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KPS should actively include students in important decision making

KPS should actively include students in important decision making

March 17, 2021

Over the span of this past year in quarantine, the school community has faced some turbulent times. Left and right, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has had to call consequential shots that...

Setting boundaries online to keep yourself safe

Setting boundaries online to keep yourself safe

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor February 11, 2021

In the time of the internet, it’s easy to find people who have similar interests as you, but it’s also easier for people who want to hurt you, mentally or physically, to get in contact with you.  I,...

Loy Norrix parent Abby Haughey works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and adapts to all of the changes from working from an office to home.

Change in scenery: Parents working from home

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager June 10, 2020

As non-essential businesses have been shut down since March due to COVID-19, many businessmen and businesswomen have had to adapt to working from home. While this may seem like a dream come true to some,...

Ten things every parent raising a teen should know

Ten things every parent raising a teen should know

Emma Hilgart-Griff, Social Media Team/Knights Speak Team February 13, 2020

Parents are constantly emphasizing how hard it is to raise teenagers, how there is no efficient way to discipline kids, that we don't make any sense. To clear things up for you, here are ten things every...

Senior Find Success Despite the Challenge of Having a Single Parent

Senior Find Success Despite the Challenge of Having a Single Parent

June 22, 2019

By Ian Woodruff More than 1 of 4 children (19.7 million) live without a father in their home, according to the National Fatherhood Initiative. Senior Antonio Cornieles grew up without his father. His mother...

Making Your Own Decisions: Adults Should Keep Their Personal Opinions Away From Children

Making Your Own Decisions: Adults Should Keep Their Personal Opinions Away From Children

April 25, 2019

By Daniel Isacksen Children should be given space to form their own opinions without influence from their parents or other adults. Children are like sponges when it comes to learning new information,...

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

December 1, 2017

Dear Editor, I read “An Insight Into Loy Norrix Stage Crew” and I thought it was a good way to see the help that is needed, while also giving the reader a closer look at the audience doesn’t seen...

What Teens do to Annoy Parents

What Teens do to Annoy Parents

Mia May October 18, 2017

Through all the ups and downs of a relationship between a parent and their teen, they will always love each other. A couple of teens confess what they do to annoy their parents.  Loy Norrix junior Ty...

A Knight Balances her Family Responsibilities

A Knight Balances her Family Responsibilities

June 10, 2017

Guest Writer Devon Gross Some people don’t have the luxury of a good relationship with their families.  Loy Norrix sophomore Abrianna Ramos is lucky enough to have an unbreakable bond with her mother. “My...

Students At Loy Norrix Fight the Flu

Sydnee Arrasmith March 6, 2017

As you walk the hallways of Loy Norrix you will hear a lot of students coughing, sneezing or blowing their noses. Looking over your shoulder while you’re sitting in class you may see swollen and runny...

Parents Should Spank Their Children

Parents Should Spank Their Children

taylorkrupianik December 8, 2015

Spanking a child is a huge controversy. On each side of whether a parent should or should not spank their children, all parents has an opinion and point on the issue. Parents should spank their child...

Teen Struggles with Parents Going Back to School

Teen Struggles with Parents Going Back to School

Frankie Stevens March 23, 2015

“I have to take responsibility for myself because my mom isn’t there,” said freshman Evie Bartley when discussing her mother’s study schedule. Evie Bartley is a freshman at Loy Norrix who loves...

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