Knight Life

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...

Loy Norrix Varsity Men’s Basketball team loses to St. Joseph after a tough game

Varsity basketball player and senior Joshua Mabon Cooks recovers the ball and scores in the second quarter. Loy Norrix had a rough first quarter but pushed St. Joseph until the 4th quarter, going into overtime. Photo Credit / Colin Carnell

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

January 14, 2020

After a tough battle between the Loy Norrix High School and St. Joseph Varsity Men’s Basketball teams, St. Joseph pulled ahead in overtime to win 57-49. The first quarter was rough for Loy Norrix, but the team recovered and managed to push St. Joseph back. Senior Kamaria Tilley attended the game. “...

Aurora Borealis: Knight of Northern Lights

Half an hour after the dance started, students were already mingling. Some attendees stood apart from their peers, hesitant to join the crowd. Photo Credit / Colin Carnell

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

December 21, 2019

Dressed up and ready to have fun, students entered Loy Norrix High School’s 2019 Winter Formal, the Knight of Northern Lights. On Saturday, December 7, the LNHS Class of 2021 Executive Board saw their hard work pay off during the dance they had organized and decorated for The 2021 Executive Board...

Loy Norrix students have a blast at the 2019 Homecoming Dance

Loy Norrix students have a blast at the 2019 Homecoming Dance

Natacia Branstrom, Social Media Team/Student Update Team

November 12, 2019

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A simple solution to the straw debate: don’t use straws

Plastic disposable straws lie amongst each other. Disposable straws account for 4-7% of pollution on Earth.

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

November 5, 2019

It's a Friday night and I go out to eat. When the waitress brings me a drink, she leaves a paper straw. Convinced that paper straws are much better for the environment, I use it happily. After about 5 minutes the drink has changed to an earthy taste, and the top of the straw has folded in on itself, ...

2022 Executive Board overcomes challenges to plan Homecoming

Sophomores Jayda Smith, Chanel Wilson, and  Anthony Porco all work to build candy bags. Creating the candy bags and selling them at lunches were an idea created by Wilson to raise money for homecoming.

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

October 24, 2019

Throughout the year there are fun school events and dances that take place. All the details are carefully planned out, and usually the event runs smoothly. The people who plan and fundraise for these events are the students in the executive boards.  The latest event coming up is homecoming, and this year the 2022...

3, 2, 1, Prom

Senior Justin Timmerman looks out into the main room Roy Britney and Jordan speak. All enjoying air in the court yard as they take a break from all the dancing. Photo Credit, Logan Neeley

Esperanza Fraga

June 13, 2019

As the night begins, after getting make-up and hair done, shoes, dresses, and suits put on. The doors begin to open at 8 p.m. and it will be for most juniors their first prom and for seniors, their last. As school staff lay out the red carpet, set table decorations, and the DJ sets up his station...

Abstinence Over Education: Public Schools Need to Update their Sex Education Curriculum

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

June 13, 2019

By Lydia Snapp When I was eleven years old I asked my fifth grade teacher what an abortion was, and shockingly, she told me she couldn’t speak on the subject. Sex educators in Michigan preach abstinence over anything else, but teenagers should be taught how to practice safe sex, so they can m...

The Electoral College Should Stay

The Electoral College Should Stay

June 11, 2019

By Emma Borden The Electoral College, a key part of presidential elections, is a topic frequently debated, especially after controversial elections. However, it is an important part of U.S. history, and should not be eradicated. The Electoral College was created as a compromise meant to satisfy th...

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