Knight Life

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 Editor

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 ...

Seniors Be Like

Seniors Be Like

Jayla Lewis, Guest Artist

February 15, 2020

Time Wasted? Seniors Must Choose Classes Carefully

Time Wasted? Seniors Must Choose Classes Carefully

Gavin Rutherford

February 19, 2019

By the time you reach your senior year, you want nothing more than to be done with school. The mental fortitude it takes to get out of bed at six in the morning is a Herculean task on its own. I have almost all of the credits I need to graduate, except for a few senior core classes. Then to fill th...

The Slack Year: Senioritis and How it Could Affect our Graduating Class

The Slack Year: Senioritis and How it Could Affect our Graduating Class

Ciera Mcclenton

December 6, 2018

It’s 7:20 am, and you snooze your alarm for the fourth time in a row. Debating on if you can afford another absence in that class, your reluctantly roll out of bed throw on sweats and a hoodie. On the way to school you stop for coffee because you're already late so why not make the pass worth it. Final...

Senioritis is Not Just a State of Mind

Senioritis is Not Just a State of Mind

Maxwell Link

June 1, 2018

“Senioritis,” also known as no motivation to do anything during your senior year, is very hard to get through and plagues almost all of the senior class every year right around the middle of May.  For years, I had always thought that senioritis was just an excuse to under perform in your classes...

Lack of Focus in School: Holiday Edition

Lack of Focus in School: Holiday Edition

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

December 1, 2017

As the seasons change, mindsets change too. Summer has officially passed, and the chilly winter days are approaching. However, even though some people may not be looking forward to this drastic weather change, they still manage to gain holiday spirit and are ready to celebrate and spend time with l...

Senioritis Can Be Cured

Senioritis Can Be Cured

Erika Wagoner

March 28, 2017

As I sit in my seat, listening to Tisha Pankop talk to her journalism class, I struggle to pay attention. My mind wanders off to other things as I lose focus on the task at hand. As a senior almost done with the second trimester, “senioritis” is the biggest obstacle I have to overcome. According to ...

Your Stereotypical Senioritis Article

Kyra William catches up on sleep as opposed to catching up in class.


March 26, 2014

It’s the third trimester of the school year, the prime time for senioritis, and Loy Norrix seniors are coming down with the symptoms. Procrastination, laziness, lack of motivation, etc. have made their way into the mindsets of the class of 2014. However, many seniors have their methods of combating...

Seniors Struggle With Balancing Commitments, Expectations, and Excitement

Comic by Lori Umbanhowar


February 24, 2014

Senior year. To quote Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” It’s your last year of high school and certainly a year to remember, but that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily an easy ride. Along with everything else in life, being a senior comes with positives and...

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