Knight Life

Students can have fun while staying home

Senior Emma Scheele stays busy while staying home during COVID-19. Scheele plays with her dog outside.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 11, 2020

It is nearing the end of March, you’re leaving school after finishing up your second-trimester final exams. You feel a heavy weight lifted off of your shoulders as it’s a half-day and you get to go home and relax after weeks of hard work and studying. Little did you know, though, that you would no...

Former Loy Norrix exchange students share what’s happening in their home countries

Jeanie Gould-McElhone and Elisa Matz pose for a photo the day before Matzs flight home.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment editor

June 11, 2020

Only 57 days.  Elisa Matz was a sophomore exchange student at Loy Norrix High School for just 57 days when Covid-19 sent her home to Lürschau in northern Germany. Elisa’s exchange continues in weekly conversations with myself and the two other exchange students we’ve hosted over the last five ...

The Loy Norrix chapter of NEHS is open for applications this fall

Loy Norrix junior Emerson Wesslehoff attends a volunteer opportunity at Read and Write Kalamazoo. Here Wesselhoff works to create a book using old magazines.

Lily Stickley, News editor

June 8, 2020

The Loy Norrix chapter of the National English Honor Society, also called the Loy Norrix Literary Luminaries, is opening applications this fall, with English teacher Jeffery Pickell as the faculty adviser.  “[NEHS] is the only international organization exclusively for high school students and fa...

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor/Student Update Team

May 19, 2020

It’s no secret that many kids say that they don’t like going to school, even though it’s necessary. Students often complain about having to get up early or how much homework they have to do. Now that the Stay at Home Order has halted person-to-person schooling, I’ve discovered that I appreciat...

KPS should adopt the four-day school week

KPS should adopt the four-day school week

Elliot Russell, Web Editor

April 6, 2020

It’s fifth-hour and the last day of the week. You fiddle around unproductively, only minutes remaining until the five-day grind meets its end with a timely chime over the intercom as if to signify that “you made it.” We all know the feeling. How your endurance wanes as you push yourself throug...

Loy Norrix students should be allowed to enter the school more efficiently

Loy Norrix students should be allowed to enter the school more efficiently

Lily Stickley, News Editor

March 11, 2020

It is 7:28 a.m., and you just pull into the Loy Norrix High School parking lot: you are running late. You get to the tower at 7:30, and your class is in the D-wing, so usually you would go through the left door.  Wrong, you’re a junior, so you have to go through the right door, to the K-wing. Now...

Don’t catch senioritis

Senior Maggie Grabemeyer takes a nap during class. As a senior, she's finding it harder and harder to stay awake.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

March 10, 2020

The finish line is in sight! As graduation approaches, a “condition” referred to as senioritis is beginning to hit the class of 2020.  It’s hard to stay focused and motivated in school, especially as college acceptance letters start rolling in. Senioritis is a decline of motivation and effort by ...

Allie Fried sets priorities for learning during her freshman year

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Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

February 27, 2020

There are lots of youngsters out there who really dedicate themselves to their work and spend their time achieving to the fullest degree to be successful in life. Others are commonly known as wild and obnoxious: Freshmen. New school, new environment, old mentality. At this point, everyone around you...

That’s a Norrix goose

That's a Norrix goose

Ella Thomas, Guest Artist

February 24, 2020

Cheese Pants

Cheese Pants

Cassandra Kipp, Guest Artist

February 20, 2020

Seniors Be Like

Seniors Be Like

Jayla Lewis, Guest Artist

February 15, 2020

A new public announcement system adds safety, but is still being perfected

Sophomore Liam Braun is doing the announcements. The Loy Norrix announcement team greets the students every morning.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Over winter break Loy Norrix had an update to the intercom system which changed the sound of the bells, the quality of the speaker system, and added a chime to the beginning of the announcements. The new system was obtained as a part of grant that was from the state police, to be used to upgrade the publi...

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