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What do you Want to do Before you Die? The Bucket List of Loy Norrix

What do you Want to do Before you Die? The Bucket List of Loy Norrix

Frankie Stevens

March 1, 2017

Countless people have something that they want to do before they die, whether it be skydiving or traveling to an exotic place. A bucket list is a checklist of experiences or achievements that someone wants to accomplish during their lifetime. Knight Life asked Loy Norrix students and staff about what...

Link Crew Leaders Help Prepare Freshman

Link Crew Leaders Help Prepare Freshman

Meghan Lewis

March 1, 2017

Many upperclassmen at Loy Norrix participate in Link Crew Leadership, a group of juniors and seniors who aim to help freshman adjust to high school. Junior Liana Luciano and her partner, senior Walter Walker, work together with certain freshman once a week to motivate them. Everyone in Link Crew has ...

Loy Norrix Loses Classmate in Yet Another Tragedy

Loy Norrix Loses Classmate in Yet Another Tragedy

Emma Whitehead

February 14, 2017

On the evening of January 20th, Loy Norrix High School students suffered a major loss. Friday afternoon at the Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central basketball game students began receiving phone calls and texts saying that their beloved friend, Alejandro Sanchez, who went by Alex, had just committed suic...

Student Finds Peace In Dancing

Student Finds Peace In Dancing

Morgan McCue

January 23, 2017

A three year old in a baggy diaper and a Minnie Mouse shirt begins to hear a very upbeat noise. She looks around to find the source of the sound, but only sees her mom. Her limbs start moving. She focuses on the music of the 90’s,  bouncing up and down to the beat, giggling. That was how it all bega...

"Moana": a New Age Princess Breaks the Mold

"Moana": a New Age Princess Breaks the Mold

Maggie Lager

December 8, 2016

Disney has truly outdone themselves with their latest animated film. A princess story like no other, “Moana” is a film that speaks to the heart and soul of everyone and anyone, regardless of age or gender. The film follows young Polynesian princess, Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho), on a quest...

Growing Up in Post 9/11 America

Sidney Richardson

September 26, 2016

“I was a freshman in high school, I was at my locker and some kid told me what happened and all we did for the rest of the day was watch the news,” said English teacher John Kreider. The events of September 11th, 2001 forever changed the course of the United States. The hijacking of three planes by te...

Students Explore Veterans Experiences at Battle Creek VA

Students Explore Veterans Experiences at Battle Creek VA

Jonnie Palone

June 14, 2016

  Students excited to meet their veterans steadily walk off the bus in the area of Battle Creek known as the Veterans Affair. The Veterans Affair (VA) facility provides benefits, support and medical care of American veterans. With pens and clipboards in their hands, Loy Norrix students eagerly mo...

The Forensics Team Announces New Captains

The Forensics Team Announces New Captains

sophiaboismier

June 13, 2016

Every year on Forensics Night, after the team says farewell to their senior members, it is tradition to announce who next year’s captains are. On March 10th, the most recent Forensic Night, the new captains were declared for the 2016-2017 season. The anticipation was at it’s peak for competitor...

Loy Norrix Student Recognized as Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Loy Norrix Student Recognized as Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Jordan Brown

May 31, 2016

Loy Norrix senior Koichi Anderson has had the high honor of being recognized as a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship. “When I went to Milwood Middle, there was a group of us that felt like the math class that we were in was just too easy. So we worked with the counselors and principal to have...

Sleeping Bear Dunes: Beauty to be Seen

Sleeping Bear Dunes: Beauty to be Seen

claytonbarker51

May 31, 2016

Beep, Beep, Beep. I reached my arm over, fiddling across the top of my bed side table searching for my phone. I felt the sleek glass as it vibrated profusely letting me know it was 7:30 and the day had dawned. Sleeping Bear Dunes are sand dunes that tower over the Lake Michigan and give visitors l...

Loy Norrix Finishes off the Year with Three More Athletic Commits

Loy Norrix Finishes off the Year with Three More Athletic Commits

vallierpaul

May 31, 2016

  Only some athletes are chosen each year to continue to the next level, with these three commits, Loy Norrix will have a grand total of nineteen athletes playing in college. Basketball players Grant Mitchell and Gk  Wells-Lindsay to KVCC and Jalen Pace to Olivet College to wrestle. It takes o...

S.A.T: Superior to the ACT Test

S.A.T: Superior to the ACT Test

maksim

May 31, 2016

When junior year comes around, Michigan high school students are required to take the American College Test (ACT) and then submit those scores to colleges they wish to attend. Now, starting with the class of 2017, students will have to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the change should be we...

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