Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Attention seniors! We tallied all of your mock election nominations, and the final ballot is ready! Voting will take place Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23 during
lunch. Find a Yearbook staff member during lunch to get your ballot. All ballots must be
returned by the end of the day Tuesday to be counted.

Attention seniors! Would you like to be featured in the college bound senior showcase?
Stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan to find out how!

There is AAC Monday through Thursday this week.  You must have work to complete
and your supplies with you

Any student who would like to attend Blue Lake Fine Arts camp this summer for the
visual program should come to A-12 as Ms. Van Lieu has 2 $400 scholarships.  You
must submit the scholarship form with your application.  This is for anyone who has
never attended Blue Lake. First come, first served.

Travel club for Japan and Europe will have a meeting on Monday Jan 26 in room A-12
at 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm.  Please advise Ms. Van Lieu if you plan on attending.  You need
your own transportation home.  There will be treats!

Please save the date for the Winter Fest Dance on Friday, Feb 9th – the last regular school dance of the year- as Prom is for Juniors and Seniors. It will be after the basketball game is $5.00.  Tickets will begin to be sold in a few weeks.

The 2 trips for Travel Club adventures, Japan and Europe are still enrolling students.
The final enrollments are Feb. 15th.  Don’t delay to be part of this great opportunity
where you can earn 3 free college credits. See Ms. Van Lieu in A-12

Your AP Scholar for today is Josh Lipsey! Josh has successfully completed AP
Statistics. He feels that AP Stats helped him learn to take more detailed notes, study
more, and manage his time more efficiently. Josh is going to attend Western Michigan
University next year to study Mechanical Engineering.

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Friday, January 19th, 2018

Attention seniors: If you still have a mock election nominations sheet, you must return it
by lunch for it to be counted. Final voting will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of
next week.

Anime Club will meet today, Friday in room A-12 at 2:30 to 3:30pm you must provide
your own transportation home.

Softball open gym continues this Sunday 3-5:30pm.

Students do you want to get into all the games for all sports for free and create a great
student section at the games?? Then come to the Cafeteria today with $20.00 cash
and buy your student section t-shirt and wear it to the games and you will get in free.

Are you interested in playing baseball this year?  Then come to the open gym on
Sundays from 1-2:45 to start getting in shape and maybe learning some new skills.

Please save the date for the Winter Fest Dance on Friday, Feb 9th – the last regular school dance of the year- as Prom is for Juniors and Seniors. It will be after the basketball game is $5.00.  Tickets will begin to be sold in a few weeks.

The 2 trips for Travel Club adventures, Japan and Europe are still enrolling students.
The final enrollments are Feb. 15th.  Don’t delay to be part of this great opportunity
where you can earn 3 free college credits. See Ms. Van Lieu in A-12

Your AP Scholar for today is Josie Shephard! Josie is a senior and has successfully
completed AP US History and AP European History. She is currently taking AP
Psychology. Since her AP classes move at a faster pace and require more independent
learning Josie feels better prepared for college next year. Josie has will be attending
Central Michigan University next fall and plans on studying history.

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

SSR will be during 5th hour today

There is AAC today-Thursday this week. Thursday there will be a testing in Ms.
Layton’s room.

Attention seniors! Do you know someone who is most likely to become president in the
year 2036, or that one couple who makes your heart melt every time you see them? It’s
time to nominate people for yearbook senior mock elections! Fill out a nomination form
at all three lunches from Tuesday to Thursday of this week!

Attention to those interested in auditioning for the spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors,
there has been a change to the audition schedule. Solo and small group singing and acting auditions will now take place after school on Tuesday, Jan 16, and Wednesday, Jan 17. Please sign up for an audition time outside room J-12. The group dance portion of the
audition has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 18 after school. All auditions will take place
in J-12, the choir room. If you want to get a head start in preparing for your audition, attend our final audition workshop today, Thursday after school. We will review the audition materials, sing through the audition music, and answer any questions you might have about the audition process.
Stop by the choir room to pick up a copy of the audition materials, and please see Ms.
Pelligrino or Mrs. Carrow.

