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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Heartstopper fanart featuring Nick and Charlie by artist charrlyex on Instagram

Conners’ Critiques: “Heartstopper” is perfect for a feel-good kind of mood

Conner McBride, Staff Writer June 11, 2022

From a graphic novel to Netflix’s ‘Top 10’ list, “Heartstopper,” released on April 22 of this year, is a fluffy, tear-jerking, stomach flipping whirlwind of a show that is definitely worth watching.  “Heartstopper”...

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...

Prom 2019, a year very different from 2021. This year students will be socially distant but still able to have fun. Photo Credit, Esperanza Fraga

Prom on the Pavement gives seniors one last chance to let loose

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team April 29, 2021

Every aspect of school is different this year. For one, this entire year is online, with no in-person classes being held at Loy Norrix. Another deviation from the norm will be prom. This year, prom will...

Schools need to start teaching life skills

Schools need to start teaching life skills

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team March 4, 2021

Many high school students ask themselves, "When am I gonna use this after I graduate?"  High school students feel like they aren't being taught actual things they need to know about life after high...

On the left, Mara Vander Beek reading Pippi Longstocking in 2012. On the right, Vander Beek reading her history textbook in 2020.

High school students have stopped reading for pleasure

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor November 24, 2020

During Book Fair week in elementary school, the halls would be abuzz with excitement as fifth graders showed each other the books they wanted and third graders pulled their parents around the shelves set...

Eddie Knudsen

Controversial Opinion: Beowulf is a Dumb Character

June 7, 2017

Guest Writer Eddie Knudsen You know, there isn’t enough controversy in the world, let’s address that: Beowulf is a poorly written character by today’s standards. Alright, now that all the English...

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Morgan McCue June 6, 2017

It started, as most things do, as an idea. When the Kalamazoo Promise was announced, two women came together with the belief that it was a critical time to help students prepare for college and let them...

Sophomore Steffon Dunigan begins to shoot a freethrow against Gull Lake High Schools varsity team. The Knights defeated the Blue Devils.
Photo Credit / MaKenzie Tolin

Sophomores Help to Rebuild Varsity Basketball Teams

Dennasia Dixon April 21, 2017

  The feeling of Friday night basketball games have become all too familiar to sophomores Nmeso Nnebedum, Steffon Dunigan, DeAndre Worthy, Abigail Roberts and Ebube Okpechukwu. Hard work, dedication...

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Frankie Stevens April 10, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Loy Norrix Link Crew introduced a new way of recruiting members for next year by holding the first annual Cupcakes and Conversation. Sophomores and juniors interested in Link...

All the members stand on the stage at Loy Norrix to congratulate and recognize the newcomers. Photo Credit / Olivia Mears

NEHS Inducts Students to Start off the New Year

Maxwell Link February 10, 2017

On the night of January 10, 2017, the National English Honors Society (NEHS) inducted 21 students into the program. NEHS is a national organization that does community projects. It's a big responsibility...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017


Growing Up in Post 9/11 America

Sidney Richardson September 26, 2016

“I was a freshman in high school, I was at my locker and some kid told me what happened and all we did for the rest of the day was watch the news,” said English teacher John Kreider. The events of...

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