Knight Life

Students find time for both work and school

LN senior Carlos Morales outside Texas Roadhouse. He works there as a busser and host.

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor

October 9, 2020

Between the feeling of independence and extra cash, summer jobs are a great way for teenagers to prepare for life as an adult. Although, as summer ends and school starts, teenagers can find themselves struggling to manage their time wisely.  Over the summer, many teens get jobs; however, as the school yea...

Change in scenery: Parents working from home

Loy Norrix parent Abby Haughey works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and adapts to all of the changes from working from an office to home.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 10, 2020

As non-essential businesses have been shut down since March due to COVID-19, many businessmen and businesswomen have had to adapt to working from home. While this may seem like a dream come true to some, it can come with many new challenges as well! “There is never a dull moment and more work!” said Abby Haug...

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

The risks of choosing your career based solely off of money

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

March 5, 2020

During your junior and senior year you start to apply to colleges that offer programs of your career interest. Although you don't have to decide what exactly you want to be, it’s always something that you keep in the back of your mind. You start to pose two questions, what do I like to do, and what ...

Class offered as a partnership between Loy Norrix and local businesses

Junior Kaleb Madrigal poses for a photo with his mentor Paul Frazier in front of International Profyle Barbershop.

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor/Knights Speak Team

March 4, 2020

As education has progressed over the years, schools have worked to offer more options for students beyond the traditional core four classes and some electives. Many students desire an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the work-force.  The Community Based Vocational Education or the CBVE program in ...

Allie Fried sets priorities for learning during her freshman year

Damarion Johnson, Guest Writer

February 27, 2020

There are lots of youngsters out there who really dedicate themselves to their work and spend their time achieving to the fullest degree to be successful in life. Others are commonly known as wild and obnoxious: Freshmen. New school, new environment, old mentality. At this point, everyone around you...

Seniors Be Like

Seniors Be Like

Jayla Lewis, Guest Artist

February 15, 2020

Election Day should be a national holiday

Election Day should be a national holiday

Emma Hilgart-Griff, Social Media Team/Knights Speak Team

January 26, 2020

The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, has declared Election Day a paid holiday instead of Columbus Day. Sandusky joined areas like Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky and Puerto Rico in giving all workers leave on Election Day.  So why isn't Election Day a national holiday? The answer is exceedingly simple: if ...

Students should have freedom: Schools assign too much homework

Students should have freedom: Schools assign too much homework

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor

December 10, 2019

Take a look at Finland, where the test scores are highest, they have a high school graduation rate of ninety three percent, and two out of three graduates go to college. To achieve this, Finland schools only have one standardized test, there are about seventy five minutes for recess, their teachers ar...

Amazon’s New Headquarters Should be Built in Detroit

Amazon’s New Headquarters Should be Built in Detroit

Riley Dominianni, Feature Editor

May 4, 2019

“Today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power of the richest man in the world.” In February, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released this statement in response to her suc...

Michigan Should Invest in Substitutes To Improve Education

Michigan Should Invest in Substitutes To Improve Education

Kylazia Dye

March 8, 2019

Before the beginning of a lecture, you notice there is something different about the class that you attend daily: the teacher is gone. As you walk into the class, a substitute teacher is either sitting at the teacher’s desk, standing in the front, greeting you and other students as they enter, or ...

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Gavin Rutherford

October 9, 2018

Nowadays, most Americans own cell phones. We can use them to text, call, look things up, play games and we’re still developing new capabilities. So, what if we could make these everyday activities even more streamlined? With the release of the iPhone X, Apple has introduced the ability to use aug...

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