The next Mental Health Awareness Arts Event meeting will take place in Ms. Layton’s
room K12 today, Tuesday, January 16th at 2:30

There are just 2 more days to until the Pot Luck dinner and informational meeting about
the trip to India this summer.  Please get a map or address from Mr. Allen or Mrs. May
the meeting will be at Mrs. Mays’ house on Thursday.

Students do you want to get into all the games for all sports for free and create a great
student section at the games?? Then come to the Cafeteria on Thursday and Friday
with $20.00 cash and buy your student section t-shirt and wear it to the games and you
will get in free.

Please save the date for the Winter Fest Dance on Friday, Feb 9th – the last regular school dance of the year- as Prom is for Juniors and Seniors. It will be after the basketball game is $5.00.  Tickets will begin to be sold in a few weeks.

If you miss the announcements or need to read the information again, log on to
knightlifenews.com each day to read a copy of what is read each morning and stay up-
to-date with Loy Norrix announcements.

The 2 trips for Travel Club adventures, Japan and Europe are still enrolling students.
The final enrollments are Feb. 15th.  Don’t delay to be part of this great opportunity
where you can earn 3 free college credits. See Ms. Van Lieu in A-12

Your AP Scholar for today is Will Keller! Will is a junior and has successfully completed
AP US History. He is currently taking AP Psychology andAP Biology. Will has had to
adjust his study habits for the rigorous coursework required for his AP classes. He is
more disciplined and manages his time more efficiently, skills that he feels will be useful in college. Will is planning on applying to KCollege and Hope College his senior year to
study neuroscience.

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Loy Norrix’s MLK. Jr. Social Justice Book Quiz Bowl 9th/10th and 11th/12th teams are
once again District Champs.  The 9th/10th for the 7th year and the 11th and 12th for 6th
years in a row.

There will be no AAC today, Monday due to a staff meeting.

If you miss the announcements or need to read the information again, log on to
knightlifenews.com each day to read a copy of what is read each morning and stay up-
to-date with Loy Norrix announcements.

Attention to those interested in auditioning for the spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors,
there has been a change to the audition schedule. Solo & small group singing & acting auditions will now take place after school on Tuesday, Jan 16, and Wednesday, Jan 17.
Please sign up for an audition time outside room J-12. The group dance portion of the
audition has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 18 after school. All auditions will take place
in J-12, the choir room.
If you want to get a head start in preparing for your audition, attend our final audition
workshop today, Thursday after school. We will review the audition materials, sing
through the audition music, and answer any questions you might have about the
audition process.
Stop by the choir room to pick up a copy of the audition materials, and please see Ms.
Pelligrino or Mrs. Carrow.

The next Mental Health Awareness Arts Event meeting will take place in Ms. Layton’s
room K12 on Tuesday, January 16th at 2:30

Do you want to learn about Gandhi, work in the mission where Mother Teresa lived and
worked,  work in villages around Delhi, go to an elephant rescue center and so much
more?  There will be an informational meeting and pot luck Thursday, January 18th
from 6pm-8pm to learn about this exciting adventure?  See Mrs. May or Mr. Allen.

Students do you want to get into all the games for all sports for free and create a great
student section at the games?? Then come to the Cafeteria on Thursday and Friday
with $20.00 cash or check and buy your student section t-shirt and wear it to the games
and you will get in free.

The 2 trips for Travel Club adventures, Japan and Europe are still enrolling students.
The final enrollments are Feb. 15th.  Don’t delay to be part of this great opportunity
where you can earn 3 free college credits. See Ms. Van Lieu in A-12

Your AP scholar for today is TaMara Robertson! TaMara is a senior & has successfully completed AP Psychology and AP Chemistry. She is currently taking AP Calculus. Since the course work is harder in her AP classes TaMara has learned to study more efficiently and feels better prepared for college next year. She would recommend taking AP Psychology because it is fun & interesting and coach Bergan makes it cool. TaMara has been accepted to Western Michigan University and Michigan Tech and plans on studying chemical engineering.

