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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Youth Ambassador Gabriella Pinheiro Gonçalves and Loy Norrix student Venelope Ortiz bond over lunch. This was an opportunity for students to learn about different cultures and connect with one another.

Cultural Comparison: Brazilians spend more time preparing and enjoying meals than Americans

Lucy Langerveld, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

Editor's Note: This story is part of the Global Ties Kalamazoo series published by Knight Life News. From Feb. 12-16, related content can be found on our website, Instagram and Facebook. Whether it’s...

Anti-trans legislation outlaws many people’s way of life

Anti-trans legislation outlaws many people’s way of life

Thea Pipe, Web Editor May 26, 2023

Montana has become the most recent of many states across the country to ban trans people from access to necessary medical care. States across the country, even Michigan, have proposed bills to bar transgender...

Jakub Wayman after winning his MMA debut. He won by a technical knockout.

Loy Norrix Alumni Jakub Wayman shares the experience of spending his life as a professional fighter

David Henry, Social Media Team February 17, 2023

There are some determined people who want to put in the work, effort and discipline to master the craft of fighting and put all stakes on the line in front of a large audience.  One of these people...

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...

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