Knight Life

Students find time for both work and school

LN senior Carlos Morales outside Texas Roadhouse. He works there as a busser and host.

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor

October 9, 2020

Between the feeling of independence and extra cash, summer jobs are a great way for teenagers to prepare for life as an adult. Although, as summer ends and school starts, teenagers can find themselves struggling to manage their time wisely.  Over the summer, many teens get jobs; however, as the school yea...

Allie Fried sets priorities for learning during her freshman year

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Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

February 27, 2020

There are lots of youngsters out there who really dedicate themselves to their work and spend their time achieving to the fullest degree to be successful in life. Others are commonly known as wild and obnoxious: Freshmen. New school, new environment, old mentality. At this point, everyone around you...

Students should have freedom: Schools assign too much homework

Students should have freedom: Schools assign too much homework

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor

December 10, 2019

Take a look at Finland, where the test scores are highest, they have a high school graduation rate of ninety three percent, and two out of three graduates go to college. To achieve this, Finland schools only have one standardized test, there are about seventy five minutes for recess, their teachers ar...

KAMSC Student Chooses Academics Over Social Time

KAMSC Student Chooses Academics Over Social Time

April 18, 2019

By Abigail Hauke “I only recommend KAMSC because some people enjoy and get a lot out of it. However, it’s for those ‘scholarly few’ who can handle it,” said freshman Emma Borden. Borden is a freshman here at Loy Norrix, but for the first three hours of every day, she isn’t in the buildi...

Homework is Unnecessary: Students Receive Enough Direct Instruction During the Day

Homework is Unnecessary: Students Receive Enough Direct Instruction During the Day

April 8, 2019

By Kayla Adams It’s Sunday night and your basketball team has just won the most important game of the year. Plans are quickly made with the team to go to dinner and celebrate the victory. You still feel jitters from when the buzzer went off cementing your victory. You listen to everyone’s paren...

Pouring From an Empty Cup: Loy Norrix Students Struggle to Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

Pouring From an Empty Cup: Loy Norrix Students Struggle to Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

December 19, 2017

By Emma Fergusson, Guest Writer “You know, no one has time to just go out in the woods for a few hours,” said senior Bethany Dunham. Like many of her fellow Loy Norrix students, Dunham dreams of a world in which she could forget about the books and papers that weigh down her backpack, and focus...

Delayed Homework

Delayed Homework

Sebastian Rodriguez

November 8, 2017

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More Focus Brings Success for Student Athletes

More Focus Brings Success for Student Athletes

April 17, 2017

By Grant Hazen Playing a sport can have a lot of effects on your grades. Some are good, some are bad, but choosing what is best for you is a decision that you have to make. Branden Bettison is currently a sophomore at Loy Norrix High School. Last year you may have seen him with the number 14 on his back...

A Finnish View of the United States

A Finnish View of the United States

March 8, 2017

By Sarita Nieminen The United States has always been known as a land of dreams and opportunities. In Finland we have always seen the U.S as a wonderful place. However, now that I have been in the country for five months, it’s hard for me to find things that are better here than back in Finland. If...

Homework Stresses Students

Homework Stresses Students

January 11, 2017

GUEST WRITER: Daniel Nonato-Nonato Homework is something that students do almost every day. Homework is work students are meant to do outside of school. It is assigned for extended learning and development. Some students hate homework and others love it. According to the Kalamazoo Public Schools Dist...

Students do their Homework to become Successful

Students do their Homework to become Successful

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December 18, 2013

After a long day of taking notes in class and taking tests, what could be worse? “You have homework,” are three words most students dread to hear. As much as we might hate it, there’s a reason why teachers give homework. “There’s a lot kids need to learn, but not enough time,” said Social...

Teachers use Social Media to Improve Student Participation

by Emily Jackson

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November 14, 2013

Social media was originally used to communicate with family and friends that were seldom seen. Within the past few years, it has developed into a go-to for almost everything. Teachers have begun using Remind101 and Google Voice to communicate with their students. These forms of social media are used to...

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