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Hey Loy Norrix Students! Come out and join us along with the other KPS schools
this Saturday, January 13 th  for the annual Martin Luther King Celebration.  The event will be at Western Michigan University in the Bernhard Center.  Everyone will be there to participate in different breakout sessions and lunch is provided.  The day begins at 8:45 am.  This is a fun day to hang out with friends and celebrate MLK.  For more information see Ms. May or Ms. Middleton

There will be AAC through Thursday this week.  YOU MUST BRING WORK TO
COMPLETE.  Testing room will be this Thursday in K12, Ms. Layton’s room, at 2:30.
There will be no AAC or library after school on Monday due to a staff meeting.

If you miss the announcements or need to read the information again, log on
to knightlifenews.com each day to read a copy of what is read each morning and stay
up-to- date with Loy Norrix announcements.

Attention students! Jostens will be in the cafeteria this Friday after school to collect
order forms.

Looking for a laugh to help ease you back to school? Do you need some motivation?
Enjoy the soothing voice of Billy Mays and other stars? Well, you are in luck! Come to the Improv Show THIS Thursday at 6pm in J12. $5 for a night of fun?
Talk about a great deal!

Attention to those interested in auditioning for the spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors,
there has been a change to the audition schedule. Solo and small group singing and acting auditions will now take place after school on Tuesday, Jan 16, and Wednesday, Jan 17. Please sign up for an audition time outside room J-12. The group dance portion of the
audition has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 18 after school. All auditions will take place
in J-12, the choir room.  If you want to get a head start in preparing for your audition, attend our final audition workshop today, Thursday after school. We will review the audition materials, sing through the audition music, and answer any questions you might have about the audition process. Stop by the choir room to pick up a copy of the audition materials, and please see Ms. Pelligrino or Mrs. Carrow if you have any questions!

Interested in dissecting organisms? Attend the after school dissection with Ms. Nelson
in Room K10 today, Thursday. Must be in K10 by 230…..student limit.

The next Mental Health Awareness Arts Event meeting will take place in Ms. Layton’s
room K12 on Tuesday, January 16th at 2:30

Softball open gyms begin this week on Sundays from 3-5:30. See Coach Johnson in
C12 if you have any questions.

Do you want to learn about Gandhi, work in the mission where Mother Teresa lived and
worked,  work in villages around Delhi, go to an elephant rescue center and so much
more?  There will be an informational meeting and pot luck Thursday, January 18th
from 6pm-8pm to learn about this exciting adventure?  See Mrs. May or Mr. Allen.

Your AP Scholar for today is Katie Shantz. Katie is a junior & has successfully
completed AP US History. She is currently taking AP Studio Art and AP Government and
Politics. Katie likes that her AP classes have given her a better understanding of college
class expectations. She also feels that her AP classes have helped her prioritize school
and homework. She would definitely recommend that underclassmen take AP US History
since it is challenging but very rewarding. Katie plans on applying to U of M, Kendall, and  Lawrence Tech next year and would like to study architecture or design.

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Hey Loy Norrix Students! Come out and join us along with the other KPS schools
this Saturday, January 13 th  for the annual Martin Luther King Celebration.  The event will be he at Western Michigan University in the Bernhard Center.  Everyone will be there to participate in different breakout sessions and lunch is provided.  The day begins at 8:45 am.  This is a fun day to hang out with friends and celebrate MLK.  For more information see Ms. May or Ms. Middleton

There will be AAC through Thursday this week.  YOU MUST BRING WORK TO
COMPLETE.  Testing room will be this Thursday in K12, Ms. Layton’s room, at 2:30.

If you miss the announcements or need to read the information again, log on
to knightlifenews.com each day to read a copy of what is read each morning and stay
up-to- date with Loy Norrix announcements.

Chess Club meets today from 2:20-3:30 in Computer Lab D10; anyone may attend.

Looking for a laugh to help ease you back to school? Do you need some motivation?
Enjoy the soothing voice of Billy Mays and other stars? Well, you are in luck! Come to the Improv Show THIS Thursday at 6pm in J12. $5 for a night of fun? Talk about a great deal!

