Knight Life

Jessica Gray (Grade 11)
First day of school in 2019.

How a teenagers home life has changed since COVID-19 has shut down in-school learning

Emily Porco December 13, 2020

“It was unusual not having to look over multiple kids at a time,” Jessica Gray said when talking about having her younger brothers’ friends over all the time. Now with COVID-19, that has been quite...

Junior William Jensen sits in the library alone and reads a book full of poems. He does this a lot in his free time

The stress never ends: Loy Norrix junior discusses how poetry has helped him deal with stress

Karen Hernandez, Knights Speak Team March 27, 2020

Getting home from school should feel like a relief, finally at peace. No more teachers, classwork, or drama for the rest of the day. For Loy Norrix junior William Jensen, the relief wasn't there. “School...

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager March 5, 2020

During your junior and senior year you start to apply to colleges that offer programs of your career interest. Although you don't have to decide what exactly you want to be, it’s always something that...

Junior Becomes Captain for the Forensics Team

Junior Becomes Captain for the Forensics Team

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2018

The Loy Norrix Forensics Team has been a large part of junior Riley Dominianni’s high school career since the start. Before coming to Norrix, Dominianni participated in many theatrical productions....

Loy Norrix Remembers Eli Verne

Loy Norrix Remembers Eli Verne

Esperanza Fraga October 29, 2018

Elijah Verne passed away September, 2018. During his life Eli was many things, a student, a golfer, and a member of the swim team. He was also known for putting smiles on the faces of those around him...

Seniors Kiara Weatherall and Alysia Smith pose together in the cafeteria during lunch.

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: PAJAMA DAY

Jaelyn Anderson September 25, 2018

To celebrate the week of homecoming students dress up according to each day's theme. For the first day of spirit week students show their school pride by wearing PJ's. Tuesday's theme is jersey day.  

Kendra Eaton: Art Is Something Of A Therapy

Kendra Eaton: Art Is Something Of A Therapy

Maggie Lager February 1, 2017

Kendra Eaton, Junior "I think art was something important to me since I was very young; although it took me awhile to realize, it was something of a therapy or stress reliever. I still depend on it [art]...

Junior Josh Killingsworth is often seen listening to the 90's rock band in the halls. He listens to Nirvana on a daily basis. Photo Credit / Chris Hybels

Junior Listens to 90’s Rock Band, Nirvana

Jonnie Palone March 24, 2016

He reaches into his pockets and pulls out his headphones and fumbles to untangle them frantically so he can plug them into his iPod and escape the stress of everyday life. Josh Killingsworth, junior at...

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders greets Kalamazoo before he starts his speech. He has just walked up to the podium. Photo Credit / Sophia Boismier

Bernie Rallies Supporters at Wings Stadium

sophiaboismier March 18, 2016

On Monday March 6, 2016, the day before the presidential primary election for Michigan, Senator Bernie Sanders stopped by Wings Event Stadium to speak to Kalamazoo. An estimated  32 hundred people showed. With...

G.K. Wells dunking the ball.

Spirit Week: Thursday

Christian Baker February 11, 2016

Today’s theme is Blue and White Day.  The class with the most people dressed in blue and white was the Juniors. Also, today there was an awesome pep assembly to get everyone hyped for tomorrow's basketball...

Kalamazoo Man Goes on Hunger Strike Over Kalamazoo Public Schools Textbooks

Kalamazoo Man Goes on Hunger Strike Over Kalamazoo Public Schools Textbooks

carstenstrand February 12, 2015

  Kris Mbah is a 31 year old resident of Kalamazoo who went on a 9 day hunger strike because he believes KPS students do not have the resources, more specifically textbooks, to succeed. Mbah has been...

Wrestlers Look Forward to Improve on their Success

Wrestlers Look Forward to Improve on their Success

andrewstreitel November 20, 2014

  You walk into the gym and see the mats and the floor and hear people cheering on their athletes. You hear the ref counting 1…2….3… and then a slam on the mat. Somebody just got pinned. ...

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