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As the year is coming to a close and the students (or at least some of them) enjoy their two months of in-person school, we at Cheeky have decided to pick a few of our favorite Vikings out of the socially-distant crowd to turn into your very own trading cards. Art by Cassidy Bixby and Tyler Vuu.

Cheeky trading cards

Cassidy Bixby and Tyler Vuu June 14, 2021

As the year is coming to a close and the students (or at least some of them) enjoy their two months of in-person school, we at Cheeky have decided to pick a few of our favorite Vikings out of the socially-distant...

Kennedy Quille in the KEXP Studio, preparing for a show. Photo courtesy of Kennedy Quille.

Rock, roll n Riot Grrls in radio

Mimi Avalos, Cheeky Editor June 7, 2021

From rock camps to radio shows, former Inglemoor student Kennedy Quille said she’s always been interested in the music scene. Interning at KEXP as a host, her love for all things groovy is live on the...

It is time to step up and take responsibility for our actions; the issues of 2020 have nothing to do with the year and everything to do with us. Art by Cassidy Bixby.

Don’t blame 2020

Cassidy Bixby, Reporter June 3, 2021

It is time to step up and take responsibility for our actions; the issues of 2020 have nothing to do with the year and everything to do with us. Masks have been essential in the U.S. for almost a year...

Check out Nordic's favorite local food businesses to support this summer! Art by Jackie Su.

Nordic’s summer 2021 local eats

As the weather gets warmer in Seattle, an opportunity surfaces for our community to come together and support local food businesses. From Hawaiian food to boba, here are a couple of local favorites to safely try during the pandemic!
Jackie Su and Tam Tran May 26, 2021

La Sabrosa Taqueria  Established in 2005, La Sabrosa Taqueria is a fun and family-friendly food truck located right off of Bothell-Everett Highway. It’s affordable and authentic! It’s hard to find...

The pathway in front of the 900 building featuring newly painted poles. All poles on campus are designed by students. Photo by Jana Dimikj

New student-painted poles featured on campus

Mimi Avalos and Jana Dimikj May 20, 2021

Anyone walking through campus this year will be greeted with mystical mushrooms, vibrant forests, bright sunsets and other colorful designs painted by students. Since March 4, students have been able to...

In a survey of 41 Inglemoor students, 34 said they supported affirmative action in college admissions while 7 did not. Art by Margaret He.

Point/Counterpoint: Should affirmative action be used in college admissions?

Margaret He and Arushi Sharma May 19, 2021

Point/Counterpoint: Should affirmative action be used in college admissions? Yes, affirmative action promotes equality in a flawed system Arushi Sharma For much of America’s history, elite universities...

College mail, swarming and overwhelming students, fails to leave a lasting impact on students and, instead, negatively affects the natural world. Art by Sofia Leotta.

editorial: College mail is becoming increasingly irrelevant

Sofia Leotta, Copy Editor May 18, 2021

Paper waste is simply accepted in America. In a country where more than one billion trees worth of paper are thrown away each year, efforts must be taken to reduce usage whenever possible. This begins...

Inglemoor High School Football on September 20, 2019 in Kenmore WA, USA.  Photo credit: Jason Tanaka

Cheering on through COVID

Selin Asan, Reporter May 18, 2021

“You can’t ride the Viking ship! The front’s on fire, the back is lit! Paddle, paddle, tippy, tippy, tippy!” Being a crowd leader and spirit raiser is one of the many responsibilities cheerleaders...

In 2018, a new pride flag called the “Progress Flag” was designed to honor LGBTQ+ and non-white communities. Including the six stripes of the previous pride flag, the colors of the transgender pride flag and stripes of black and brown to represent people of color, it is used as a part of a drive to be more inclusive of the expansive breath of identity. Art by Rory Knettles.

Intersectionality: The interconnections that make us who we are

Intersectionality is the overlap of a person’s individual characteristics and the groups they belong to that influence their experience in the world, and is a term often used when discus3sing the different types of discrimination and disadvantage people experience in society. The concept serves as a framework for analyzing and understanding how the aspects of a person’s identity can combine to create different facets of marginalization and privilege, ranging from personal experience to systemic oppression.
Rory Knettles, Hope Rasa, and Kath Shelden May 15, 2021

Privilege and Discrimination The theory of intersectionality’s fundamental truth — that individuals have multiple identities that intersect in ways that impact how they are viewed, understood and...

Check out this year's virtual production of the spring musical, Theory of Relativity.

The Theory of Relativity comes virtually to Inglemoor

May 14, 2021

The Inglemoor Drama Department is putting on The Theory of Relativity on May 21, 22, 28 and 29 from 7-8 PM each day. You can purchase tickets here. Watch the trailer below!   Do you impact the...

Issue 2 of Nordic News is now available to access online. Art by Hope Rasa.

Issue two now available digitally

May 10, 2021

The Nordic News staff has been working through the months of April and May to put together our second issue of the year, which is now available digitally. Please follow the link below to access the issue....

NFTs have shaken up the art world with record auction sales through the technology of blockchaining. Art by Tyler Vuu.

NFTs: Art fad or here to stay?

Tyler Vuu, Reporter May 4, 2021

NFT’s have recently taken the art world by storm, with many high profile auction sales for these digital pieces of artwork. The acronym stands for Non-Fungible Token, and the concept started off with...

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