Knight Life

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...

Freshman Isabella Ramsdell currently working on her schoolwork after a long day of school.

How online school has affected incoming freshmen

Maya Moore, Guest Writer December 24, 2020

Nobody expected the coronavirus to have such a large impact on our education when they announced in-person school would no longer be taking effect back on March 11th, 2020. It became an even harder pill...

Plastic disposable straws lie amongst each other. Disposable straws account for 4-7% of pollution on Earth.

A simple solution to the straw debate: don’t use straws

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team November 5, 2019

It's a Friday night and I go out to eat. When the waitress brings me a drink, she leaves a paper straw. Convinced that paper straws are much better for the environment, I use it happily. After about 5...

Loy Norrix Students Support Each Other with a Food Drive for the Holiday Season

Loy Norrix Students Support Each Other with a Food Drive for the Holiday Season

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2019

Out of over 2 million children in Michigan, more than 356 thousand families with children struggle to have enough food. There are kids who rely on school provided meals to get them through the week whose...

P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th Year at Norrix

P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th Year at Norrix

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2018

The lights reflect off of the mirrors in the Loy Norrix weight room, which currently show the normal chaos of gym class. One girl turns music on, blasting it through the room and the other students raise...

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: BLUE AND WHITE DAY

LOY NORRIX SPIRIT WEEK: BLUE AND WHITE DAY

Jaelyn Anderson September 28, 2018

It's Friday, the last day of Loy Norrix's spirit week, and homecoming is today. Students show their spirit by dressing up in the school colors of blue and white and getting their faces painted.

Naashar Leake, a junior at Loy Norrix,  wears a $170 Supreme bag with $230 Gucci slides. Leake is also wearing a $70 Urban Outfitters shirt. Photo Credit / Jayden Millard

The Hype About Fashion Among Teens

June 14, 2018

By Jayden Millard In the past few decades, fashion has blossomed into a huge influence on teenage culture. High school is a place where kids love showing off their clothes, but all too often kids take...

Referees Can Avoid Mistake Calls with VAR

Referees Can Avoid Mistake Calls with VAR

June 13, 2018

By Chase Thomas It was the Summer of 1986. Argentina and England were pitted against each other in the World Cup quarter finals. England was dominating the match until a counter attack by the Argentinian...

Loy Norrix Freshman Thinks Back on His Time in America

Loy Norrix Freshman Thinks Back on His Time in America

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief June 12, 2018

“That was the first time I’d ever seen a plane,” said Loy Norrix ninth grader Ali Al-Moukhles. Al-Moukhles’ first plane ride was his ride to America roughly six years ago so that his father could...

Sophomore Gabriel Vroman completed his journey to earning the Microsoft Office Master Award. Photo Credit / Finn Brent

Loy Norrix Sophomore Wins Prestigious Award

June 12, 2018

By Finn Brent On Friday June 8th, Loy Norrix Sophomore Gabriel Vroman completed his journey to earning the Microsoft Office Master Award. To do this, he earned a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification...

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