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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Freshman Maggie Scavarda is preparing for her final exams. She is making a to-do list to keep track all of her study guides she has to complete.

How to stay motivated during the last few weeks of school

Cecilia Quezada, Guest Writer June 7, 2024

It’s 9:13 A.M. and you’re sitting in your 2nd hour. The sun is shining through the windows, and you're dozing off, counting down the minutes until class is over. Your teacher comes over to your desk...

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes: you may need a banana to stay awake

“Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes”: you may need a banana to stay awake

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor June 6, 2024

After a long shift at work, I looked to enjoy a nice movie with my co-worker to finish off the night. Yet, as I stepped through the Celebration Cinema doors, I had a weird feeling, as this movie had...

Sophomore Joshua Bello at the YMCA working out after school to release some stress that was built up throughout the day.

Students and teachers combat stress at the gym

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor June 4, 2024

 Balance out the heavy stress by moving some heavy weights. Working out in the gym is a complete mental detox from the built up stress of school. When it’s you versus you, the only thoughts in your...

On December 12, of 2023 I dressed in typical clothing from my familys home state of Oaxaca. Mexico. This was in celebration of La virgen de guadalupe at St. Joseph’s catholic church.

My untold story: growing up Chicana in Michigan

Venelope Ortiz, Tower Talk Editor June 3, 2024

This trimester, I started reading a book called "Girlhood in the Borderlands," a research study about the effects of immigration on Mexican teenage girls living in transitional homes, as well as a deeper...

Tisha Pankop attempts to lead her advanced journalism class as her students have their cameras off, and Pankop has no idea what they could be up to.

Students and staff take a traumatizing step back to online classes during testing week with singular letters in colorful circles

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor June 1, 2024

After prying their eyes open at 7:30 a.m. and opening their Chromebooks from bed, Loy Norrix students logged into their first hour. The switch to online schooling during the 2020 lockdown resulted in an...

Student Josh Snider logs onto Instagram during lunch.

Social media is creating anxiety in students

Mallory Loken, Staff Writer May 30, 2024

High school students might notice that their peers are less social than they have been, and most are wondering what has caused this. In situations where people used to make conversation and get to know...

Quentin Tarantinos top 8 movies and what makes them great

Quentin Tarantino’s top 8 movies and what makes them great

Alexander Houslander and Josephine Velo May 30, 2024

8) "Reservoir Dogs," reviewed by Josephine Velo Tarantino started off strong with "Reservoir Dogs," a fast talking crime movie about a heist gone wrong. The only thing better than the gangster-esque...

Carl C. Brigham, pioneer of psychometrics and creator of the SAT.

The outdated and racially biased SAT needs a complete overhaul or should be eliminated

Krystiana Bernstein, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

Sleepless nights, stress eating, study sessions and cramming, matters that many Michigan juniors know all too well when preparing for the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or as it’s more commonly known,...

There’s no such thing as AI art, just theft from actual artists

There’s no such thing as AI art, just theft from actual artists

Lexi Tuley, Graphics Editor May 16, 2024

If you search for a picture of a cartoon girl, you don’t even have to scroll before you start seeing images likely generated by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The elements of the "artwork" usually let...

Personal finance teacher Dyami Hernandez helps his second hour class choose classes for next year. Before selecting what classes they want, students have to check what credits they have first.

Students want new, more relevant classes

Lexi Tuley, Graphics Editor April 24, 2024

It’s Monday morning. You’re sitting in your first hour on the brink of falling asleep. The teacher is droning on about geometry, and you wonder if you’ll ever actually have to prove a triangle is...

Womens JV basketball player, Jaela Moncrief shoots a free throw at a game late in the season. Moncrief often balances school basketball with travel basketball.

Travel sports are better than school sports

Jazlyn Hagan, Guest Writer April 11, 2024

Playing sports is fun, especially when you are playing at the level of competition you want. While people enjoy playing both travel and school sports, there are preferences as to which should be played. Although...

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