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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Planning is an essential part of teaching. Government teacher Kyle Shack is editing slides to teach his first hour.

Planning their class is crucial for teachers to keep students engaged

Dady Lo, Staff Writer June 9, 2023

Imagine if you went to school, sat down, got out your Chromebook, notebook, pencil and looked up at the board, then the teacher said that they had no clue what to do. Teachers have important responsibilities...

U.S. schools arent properly preparing students for their futures

U.S. schools aren’t properly preparing students for their futures

Kierra Walker, Tower Talk Team February 9, 2023

At some point in everyone’s lives they will need to cook, clean, fix an appliance, change a tire or renovate a house. Should it not be the school's duty to prepare adolescents for these events? High...

Rebecca Layton wrote the Womens Studies curriculum and teaches the class during first hour. Layton also teaches and wrote the curriculums for the Loy Norrix psychology and sociology courses.

Women’s Studies and African American Studies; history through the eyes of the silenced and overlooked

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief October 8, 2021

Every year, the prospect of new classes, new curriculums, and new teachers is exciting. Whether it be a required class like economics, an art class like ceramics, or an English class like creative writing,...

Loy Norrix students should be allowed to enter the school more efficiently

Loy Norrix students should be allowed to enter the school more efficiently

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor March 11, 2020

It is 7:28 a.m., and you just pull into the Loy Norrix High School parking lot: you are running late. You get to the tower at 7:30, and your class is in the D-wing, so usually you would go through the...

Passing Time

Passing Time

Aanje Greymountain, Guest Artist February 7, 2020

Loy Norrix is Increasing its Number of AP Students

Loy Norrix is Increasing its Number of AP Students

Regan Dillon March 6, 2019

Enrollment in Advanced Placement classes has been on the rise in the United States over the last few years, and Loy Norrix seems to be proving this phenomenon. About two years ago, Loy Norrix Principal...

Junior Lacey Burke sits in front of a computer doing her PreCalculus test on MIVHS. She is taking this class because it does not fit into her schedule. “I enjoy the level of autonomy that I have when completing and turning in my assignments. I can make it work around my personal schedule,” said Burke. Photo Credit / Grace Augustine

A New Way of Learning: Online classes Have Benefits

Grace Augustine May 18, 2016

Passing classes can be hard, and when faced with a subject like math, many find that the largest challenge between them and graduation is earning credit from a class that they already tried and failed....

Philosophy Classes Should be Available in High School

Philosophy Classes Should be Available in High School

ianhawthorne November 21, 2013

If there’s one thing schools are missing, it’s thought. More specifically, the study of thought: philosophy. Philosophy is not a class you can take at Norrix, let alone other high schools across America....

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