Interested in dissecting organisms? Attend the after school dissection with Ms. Nelson
in Room K10 this Thursday. Must be in K10 by 230…..student limit.

The next Mental Health Awareness Arts Event meeting will take place in Ms. Layton’s
room K12 on Tuesday, January 16th at 2:30

Softball open gyms begin this week on Sundays from 3-5:30. See Coach Johnson in
C12 if you have any questions.

Auditions for the spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors, are fast-approaching. Group
dance auditions will be Tuesday, Jan. 16, with singing and monologue auditions
on Wednesday, Jan. 17, and Jan. 18.
If you want to get a head start in preparing for your audition, attend one of our audition
workshops where we will review the audition songs and give some helpful audition tips.
These workshops will take place after school on Tuesday, Jan. 9, and Thursday, Jan
11 in the choir room, J-12. See Ms. Pelligrino or Mrs. Carrow with any questions!

Your AP Scholar for today is Bryce Davis! Bryce is a senior and has successfully
completed AP Language, AP Biology, and AP US History. He is currently taking AP
Chemistry. Bryce feels that his AP classes have been incredibly beneficial in preparing
him for college since the workload is so much heavier. He has learned to not
procrastinate and manage his time better. Bryce would specifically recommend AP Language because Ms. English is an amazing teacher and the class really improved his writing skills. Bryce has applied to Michigan State and he plans on completing the pre-dental program.

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Sword and Board will be meeting today, January 9th from 2:30 to 3:20 in room A-13.
We are a club that meets the first Tuesday of every month to play a variety
of board games. See Madame Larner in room A-13 with any questions.

The second print edition of Knight Life will be distributed today. If you didn’t already get
your free copy, find a reporter at lunch or check the newspaper stands in the library, the
tower or the main office. This is perfect timing for 4th hour SSR. You can also read this edition and more at knightlifenews.com

SSR is during 4th hour.

There will be AAC through Thursday this week.  YOU MUST BRING WORK TO
COMPLETE.  Testing room will be this Thursday in K12, Ms. Layton’s room, at 2:30.

Class of 2020 executive board meeting is today, Tuesday, January 9th after school.

Attention Members of the 2021 Executive Board: There will be a meeting on
Wednesday, January 10th at 7am in the library.

Looking for a laugh to help ease you back to school? Do you need some motivation?
Enjoy the soothing voice of Billy Mays and other stars? Well, you are
in luck! Come to the Improv Show THIS Thursday at 6pm in J12. $5 for a night of fun?
Talk about a great deal!

Interested in dissecting organisms? Attend the after school dissection with Ms. Nelson
in Room K10 this Thursday. Must be in K10 by 230…..student limit.

The Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration Day will be at WMU this Saturday. Come
celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., learn about what it means to attend college and have
a great lunch before you leave.  More details to follow this week.

Softball open gyms begin this week on Sundays from 3-5:30. See Coach Johnson in
C12 if you have any questions.

Auditions for the spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors, are fast-approaching. Group
dance auditions will be Tuesday, Jan. 16, with singing and monologue auditions
on Wednesday, Jan. 17, and Jan. 18. If you want to get a head start in preparing for your audition, attend one of our audition workshops where we will review the audition songs and give some helpful audition tips.  These workshops will take place after school on Tuesday, Jan. 9, and Thursday, Jan 11 in the choir room, J-12. See Ms. Pelligrino or Mrs. Carrow with any questions!
Your AP Scholar for Tuesday, January 9th is Tihnae Bennett! Tihnae is a senior and has
successfully completed AP US History, AP Psychology, AP Government. She is
currently taking AP Calculus. Tihnae feels that her AP classes have helped prepare her
for college since the material & workload are at a college level. She would  recommend taking any AP class that you may be interested in since it can help boost your GPA and earn you college credit. She really enjoyed AP Gov since Mr. Wright is an awesome teacher & she feels it’s important to be educated on politics. Tihnae has applied to Western Michigan University, Michigan
State, and the University of Michigan. She plans on studying business.