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Schools need to start teaching life skills

Schools need to start teaching life skills

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team March 4, 2021

Many high school students ask themselves, "When am I gonna use this after I graduate?"  High school students feel like they aren't being taught actual things they need to know about life after high...

The ACT-SO program is helping African-American students everywhere

The ACT-SO program is helping African-American students everywhere

Natacia Branstrom, Social Media Team March 10, 2020

The ACT-SO is a national youth program that is run by the NAACP. ACT-SO stands for Afro-Academic, Culture, Technology, and Scientific Olympics. This is a year long program designed for young African-American...

Ten things every parent raising a teen should know

Ten things every parent raising a teen should know

Emma Hilgart-Griff, Social Media Team/Knights Speak Team February 13, 2020

Parents are constantly emphasizing how hard it is to raise teenagers, how there is no efficient way to discipline kids, that we don't make any sense. To clear things up for you, here are ten things every...

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Today’s teens are mentally struggling and we need to fix it

Miranda Cole, Photo Editor December 3, 2019

It’s no secret that in today’s society many teens suffer from mental health issues, in fact according to the Polaris Teen Center, 1 of every 5 teens between the ages of 12 and 18 suffer from a mental...

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor October 22, 2019

Vaping has become a norm among students since the first increased interest in 2017. Kids will skip class and leave the bathroom smelling like fruit, and despite Michigan’s recent ban from the buying...

The Meaning of Love in an Age of Change: How Teenagers Struggle on Valentine’s Day

The Meaning of Love in an Age of Change: How Teenagers Struggle on Valentine’s Day

Paula Montoro February 7, 2019

You’ve probably noticed that almost every store in town is decorated with huge red hearts and flowers, meaning Valentine’s Day is coming up. February 14th is the best day of the year for lovers to...

Go Vote - It’s No Joke

Go Vote – It’s No Joke

January 15, 2019

By Jeanie Gould-McElhone When Loy Norrix senior Will Keller turned 18 in October, he was pumped up to vote in the 2018 midterm election. He found himself urging on all the candidates as he filled out the...

Having Siblings Impacts You in Various Ways

Having Siblings Impacts You in Various Ways

December 21, 2018

By Gabby Davis Most people never realize how having siblings can affect you not only in negative, but also positive ways. When reading this you may think your own siblings are so annoying and you'd rather...

It’s Time to Alter How we Teach about Bullying and Peer Pressure

It’s Time to Alter How we Teach about Bullying and Peer Pressure

Riley Dominianni, Feature Editor December 10, 2018

For as long as I can remember, messages about bullying and peer pressure have been drilled into my head at school and at home. The things I have been taught, and the things children across the country...

Teens Use Nicotine Without Knowing the Harmful Effects

Teens Use Nicotine Without Knowing the Harmful Effects

Kailynne Besser October 24, 2018

Walking into the bathroom and smelling a fruity mango scent as a group of kids rush to the door to see if a security guard is at the door is a common occurrence at Loy Norrix. When students see it’s...

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team March 30, 2018

At 18 years old, the teenager’s prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain which regulates impulse control, is about halfway developed. That means that until you are about 25, you are more likely to make...

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

December 1, 2017

Dear Editor, I read “An Insight Into Loy Norrix Stage Crew” and I thought it was a good way to see the help that is needed, while also giving the reader a closer look at the audience doesn’t seen...

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