Knight Life

Knight Life welcomes guest educators from the Netherlands

Visiting educators from the Netherlands pose for a group photo after a conversation hour with Norrix's Knight Life. When these guests come in Knight Life switches to third lunch in order to accommodate their schedules.

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Knight Life welcomed some new guests into their classroom on Monday, December 16, 2019. The desks in K6 were pushed into a circle and the reporters’ lunch had been moved around to accommodate their presence. This is far from the first time Knight Life has had presentations from  reporters or e...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross

May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Henry Snapp

December 7, 2017

In an increasingly complicated age of mass media, it has become of paramount importance to separate real news from fake news. ‘Fake news’ is biased or untrue information presented as facts. The trend of labeling some news sources as ‘fake news’ has destroyed the credibility of perfectly hone...

Knight Life Wins Big at MIPA Awards

Third place winner Griffin Conley raises a fist after he won the News Design and Info Graphics award. PHOTO CREDIT / Izze Fahl

Nora Hilgart-Griff

May 9, 2017

On April 18th, Loy Norrix’s Knight Life headed to the state capital for the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) yearly Journalism awards. Knight Life won a total of 27 individual awards for writing, layout, graphics, and photography, and received a designation of silver for the website and ...

Detroit Red Wings Host High School Media Day for Journalism Students

The group of high school journalists pose for a final picture of the day. Photo Credit / Brian Woodworth

Abby Farrer

April 17, 2017

A small room at Joe Louis Arena (The Joe) was filled with journalism students from all over Michigan who came for the annual high school media day. The students waited for the first panelists of Detroit High School Media Day: Justin Rose, WXYZ-TV sports reporter, Michael Caples, Michigan Hockey editor ...

The Move: Loy Norrix Student Recalls Moving From A Small Town

The Move: Loy Norrix Student Recalls Moving From A Small Town

February 1, 2017

GUEST WRITER: Ciera Mcclenton-Langston It was the last day of the school year at Edwardsburg Public School. Freshman Marissa Jacquez came home in a state of excitement. She ran around the house like a mad man, making sure to stop by her brother’s room to tease him about the fact that he now had to m...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017


Knight Life Takes on MIPA: Loy Norrix Students Win Big in Journalism

Knight Life Takes on MIPA: Loy Norrix Students Win Big in Journalism


May 13, 2016

  It’s 7:30 in the morning on April 21st. 30 high school students drag themselves onto a charter bus headed for Lansing. Sleep-deprived and caffeine-infused, some will spend the day listening to speakers discuss journalism, others will show off their skills in on-site writing contests, but all h...

Freshman Girl Follows her Passions

Freshman Girl Follows her Passions

November 17, 2015

By Felicie Jones, guest writer “It’s pajamas, swim, shower, school clothes, swim, shower and back to pajamas,” freshman Kailynne Besser said. Slouching in her seat in Journalism class at 10 a.m. on a Thursday, Kailynne is trying to shake off exhaustion from a night of homework, chores and a migra...

Fun Loving Sophomore Spreads Joy


Zachary Liddle

November 3, 2015

Brandon Whitmore is a 15 year old sophomore who loves people. He was granted the the opportunity to come into Tisha Pankop's 5th hour Journalism class to give a presentation on his life. All he had asked was for the class to stay off their phones and grant him their full attention. Whitmore came into the ...

America Is Not The Most Perfect Country In The World

America Is Not The Most Perfect Country In The World


December 3, 2014

The United States of America is the greatest country some may argue. America over the past 238 years has gone through a lot, beginning from the Revolutionary War, to more recent times such as 9/11. From 1945, Post-World War II, to 1988, fall of the Berlin Wall, there was a time when America competed agai...

Students Should Press Snooze

Students Should Press Snooze

Leah Dunham

December 1, 2014

Option 1: Shut off the annoying tune or radio station coming out of your alarm that you thought would make it easier to wake up. Realize you were wrong. Open your puffy, non-rested eyes. Do that one stretch that always wakes you up a little bit, but not too much. Unwillingly kick off the warm, welcom...

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