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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

April 22 Weekly News Digest: Michigan Attorney General, prom, and gas prices

April 22 Weekly News Digest: Michigan Attorney General, prom, and gas prices

April 25, 2022

KPS News  A school board meeting took place on Thursday, April 21. The mask mandate was reinstated and the board will reevaluate at the next meeting. More information is available here.   The...

DECA team takes pictures after the State Career Development Conference that takes place in Detroit, Michigan.

DECA brings home the glass award and prepares to compete in Atlanta while forensics starts the season off strong

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor April 6, 2022

Over the weekend of March 10, 2022, the Loy Norrix chapter of DECA and the forensics teams competed against multiple schools in separate competitions; they did not disappoint.  DECA can teach students...

Here’s what can affect you from the March 17 KPS school board meeting

Here’s what can affect you from the March 17 KPS school board meeting

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor March 24, 2022

On Thursday, March 17, the board of trustees and many community members met either online or at the administration building to initially address the mask mandate for the third trimester and additional...

Empty dairy section at Walmart-Mart on Gull Road.

Food supply chain shortage returning

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor March 14, 2022

Walking into Walmart, looking at the dairy section for some orange juice, I was surprised to see that most of the shelves were completely empty.  Walking around the store reminded me of two years ago...

Former Loy Norrix student Myron Sykes after giving blood in 2016. Loy Norrix hasnt held the blood drive for 2 years due to Covid concerns, but hopes to return to form this March.

National blood shortage threatens to further harm the overwhelmed hospital system

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor March 4, 2022

Blood drives are a time-honored tradition of high schools, whether run through the school itself, an advanced health class, or volunteer organizations like National Honor Society or Key Club. High schoolers...

Protesters prop signs up against a large, silver casket. Shortly after, the demonstrators were asked to remove the display.

Activists encourage students to skip school on count day in protest of KPS

Milo Turner, Instagram Editor February 25, 2022

On February 10, a protest against KPS administration was led by a group of local activists outside of Loy Norrix High School. The demonstration started at around 10 a.m. in front of the building.  One...

A visual representation of the layering defense strategy against COVID-19 in schools from the MDHHS, an image Dr. Rita Raichourdhuri used in the release to KPS families.

Omicron variant of COVID-19 forces Michigan schools to cancel events in January

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor January 7, 2022

As students and teachers return to school for the winter of 2022, there also happens to be a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, particularly the omicron variant. As students were on winter break for the...

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021 a group of students joined Joshua Gottlieb to protest against climate change and the lack of government action.

As the UN Climate Summit began, this Kalamazoo teacher’s hunger strike ended

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor November 11, 2021

Joshua Gottlieb is a physics teacher at Kalamazoo Central High School. On Monday, Oct 25, Gottlieb began a week-long hunger strike to raise awareness for climate change and protest the changes being made...

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