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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Too much homework overwhelms high school students

Too much homework overwhelms high school students

Gavin Moan, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

“From teachers' academy, work, and getting ready for the next day, homework doesn’t fit well into my schedule most days,” said senior Brandi-Rose Phiri.  According to a Stanford study, 56 percent...

Spanish teacher Marta Grabowski substitute teaches for Atiba Wards fifth hour international business class. Like all teachers at Norrix, shes been called in to sub on a rolling basis.

Substitute teacher shortage plagues Norrix staff

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

With teachers frequently in and out of the building because of COVID scares as the pandemic rages on, familiar faces have been popping up around the building. Maybe your algebra teacher had to lecture...

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...

Dyami Hernandez, math and Latin teacher, feeling powerful after getting his COVID-19 vaccination.

Loy Norrix staff relieved to get COVID-19 vaccine

Stella Amy, Social Media Team April 16, 2021

“I felt incredibly safe during the whole vaccination process,” said LN teacher Sammy Simpson, “There were definitely tears of happiness at the site where I got my vaccine.”  The COVID-19 vaccine...

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...

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor May 19, 2020

It’s no secret that many kids say that they don’t like going to school, even though it’s necessary. Students often complain about having to get up early or how much homework they have to do. Now...

Sophomore Myah Walker has decided to meet with Spanish teacher Linsey Bain in the morning. Walker has questions on a story she wrote so she decided to go to Mr. Bain to read the story to her, because she trusts her.

The importance of teachers showing off personality while teaching

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager October 26, 2019

Every weekday for 180 days, teenagers wake up and go to school. Most of the time the students learn the curriculum and move onto the next class, typically leaving them unimpressed and often bored.  Once...

Chess Club Instructor Moves the Loy Norrix Students to Play Chess

Chess Club Instructor Moves the Loy Norrix Students to Play Chess

Logan Neeley, NLP May 6, 2019

Loy Norrix is taking steps to capture the king.College Readiness instructor Jim Bellware first started playing chess after he learned the game from his father. He continued to play chess in college with...

The Highs and Lows of Having a Parent as a Teacher

The Highs and Lows of Having a Parent as a Teacher

April 28, 2019

By Vanessa Alvarado Gutierrez It’s early Saturday morning and little Kayla Adams is getting herself ready for school. Yes, school at the amazing age of three. Kayla looks to her mom and sees that she...

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