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LGBT+ visibility at risk

Members of Northshore Pride (NSP) pose with rainbow flags outside of the Northshore Administrative Center, following the School Board Meeting on Monday, May 13. The group was joined by many other LGBT+ community members and allies, who informed the School Board of why they believe representation and education in schools is important.

Carina Bixby and Kayla Kapralova

May 15, 2019

Pride advocates face backlash by Carina Bixby In a room filled to capacity, students, staff and community members gathered at the Northshore School Board Meeting on Monday, May 13 to voice their concerns surrounding two groups within the district, each with a different view on how the LGBT+ community...

Who should regulate over-the-counter medication?

Who should regulate over-the-counter medication?

Stephanie Dossett and Margaret He

May 14, 2019

The students by Stephanie Dossett From ibuprofen for migraines to allergy medicine for a stuffy nose, there are a variety of over-the-counter medications that students may need during the school day. According to district policy, all medications, prescription or not, must be kept in the nurse’s ...

Senior takes eco-friendly action from home

Quinn Rector holds up a bag of trash she collected outside of Bothell High School during one of her many trash walks.

Nicole Turtle, Copy Editor

May 12, 2019

As the nation begins to accept environmental problems as a burgeoning crisis, senior Quinn Rector changes her own daily habits in favor of more eco-friendly actions. “I think it’s a very important issue in the world right now, but it hasn’t gained a lot of traction yet in the United States,...

Photographers shoot to win

Olivia Oomen's first-place entry in manipulation.

Oliver Hopcroft, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2019

The gym can convert between basketball courts, volleyball courts, an assembly space — and an art gallery. On Saturday, May 4, the walls were covered in student photos as Inglemoor hosted the Washington State High School Photography Contest. This year, students entered 3500 photos across 17 categories, rangi...

Girls badminton celebrates comraderie

Senior Angela Clemens, who has been playing badminton since her sophomore year, hits overhand during badminton practice on April 30 for their KingCo game on May 1.

Madeline Nguyen, Reporter

May 11, 2019

As the season comes to an end, girls badminton looks to improve next season following their 0-12 record this year. Despite their difficulties this season, the team had a record number of 40 members, and they still remain a close-knit community. “The tight bond we formed between everyone on the team ha...

Flashbacks to the past: 2000s teen movie reviews

Flashbacks to the past: 2000s teen movie reviews

Audri Saulters and Maria Solorzano

May 7, 2019

10 Things I Hate About You by Maria Solorzano This late ‘90s movie twists and turns Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew into a drama filled with rambunctious students and teen rebellion with genuine high school problems sprinkled on top. “Ten Things I Hate About You” uses a fresh approach to...

Climate Board looks to involve students in on-campus equity

Principal Adam Desautels speaks with students at a preliminary Climate Board meeting on May 14. From left to right: Owain Waszak, Jayden Estevez, Rahima Baluch and Ashley Egger.

Janick Gold, Reporter

May 6, 2019

A student-led Climate Board, introduced for the upcoming academic year, aims to put forward a more diverse range of student advisors to administration and ASB. The board is expected to include 20 students from differing academic and social backgrounds: students of color, athletes, special education and...

Wielders of the pen

Wielders of the pen

Rahima Baluch, Reporter

May 5, 2019

Kayleigh Coll One night in the fifth grade while babysitting, freshman Kayleigh Coll stayed up late writing a piece of poetry that would change her life. This was when she realized writing was something that she wanted to do for the rest of her life. While Coll began her writing journey that night, she ...

Students see change in security

School Resource Officer Jeffrey Durrant stops by the main office while patrolling campus during lunch.

Jocelyn Ayenew, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Making Inglemoor a safe learning environment is the school’s first priority, with a long list of people who work both on campus and elsewhere in the district to ensure this happens. Every school carries out its security measures a little differently. Our school has people working in and with admini...

Promposals have become too extravagant

Promposals have become too extravagant

Kaitlin Angeles, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Prom has earned its spot as one of the most monumental events during a student’s high school career. However, the reason behind its significance has shifted from an evening of celebration with friends to the recent trends of “promposals.” Many people only acknowledge the glamoured surface of th...

News Briefs: May 2019

News Briefs: May 2019

Cami Brix and Miles Gelatt

April 30, 2019

Local Kenmore Air joins efforts in disaster preparation Kenmore Air joined relief efforts in April 2019 with the Washington Seaplane Pilots Association and the Washington Pilots Association to help prepare for the anticipated and deadly Pacific Northwest earthquake known as “The Big One....

Boys soccer hopes to edge a playoff spot

Forward Gabe Fahling shoots towards the goal in the first half of the game against Eastlake on March 27, although it eventually got saved. “[The coach] wants us to get more counter attacks,” Fahling said. “We want to defensively try to win the ball back more.”

Monserrat Villaseñor, Reporter

April 22, 2019

As the regular season comes to an end, boys soccer continues to power through their final games with the goal of making it to the KingCo playoffs for a second straight season. According to head coach Kevin McGibbon, the team hopes to perform well in the district, make it to state and be the top team in ...

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