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FAFSA should have a better way to assist students in all circumstances

FAFSA should have a better way to assist students in all circumstances

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor March 9, 2021

One main concern students and families face when considering where to go to college is finances. No matter the household circumstances, it’s easy to admit that college costs a lot of money.  According...

Heystek poses with her acceptance letter to University of Michigan. She is still awaiting letters from multiple schools.

The ins and outs of applying to college in the year 2020

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor February 13, 2021

During the summer when many students are enjoying their time off from school, seniors are kicking off their college application process. Everyone students’ application process looks different, and each...

Offical logo for the College Board SAT exam

College Board discontinues SAT subject tests and essay as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Locke, Chief Copy Editor February 8, 2021

The changes to the education system have been innumerable since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020. From school being cancelled altogether and administrations scrambling to find solutions,...

Class of 2020 seniors playing Tug of war against juniors at a pep assembly celebrating the LN sports teams.

The class of 2021 is missing out on more than class of 2020

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team January 23, 2021

Class of 2021 started off their senior year via virtual classes. Senior year is one of the most important and exciting years for your high school experience, but this year is very different from others....

In exam halls throughout the country, students are still sitting to take the SAT. This year though, testing locations may look slightly different as students are required to practice social distancing.

In the era of COVID-19, the SAT has become obsolete

Zoe Naylor, News Editor October 27, 2020

It was early in the morning, the sun was still rising when I entered Loy Norrix for the first time in months. After being ushered into the cafeteria, I found myself faced with row upon row of socially...

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager March 5, 2020

During your junior and senior year you start to apply to colleges that offer programs of your career interest. Although you don't have to decide what exactly you want to be, it’s always something that...

Senior Lily Dorstewitz poses with her Questbridge poster after learning of her acceptance to Yale.

Loy Norrix student wins full ride to Yale

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team February 9, 2020

“It just doesn’t feel real, it hasn’t started to set in yet,” said senior Lily Dorstewitz.  Dorstewitz found out in early December that she has been accepted into Yale University, one of the...

Tristan Mieroles came back to the halls of Loy Norrix to talk to a forensic science class about life after high school.

Loy Norrix students learn what life after high school might look like

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager January 17, 2020

Every year, Loy Norrix students get a visit from LN alumni who have sat in the same seat just a couple years ago to tell then what life may be like once they have graduated from high school.  As college...

Alexa Lee, 17, was a senior when she left high school due to concerns over her mental health.

Leaving school: why some students dropout

Lydia Snapp, Social Media Team December 23, 2019

Although drop out rates are decreasing, over 1.2 million high schoolers still leave school before graduation every year. Reasons for dropping out could range from physical or mental health, to boredom....

ACT unveils new testing options

ACT unveils new testing options

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team November 6, 2019

For high school students, there are two major standardized tests that colleges accept, the SAT and ACT. Loy Norrix requires students to take the SAT, but for those who want a different test option, the...

The College Admissions Scandal is Disappointing and Unfair to Students Across the Nation

The College Admissions Scandal is Disappointing and Unfair to Students Across the Nation

Julia Labadie June 19, 2019

Being admitted into your dream school should be based on your accomplishments, grades, and passion. True passion for a school and your own future is extremely underrated at universities. Imagine...

Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It?

Ciera Mcclenton June 7, 2019

  College can be a stressful yet rewarding experience. Students grow up and grow out, getting to be a part of something new. Going to college for some is new as they are the first in the family to...

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