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The 2018-2019 Editors-in-Chief reflect on the experiences they've had in Nordic.

Editors say their final goodbyes

Cami Brix, Shannon Hong, and Oliver Hopcroft June 13, 2019

Oliver Hopcroft When each issue arrives, I love the smell of ink and the feeling of fresh newsprint as I pick up a paper. Each time, I’m reminded of how proud I am of our staff and how much everybody...

Junior Aina Engelbrekt jumps over the 100 m hurdles, setting a new PR at 17.45 seconds.

Track & field finds strength in diverse events

Aditi Jain, Feature Editor May 21, 2019

This year, the boys track team has a record of 1-3 and the girls track team holds a record of 2-2. The entire team had two main goals for this season: send competitors to state and build team unity....

Vikings lacrosse players recover the ball at a game against North Creek High School.

Lacrosse becomes ASB sport

Ryan Brownell, Reporter May 19, 2019

Lacrosse has been at Inglemoor for several years as an outside body, but this year, lacrosse is a school-funded sport. Becoming a school-funded sport comes with a lot of benefits including more student...

DIY Prom: Cheeky Style

DIY Prom: Cheeky Style

From smuggling illegal snacks to finding a way around that pesky one foot distance rule between you and your dance partner, prom is a classic high school event that is remembered fondly (or not) throughout one’s lifetime. Though prom traditions are firmily set in place, we at Cheeky don’t believe in following the crowd and have found ways to stand out as much as possible for the night-of-a-lifetime.
Rachel Lawson and Minita Layal May 18, 2019

Disclaimer: This article is purely satire. If you even considered for a split second that this advice was worth taking, there is a 99% chance that you are without a date and will kindly refrain from...

Senior Gabe Fahling heads the ball during the Vikings match versus Redmond High on May 7, they would go on to win 1-0.

Soccer rattles off three games en route to state

Monserrat Villaseñor, Reporter May 18, 2019

Following three victories at the 4A Wes-King District playoffs, boys soccer earned a spot for the state competition. Their first two wins against Kamiak and Redmond positioned them to play Eastlake on...

Over the years, students have found ways to make prom, often considered a highlight of senior year, unique to them.

Hannah Wiggins: thrifted vintage dream

Olivia Sasson, A&E Editor May 17, 2019

From matching pocket squares to corsages, prom fashion can seem pretty set in stone, but senior Hannah Wiggins doesn’t see it that way. Wiggins said she has always been interested in fashion and wanted...

Over the years, students have found ways to make prom, often considered a highlight of senior year, unique to them.

Anna Forysiak: prom in the past

Evelyn Yang, Opinion Editor May 17, 2019

Physics teacher Anna Forysiak’s prom night included dinner, dancing and a crazy bus driver. She and her date went to the Mercer Island High School prom in 2011 with a group of sixty friends. “My...

Over the years, students have found ways to make prom, often considered a highlight of senior year, unique to them.

Hunter Essex: masculinity and femininity

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2019

This Saturday, in a sea of dresses and suits, senior Hunter Essex will be entering prom with an outfit that explores both sides. By going for something less traditional, Essex said he hopes to combat both...

Over the years, students have found ways to make prom, often considered a highlight of senior year, unique to them.

Making prom night your own

Shannon Hong, Olivia Sasson, and Evelyn Yang May 17, 2019

From outfits to activities, prom night is filled with customs and traditions. For some, this creates an exciting opportunity to defy expectations and stand out. Here’s the story of one teacher’s prom...

Sophomore Kolby Solomon throws 97 pitches through six innings as Vikings topple Jackson 5-0 in round two.

Vikings head to state for second year in a row

Caden Frank, Sports Editor May 16, 2019

After wrapping up the 2019 regular season, the Vikings jumped into the Wes-King tournament with a first-round bye as the second seed from KingCo, and were set to begin their run in round two of the postseason. In...

Freshman Yana Pathak warms up with the team before the North Creek match, which the team went on to win 7-0.

Girls tennis finishes their season strong

Evelynn Li, Reporter May 16, 2019

Girls tennis finished third in 4A KingCo, their best performance in over five years, with a league score of 7-2 and an overall score of 9-3. The team sent two singles and two doubles to districts, with...

The debate around whether students should be allowed to have an open campus for lunch continues.

Editorial: Open campus

May 15, 2019

For many high school students, school is a major source of stress. School brings to light many known pressures: academic success, having a social life, extracurriculars, jobs and the looming question of...

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