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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Annabelle Fuerst (left) and Payton Carter (right) performing at Old Dog Tavern while opening for the Corn Fed Girls.

Student musicians gain early experience in Kalamazoo and prepare themselves for future careers

Mallory Loken, Staff Writer May 23, 2024

In Kalamazoo, young musicians are opening for popular bands, performing every week and writing and producing music at a professional level. The surplus of bands in Kalamazoo composed of high school and...

Previous program participant Alexandra Tuley works on a graphic for her advanced journalism class. Tuley was a member of Voices of Youth where she made a graphic for another participants story.

Second Wave Voices of Youth Program allows students to excel in journalism

Ender Ross, Executive Web Editor May 21, 2024

The necessities of life in this digital age mean that young people are more aware of social issues than ever, but it can be difficult to express frustration with social issues. Many Norrix students turn...

Juniors Elizabeth Bierlein and William Dominianni at Loy Norrix Prom 2024 and the promposal at the Rootbeer Stand.

Promposals don’t have to be expensive to be effective

Arianna Bonatti, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

As time goes by, we get closer to one of the most awaited moments by students during the school year: prom season. For juniors and seniors, celebrating the end of an important chapter such as high school...

Varsity tennis player Shiloh Schrader strikes the ball over the net in a 1v1 against Portage Northern. The match ended in a 6-2 win.

The women’s tennis team takes the lead for their upcoming season

Sahriah Casey, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

The tennis team has high hopes for their season, although they are off to a rough start. However, seniors Emma Doren and Lucy Langerveld have motivated the team with their three wins. “We are more prepared...

Sophomore Tamar Stuart warming up during shoot-around before playing Kalamazoo Central. Stuart and the Knights prepared for a tough match up against the Giants.

Student athletes ‘bounce back’ through adversity during the basketball season

JD Locke, Guest Writer April 10, 2024

Freshman Jake Gagie has a unique way that he prepares for his game: he uses music and food to get in the zone. "I have to have a nice pre-game meal, usually a Jimmy John's sub, and I usually sit back...

Junior Isaac Scavarda takes the mound for the first time this year. With the combination of a tough rivalry matchup and inclement weather on the radar, the Knights record fell to 0-1 for the season.

Baseball team hopes to build on foundations laid from last season

Daniel Ewing, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

The start of spring can mean many different things: it can mean that the school year is coming to an end or that warmer temperatures are on the horizon. However, for a group of young men at Loy Norrix,...

Spanish teacher, Kristin Antoniotti, helps students further understand the conflict in the Spanish led story, acted out earlier in the classroom. Antoniotti encourages Mitchell Quick to participate in the class activity.

Students describe their relationships with teachers as “tough love”

Sahriah Casey, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

When teachers yell at students, they often call it “tough love.”  Teachers do more than just teach: they also help students improve noncognitive skills, watch them develop, create different bonds...

Mr. Stevens flip-flops

Mr. Steven’s flip-flops

Kaylissa Phillips, Guest artist March 21, 2024

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