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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Porco Approved Revisited: history teacher Matthew Porco returns with more iconic quips

Porco Approved Revisited: history teacher Matthew Porco returns with more iconic quips

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor May 11, 2022

Matthew Porco in his personal life is a father of two, an avid Mario Kart player, and a nostalgic who often reminisces of his time in the 1990’s: however, to Loy Norrix students and staff, Porco is a...

Senior Kevin Lucas goes up for a layup against multiple Tri-Unity players.

March 4 Weekly Digest: KPS mask mandate, State of the Union Address and Russian sanctions

News Team March 4, 2022

COVID-19 Update According to The New York Times’ COVID-19 dashboard, there have been over 54 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of March 3rd. Around 1.8 thousand cases are...

Jason Walker talks to students in the hallway. Walker is the restorative justice coach at Loy Norrix and works with students and staff when conflict arises.

Restorative justice: Loy Norrix gradual implementation is a small step in the right direction, but is it enough to create systemic change?

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor February 14, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of  "State of Mind: The Modern Condition of Youth,"  produced in partnership with local, independent news outlet NowKalamazoo, which provided editorial support and guidance.    In...

A visual representation of the layering defense strategy against COVID-19 in schools from the MDHHS, an image Dr. Rita Raichourdhuri used in the release to KPS families.

Omicron variant of COVID-19 forces Michigan schools to cancel events in January

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor January 7, 2022

As students and teachers return to school for the winter of 2022, there also happens to be a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, particularly the omicron variant. As students were on winter break for the...

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...

Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko gets her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Kalamzoo County Expo Center.

Ways to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Kalamazoo area

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all U.S. citizens ages 12 and above. The vaccine is free and there are three different varieties available. The Moderna COVID vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson's...

If KPS decides to go hybrid for the last trimester of the 20-21 school year this will be the first time students will be in schools since March of last year.

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 5, 2021

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year On February 11th, 2021 Superintendent Raichoudhuri will deliver the decision...

Senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and teacher Rebecca Layton discuss the womens studies curriculum. The class is a mix of political science, psychology and womens history.

Women Studies class to be offered at Loy Norrix

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 20, 2020

In the 2020-21 school year there will be a new class students can take at Loy Norrix that was recently approved by the KPS Board of Education on Thursday, December 5th. The new class is a women's studies...

Junior Loses the Kalamazoo Promise

Junior Loses the Kalamazoo Promise

May 9, 2019

By Dylann Meek “When me and my mother went to the office to change the address, that’s when the secretary told me I was out of district and would not get the [Kalamazoo] Promise,” said junior Nakia...

The Highs and Lows of Having a Parent as a Teacher

The Highs and Lows of Having a Parent as a Teacher

April 28, 2019

By Vanessa Alvarado Gutierrez It’s early Saturday morning and little Kayla Adams is getting herself ready for school. Yes, school at the amazing age of three. Kayla looks to her mom and sees that she...

Freshman Claire Goodwin-Kelly enjoys writing articles and researching current topics.  Next year she intends to write articles for the student newspaper.  Photo Credit, Julienne Alphonse

Freshman Thinks of Missing out at LN because of KAMSC

April 16, 2019

By Julienne Alphonse Everyone's first day at school is chaotic and nerve-racking, but imagine putting yourself through that twice in one week at two different schools. According to the Loy Norrix administrative...

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