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Knight Life

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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

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Conner’s Critiques: “Turning Red” and “Embracing the Panda” are fever-dream insights on the struggles of growing up. 

Conner McBride, Business Manager April 20, 2022

“Turning Red,” released on Feb. 21, 2022, tells the story of Mei Lee as she faces the trials of growing up while having a strained relationship with her mother.  First and foremost, this movie...

“Monster Hunter: Rise” released for PC alongside an announcement for DLC

“Monster Hunter: Rise” released for PC alongside an announcement for DLC

Fletcher Elsholz, Twitter Team February 18, 2022

The “Monster Hunter” franchise has sold over 68 million copies worldwide and is most successful in Japan and constitutes about 27 million of total sales. A majority of “Monster Hunter” titles have...

Mrs. May has been at Norrix for 39 years and her contributions are priceless. After she retires, she plans to move to Colorado to be closer to her daughters family. She has already made calls about starting a Peace Jam at the local high school.

Sveri May: a Loy Norrix life and legacy

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor June 10, 2021

A lot can happen in 39 years, Sveri May is a testament to that. Current Loy Norrix teacher, Mrs. May, attended Loy Norrix High School for her sophomore and senior years-- she spent her junior year in Stockholm,...

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor May 27, 2021

As the end of the year approaches, “senioritis” begins to set in for many students as they get ready to leave high school. This “condition” is often viewed as students getting lazy or complacent,...

Amy (Bella Ford) practices her technique to be more Zen.

The Loy Norrix theatre department stages a musical about the complexity of growing up

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 11, 2021

“It's such a struggle to learn and perform an entire musical in basically just one month, but we did it and it is so gratifying to see it come together,” said senior Kamryn Kimbrough, an actor in the...

If KPS decides to go hybrid for the last trimester of the 20-21 school year this will be the first time students will be in schools since March of last year.

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 5, 2021

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year On February 11th, 2021 Superintendent Raichoudhuri will deliver the decision...

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....

Freshman Isabella Ramsdell currently working on her schoolwork after a long day of school.

How online school has affected incoming freshmen

Maya Moore, Guest Writer December 24, 2020

Nobody expected the coronavirus to have such a large impact on our education when they announced in-person school would no longer be taking effect back on March 11th, 2020. It became an even harder pill...

The graduation caps of seniors Alexis Weeden (left) and Brandon Schnurr (right) that were picked up on May 27, 2020 and painted with their colleges symbols. These caps are a testament to the creativity and dedication of the graduating class of 2020.

A letter to the class of 2020

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief June 12, 2020

Dear Class of 2020 and fellow Loy Norrix family,  You may or may not know me; however, I want to congratulate you all on making it this far. This is something that not everyone who started with us...

Hindsight is 2020

Hindsight is 2020

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor June 10, 2020

I’ve known almost my whole life that 2020 was my year.  On my first day of preschool I was given a bright blue t-shirt that said “Class of 2020” across the front. It would take some time to fully...

Standardized testing places high levels of stress on students and teachers

Standardized testing places high levels of stress on students and teachers

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor April 4, 2020

School is meant to be a safe and healthy environment where we are able to learn new things and express ourselves. However, the amount of standardized testing that happens in our schools puts an enormous...

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