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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

A look inside room M1, Rostam Ahmad Dauds Information Technology classroom. The Cyberknights practice and compete here with their awards shown on the back wall.

Feb. 4 Weekly News Digest: Black History Month, winter storms and Spotify misinformation scandal 

News Team February 9, 2022

COVID Updates According to The New York Times’ COVID dashboard, there have been over 385 thousand new cases of COVID-19 in the United States each day as of February 3. Around 11 thousand cases are...

Superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri accepted the class of 2021 with a recorded statement wishing the seniors a bright future.

Loy Norrix should expect to continue in-person school despite the Omicron variant

Gigi Fox, Web Editor January 28, 2022

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Michigan, it poses the daunting question: will schools shut down again?  After a year and a half of virtual learning, the return to in-person school during the 2021-2022...

Loy Norrix students led by members of third party organizations and fellow student leaders stand outside of Loy Norrix High School. Students walked out to protest KPS COVID and policing policies.

Approximately 35 students walk out of Loy Norrix in protest against KPS COVID protocols and policing in schools

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief January 18, 2022

At 9:00 a.m., on January 17, 2022, approximately 35 students walked out of school, lead by third party organizations such as Black Lives Matter Kalamazoo Battle Creek and Food not Bombs, in collabortation...

Students in 1961 at their first ever Homecoming dance located at Milwood Magnet
Middle School. It was an opportunity to see new faces, peers and have fun.

As schools dances are cancelled, Norrix community looks back

Abigayle Smith and Stephanie Barboza October 25, 2021

It’s 7:30 in the morning, you’re in first period as you’re waiting for the morning announcements to finish so your class can get started. You overhear that the football and homecoming parade are...

Junior Elizabeth McFarlen enjoys favorite childhood movie Cars alongside her dogs Henry, Milo and Cruz (left to right). Many students have been returning to nostalgic pieces of media amidst the pandemic.

Returning to childhood comforts: observing nostalgia as a response to trauma

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor June 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone around the world, regardless of social standing, class or status. This event is classified as a mass trauma, the same post-traumatic stresses that many feel...

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 28, 2021

Graduation parties are all about celebrating a senior’s accomplishments throughout their schooling careers and because of this pandemic, people have had to make some changes. Changes such as being socially...

Family/Friends/Socializing is what students and staff said they missed most, followed closely by school and extracurriculars.

Students and staff reflect on what they missed due to COVID-19

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor May 26, 2021

COVID has affected everyone. Everyone has lost something, whether that be family, traveling opportunities, time at school, or events with friends. Now that vaccines are being rolled out, we have more chances...

LN senior Emerson Wesselhoff performing her forensics piece at home, during regional finals.

Entire LN forensics team makes it to MIFA state finals

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 20, 2021

This is the first time in Loy Norrix history that the entire forensics team advanced on to the MIFA (Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association) state finals. The event was held on April 30 - May 1,...

Local Asian Americans recall racism from childhood and report how it’s gotten worse this past year

Local Asian Americans recall racism from childhood and report how it’s gotten worse this past year

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 13, 2021

Growing up as an adopted Asian American, I’ve dealt with my share of racism. The earliest account I had to face was in second grade in my elementary school’s library of a kid pulling their eyes back...

Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko gets her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Kalamzoo County Expo Center.

Ways to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Kalamazoo area

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all U.S. citizens ages 12 and above. The vaccine is free and there are three different varieties available. The Moderna COVID vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson's...

An official study guide for the SAT, in 2005.

KPS students offered the opportunity to take SAT

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor April 13, 2021

For the 2020-2021 school year, Loy Norrix is only offering the SAT and will not be including the rest of the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) which during a “normal” year would include not only the SAT, but...

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