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“Killers of the Flower Moon” continues the comeback of good movies in the theater

“Killers of the Flower Moon” continues the comeback of good movies in the theater

Alexander Houslander and Alexander Velo November 29, 2023

Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of The Flower Moon,” which is based on the book written by David Grann, is a true story that takes place in Oklahoma in the early 1900s. The Osage tribe is an oil-rich...

A table of freshmen eat and talk during C lunch. Unlike previous classes, the class of 2027 experienced the effects of COVID-19 in elementary school, which has had some long-lasting impacts for them.

This year’s freshman class is adjusting to the environment of Loy Norrix

Eleanor Cook and Flora Harper November 15, 2023

Every fall, a new stream of freshmen pour into Loy Norrix High School, replacing the graduating senior class. For most students, going from middle school to high school can be a jarring experience. The...

Senior Sunrise: Kicking off the school year for the class of 2024

Amelia Wood and Josephine Velo September 15, 2023

On Aug. 30, seniors gathered on the football field to celebrate their last year at Loy Norrix. Snacks and drinks were provided, and students played Corn Hole in the morning dew and curled up under blankets...

Rebecca Layton works at her desk on end of the year work. In her classes a research project, called the Capstone, takes the place of a final exam.

Beloved social studies teacher leaves teaching to become a therapist

Lexi Tuley, Graphics Editor June 8, 2023

Rebecca Layton, psychology, sociology and women’s studies teacher, has been a really important part of the school community during her 10 years working here.  But now, with her finishing her studies...

When the sun hits the ground, these tunes are comin’ around: Heres what Loy Norrix Knights think you should be listening to this summer

When the sun hits the ground, these tunes are comin’ around: Here’s what Loy Norrix Knights think you should be listening to this summer

Miya Timmer, Staff Writer June 7, 2023

Summer is a perfect time to jam out to your favorite tunes, but listening to the same music all year long can get pretty old. You may be into rap in the winter, but you could be more of a rock person when...

Freshman Isaac Rubin and Connor Doren show off their brilliance in a friendly game of chess. Students who are finished with classwork can continue to use their brains, but chess can also be a distraction for those who have assignments to complete.

Chess checkmates student focus: Late work and lack of moderation impacts students

Axel Herrera-Villalobos June 3, 2023

Online chess has taken the Loy Norrix community by storm, and it’s no surprise when some teachers use Classroom Relay to halt student matches, calling it their King's Gambit. Over the past few months,...

A phone sits on the table with the Instagram loading screen. Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps among teens.

Avoiding social media: six fun alternatives to improve your quality of life

Lexi Tuley, Graphics Editor May 15, 2023

Phones are practically a necessity in modern-day America. They allow easy communication between people, access to an incredible amount of information and are generally an easy place to spend time with...

Student skips class during 3rd hour. Many student leave to skip class out of the lower K wing doors.

Loy Norrix teachers describe the negative effects of skipping on both staff and students

Sophia James, Guest Writer April 24, 2023

For most students, the mention of skipping class wouldn’t be anything new.  The number of students missing multiple weeks of school or just having unexcused absences is climbing.  In Grand Rapids...

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