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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Senior Sunrise: Kicking off the school year for the class of 2024

Amelia Wood and Josephine Velo September 15, 2023

On Aug. 30, seniors gathered on the football field to celebrate their last year at Loy Norrix. Snacks and drinks were provided, and students played Corn Hole in the morning dew and curled up under blankets...

Students use their phones during instructional time in class.

A new cell phone procedure is on the horizon for the 23-24 school year and it could be a great change of pace for learning in the classroom

Alex Houslander June 7, 2023

When you walk into a classroom at Loy Norrix High School, no matter the teacher's personal procedure, there’s phones out everywhere, at all times of the school day. Whether teachers are willing to let...

Loy Norrix students dancing to music played by DJ Conscious.

Students went above and beyond for this year’s “Knight Flight to the Stars”

Kierra Walker, Tower Talk Team June 1, 2023

This year’s space-themed prom was one for the books. On Saturday, May 6, Loy Norrix’s annual junior and senior prom was held at the Air Zoo. Attendees walked in on a red carpet and had their...

Senior Zachary Eldred waits in anticipation for the 2023 awards to be announced. He ended with a second place award and an honorable mention.

MIPA announces contest winners for the 2022-2023 school year

Gracie Goschke, Business Manager, Opinion Editor May 10, 2023

“We work hard all year, but it’s great to see some recognition for people's work, especially from a big organization like MIPA [Michigan Interscholastic Press Association],” said junior and Knight...

A large group of Loy Norrix students attended the March. Here they are all photographed inside of the Bernhard Center on Westerns Campus.

The César Chávez March shows that Chávez’s legacy continues to inspire the Latinx community

Chloe Rathbun, Editor in Chief April 28, 2023

“There’s this mass of people…cars are going by and honking, there's a big presence. It’s a really memorable experience,” said Spanish language teacher Christina Holmes.  On Thursday, March...

Eric Dittelman is all smiles after completing his first performance of the day. He will give his second performance during fourth hour.

Mentalist and comedian: double-threat Eric Dittelman visits Loy Norrix for the third Renaissance Rally

Kierra Walker, Tower Talk Team April 21, 2023

Mind-reading, magic and laughter. On Thursday, April 6, the third Renaissance Rally of the school year brought a mind-boggling experience to Loy Norrix. Eric Dittelman, a competitor on season seven of...

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The search for a superintendent comes to Loy Norrix

Foster Neve-Jones, Assistant Web Editor and Knights Speak April 6, 2023

After Superintendent Raichoudri’s resignation from the Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration, the search for a new superintendent immediately begins Ray and Associates, a firm experienced in recruitment...

A HeLa story follows the life of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman who changed science with HeLa cells.

“A HeLa Story” comes to Loy Norrix

Foster Neve-Jones, Assistant Web Editor and Knights Speak March 9, 2023

“If you don’t know about HeLa, you should,” said Jermaine Jackson, who is the great-nephew of Henrietta Lacks, on the stage of the Kasdorf auditorium. On Thursday Feb. 9th, Loy Norrix held a performance...

Nadia Abbott takes the mic to wrap up the Black History Month rally. When asked if she had anything to say to students at Loy Norrix, she replied, “Stop hurting each other.”

Student-led Rally: A discussion of police brutality and life for Black students

Josephine Velo, Executive Director of Visual and Digital Media March 2, 2023

In response to continuous police brutality, on Feb. 10, a student rally took place at Loy Norrix. The rally was organized by Norrix senior Nadia Abbott and included multiple student speakers who showcased...

10 year old Kaelem Helms spending his morning off of school cleaning up brush, left around his house after the ice storm.

Ice storm leaves many in Kalamazoo with fallen trees and no power

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor March 1, 2023

On Thursday, Feb. 23, around 12:30 a.m., I was watching a show in my bed when I heard a loud crash. As I went outside with my dad, I realized our tree was split down the middle and was scattered around...

The entrance to OutFront Kalamazoo. They have been located at 340 S Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 since 2017.

OutFront Kalamazoo has been getting contacted with many harmful and threatening messages

Isabella Figueroa, Feature Editor February 20, 2023

Since 1987, OutFront Kalamazoo has been a locally based LGBTQ+ resource center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Their mission is “To create a just, inclusive, equitable, and supportive environment in Southwest...

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