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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Then a junior, Nina Holm operates the pulleys in the flyspace during the 2022 production of Legally Blonde. Holm has been involved in theater at Norrix for two years, and this was one of many productions shes worked backstage on.

Loy Norrix senior learns essential leadership skills through theater

Bridgett Weber, Guest Writer June 5, 2024

Imagine a class of 30 high school students in an auditorium rushing to learn their dances, lines, places on stage and where props need to go all before opening night. During the chaos of it all, someone...

Teacher Dan Lafferty received new mouse traps that allow for easy removal of the rodents in a box. These mouse traps are meant to decrease the number of rodents found roaming in Laffertys classroom.

Mouse sightings raise concerns for staff and students

Emily Porco, Social Media Editor May 29, 2024

If you've ever ventured to the J-wing, maybe to go to the gym or choir room, it is very possible you may have seen a small rodent pass by your feet.  However alarming this may be, it actually isn’t...

The forensics team mascot Loy enjoys Marquette Park after a successful tournament.  This plushie joins the Forensics Team in all of their tournaments throughout the season and has become a valuable member of the team.

Go goose: Forensics Team takes flight to Mackinac Island’s tournament

Josephine Velo and Amelia Wood May 28, 2024

On Friday, May 17, the Forensics Team piled onto the Mackinac ferry and said goodbye to the mainland. The fancy Grand Hotel, fudge and a forensics competition awaited them. Team members spent the...

At the end of the show, Romeo and Juliet lay dead.  A crowd of people from Verona, including the rival families, begin to gather.

Shakespeare’s resurrection: “Romeo and Juliet” delivers a classic yet lively performance

Eleanor Cook and Josephine Velo February 15, 2024

"Somber love."  According to senior Cash Newton, who plays Lord Capulet, these are the two words that best describe the Loy Norrix production of "Romeo and Juliet."  On Feb. 15, 16, 17, and 18,...

Braeden Davis holds up a horse saddle in his role of Curly.  Members of the cast look at him inquisitively, as Hana Westrick, playing Aunt Eller, speaks to him.

“Oklahoma!” transports audiences to a world of cowboys, fantastic vocals, and dazzling dance numbers

Josephine Velo, Executive Director December 8, 2023

On Friday, December 1, Loy Norrix students took the stage donned in cowboy boots and thick southern accents to perform in the classic musical “Oklahoma!” and were met with thunderous applause. The...

Drama department announces 2023 musical

Drama department announces 2023 musical

Dan Lafferty, Guest June 4, 2023

Forensics team members accept their trophy at the MIPA conference. Many team members attribute their success to the amount of preparation done prior to the events.

Loy Norrix forensics reaches success after a year of preparation and encourages others to join the club

Foster Neve-Jones, Assistant Web Editor and Knights Speak June 1, 2023

Watching someone stand on stage in front of dozens of people, performing a speech or a presentation or even an entire story made up on the spot, you rarely think about how much work went into the piece...

Sophomore Edward Aguilar (left), and senior Jilian Dantes (right) in the prologue.

Loy Norrix drama department presents the cheesy Valentine’s day show “Almost, Maine”

Gracie Goschke and Naysa Quinones March 6, 2023

    On Thursday, Feb. 16, the John Cariani play, “Almost, Maine,” a lovey-dovey story that tugged on the heartstrings of everyone in the audience, was showcased by Loy Norrix Performing...

Junior Emma Doren positioning her spotlight before the show opens. During the show, it was her responsibility to track the actors with her light as they moved across the stage.

Q&A with the students behind the production of “Legally Blonde”

Eleanor Cook, Executive Editor January 9, 2023

Since September, the crew of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" has been working hard to put on the show. Rehearsals consistently lasted past 10 p.m., but by opening night, the crew was able to work with...

Junior Ellen Terzino plays the lead role of Elle Woods. She celebrates her near future, not knowing she will be heartbroken soon.

Loy Norrix theatre showcases their incredible talent in “Legally Blonde: The Musical”

Gracie Goschke and Naysa Quinones December 7, 2022

  “It was an absolute triumph,” said principal Christopher Auguinaga, “that provided our community [with] a great message on women's empowerment and also support for the LGBTQ+ community.” On...

Dan Lafferty addresses students before auditions begin. Around forty seven students were in attendance, all to try and get a spot in this years musical production of Legally Blonde.

The making of “Legally Blonde”: production kicks off with a crew meeting and auditions

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief October 17, 2022

When someone hears “Legally Blonde,” there's a ninety percent chance that a pink and sparkle-clad Reese Witherspoon comes to mind.  The cult classic film came out in 2001 and follows a fashionable...

Sophomore and junior place first in state forensics duo finals

Sophomore and junior place first in state forensics duo finals

Milo Turner May 20, 2022

Forensics is a multiple-event extracurricular that combines elements of drama, speech, musical arrangement and presentation.  On April 30, high school forensics teams from across the state met at Troy...

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