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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

May 13 Weekly News Digest: Through the Views presentations, Women’s Health Protection Act and Summit of the Americas

May 13 Weekly News Digest: “Through the Views” presentations, Women’s Health Protection Act and Summit of the Americas

News Team May 13, 2022

KPS News  Over the weekend Kalamazoo Public Schools received attention over COVID-19 related news after superintendent Rita Raichouduri stated that Norrix’ prom was a “super spreader event” in...

April 8 Weekly News Digest: SAT and PSAT testing, Fred Upton retires, and the pause on student loans continues

April 8 Weekly News Digest: SAT and PSAT testing, Fred Upton retires, and the pause on student loans continues

News Digest Team April 13, 2022

COVID-19 Updates  According to the New York Time’s COVID-19 Dashboard, there have been over 28 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of April 5. Around 769 cases are concentrated...

March 24 Weekly News Digest: Spring break, Kentanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing and March Madness

March 24 Weekly News Digest: Spring break, Kentanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing and March Madness

News Digest Team April 4, 2022

COVID-19 Updates  According to the New York Time’s COVID-19 Dashboard, there have been over 29 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of March 23. Around 855 cases are concentrated...

Senior Liam Braun is given instructions by a Red Cross staff member after donating blood. Loy Norrix students had the opportunity to donate blood on March 21 in the auxiliary gym.

March 18 Weekly News Digest: NHS Blood Drive, “Don’t Say Gay” bill and the 94th Oscars

News Team March 21, 2022

COVID-19 Updates  According to the New York Time’s COVID-19 Dashboard, there have been over 32 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of March 16. Around 802 cases are concentrated...

In Ukraine, Loy Norrix alumni flees from Kyiv amid Russian invasion

In Ukraine, Loy Norrix alumni flees from Kyiv amid Russian invasion

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor March 18, 2022

Every morning, students from across the Kalamazoo area pack up books, binders, and school-issued chromebooks, fitting them into one of the most ubiquitous symbols of high school– the backpack. Look through...

Protest signs urges a ban of Russia from the SWIFT financial system, an action that has since been taken by the United States and various other NATO countries.

Sanctions on Russia: what they are, what they do and what effect they will have on countries around the world

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor March 8, 2022

The word “sanction” has become an essential in the vocabulary of most Americans this past week as the Russo-Ukrainian conflict continues to rage on. In lieu of military intervention, the United States,...

Senior Kevin Lucas goes up for a layup against multiple Tri-Unity players.

March 4 Weekly Digest: KPS mask mandate, State of the Union Address and Russian sanctions

News Team March 4, 2022

COVID-19 Update According to The New York Times’ COVID-19 dashboard, there have been over 54 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of March 3rd. Around 1.8 thousand cases are...

A Loy Norrix goose atop the Loy Norrix school building on Feb. 24. The goose sits above all of the students in confidence after this weeks events.

Feb. 25 Weekly Digest: Russian invasion of Ukraine, USWNT reaches settlement and Beijing Olympics conclude

News Team February 25, 2022

COVID Update According to The New York Times’ COVID-19 dashboard, there have been over 76 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of Feb. 17. Around 2 thousand cases are concentrated...

The Nation Honor Society table of virtue being set up before the symbolic candles are lit. Each candle represents the pillars of NHS, character, service, scholarship and leadership.

Feb. 18 Weekly Digest: Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit, senior night for LN swimmers and Beijing Olympics 

News Team February 22, 2022

COVID Update According to The New York Times’ COVID-19 dashboard, there have been over 124 thousand new cases each day of COVID  in the United States as of February 17. Around 3 thousand cases are...

 State qualifiers and medal awardees Chanel Wilson, Jaydon Kelly, Nadia Abbott, Wendy Miedema, Neyda Isidoro-Martinez, Anna Miedema, Max Belin, Ari Johnson, Javon Harris, Sequoya Morning, Trevor Watts, Caleb Jackson, Meilie Diaz, Jaquan Jennings, Amady Mboup, Aliah Ward, Nateya Thomas, Jackson Bergan, and Gavin Gardner pose for a photo with their medals alongside advisor Atiba Ward. Not pictured are Tamisha Smith and Meilie Diaz who are both qualifiers for the state competition.

Feb. 11 Weekly News Digest: Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping case, politicization of COVID and the Beijing Winter Olympics 

News Team February 17, 2022

COVID Updates According to The New York Times’ COVID dashboard, there have been over 240 thousand new cases each day of COVID-19 in the United States, as of February 8. Around seven thousand cases...

Teacher Christina Holmes jots down a note on her lunch break. Holmes often allows Spanish course students to eat in her room during the hour.

Jan. 28 Weekly News Digest: KPS Board meeting, Oxford students return and Russia and Ukraine’s tensions rise

News Team January 28, 2022

COVID Updates Covid Statistics According to The New York Times’ COVID dashboard, there have been over 652 thousand new cases each day of COVID-19 in the United States, as of January 26. Around...

Students protest KPS policies in front of Loy Norrix High School.

Jan. 21 Weekly News Digest: Omicron spikes, Loy Norrix walkout and voting rights bills

News Team January 21, 2022

COVID Updates Important Information Starting on January 18th, the Biden-Harris administration will be allowing Americans to order 4 free at-home COVID tests, following the surge of the omicron variant...

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