Knight Life

The current logo for the Kalamazoo 48 Hour Film Festival.

Kazoo 48 Hour Film Festival 2021 gives aspiring filmmakers a new form of motivation

James Hauke, Video Editor October 9, 2021

Today, the film industry can take years to complete a new movie; however, for aspiring filmmakers in Kalamazoo, it may only take 48 hours.  The Kazoo 48 Hour Film Festival is back for it’s 3rd year...

Senior Danica Harpers cartoon from their 2nd period Art Class. The cartoon depicts the ongoing Devious Lick trend.

Why So Devious? The glorification of vandalism in the “Devious Lick” trend

James Hauke, Video Editor October 7, 2021

As schools around the nation open their doors to students full-time for the first time in a year and a half, one phenomenon has also made an impressive return—high school vandalism. If you have been...

The National English Honors Society recognizes the hard work that has often gone overlooked by Loy Norrix teachers during this time of virtual learning.

National English Honor Society members express gratitude for teachers during the pandemic

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team May 31, 2021

For the duration of virtual instruction, students have been dealing with a lot on their plate, struggling to persevere through misfortune in their education and lives. While there is a lot of attention...

Amy (Bella Ford) practices her technique to be more Zen.

The Loy Norrix theatre department stages a musical about the complexity of growing up

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 11, 2021

“It's such a struggle to learn and perform an entire musical in basically just one month, but we did it and it is so gratifying to see it come together,” said senior Kamryn Kimbrough, an actor in the...

KPS should actively include students in important decision making

KPS should actively include students in important decision making

March 17, 2021

Over the span of this past year in quarantine, the school community has faced some turbulent times. Left and right, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has had to call consequential shots that...

The tower of Loy Norrix High School.

Poll: Teachers and students on continuing the trimester 2 schedule when students return in-person

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2021

The revised schedule for this school year’s second trimester of distance learning has been a topic of discourse among students and faculty in recent weeks. Many vie for making benefits of the online...

On the left, Mara Vander Beek reading Pippi Longstocking in 2012. On the right, Vander Beek reading her history textbook in 2020.

High school students have stopped reading for pleasure

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor November 24, 2020

During Book Fair week in elementary school, the halls would be abuzz with excitement as fifth graders showed each other the books they wanted and third graders pulled their parents around the shelves set...

Loy Norrix Peoples Choice Awards

Loy Norrix People’s Choice Awards

June 19, 2020

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Senior Emma Scheele stays busy while staying home during COVID-19. Scheele plays with her dog outside.

Students can have fun while staying home

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager June 11, 2020

It is nearing the end of March, you’re leaving school after finishing up your second-trimester final exams. You feel a heavy weight lifted off of your shoulders as it’s a half-day and you get to go...

Artwork of quarantined kids: Part one

Artwork of quarantined kids: Part one

Lydia Snapp, Social Media Team June 9, 2020



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