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Joe Biden selects Kamala Harris as his running mate for the 2020 election: What does this mean?

On Aug. 12 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden chose Californian Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate for the upcoming presidential election. Art by Rory Knettles.

Rory Knettles, A&E Editor

August 23, 2020

On Aug. 12 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden chose Californian Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate for the upcoming presidential election. This decision comes after months of deliberation and just 84 days before the election on Nov. 3. Harris ran for president for the  2020 election but sus...

Northshore schools should consider in-person learning

On July 21st, superintendent Michelle Reid released an official statement regarding Northshore School District's plans to reopen schools in the fall with a 100% distance learning model. Photo Courtesy of Inglemoor High School.

Margaret He, Opinion Editor

August 8, 2020

On July 21st, superintendent Michelle Reid released an official statement regarding Northshore School District’s plans to reopen schools in the fall with a 100% distance learning model. Students will learn remotely, while staff will be able to access campuses on a limited and monitored basis. Reid ...

Comet NEOWISE captivates skywatchers through the end of July

Comet NEOWISE  as seen on July 9th in Cathcart WA. Photo by Eli Shafer

Sofia Leotta, Copy Editor

July 23, 2020

Comet NEOWISE, officially known as C/2020 F3, has recently sparked a glimmer of excitement around the world as it passes close to Earth in its travel through space. The bright comet is visible through the later half of July 2020 and came closest to Earth on July 22. It was discovered on March 27, 202...

Senior issue now available to print

The cover of the senior issue of Nordic News. The senior issue is now available to print. Art by Sonya Sheptunov.

June 30, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Nordic  News Staff was unable to print and distribute our senior issue; the final issue of the school year. Our final issue serves to celebrate the graduating senior class and has been a tradition at Inglemoor for many years. Through the school closure, our staff has...

Becky Chisholm retires after 19 years of teaching

Becky Chisholm. Art by Margaret He

Tam Tran, Reporter

June 25, 2020

Paraeducator Becky Chisholm said she strives to help students find a safe place to be themselves. Apart from teaching in the Mid-Level special education for nine years, Chisholm is involved in and a part of GSA club. She said her involvement in GSA was the highlight of her time teaching at Inglemoor....

Nordic editors say their final goodbyes

Sonya Sheptunov, Rahima Baluch and Aditi Jain say their final goodbyes as Nordic News editors for the 2019-2020 school year. Photo by Joanna Little

Sonya Sheptunov, Rahima Baluch, and Aditi Jain

June 25, 2020

Sonya Sheptunov Over the course of my life, I discovered that I had lost my voice. Previously, I found it more appealing to stay quiet, to let others talk over me. I soon found myself feeling powerless; feeling alone. At the guidance of two very different people in my life I was pushed to join this inst...

Lori Dougherty says goodbye to Inglemoor

Lori Dougherty. Art by Margaret He

Margaret He, Opinion Editor

June 24, 2020

Students will miss seeing a familiar face in the counseling office next year, as registrar Lori Dougherty will be retiring. Dougherty interacted with countless students and said that she has made many memories from her time at Inglemoor. Her fellow staff members described her as dedicated, whip-smart...

Viking graduate explores military career

Lilli Wildermuth at her swearing-in ceremony for the air force. Wildermuth plans to serve in the air force for four years before pursuing a nursing degree. Photo Courtesy of Lilli Wildermuth.

Margaret He, Opinion Editor

June 23, 2020

Serving one’s country through involvement in the military is one way graduates can make a difference and impact their community. Senior Lilli Wildermuth will be doing just that by joining the Air Force.  Wildermuth is planning to serve for four years before continuing on to a nursing degree at...

Retiring german teacher offers wisdom for students

Susanne Kanning. Art by Aditi Jain

Mireya Avalos, Reporter

June 23, 2020

With 30 years under her belt, Frau Kanning is entering a new life of retirement. German teacher Susanne Kanning has been teaching at Inglemoor since 1990. Her position as a Viking was her first job out of college and turned out to be a lifelong career. She said she has been dedicated to her work and...

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