Knight Life

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...

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

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

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...

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Allie Fried sets priorities for learning during her freshman year

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...

Seniors Be Like

Seniors Be Like

Jayla Lewis, Guest Artist February 15, 2020

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.

Tea Club gives students a break from academics

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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