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Editors say their final goodbyes

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

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 has grown. This issue will be the nineteenth time I go through this ritual -- and the last. While it’...

Track & field finds strength in diverse events

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

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. Coach Kurt Spann said it is hard to make a track team feel like one big team because there are so many...

Lacrosse becomes ASB sport

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

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 participation and lower access costs to join the team and buy equipment. “Next year with ASB fund...

DIY Prom: Cheeky Style

DIY Prom: Cheeky Style

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 filling out the heads. We at Cheeky are sorry....

Soccer rattles off three games en route to state

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

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 May 9, for a chance at state, and after their 4-1 win, the Vikings were officially state bound. Th...

Hannah Wiggins: thrifted vintage dream

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

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 to express that through her prom look. “I definitely think that I’ve made prom my own through f...

Anna Forysiak: prom in the past

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

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 date and I were in a huge group because everyone wanted to be together for our last big event,” she sai...

Hunter Essex: masculinity and femininity

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

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 masculine and feminine stereotypes. For the last couple of months, Essex said he has been plan...

Making prom night your own

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

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 experience and how two seniors are making this year’s masquerade-themed prom their own....

Vikings head to state for second year in a row

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

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 their playoff opener on May 4, the boys were at home against Jackson High. Sophomore Kol...

Girls tennis finishes their season strong

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

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 sophomore Brooke Demerath in the finals, and junior Milan Mar and freshman Alyssa Chinn scoring second...

Editorial: Open campus

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

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 what life will look like outside of high school. On top of it all, students’ school days can star...

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