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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Red Cross Supervisor Cindy Vandermeer prepares Teya Dawson for her blood donation. Dawson was a first-time donor.

NHS hosts a successful blood drive, saving lives in and out of the community

Isabella Figueroa, Chief Copy Editor March 21, 2024

“My dad and my mom both needed blood products when they were still living, so it's just really important to me so that the blood stays local,” said American Red Cross team supervisor Cindy Vandermeer....

Senior Liam Braun is given instructions by a Red Cross staff member after donating blood. Loy Norrix students had the opportunity to donate blood on March 21 in the auxiliary gym.

March 18 Weekly News Digest: NHS Blood Drive, “Don’t Say Gay” bill and the 94th Oscars

News Team March 21, 2022

COVID-19 Updates  According to the New York Time’s COVID-19 Dashboard, there have been over 32 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of March 16. Around 802 cases are concentrated...

The Loy Norrix National Honor Society prepares for the blood drive with instructional video

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor March 16, 2022

Dracula Jr. urges Loy Norrix students to give back to their community. The Loy Norrix chapter of the National Honor Society prepares for the blood drive taking place on March 21 from 7:45 am to 1:30...

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...

Junior Myron Sykes stayed optimistic even though he wasnt able to donate a full pint of blood. The nurses couldnt properly place the needle in one of his arms so they had to take blood from the other arm. Photo Credit / Jonathan Lo

Students Donate Blood Despite Fears

jonathanlo May 31, 2016

Tables are organized in a circle and nurses are in the center preparing for the incoming crowd of students. The students wait to donate a pint of blood which can save up to three lives. Every year in...

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