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From left to right: Karina Gutierrez, Ella Boyea, Olyvia Ward, Kylie Kilgo, Naysa Quinones posed for decades day.

Knights share their favorite past-decade tunes for Throwback Thursday

Gigi Fox and James Hauke October 15, 2021

The fourth day of the Loy Norrix Spirit week was Decades Day. Many students dressed up in their favorite throwback clothes. There were lots of 80’s and 90’s fashion trends that resurfaced, as well...

Rebecca Layton wrote the Womens Studies curriculum and teaches the class during first hour. Layton also teaches and wrote the curriculums for the Loy Norrix psychology and sociology courses.

Women’s Studies and African American Studies; history through the eyes of the silenced and overlooked

Hannah Locke, Chief Copy Editor October 8, 2021

Every year, the prospect of new classes, new curriculums, and new teachers is exciting. Whether it be a required class like economics, an art class like ceramics, or an English class like creative writing,...

Principal Christopher Aguinagas Throwback Thursday costume from Homecoming spirit week 2019.

Loy Norrix announces Homecoming spirit days for 2021

Gigi Fox, Web Editor October 8, 2021

After a long year and a half of virtual learning and spirit week online, students are finally able to participate in the daily themes in person.  Monday- Pajama Day Tuesday- Twin Day Wednesday-...

Loy Norrix teacher Rebecca Layton works on her computer. Layton is finishing up her first hour Womens Studies class.

Long-term teachers reflect on Norrix throughout the decades

Gigi Fox, Web Editor October 5, 2021

Loy Norrix was founded in 1961 and has changed a lot throughout the years, but how much has it really changed? Definitely the fashion trends: Go-Go Boots and pantsuits do not mix with our current trend...

Mrs. May has been at Norrix for 39 years and her contributions are priceless. After she retires, she plans to move to Colorado to be closer to her daughters family. She has already made calls about starting a Peace Jam at the local high school.

Sveri May: a Loy Norrix life and legacy

Hannah Locke, Chief Copy Editor June 10, 2021

A lot can happen in 39 years, Sveri May is a testament to that. Current Loy Norrix teacher, Mrs. May, attended Loy Norrix High School for her sophomore and senior years-- she spent her junior year in Stockholm,...

Loy Norrix teacher Kyle Shack prefers to use Classroom Relay to communicate with his students and help them out when they are struggling.

Classroom Relay: A helpful tool for teachers, but possibly unfair monitoring system

Hannah Locke, Chief Copy Editor June 8, 2021

School districts have had internet monitoring software for years. It’s not a secret that administrators have access to your school email address and can see what you do when logged into that email address.  What...

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 28, 2021

Graduation parties are all about celebrating a senior’s accomplishments throughout their schooling careers and because of this pandemic, people have had to make some changes. Changes such as being socially...

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor May 27, 2021

As the end of the year approaches, “senioritis” begins to set in for many students as they get ready to leave high school. This “condition” is often viewed as students getting lazy or complacent,...

Family/Friends/Socializing is what students and staff said they missed most, followed closely by school and extracurriculars.

Students and staff reflect on what they missed due to COVID-19

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor May 26, 2021

COVID has affected everyone. Everyone has lost something, whether that be family, traveling opportunities, time at school, or events with friends. Now that vaccines are being rolled out, we have more chances...

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...

Trans flag

Issues trans people face and how to avoid them

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor May 10, 2021

I am transgender. I was born female and I am planning on transitioning to male both socially and physically. I use he/they pronouns and I identify as both FtM (female to male) and non-binary. I have a...

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