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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Loy Norrix students in the main hallway heading to their respective third periods.

Loy Norrix students balance school, work, and home life

Sadie Fredericksen January 24, 2023

Students rarely enjoy studying or doing school work in their free time. Students would rather do what they like after a tiring day of sitting in classes all day learning like their hobbies, spending time...

Knights Speak: Fall Fashion

Knights Speak: Fall Fashion

Josephine Velo, Destiny Gutter, Foster Neve-Jones, Knights Speak Team December 16, 2022

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Loy Norrix gamers play in a “Mario Kart” tournament after school. The tournament was held on the 21st.

Loy Norrix Esports team looks for new members for a new year

Ender Ross, Feature Editor October 3, 2022

  The Esports club.  Here is where all the coolest gamers hang out and play in professional gaming tournaments for a chance to win glorious, glittering prizes! All manner of gamers are...

Attorney General Dana Nessel, right, was given a quick tour of Loy Norrix following the school safety meeting.  Loy Norrix junior Jaydon Kelley, pictured left, helped lead the tour through the halls, past the main office, and into the C-wing where the tour ended.

Attorney General visits Loy Norrix to discuss school safety in KPS

Josephine Velo, Photo Editor/Knights Speak Team May 29, 2022

With thousands of students attending Kalamazoo Public Schools, the safety systems that are in place make a big difference, for better or for worse.On Wednesday, April 20, Michigan Attorney General Dana...

Superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri accepted the class of 2021 with a recorded statement wishing the seniors a bright future.

Loy Norrix should expect to continue in-person school despite the Omicron variant

Gigi Fox, Web Editor January 28, 2022

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Michigan, it poses the daunting question: will schools shut down again?  After a year and a half of virtual learning, the return to in-person school during the 2021-2022...

Loy Norrix teacher Rebecca Layton works on her computer. Layton is finishing up her first hour Womens Studies class.

Long-term teachers reflect on Norrix throughout the decades

Gigi Fox, Web Editor October 5, 2021

Loy Norrix was founded in 1961 and has changed a lot throughout the years, but how much has it really changed? Definitely the fashion trends: Go-Go Boots and pantsuits do not mix with our current trend...

Loy Norrix journalists and yearbook staff receive MIPA awards

Loy Norrix journalists and yearbook staff receive MIPA awards

Stella Amy, Social Media Team June 11, 2021

“I think working on any publication is a great way to build essential skills,” said yearbook teacher Brianna English . After working on articles for the newspaper and stories for the yearbook throughout...

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor May 27, 2021

As the end of the year approaches, “senioritis” begins to set in for many students as they get ready to leave high school. This “condition” is often viewed as students getting lazy or complacent,...

Family/Friends/Socializing is what students and staff said they missed most, followed closely by school and extracurriculars.

Students and staff reflect on what they missed due to COVID-19

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor May 26, 2021

COVID has affected everyone. Everyone has lost something, whether that be family, traveling opportunities, time at school, or events with friends. Now that vaccines are being rolled out, we have more chances...

With this decision KPS will have its first ever all virtual school year.

KPS decides to remain virtual for the remainder of the year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 12, 2021

On Feb. 11, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education announced that the district will remain virtual for the third and final trimester of the year instead of returning to in-person learning in a...

Offical logo for the College Board SAT exam

College Board discontinues SAT subject tests and essay as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief February 8, 2021

The changes to the education system have been innumerable since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020. From school being cancelled altogether and administrations scrambling to find solutions,...

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