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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

During the last round of the game, Andrew Laboe (middle) explains the rules of the game while Nadia Moore (right) and Andrea Medina-Hernandez (left) look on.

Norrix kicks off the school year with Renaissance 2.0

Eleanor Cook, Opinion Editor September 22, 2022

On Sept. 14, about 200 Loy Norrix Students headed down to the auditorium during second period with little to no information about why they had been selected or what they had been selected for.  As...

Art teacher Cindy VanLieu gives her students finished pieces back as the year winds down. VanLieu is clearing things out as she gets ready to retire at the end of this year.

Cindy VanLieu to retire after 25 years at Norrix, but still keeps traveling to new places

Unique Payton June 9, 2022

Cindy Vanlieu has been working as an art teacher for 51 years at 4 different schools. She has always loved art for herself and became a professional artist when she was 23 years old. VanLieu loves interacting...

The weight of the world: the climate crisis disproportionately impacts student mental health

The weight of the world: the climate crisis disproportionately impacts student mental health

Thea Pipe, Web Editor June 9, 2022

In a 5th grade class, a video was shown about how every decision and action can affect the planet, it even showed how "sustainable" ways were bad too. A girl who spent a lot of time trying to live sustainably...

Senior Reign Semelbauer speaks for the Gender Sexuality Alliance on the gender spectrum as fellow club members prepare for the group poem.

“Through the Views” presentation gives student organizations a chance to speak on issues they care about

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief June 7, 2022

On May 13, six of Loy Norrix’s student organizations came together for “Through the Views,” a presentation organized by librarian John Krieder. The event took place right after school and showcased...

The upcoming Republican primary is the deciding factor for who will run against incumbent democrat Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan governor come November.

The who, when and what of the Republican gubernatorial election in Michigan

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor June 7, 2022

With midterm elections approaching in November of 2022, the landscape for Michigan is looking to be heated; while Gretchen Whitmer, the incumbent governor, has the guaranteed nomination of the Democratic...

June 3 Weekly News Digest: Graduation, Final Exams, and U.S. aid to Ukraine

June 3 Weekly News Digest: Graduation, Final Exams, and U.S. aid to Ukraine

News Team June 6, 2022

KPS News  The Loy Norrix Class of 2022 graduated this week, on Wednesday, June 1. The commencement was held at Wings Event Center. Principal Christopher Aguinaga and KPS Superintendent Rita Riachoudhuri...

Loy Norrix student checks their phone in class. Students and teachers alike have noticed the affect of the pandemic on this particular habit.

Screen addictions negatively effect students

Fletcher Elsholz, Twitter Team June 4, 2022

A lot of the time during class, a teacher will ask a question and no student will answer because they're too busy on their phone.  In online school it was incredibly easy to not pay attention in class...

KPS bond proposal means new roof, furniture and reasonable classroom temperatures for Loy Norrix 

KPS bond proposal means new roof, furniture and reasonable classroom temperatures for Loy Norrix 

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor June 2, 2022

Kalamazoo Public Schools has received approval for a bond proposal of $197.01 million. The KPS bond proposal was put together to grow our community's future.    According to the Kalamazoo Public...

Final exam schedule & resources

Final exam schedule & resources

Ari'el Abbott and Hannah Locke June 2, 2022

The time has come: there is only one week left of school which means final exams are fast approaching. In fact, they start on Wednesday, June 8. Here are some tips to help you with your review! Start...

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