Knight Life

Riots in the US are diminishing the intentions of the Black Lives Matter movement

Local students speak to the group of protesters after a downtown Kalamazoo march for Black Lives Matter on June 12.  Local students organized this peaceful protest and shared poems and reflections on the topic.

Devon Gross, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2020

On May 25th 2020, 46 year old George Floyd died after being pinned down by a police officer for nine minutes. While Floyd’s death sadly isn’t the first to happen in this nature, the spread of the video of this event caused a social media uproar and has been the recent spark for protests advocating f...

Loy Norrix People’s Choice Awards

Loy Norrix People's Choice Awards

June 19, 2020

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Quarantine comic #2: The cat giveth, and the cat taketh away

Quarantine comic #2: The cat giveth, and the cat taketh away

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor/Student Update Team

June 16, 2020

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Quarantine comic #1: Time is relative

Quarantine comic #1: Time is relative

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor/Student Update Team

June 14, 2020

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A letter to the class of 2020

The graduation caps of seniors Alexis Weeden (left) and Brandon Schnurr (right) that were picked up on May 27, 2020 and painted with their colleges symbols. These caps are a testament to the creativity and dedication of the graduating class of 2020.

Alexis Weeden, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2020

Dear Class of 2020 and fellow Loy Norrix family,  You may or may not know me; however, I want to congratulate you all on making it this far. This is something that not everyone who started with us back in 2016 has succeeded at doing. Take a moment to remember those our community has lost and cher...

Bilingual Loy Norrix students perform with The Kalamazoo Chinese Academy

Left to Right: Loy Norrix students Trevor Watts, Alex Bosak, and Nathan Hodshire. All three students are bilingual, speaking Chinese Mandarin and English.

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

June 12, 2020

You are sitting in darkness at Chenery Auditorium. Suddenly, a team comes out onto the stage and begins their diabolo performance.  Diabolos/Chinese yo-yos are flying across the stage as the audience is in awe. In January and February, a yo-yo team from the Kalamazoo Chinese Academy performed at...

Hindsight is 2020

Hindsight is 2020

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

June 10, 2020

I’ve known almost my whole life that 2020 was my year.  On my first day of preschool I was given a bright blue t-shirt that said “Class of 2020” across the front. It would take some time to fully understand what that meant, that 2020 was the year I would graduate high school with my friends be...

Exercise will improve life in quarantine

Sophomore Ian Woodruff performs a ‘row’. Rows are commonly found in upper body workouts.

Ian Woodruff

June 9, 2020

With so many businesses closed due to COVID-19 shutdowns, people haven't had the same day-to-day exercise as before.  Before these shutdowns, non-essential businesses were open and employees had to move in some way to get to work, customers maneuvered around stores or malls, and students had to walk ...

Why SpaceX’s recent launch is so important

Why SpaceX’s recent launch is so important

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

June 9, 2020

On March 30th, SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 rocket into space with astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken as the company’s first two passengers. The launch was extremely successful, with everything going to plan. Hurley and Behnken’s exact return date are not currently confirmed, but it will...

The Loy Norrix chapter of NEHS is open for applications this fall

Loy Norrix junior Emerson Wesslehoff attends a volunteer opportunity at Read and Write Kalamazoo. Here Wesselhoff works to create a book using old magazines.

Lily Stickley, News editor

June 8, 2020

The Loy Norrix chapter of the National English Honor Society, also called the Loy Norrix Literary Luminaries, is opening applications this fall, with English teacher Jeffery Pickell as the faculty adviser.  “[NEHS] is the only international organization exclusively for high school students and fa...

Attention Seniors

Attention Seniors

May 28, 2020

Bowling is junior’s a favorite sport

Alexandria Stone and the LN bowling teammates pictured above.

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

The LN bowling season has finished successfully. Many students like sports and enjoy having sports clubs.  Junior Alexandria Stone is also really into sports. Though she has several sports clubs, her favorite sport is bowling which is an uncommon sport. Stone started bowling at a young age be...

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