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The National English Honors Society recognizes the hard work that has often gone overlooked by Loy Norrix teachers during this time of virtual learning.

National English Honor Society members express gratitude for teachers during the pandemic

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team May 31, 2021

For the duration of virtual instruction, students have been dealing with a lot on their plate, struggling to persevere through misfortune in their education and lives. While there is a lot of attention...

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor May 27, 2021

As the end of the year approaches, “senioritis” begins to set in for many students as they get ready to leave high school. This “condition” is often viewed as students getting lazy or complacent,...

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 27, 2021

Imagine you are a child seeing family you haven’t seen in years, or have never seen before, and your aunt Margaret comes over to you and your parents and asks you to give her a hug. She’s being all,...

Seniors argue they shouldn’t have to take finals exams

Seniors argue they shouldn’t have to take finals exams

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor May 25, 2021

“Final exams are unnecessary added stress for seniors who have already met the graduation requirements,” said senior Sean Mason.  Every year, like clockwork, there is often a debate among seniors...

This is a depiction of liberalism trying to erase history with the use of political correctness. This has closer relation to political correctness as used in the 70's-90's.

How political correctness inhibits progression in the United States

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team May 21, 2021

The idea of being politically correct is not a new concept, having roots going back to the 70’s in the U.S. It has ruled with an iron fist ever since the early 1990’s when it was used to describe extreme...

Local Asian Americans recall racism from childhood and report how it’s gotten worse this past year

Local Asian Americans recall racism from childhood and report how it’s gotten worse this past year

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 13, 2021

Growing up as an adopted Asian American, I’ve dealt with my share of racism. The earliest account I had to face was in second grade in my elementary school’s library of a kid pulling their eyes back...

Trans flag

Issues trans people face and how to avoid them

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor May 10, 2021

I am transgender. I was born female and I am planning on transitioning to male both socially and physically. I use he/they pronouns and I identify as both FtM (female to male) and non-binary. I have a...

Cancel culture has gone too far

Cancel culture has gone too far

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 2, 2021

#___IsOverParty has been all over Twitter for the last few years. Whether serious or sarcastically, the mob mentality of canceling celebrities has been prevalent on social media. Cancel culture...

School breaks should include all religions or none

School breaks should include all religions or none

Gigi Fox, Opinion/Sports Editor April 22, 2021

Every year after our beloved summer ends, we start counting down the days until Christmas break, or as the school likes to call it, “winter break.” A two week break that just so happens to fall right...

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