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Loy Norrix Students Shine in Art Show: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show Offers Promising Opportunities for Student Artists

Loy Norrix Students Shine in Art Show: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show Offers Promising Opportunities for Student Artists

Katie Shantz

June 12, 2019

Now in its 37th year, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show presents a unique chance for student artists to receive recognition for their works. Eight colleges and university programs offered nearly $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards for exemplary student work on May 17th, 2019. U...

It’s Time to Change the Way We Teach Math

It’s Time to Change the Way We Teach Math

Paula Montoro

May 31, 2019

If you are afraid of math and hate the subject, if you panic on tests or blank out and forget what you have studied, you’re definitely not alone. According to the University of Nebraska, math anxiety affects more than 50 percent of the U.S. population. Students associate math with frustration ...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross

May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

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...

Students Respond to a Variety of Articles

Students Respond to a Variety of Articles

March 18, 2019

Dear Editor, I read “Theories Assemble” and I thought that it would be one large group of theories from students on the upcoming movie “Avengers Endgame” but it ended up being different student’s talking about the theories that they have heard and what they believe will happen in Endgame. I...

What Students Love about “Knight Life”

What Students Love about “Knight Life”

March 17, 2019

Dear Editor, I thought the politics page was an phenomenal addition to the newspaper because it shows what side of the spectrum (politics) they believe in. I liked the movie review page because it is something that I actually like to see in a paper about things students like to do. I think you should ad...

Students Respond to Bullying and Peer Pressure

Students Respond to Bullying and Peer Pressure

March 16, 2019

Dear Editor, I read “It’s Time to Alter How We Teach about Bullying and Peer Pressure.” I thought that it is honest and true because it is saying things that happen regularly. I liked how it is trying to stop bullying because it is saying how you can end bullying and not watch it, bullying, ha...

Students Welcome a New(er) Kalamazoo Promise Student

Students Welcome a New(er) Kalamazoo Promise Student

March 15, 2019

Dear Editor, I read “New Freshman Makes a (Kalamazoo) Promise Change.” I thought it was a great article that really brought insight to the fact that not all students come from previous public school experience, and that the sheer amount of kids as well as the way things are taught is a real differ...

Students Share Their Views on Coach Duckett

Students Share Their Views on Coach Duckett

March 13, 2019

Dear Editor, I read “P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th year at Norrix.” I thought this was a great article about Coach Duckett because Duckett has taught me some amazing life lessons about keeping track on what you eat and pushes us to a new high. He inspires you to be better, and I never really p...

Theories Assemble! Students Make Predictions About "Avengers 4" (SPOILERS)

Theories Assemble! Students Make Predictions About "Avengers 4" (SPOILERS)

Maya Crawford

March 13, 2019

WARNING! The theories discussed in this article contain spoilers from the first three Avengers movies, including “Avengers: Infinity War.” Left on possibly the biggest cliffhanger in all of Marvel Studios’ cinematic history, “Avengers: Infinity War” left most in tears and suspense. The untit...

Students are Touched by Eli Verne Article

Students are Touched by Eli Verne Article

March 12, 2019

Dear Editor, I thought that the article honoring Eli was a really kind way to talk about the person he was and how much everyone misses him. I liked how it talked about things he liked to do and people he had influenced during his life. I definitely think his friends and family will appreciate it. Valeri...

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