Knight Life

Loy Norrix choir student succeeds despite rare sight disability

Jessica DeRyke sings in choir teacher Julie Pelligrino's class.  Despite challenges, DeRyke excels in her school work and finds joy in singing.

Avery Strand, Guest Writer

April 21, 2020

Learning music and reading notes can be a struggle for anyone. It is even harder for fifteen year old sophomore Jessica DeRyke, who was diagnosed with a rare disorder called Peters Anomaly making her half blind.  “I was born with Peters Anomaly and it interferes with some genes,” said DeRyke....

The Velvelettes sing with Loy Norrix Choir

From left to right; Milly Gill-Arbor, Bertha Barbee-McNeal, Norma-Barbee Fairhurst, and Cal Gill-Street.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2020

  One of the best things about being a reporter is getting to meet some amazing people. That’s exactly what happened to me last month when I had the opportunity to meet and interview two members of the Motown group, The Velvelettes, when they performed with the Loy Norrix Choir for their car...

Winter Concert 2019

Winter Concert 2019

Lydia Snapp, Social Media Team

January 24, 2020


Loy Norrix choir sings to EmpowHER

The Loy Norrix choir performs at their concert on November 1st.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2019

The Loy Norrix Choir’s annual Cabaret was held the weekend  of November 1st and the choir put on an entertaining performance. Every year there is a different theme for the Cabaret concert. This year’s theme was EmpowHER, celebrating songs written and made famous by women.  Looking through thi...

"Urinetown" a Must See, to Play for One More Weekend

"Urinetown" a Must See, to Play for One More Weekend

March 27, 2015

By Guest Writer Chris Hybels The premise of the musical “Urinetown” is based around a society that is forced to use and pay for public amenities. Society was forced into this system because of lobbying by Mr. Cladwell, owner of the amenities. Till one day a young hero, Bobby Strong stands up and...

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