Knight Life

United States assassinates top Irani military official 

Satellite image of the strike zone on America's Al Asad air base. Iran claimed more than a dozen missiles were fired.

Claire Goodwin-Kelly, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

At the beginning of January, social media exploded with news stories, videos, and memes in response to the January 3rd airstrike in Iraq that killed one of Iran’s top military officials. As republicans and democrats in Congress began to divide over the airstrike, teenagers blew up the internet with tweet...

Winterfest Pep Assembly

Winterfest Pep Assembly

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team

February 4, 2020


YWCA organizes Women’s March in Kalamazoo

YWCA organizes Women's March in Kalamazoo

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor

January 30, 2020


Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2020

The Time Person of the Year is announced at the end of every year. This annual issue of “Time” magazine features a person who has had the most impact and influence on events and people of that year.  On December 11th, the person of the year was announced, 16 year old, Swedish climate activist, Greta Th...

Community comes together to feed the hungry for the 2019 Holiday Food Drive

PeaceJam members pose with food drive haul in the B-wing. Members pictured are Laya Houslander, Carlos Morales-Amates, Melissa Preston, Anna Sankey, Kim Chheu, Tanner Klute, Cecilia Mireles-Caballero, Samantha Schaffer, and Annaliese Bol.

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2020

Another holiday season means another food drive. Each year, students and faculty at the school get in the holiday spirit by donating non-perishable food to underprivileged families in our community. This time around, contributors brought the goods. A total of 7,001 items of food were brought in this...

Winter Concert 2019

Winter Concert 2019

Lydia Snapp, Social Media Team

January 24, 2020


Youth Conservation Council members meet to discuss how to get kids outdoors

Left to right: Maxwell Spitler, Eli Wiitala, Tanner Peterson, and Maggie Staub hold up fishing lures made during the second day of the meeting. The entire meeting lasts three days and covers multiple topics.

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

Nineteen members of the Michigan Youth Conservation Council met over the weekend at the Ralph A. MacMullen Conference Center in Roscommon, Michigan. The intent of this meeting was to discuss projects focused on getting kids outside into Michigan’s natural spaces. Members range from ages 15-18 and inclu...

The KPS community shares their thoughts on year-round schooling

the front of Woodward Elementary during the school day. Woodward is one of the schools in KPS testing year round school, which is testing year round schooling.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

January 22, 2020

It’s the last day of school before the summer starts all of your exams are completed, you’re saying your goodbyes to your favorite teachers and all of your friends. You feel a sense of relief because the long school year has finally come to an end and you’re looking forward to a summer full of spen...

Knight Life welcomes guest educators from the Netherlands

Visiting educators from the Netherlands pose for a group photo after a conversation hour with Norrix's Knight Life. When these guests come in Knight Life switches to third lunch in order to accommodate their schedules.

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Knight Life welcomed some new guests into their classroom on Monday, December 16, 2019. The desks in K6 were pushed into a circle and the reporters’ lunch had been moved around to accommodate their presence. This is far from the first time Knight Life has had presentations from  reporters or e...

Women Studies class to be offered at Loy Norrix

Senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and teacher Rebecca Layton discuss the womens studies curriculum. The class is a mix of political science, psychology and womens history.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2020

In the 2020-21 school year there will be a new class students can take at Loy Norrix that was recently approved by the KPS Board of Education on Thursday, December 5th. The new class is a women's studies course that has been in the works by LN senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and alumni Isaac Moss since 20...

Loy Norrix holds an academic assembly for hard-working students: The Thursday before winter break students gathered to watch a movie and have treats

Freshmen Yacine Lo and Mara Vander Beek wait for the movie to start during the assembly. Lo and Vander Beek both had 3.5 GPAs and enjoyed the assembly.

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor

January 16, 2020

While other students were in class, students with good grades or perfect attendance watched the movie “Elf” while eating chips, cookies, and chocolates.  On December 19, students from all grades missed fourth and fifth hour to watch a movie and have food in the auditorium as a reward for eithe...

A policy change for the Youth Mobility passes

Loy Norrix students, Tayvon Davis and Jeremiah Nelson, board the bus at the 2:45 stop to head home. With the new Metro policy the students will no longer be allowed to ride for free between 2 to 4 p.m.

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor

January 6, 2020

For the 2019-2020 school year, the Kalamazoo Public School high school students have been given a bus pass for the Kalamazoo Metro Transit, as a partnership with the Kalamazoo Youth Mobility Program. The students use these youth mobility passes, which are free, to get around between jobs, home and s...

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