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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Former Loy Norrix student Myron Sykes after giving blood in 2016. Loy Norrix hasnt held the blood drive for 2 years due to Covid concerns, but hopes to return to form this March.

National blood shortage threatens to further harm the overwhelmed hospital system

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor March 4, 2022

Blood drives are a time-honored tradition of high schools, whether run through the school itself, an advanced health class, or volunteer organizations like National Honor Society or Key Club. High schoolers...

The benefits of owning a pet: the ultimate cure for many health issues

The benefits of owning a pet: the ultimate cure for many health issues

Gavin Moan, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

From midnight zoomies to face kisses, pets seem to improve our day in one way or another. Pets make us happy and, at the end of the day, they will be there to comfort us, even when nobody else will. Along...

D&W Fresh Market in Kalamazoo clearly defines social distancing and ensures the safety of staff and patrons.

The end of quarantine drawing near: What will be the new normal?

Samantha Shaffer May 18, 2020

The end of Michigan’s quarantine period is in sight. However, as we get closer to reopening the state, many wonder how normal will be defined.  Governor Whitmer announced in late April that she has...

Participants in the Mental Health Awareness training hold up certificates of completion.

Mental Health Awareness Club gains exposure

Ourania Alexopoulos, Staff Writer April 6, 2020

The contents necessary to start a club at Loy Norrix High School are one supervisor, one student and one idea. Essentially, anyone can start a club, as long as they have these three requirements.  The...

Hoax

Hoax

Hannah He, Guest Artist February 18, 2020

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Miranda Cole, Photo Editor December 3, 2019

It’s no secret that in today’s society many teens suffer from mental health issues, in fact according to the Polaris Teen Center, 1 of every 5 teens between the ages of 12 and 18 suffer from a mental...

Governor attempts to prevent teen addiction to nicotine

Governor attempts to prevent teen addiction to nicotine

Ourania Alexopoulos, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

The first documented electronic cigarette dates all the way back to the 1930’s when a man named Joseph Robinson decided to take on the challenge of inventing one. Although the prototype wasn’t manufactured...

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor October 22, 2019

Vaping has become a norm among students since the first increased interest in 2017. Kids will skip class and leave the bathroom smelling like fruit, and despite Michigan’s recent ban from the buying...

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...

Olivia Ely

More Than Just Looking Good: People Should Exercise

Olivia Ely February 5, 2019

With the new year upon us, many people like to make unrealistic goals pertaining to fitness. This could be losing 30 pounds in a month or working out every single day. I have somewhat held myself up...

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