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The ups and downs of being on the Loy Norrix Overwatch Team

Junior Sophie Decker and other members of the Overwatch team are shown playing Overwatch. They are competing at the 2019 esport MiHSEF finals in Midland, Michigan.

Stella Amy, Guest Writer

February 28, 2020

“The Overwatch Team just kinda feels like a little family because we have grown together, and we are planning to stay friends for the rest of our lives,” said junior Sophie Decker. Sophie Decker is a member of the Loy Norrix Overwatch Team. Decker plays on the Overwatch team with her friends having ...

Knight Life welcomes guest educators from the Netherlands

Visiting educators from the Netherlands pose for a group photo after a conversation hour with Norrix's Knight Life. When these guests come in Knight Life switches to third lunch in order to accommodate their schedules.

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Knight Life welcomed some new guests into their classroom on Monday, December 16, 2019. The desks in K6 were pushed into a circle and the reporters’ lunch had been moved around to accommodate their presence. This is far from the first time Knight Life has had presentations from  reporters or e...

Men shouldn’t always have to propose with a ring

Men shouldn't always have to propose with a ring

Henry Parwoth, Guest Writer

December 18, 2019

Marriage is probably one of the most unifying events that take place in many people's lives around the world. Of course, to get married, you have to propose first in most cases. Proposing can be very stressful for men who have to propose to the woman who they wish to be their future wife. This is why ...

Loy Norrix DECA Team Goes to Nationals for First Time in Five Years

Loy Norrix DECA Team Goes to Nationals for First Time in Five Years

Kailynne Besser

June 14, 2019

The Loy Norrix DECA students proudly pose with their awards at nationals. Pictured left to right, back row: Cameron Phillips, Josh Schaefer, Chiemela Opeckuchwa, Greg Clup. Left to right, front row: Atiba Ward, Naguaria Ward, Ben Sanford, Chenel Wilson, Cecelia Morales, Anna Puca, Sierra Ward. For the ...

3, 2, 1, Prom

Senior Justin Timmerman looks out into the main room Roy Britney and Jordan speak. All enjoying air in the court yard as they take a break from all the dancing. Photo Credit, Logan Neeley

Esperanza Fraga

June 13, 2019

As the night begins, after getting make-up and hair done, shoes, dresses, and suits put on. The doors begin to open at 8 p.m. and it will be for most juniors their first prom and for seniors, their last. As school staff lay out the red carpet, set table decorations, and the DJ sets up his station...

Loy Norrix Takes The Win In The Don Lukens Invitational

The team comes together to take a picture after hearing that they won the meet. They all hold up a finger to represent that they came in first place.

Jaelyn Anderson

May 25, 2019

Don Lukens has been at Loy Norrix for over 30 years and is the biggest invitational that Loy Norrix hosts. Track teams from all over the state come to compete against each other  in this all day meet. Don Lukens starts at 10 in the morning and goes on into the late evening. Everyone looks forward...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

Loy Norrix School and Tower Modernized and Made More Energy Efficient

Students leave Loy Norrix at the end of the day. The Tower marks the beginning and the end of each day. Photo Credit, Kailynne Besser

Kailynne Besser

May 7, 2019

Walking into Loy Norrix in early September, you look around and notice the new updates that have been done all around the school over the summer. Updating the windows was one of the primary changes that occurred at Loy Norrix. The front entrance or “Tower” was newly updated with a replacement o...

Sierra Knight: Switching From Softball to Soccer

Justin Timmerman

May 7, 2019

Tryouts for the 2019 Loy Norrix Women’s Varsity Soccer team were held on March 11th and 12th. These were on the same day as the Women’s Varsity Softball tryouts. Senior Sierra Knight who has been playing softball during her entire high school career decided this time to try out for the varsi...

Chess Club Instructor Moves the Loy Norrix Students to Play Chess

Chess Club Instructor Moves the Loy Norrix Students to Play Chess

Logan Neeley, NLP

May 6, 2019

Loy Norrix is taking steps to capture the king.College Readiness instructor Jim Bellware first started playing chess after he learned the game from his father. He continued to play chess in college with his roommates and coached a chess club in Battle Creek for 10 years. Now, Bellware hosts the club here at...

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