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A way to escape the stress of quarantine: A few book suggestions to pass the time

A way to escape the stress of quarantine: A few book suggestions to pass the time

Samantha Shaffer

May 5, 2020

As the days of quarantine drag on, it feels as though the number of activities left to keep us entertained is dwindling. However, time has seemed to slow down a bit. We are no longer rushing to different commitments or exhausted from school and work. This provides the perfect opportunity to pick up ...

The stress never ends: Loy Norrix junior discusses how poetry has helped him deal with stress

Junior William Jensen sits in the library alone and reads a book full of poems. He does this a lot in his free time

Karen Hernandez, Knights Speak Team

March 27, 2020

Getting home from school should feel like a relief, finally at peace. No more teachers, classwork, or drama for the rest of the day. For Loy Norrix junior William Jensen, the relief wasn't there. “School is pretty much my getaway place... I still hate it though,” William Jensen said, as he rolled ...

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...

Seniors Be Like

Seniors Be Like

Jayla Lewis, Guest Artist

February 15, 2020

Tea Club gives students a break from academics

Three members of Tea Club discuss the meeting while seeing what kind of tea is available to them. They are excited to see who shows up, and what conversations will be had.

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

February 1, 2020

Walking into Tea Club and being welcomed with a smile always makes the long day you had at school better. After you get a cup of relaxing tea and snacks, you’re ready to put the day behind you and sit down to have light and calm conversation with people that share similar interests. Tea Club focuses ...

Sophomore Scores First Varsity Touchdown Against Rival KC

Sophomore Scores First Varsity Touchdown Against Rival KC

May 1, 2019

By Drew Dougherty BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! “TREYTON GET YO LAZY BONES UP!” yells Treyton Allens’ mom, Kim Allens. Treyton slowly crawls out of bed and looks for some “junkier” clothes to put on for a long day of hard work and sweating. Last summer, Treyton Allen had to get up at 7 a.m. every weekday...

KAMSC Student Chooses Academics Over Social Time

KAMSC Student Chooses Academics Over Social Time

April 18, 2019

By Abigail Hauke “I only recommend KAMSC because some people enjoy and get a lot out of it. However, it’s for those ‘scholarly few’ who can handle it,” said freshman Emma Borden. Borden is a freshman here at Loy Norrix, but for the first three hours of every day, she isn’t in the buildi...

High School Senior Reflects on The Struggles of Moving While Growing Up

High School Senior Reflects on The Struggles of Moving While Growing Up

April 16, 2019

By Kayla Adams   The engine rumbles to life as you watch the house you grew up in shrinking in the back window of the car. Low mumbles from the radio register in the background, but you can’t think about anything else except all of the friends you’re leaving behind. The smell you associate ...

Homework is Unnecessary: Students Receive Enough Direct Instruction During the Day

Homework is Unnecessary: Students Receive Enough Direct Instruction During the Day

April 8, 2019

By Kayla Adams It’s Sunday night and your basketball team has just won the most important game of the year. Plans are quickly made with the team to go to dinner and celebrate the victory. You still feel jitters from when the buzzer went off cementing your victory. You listen to everyone’s paren...

Coffee Can Contribute to Student Stress

Coffee Can Contribute to Student Stress

Cas Terrian

November 15, 2018

Chances are that you drink coffee at least occasionally, and you may not be aware that there are negative side effects. I started out drinking a cup everyday. I was hyper-focused and burning through classwork within minutes. Coffee was my ride or die. Soon it wasn’t enough. Quite rapidly I needed...

Are You Prepared? SAT Testing Has Too Much Weight in Schools

Are You Prepared? SAT Testing Has Too Much Weight in Schools

Bethany Dunham

June 15, 2018

April is the month that every junior dreads; it’s the month of standardized testing. You can enjoy your spring break and then right when you get back testing begins. Teachers spend weeks upon weeks trying to prepare students for these tests, time that could be spent preparing students for college a...

Pouring From an Empty Cup: Loy Norrix Students Struggle to Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

Pouring From an Empty Cup: Loy Norrix Students Struggle to Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

December 19, 2017

By Emma Fergusson, Guest Writer “You know, no one has time to just go out in the woods for a few hours,” said senior Bethany Dunham. Like many of her fellow Loy Norrix students, Dunham dreams of a world in which she could forget about the books and papers that weigh down her backpack, and focus...

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