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Strong ELL program looks to make further improvements

Kaylea Agate, Reporter

May 22, 2018

On the bus ride to a recent field trip, students could be heard laughing, singing and teaching songs to students who didn’t know the lyrics. This may sound like a typical American high school bus ride, but one detail made it anything but: none of the songs were in English. The students who rode the bus that day are m...

Band members perform at WMEA State Solo and Ensemble competition

Back row: Ted Christensen, senior Emre Aksan, sophomore Caleb Tholen, junior Gavin Wright, senior Luca Bertoldi, junior Jakob Fortiner and senior Bryce Lane. Front row: senior Natalie Teeny and sophomore Shiva Von Kilmür.

Cami Brix, News Editor

May 1, 2018

This past weekend, high school students filled Ellensburg with their music at the annual Solo and Ensemble State Competition. Based on their success at Northlake regional Solo-Ensemble this past February, seven band members were there to represent Inglemoor: oboist freshman Sebastian Kolde, alto saxop...

Inglemoor baseball team honors former coach with ceremony and scholarship

IHS and LWHS players line up along the baselines during the Justin Marshall memorial ceremony at Inglemoor, honoring Justin’s life and dedication on March 16.

Caden Frank, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Friday, March 16. Players, and coaches from the Inglemoor baseball program watch and listen in the moments leading up to their game. On every one of their black Viking hats, a yellow “JM” is stitched onto the side, a new addition to the design of the uniforms. They’re the initials of former player and...

CheECO friendly tips

CheECO friendly tips

Audri Saulters and Alex Haworth

April 24, 2018

Hug all the trees in the Seattle Metropolitan Area. Do a check-in: are they oakay? Remember, this is you consoling the Earth in her final years. Throw your trash off the ends of the Earth because we all know it’s flat anyway. Put the fossil fuels back into the ground so they can become dinosaurs again. Cu...

Spring album reviews

Spring album reviews

Jonah Austin, Reporter

April 24, 2018

Black Panther: The Album Hitting the top of the Billboard 200, Kendrick Lamar’s “Black Panther: The Album” definitely lives up to the movie that shares its name. All of the songs are either inspired by or made for the film, with songs such as “Paramedic!” and “Pray for Me” finding a pla...

Day in the Life of a Running Start student

Day in the Life of a Running Start student

April 16, 2018

Junior Andrew Jumanca’s wakes up at 7:30 a.m. instead of the usual 5:30 or 6:00 a.m. that typical high school students get out of bed. Jumanca is enrolled in Running Start, a pre-college program offered with Cascadia College that lets students take college-level classes as early as eleventh gr...

Students find their own solutions

Megan Munson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018

For bustling high schoolers, it is often too time-consuming or expensive to commit to growing beefriendly gardens or buying locally-sourced crops. It can feel impossible to live a green lifestyle underneath someone else’s roof. However, some Inglemoor students have taken matters into their own, green-thumbed...

Cafeteria remains dirty despite reminders

Ariane Apigo, Design Editor

April 13, 2018

Only half a school year has passed and a new pressing problem has emerged: people don’t clean up after themselves after lunch. We’ve had school announcements, advisory messages and even GMI video features on keeping the lunchroom clean — yet nothing has worked so far. Given the extensive number...

Earth Corps asks school to turn a new leaf

April 13, 2018

It’s Monday morning, and in Sue Black’s biology classroom, about a dozen students are thinking about trash: How can it be reduced? How could cafeteria-goers be encouraged to dispose of it properly? These students are members of Earth Corps, a small but dedicated group that works to make our scho...

Dealing with homophobia as a student

Maya Holt, Web Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018

As both a Latina and a lesbian, senior Andrea Reyes is a minority on two fronts. This makes it so there are more daily barriers for her to confront. "I've had to overcome a lot of things in my life, namely discrimination and homophobia. I've had people say just really awful things to me, which is...

An uneven playing field

An uneven playing field

Brian Xie and Maya Holt

April 13, 2018

Statistically speaking, economic status is one of the most influential factors to a student's success at school. Income level has been directly linked to success in terms of graduation rate and state testing scores; the higher the amount of money a student's family earns, on average, the better the student...

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