used to play basketball and ru...

Freshmen uses skiing to bond with family

Freshmen uses skiing to bond with family

Bianca Hobson, Guest Writer

February 21, 2020

Loy Norrix freshman Lucy Heystek started skiing in fourth grade, and her family has been going skiing every year since during winter break.  “I enjoy being out with friends and going down different hills,” Heystek said. “It felt good to show them that winter is fun.” Heystek has gone skiing ...

High school junior meets father for the first time

Junior Dejanique McPherson is glad she decided to meet her father. Although they don't stay in touch, she is still a hardworking and charismatic teen working hard on her education.

Jessica Kanipe, Guest Writer

February 20, 2020

As she walked through the doors of the church, she saw crowds of family dressed in formal clothing as the sound of cars driving past and doors opening and closing drowned out the chit chat among the crowd. Junior Dejanique McPherson had grown up without the warm arms of her father, until three years...

Freshman copes with mother’s death

Freshman Xavier Hegler leans in for a photo with his mother. It is pictures like these that he looks back on to be reminded of his mother.

Gaberiel Lubbers, Guest Writer

February 19, 2020

When Loy Norrix freshman Xavier Hegler was twelve years old, he went through something that no one should ever go through. On May 24, 2016, his mom died from a blood clot in her leg. A blood clot is a clump of blood that has changed from liquid form to a gel form. Clotting is a necessary process that c...

Freshman Hannah Locke opens up on her experience as a student athlete

Goalie, Hannah Locke, kicks the soccer ball out from the net. Hannah played a big role during a big away-match.

Adeline Turner, Social Media Team

February 18, 2020

Sports: a way to socialize and make friends, an outlet for stress teenagers across the country are feeling, and a way to work exercise into your schedule. However, sports aren’t all fun and games, they become more demanding as student athletes face numerous challenges presented by their hobby.  ...

The Loy Norrix forensics season is in full swing

Forensic team students play a game during a team bonding session. The forensics captains often try to organize bonding events in order to create unity and friendships within the team.

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor

February 13, 2020

Blocking, cutting, drafting, rehearsing: these are just some of the things happening right now on the Loy Norrix Forensics team. The forensics season is officially in full swing, and the students involved are raring to go. The Loy Norrix Forensics Team is a club for competitive public speaking. I...

The truth about New Year’s resolutions

Junior Ja'Mari Jackson works out in the Loy Norrix weight room to start the New Year off right. Jackson plans on continuing to workout throughout the year.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

February 12, 2020

New Year’s resolutions are a long lasting tradition among many people, but are they truly effective?  New Year’s resolutions can really motivate people to kickstart their goals and dreams. However, if people don’t follow through with them month after month, they are pretty useless. New Year...

Loy Norrix student wins full ride to Yale

Senior Lily Dorstewitz poses with her Questbridge poster after learning of her acceptance to Yale.

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team

February 9, 2020

“It just doesn’t feel real, it hasn’t started to set in yet,” said senior Lily Dorstewitz.  Dorstewitz found out in early December that she has been accepted into Yale University, one of the world’s most prestigious universities.  According to the Yale University website, last year...

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