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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

April 15 Weekly News Digest: Gretchen Whitmer lawsuit to protect abortion, Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to the Supreme Court and international elections 

April 15 Weekly News Digest: Gretchen Whitmer lawsuit to protect abortion, Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to the Supreme Court and international elections 

News Digest Team April 15, 2022

COVID-19 Updates  The KPS mask mandate will stay and the school board plans to reevaluate on April 21. KPS News  Standardized state testing occurred this week, with juniors taking the SAT on...

Here’s what can affect you from the March 17 KPS school board meeting

Here’s what can affect you from the March 17 KPS school board meeting

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor March 24, 2022

On Thursday, March 17, the board of trustees and many community members met either online or at the administration building to initially address the mask mandate for the third trimester and additional...

Wearing your mask incorrectly in school should have harsher consequences

Wearing your mask incorrectly in school should have harsher consequences

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor March 17, 2022

No one wants to experience getting COVID-19 from school due to someone not wearing their mask. Anyone who wears their mask incorrectly should not be coming into the building. If we can get penalized with...

Amid understaffing crisis, bus driver shortage creates difficulties for students and parents

Amid understaffing crisis, bus driver shortage creates difficulties for students and parents

August Crothers, Instagram Team March 11, 2022

You may have seen the large banners on Westnedge reading “NOW HIRING BUS DRIVERS” and listing off benefits. Bus cancellations have become a staple of this year at Loy Norrix and students need to prepare...

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...

Ms. Dantes checks out a student from the main office. This is one of her many responsibilities throughout the day.

Pay increase for substitute teachers begins to alleviate district shortage

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2022

“I think there’s two fighting issues because the pay did increase, which is fantastic and makes us competitive with the districts around us, but also with the surge of COVID cases, we’re still not...

A look inside room M1, Rostam Ahmad Dauds Information Technology classroom. The Cyberknights practice and compete here with their awards shown on the back wall.

Feb. 4 Weekly News Digest: Black History Month, winter storms and Spotify misinformation scandal 

News Team February 9, 2022

COVID Updates According to The New York Times’ COVID dashboard, there have been over 385 thousand new cases of COVID-19 in the United States each day as of February 3. Around 11 thousand cases are...

Loy Norrix Freshman Emerson Edwards addresses the KPS Board of Education at the Jan. 27  meeting.

Mask mandate to continue, spectator restriction to be lifted and more announced at Jan. 27 KPS School Board meeting

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2022

On Thursday, Jan. 27, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education held their bi-weekly meeting at the district office on Howard St. The Board members, accompanied by superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri,...

Teacher Christina Holmes jots down a note on her lunch break. Holmes often allows Spanish course students to eat in her room during the hour.

Jan. 28 Weekly News Digest: KPS Board meeting, Oxford students return and Russia and Ukraine’s tensions rise

News Team January 28, 2022

COVID Updates Covid Statistics According to The New York Times’ COVID dashboard, there have been over 652 thousand new cases each day of COVID-19 in the United States, as of January 26. Around...

The crops and equipment in the Hoop House are protected from the weather in the greenhouse structure, due to this, the Hoop House can continue to grow food and hold events into the winter. The white board is used as a calendar for events and dates along with holding important information about the garden.

Community independence in agriculture is vital to tackle food insecurity for Kalamazoo residents

August Crothers, Instagram Team January 28, 2022

Students pour into the cafeteria during lunch periods waiting for the doors to open, ready to eat whatever is served that day. For many, school-provided lunch and breakfast is their only source of...

Kalamazoo Public Schools facebook account posts a graphic to their page announcing the first school closing this year on January 6th. This snow day marked the first since the start of the pandemic.

Snow Days: the role they serve in the world of pandemic schooling

Amady Mboup, Knights Speak Team January 12, 2022

As we enter the winter season, the topic of what to do when school is inaccessible due to the weather has come back into focus. Taking a look at Loy Norrix specifically, many are wondering whether the...

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