Knight Life

High school junior meets father for the first time

Junior Dejanique McPherson is glad she decided to meet her father. Although they don't stay in touch, she is still a hardworking and charismatic teen working hard on her education.

Jessica Kanipe, Guest Writer

February 20, 2020

As she walked through the doors of the church, she saw crowds of family dressed in formal clothing as the sound of cars driving past and doors opening and closing drowned out the chit chat among the crowd. Junior Dejanique McPherson had grown up without the warm arms of her father, until three years...

Losing a parent before the start of high school devastates incoming freshman

A younger Kailyah Hensley poses for a photo with her Father.

Amanda Martin, Guest Writer

December 22, 2019

Around 10 o’clock at night on August 3rd, 2019, thirteen-year old Kailyah Hensley settled down for bed after a long day and plugged her phone in on the charger. When her phone had been charging for a while, she noticed many messages and missed calls from family members. Her father, 38 year-old Adrian Jackson, had ...

The Highs and Lows of Having a Parent as a Teacher

The Highs and Lows of Having a Parent as a Teacher

April 28, 2019

By Vanessa Alvarado Gutierrez It’s early Saturday morning and little Kayla Adams is getting herself ready for school. Yes, school at the amazing age of three. Kayla looks to her mom and sees that she is putting all of her students’ work in a bag. Her mom smiles back and they go along with their day. ...

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