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Knight Life

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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

(From left to right) Loy Norrix Coach Bradley Schmidt, Matawan Coach Scott VanLoo, and Portage Central coach Noah Krzan sporting their respective school gear before the race.

Norrix math teacher and coach runs a speedy race at the Boston Marathon

Kendall Sloan, Instagram Team May 3, 2022

Math teacher Bradley Schmidt was absent from school Monday, April 18, breaking his impeccable attendance record. Schmidt was not just skipping school, however. He was running.  Coach Schmidt, as cross...

April 15 Weekly News Digest: Gretchen Whitmer lawsuit to protect abortion, Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to the Supreme Court and international elections 

April 15 Weekly News Digest: Gretchen Whitmer lawsuit to protect abortion, Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to the Supreme Court and international elections 

News Digest Team April 15, 2022

COVID-19 Updates  The KPS mask mandate will stay and the school board plans to reevaluate on April 21. KPS News  Standardized state testing occurred this week, with juniors taking the SAT on...

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...

Loy Norrix Freshman Emerson Edwards addresses the KPS Board of Education at the Jan. 27  meeting.

Mask mandate to continue, spectator restriction to be lifted and more announced at Jan. 27 KPS School Board meeting

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2022

On Thursday, Jan. 27, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education held their bi-weekly meeting at the district office on Howard St. The Board members, accompanied by superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri,...

Three-sport athletes handle the grit and grind of school and sports

Three-sport athletes handle the grit and grind of school and sports

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor January 24, 2022

Sports are physically and mentally demanding. You have to practice your time management, make sacrifices and insure that people are around to help you with your troubles. But what if you don't play just...

Loy Norrix Mens Varsity Basketball team at Mattawan High School.

Men’s Basketball wins season opener

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor December 20, 2021

On Tuesday, December 14 the Loy Norrix Men’s basketball teams hit the court for their first game of the season against Mattawan High School. The freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams all played...

Athletes explain what it means to play multiple sports

Athletes explain what it means to play multiple sports

Macy Daniels, Guest Writer November 17, 2021

For most high school students, a long school day with a game or practice on top of it is enough to tire them out, but not for these 2 students. Sophomore Cameron Miller and freshman Anna Miedema explain...

Former Penn State football player Saquon Barkley is interviewed by multiple reporters at Penn State’s Media Day in 2016. Barkley is now a NFL running back for the New York Giants.

College athletes deserve to be paid for their likeness

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor November 15, 2021

It’s Saturday night in University Park, Pennsylvania, home of the Penn State Nittany Lions and home of one of the biggest college stadiums in the country with a capacity of over 106 thousand seats; bigger...

2019-2020 LN Bowling Team poses for a photo after winning districts. They were undefeated for the entirety of their season.

LN bowling team holding tryouts Monday, November 15

Haneef Hampton, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Do you want to join the Loy Norrix bowling team? Here’s how to do it.  Andrew Laboe, the athletic director, said that students can come to tryouts on November 15 as a registered athlete. There will...

Loy Norrix varisty football team prepares for a play on the offense. The homecoming football game did not end in a win but the team gave it their all.

New Knights’ football coach ready to make a change

Donovan Wilson, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

As the crowd enters Griffith Field and takes their seats, the student section is chanting, “Let’s go Knights!” The Knights football team is in the tunnel, ready to run out for their first game of...

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