Knight Life

A freshman artist turns an average water bottle into a piece of art

A freshman artist turns an average water bottle into a piece of art

Victoria Hoppe, Guest Writer

April 3, 2020

Loy Norrix freshman Kierra Walker likes to relax her mind by painting on water bottles in her free time and when she is done she gives her masterpieces to her family and friends. Walker first started painting water bottles after being inspired by social media artists.  “I like to paint on water bottles because ...

Sophomore strives to help struggling family member

Sophomore strives to help struggling family member

Ariel Godinez, Guest Writer

April 2, 2020

Sophomore Luna Drumm-Walsh wakes up around 6:55 a.m tired and exhausted to get ready for school. The first thing that she hears is her dad telling her brother Tommy to get up for school, which can be a struggle at times. Tommy’s school doesn’t start until about 8:30, but he has to get up early du...

Freshman artist looks towards practical careers in the arts

Freshman artist looks towards practical careers in the arts

Sophie Decker, Guest Writer

April 1, 2020

Sun filters in from large windows, illuminating the wood floors of her art studio as freshman Stella Amy works on her most recent project: Christmas presents!  Last Christmas, Amy made bags for her family using a technique called wet felting, in which a solid form is made by matting together wool fi...

KPS closes all schools due to the spread of the Coronavirus 

KPS closes all schools due to the spread of the Coronavirus 

Natacia Branstrom, Social Media Team

March 31, 2020

All of KPS schools have been closed until April 6th due to the massive spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus. The coronavirus is highly contagious and has spread almost world wide reaching 116 countries in a matter of months. There is a greater risk of anyone over the age of fifty getting t...

Singing: an unusual way to de-stress

Singing: an unusual way to de-stress

Luna Drumm-Walsh, Guest Writer

March 30, 2020

Freshman Ariel Godinez steps onto the stage, her shaking hands are holding a microphone. The crowd is still chattering in the background. She focuses on the glittering Christmas lights in the trees, takes a few deep breaths and then begins singing the opening notes of “Have Yourself A Merry Little...

Loy Norrix soccer girls prepare for the upcoming season

Loy Norrix soccer girls prepare for the upcoming season

Victoria Hoppe, Guest Writer

March 28, 2020

Loy Norrix soccer players workout and train for their upcoming season by playing indoor soccer, as well as training daily at school. Female student athletes have the opportunity to prepare themselves to have a good tryout when soccer season comes into full swing. Members of the Loy Norrix women’s soccer t...

The stress never ends: Loy Norrix junior discusses how poetry has helped him deal with stress

The stress never ends: Loy Norrix junior discusses how poetry has helped him deal with stress

Karen Hernandez, Guest Writer

March 27, 2020

Getting home from school should feel like a relief, finally at peace. No more teachers, classwork, or drama for the rest of the day. For Loy Norrix junior William Jensen, the relief wasn't there. “School is pretty much my getaway place... I still hate it though,” William Jensen said, as he rolled ...

Exchange student from Korea finds much surprising about US schools

Exchange student from Korea finds much surprising about US schools

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

When I told my friends I would be going to the U.S. as a foreign exchange student, they said, “American school, Yellow school bus!!”  I had heard that the school system is different from Korea, so I expected many differences in the schools in the United States. I thought school lunches would be...

Loy Norrix DECA prepares for states

Loy Norrix DECA prepares for states

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team

March 23, 2020

The Loy Norrix DECA, Distributive Education Clubs of America, team will be attending the State Career Development Conference in Detroit from March 5th-7th. The team will be taking a record 12 students to states this year who will compete in a wide variety of categories in the business field.  Stu...

Boys & Girls Club teens face off in a competitive basketball showcase

Boys & Girls Club teens face off in a competitive basketball showcase

Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

March 11, 2020

On Friday, January 24, 2020, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kalamazoo’s Lake Street unit took a trip to a memorable basketball game against the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee in Adrian, Michigan. There hasn’t been any time when Lake Street has gone up against another club outside of their c...

Kalamazoo Central beats Loy Norrix once again this season

Kalamazoo Central beats Loy Norrix once again this season

Yasmin Mosqueda, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2020

On February 22, 2020, crosstown rivals Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central played each other for the second time this season. This is a game many people, including the basketball teams, look forward to, and are the most important ones of the season. The first rival game was at Kalamazoo Central earlier...

Class offered as a partnership between Loy Norrix and local businesses

Class offered as a partnership between Loy Norrix and local businesses

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2020

As education has progressed over the years, schools have worked to offer more options for students beyond the traditional core four classes and some electives. Many students desire an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the work-force.  The Community Based Vocational Education or the CBVE program in ...

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community
loy norrix