Knight Life

Freshman Describes the Importance of Family and Spending Time Together

June 20, 2019

By Samantha Shaffer Electric anticipation filled the air as the British announcer gave a play by play of the English Premier League soccer game. Arsenal moved the ball down the field towards the goal. The forward shot and the ball found the back of the net. Father and daughter shared an excited glance. ...

High School Senior Reflects on The Struggles of Moving While Growing Up

High School Senior Reflects on The Struggles of Moving While Growing Up

April 16, 2019

By Kayla Adams   The engine rumbles to life as you watch the house you grew up in shrinking in the back window of the car. Low mumbles from the radio register in the background, but you can’t think about anything else except all of the friends you’re leaving behind. The smell you associate ...

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Diving into a Healthy Lifestyle: The Benefits of Swim

Justin Timmerman

February 15, 2019

Swim team members work unbelievably hard with daily morning practices from 6 to 7 A.M, and then again, after school  from 2:45 to 5:15 P.M. Then over winter break, men swimmers have 3 hour practices with 2 hours in the pool and one hour in the weight room, and women swimmers have this same routine i...

Battling Cancer as a Family: Student Struggles With a Parent's Illness

Battling Cancer as a Family: Student Struggles With a Parent's Illness

Brandi-Rose Phiri

December 23, 2018

She was forlorn as she came into the room, but put on a smile as she walked up to her dad and told him to drink the glass of water she had set down. She looked at him and all she could think was “has he really lost hope?” The glass sat full of water getting warmer as the day got darker. Sadly, th...

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

Brandon Schnurr

December 18, 2018

Earlier this year on April 27th, 2018, Ethan Fox, a Loy Norrix student and friend of many, lost his 17 month long battle with osteosarcoma. In honor of Ethan, a new project is being created by his friends and family named The Fox Box Project. The Fox Box Project is a new initiative for the patients at...

Teaching and Motherhood: A Loy Norrix Teacher Shares her Experiences

Teaching and Motherhood: A Loy Norrix Teacher Shares her Experiences

June 16, 2017

Guest Writer M.Deary “The day that I gave birth to my first child was the most amazing day of my life,” said Kelly Stetten. Kelly Stetten, a Loy Norrix English and chemistry teacher, fell in love with her husband in high school. Now, more than a decade later, they are married with 3 kids. Stette...

A Knight Balances her Family Responsibilities

A Knight Balances her Family Responsibilities

June 10, 2017

Guest Writer Devon Gross Some people don’t have the luxury of a good relationship with their families.  Loy Norrix sophomore Abrianna Ramos is lucky enough to have an unbreakable bond with her mother. “My family is very important to me,” laughed Ramos. “I know it’s kind of obvious, but my...

Sisters Reunite After Being Separated for Over a Decade

Sisters Reunite After Being Separated for Over a Decade

June 7, 2017

By  Ella Schnell The mouthwatering smell of buttered toast and sunny side up eggs fills the air as Loy Norrix sophomore, Saryna Pineau, sits at Cracker Barrel on a Friday morning anxiously awaiting the arrival of her sister; who she has not seen in over 12 years. Her sister, Leandra, left home when ...

Paper Chains The Emotional Ride Into The Life Of A Military Family

Paper Chains The Emotional Ride Into The Life Of A Military Family

Emma Whitehead

May 26, 2017

Being in the military takes strength and sacrifice. A willingness to leave everything behind at any given moment. Your friends and family, you have to be willing to leave them, sometimes for long periods of time. You have to be strong enough to miss out on milestones in your family's life. My dad...

Loy Norrix Senior Takes on the Business World

Loy Norrix Senior Takes on the Business World

February 22, 2017

By Ontaesha Henderson Picture a family, two kids, a mother and a father on their way to the grocery store. The car starts to rumble, they hear a bang! Clash! The car starts to slow down. They pull off to the side of the road. The father hops out of the car and goes to the trunk to get his tools. He...

A Contagion of Laughter Hits Loy Norrix

A Contagion of Laughter Hits Loy Norrix

Sidney Richardson

January 18, 2017

A diverse cast of hilarious characters have come together to bring laughs to Loy Norrix. The 2016-2017 Loy Norrix Improvisational Theatre (Improv) Team is loaded with different personalities and people of varying backgrounds. Comprised of senior Jaylan Shields, juniors Lydia Achenbach, Victor Moss,...

Living with Stereotypical Thanksgiving Personalities

Living with Stereotypical Thanksgiving Personalities

sophiaboismier

November 20, 2015

  There is a painting by Norman Rockwell named “Freedom from Want” that shows a stereotypical suburban American family sitting at a long table, smiling at a turkey that is being placed on a table by a woman who is most likely called grandma by some. Everyone in this painting is smiling and ha...

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