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Knight Life

Coolmath Games is one of the websites frequently used by kids to relax during free time in class. It hosts a variety of games designed for kids of all age levels

Game-based education: Video games are the answer to modern classroom problems

Anthony Herrera, Guest Writer June 9, 2023

Remember when you were a kid playing games on Maybe it was a different website like Starfall or PBS Kids. What these have in common is that you were learning while having fun.  Senior Joaquin...

Tom Clark and other seniors at Loy Norrix High School line up to receive their graduation awards. It is their final day of high school.

The Kalamazoo Promise allows Kalamazoo Public School students to graduate debt free by paying for their college tuition

Sophia DeAnda, Staff Writer June 9, 2023

The average college student ends up owing over $30,000 in student debt at the time of graduating with a bachelor's degree. The Kalamazoo Promise is the new beginning to debt-free students. In 2005,...

Loy Norrix junior Nina Holm takes a walk in the Kleinstuck Preserve as a way to round out the weekend. She likes to take walks here often, especially as a way to meet up with friends and get fresh air.

Urban residents embrace green spaces: possibilities and benefits

Nora Duffy, Guest Writer June 8, 2023

The sound of birds and the smell of trees after rain fill the air. Water drips from the leaves onto the muddy ground of the Kleinstuck Preserve on a humid spring afternoon. Even though the preserve is...

Students use their phones during instructional time in class.

A new cell phone procedure is on the horizon for the 23-24 school year and it could be a great change of pace for learning in the classroom

Alex Houslander June 7, 2023

When you walk into a classroom at Loy Norrix High School, no matter the teacher's personal procedure, there’s phones out everywhere, at all times of the school day. Whether teachers are willing to let...

Pam Landis assists sophomore Reginald Potters in servicing his Chromebook. Landis has been a go-to knowledgeable and reliable person to deal with Chromebook issues.

Assistant librarian, Pam Landis, to retire after nearly 40 years serving KPS

Charles James, Guest Writer June 7, 2023

“Mrs. Landis kinda runs the school in my opinion, or at least a lot of things behind the scenes that are necessary for the school to function,” said Loy Norrix librarian John Kreider. “She’s absolutely...

Orca swimming freely through the pacific ocean, looking for a snack.

Orcas are the apex predator of the ocean and they deserve to be free

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor June 4, 2023

When you think of the top dogs of the ocean, you'll most likely think of a shark, or more specifically, the great white shark.  I thought this for a while too, then I grew up.  Orcas have over...

Through hardship, 15-year-old Afghani refugee, Shabnam Mobarez has found strength

Through hardship, 15-year-old Afghani refugee, Shabnam Mobarez has found strength

Josephine Velo, Executive Director of Visual and Digital Media June 2, 2023

One of the largest locations for receiving unaccompanied refugee minors is West Michigan, according to an article by Hillside Middle School. When the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August of 2021, sophomore...

Knight Life Life: Yearbook vs. Knight Life Kickball Game

Wolfgang Madonia, Arts and Entertainment Editor/Social Media Team June 2, 2023

“John Wick 4” is a perfect finale to an incredible quadrilogy

“John Wick 4” is a perfect finale to an incredible quadrilogy

Alex Houslander May 31, 2023

The John Wick films are bloody, non-stop action-packed movies to come out over the past decade. This series screams Keanu Reeves, and he absolutely rocks the role as John Wick.  The series starts with...

UCONN mens basketball team proudly holding up the trophy after shocking the world. On April 3rd in Houston, at the NRG stadium UCONN defeated San Diego State, completing their miracle run in the yearly “March Madness” tournament.

One of the craziest seasons of March Madness in the recent decades leaves UCONN at the top of the throne

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor May 11, 2023

March Madness, the NCAA Division I basketball tournament, commenced on Mar. 14 and it ended with the final game on Apr. 3, but it’s what happened in between these two dates that has left many American...

An image of the FAKE earth! Dont let them pull the wool over your eyes!

Wake up sheeple, round Earth is fake

Ender Ross, Web Editor April 25, 2023

The earth is not round. In fact, it is flat and carried on the backs of 4 elephants. But what do the elephants stand on? A giant turtle of course! I know this because of the factual and reliable book “The...

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