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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Conners Critiques: “Everything Everywhere All At Once” is a phenomenal movie for Sci-Fi fans

Conners Critiques: “Everything Everywhere All At Once” is a phenomenal movie for Sci-Fi fans

Conner McBride, Business Manager June 12, 2022

Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, “Everything Everywhere All At Once” was released on Mar 11, 2022 in the South by Southwest film festival and came to the big screen in United States theaters...

(From left to right) is senior Hollis Masterson, sophomore Ellen Terezino, and senior Elias Nagel-Bennet who all look towards the opposite side of the stage. They listen as the characters tell their story and defend their alibies after the murder.

“And Then There Were None” took the stage and “took out” the majority of its cast members 

Kendall Sloan, Instagram Team June 3, 2022

A guest in the home of the Owens’, Angela Maston, played by sophomore Ellen Terezino, suddenly collapses to the ground. A small crowd gathers around her as another guest notices the poison in her cup...

Sophomore and junior place first in state forensics duo finals

Sophomore and junior place first in state forensics duo finals

Milo Turner May 20, 2022

Forensics is a multiple-event extracurricular that combines elements of drama, speech, musical arrangement and presentation.  On April 30, high school forensics teams from across the state met at Troy...

Farmers Alley Theatre bites the blade to the best of their ability with “The Revolutionists”

Farmers Alley Theatre bites the blade to the best of their ability with “The Revolutionists”

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022

“The Revolutionists,” written for the stage by Lauren Gunderson, is a four-woman play set in 1793 during the Reign of Terror, the infamously bloody phase of the French Revolution when execution by...

Loy Norrix Theatre department announces cast for And Then There Were None

Loy Norrix Theatre department announces cast for “And Then There Were None”

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor March 18, 2022

As the third trimester signals the nearing end of the school year, for some Loy Norrix students this also marks the start of their last high school theatre production of the year. The Loy Norrix Theatre...

Sophomore Braeden Davis stands up on a pedestal as apart of the performance. Cast members gather around as the scene continues.

“Something Rotten,” a comedy about Shakespeare, soon to entertain Loy Norrix

Kendall Sloan, Instagram Team January 19, 2022

The energy in J12 is warm and excited while cast members chat amongst themselves and slowly take their seats in their respective sections, organized by voice type, like alto or soprano. Drama teacher Dan...

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...

(Left to right) Elias Nagel-Bennett, playing Treville, inducts DArtagnan played by Max Butkiewicz into the Musketeers. The production of the Three Musketeers depicted was in 2019, in which Nagel-Bennett played Treville along with the Duke of Buckingham, marking his most recent performance at the Kalamazoo Civic.

Loy Norrix junior is forced to cut acting career short due to COVID-19 conditions

Amady Mboup, Knights Speak Team December 16, 2020

“I just want to act,” said junior Elias Nagel-Bennett, when questioned on his feelings towards COVID-19 and the effects the virus has had on his career.  Nagel-Bennett has been acting in Kalamazoo’s...

Derrell Mabon II, Kamryn Kimbrough, and Brooklyn Moore during play rehearsal. Mabon plays John Prentice Sr., Kimbrough plays Mary Prentice, and Moore plays Hilary St. George.

Loy Norrix’s next play focuses on racism and confrontation: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” utilizes the diversity of Norrix to discuss tension in a mixed-race couple

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor January 18, 2020

“It’s gonna be a wake-up call,” drama teacher and play director Paige Carrow said. “It’s going to spark conversations after the show.” Loy Norrix will be putting on the play “Guess Who’s...

Forensics Team Takes States

Forensics Team Takes States

Amarra Lyons May 14, 2018

After working hard all season long, the time finally came for the Knight’s forensics team to head to the final States tournament. After coming in the top groups at regionals, the qualifying group consisted...

"The Book of Mormon": Shocking, Offensive and Wonderful

"The Book of Mormon": Shocking, Offensive and Wonderful

Rachel November 14, 2016

There are certain things that you want to bring your parents to; baseball games, museums and parent teacher conferences (when you have decent grades). Everyone knows that watching a romantic movie with...

RAWK On! Reading and Writing will Never be the Same

RAWK On! Reading and Writing will Never be the Same

ashtynkenbeek January 15, 2015

  Awesome and amazing is a great way to describe local writers Anne Hensley and Emily Kastner. Two years ago they started their own program Read and Write Kalamazoo (RAWK). The idea is to improve...

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