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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

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...

Attorney General Dana Nessel, right, was given a quick tour of Loy Norrix following the school safety meeting.  Loy Norrix junior Jaydon Kelley, pictured left, helped lead the tour through the halls, past the main office, and into the C-wing where the tour ended.

Attorney General visits Loy Norrix to discuss school safety in KPS

Josephine Velo, Assistant Multimedia Editor/Knights Speak Team May 29, 2022

With thousands of students attending Kalamazoo Public Schools, the safety systems that are in place make a big difference, for better or for worse.On Wednesday, April 20, Michigan Attorney General Dana...

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 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, Editor in Chief 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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