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Sleep deprivation takes its toll

Many students aren’t getting enough sleep, which can affect their health and academic performance.

Sonya Sheptunov, Reporter

March 6, 2019

For many students, a significant loss of sleep can have serious repercussions beyond just nodding off in class. While getting rest is important, school nurse Carol Ward said there are more to the symptoms students usually exhibit than just tiredness. “If you don’t have enough sleep, it can ac...

Junior joins the Kenmore Planning Commission

Junior Nathan Loutsis (left) and Suzanne Greathouse (right) are announced as the newest members of the Kenmore Planning Commission.

Monserrat Villaseñor, Reporter

March 4, 2019

Founded in 1998, Kenmore has been a city in the state of Washington for 21 years. For the first time in its history, a high school student joined the City Council as a part of the Planning Commission. Junior Nathan Loutsis joined and attended his first meeting in January. The age of the other me...

Boys basketball falls short of state tourney

The team huddles around head coach Gregory Lowell in the final seconds of their 68-67 win against Bothell High School.

Caden Frank, Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

As 2018 has pushed into 2019, the Inglemoor boys continued to impress as they clinched the KingCo crown division with a conference record of 10-3 (16-3 overall). Junior Peter Hansen credited the team’s familiarity with each other as a key factor in their success. “Our core group of guys has...

Girls basketball advances to regional playoffs and state tournament

Junior Lucy Young faces a Newport defender as she scans the court for an open teammate. The team would go on to win with a score of 57-48.

Evelyn Yang, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2019

The girls basketball team finished their season with a 10-3 conference record and a successful performance at the 4A KingCo and Wes-King tournaments. They placed third in KingCo after losing 51-73 to Eastlake and winning 65-58 against Newport. The team advanced to Wes-King, where they placed in the top fi...

Vikings share their most valuable relationships

In sophomore year, Poole and Greisen walked together after school. Coincidentally, they were wearing matching flannels.

Jocelyn Ayenew, Carina Bixby, and Rachel Lawson

February 15, 2019

Junior high sweethearts by Rachel Lawson Seniors Aaron Greisen and Anne Poole have been dating for longer than the average high school couple. The two lovebirds met in sixth grade when Poole transferred into Greisen’s elementary school, Arrowhead. Rather than love at first sight, Greisen said ...

Love songs through the decades

Love songs through the decades

Ryan Brownell and Sam Goetze

February 14, 2019

The '10s: “LOVE” by Kendrick Lamar Throughout the album “DAMN”, Kendrick Lamar delivers one of the most emotionally and sonically deep songs of 2017 titled “LOVE.” ft. Zacari. The song has cemented its place as one of the best love songs of the decade. Too often, love songs are saturated ...

Editorial: Loving Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is often recognized to celebrate romantic love. But what is the real meaning behind this special day?

February 14, 2019

Today, take a step back from all the paper hearts, chocolate hearts, balloon hearts, store-bought hearts and look at the real hearts. We should reflect on the real reason Valentine’s Day was created: to value all those who are significant within our lives. Too many people pity themselves for not having a ...

Super Bowl LIII preview and NFL Playoff recap

Super Bowl LIII preview and NFL Playoff recap

Caden Frank, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

Super Bowl LIII is set to be the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams versus the AFC champion New England Patriots, a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI where Tom Brady and his Patriots bested Kurt Warner and the Rams 20-17. In 2002, the Rams were the 14-point favorites, and Brady was the youngster at quarterback. H...

Creativity Corner: Stylistic Consistency

Creativity Corner: Stylistic Consistency

Carina Bixby, Reporter

January 31, 2019

In this installment of the Creativity Corner column, I’d like to discuss forced consistency within an artist’s work. Ever since I began engaging with the artist community, I’ve noticed a sort of pressure to define and hold tight to a particular style. For visual artists this might mean limitin...

Scheduling for success

The semester ended on Jan. 26, but how did the schedule that was implemented that week affect students?

Margaret He, Reporter

January 28, 2019

The end of the semester, particularly the infamous finals week, is dreaded by all students. This year, the school implemented a new finals week schedule that devoted large amounts of time to study for and to take these tests, which has helped students and teachers prepare for finals. With no school on M...

School buses should get replaced by ORCA cards

School buses emit a large amount of carbon dioxide that is harmful to the environment. How will switching to ORCA cards change this and impact transportation in general?

Aditi Jain, Feature Editor

January 23, 2019

Note from the reporter: I’m a junior this year and my love for the environment only grows; I enjoy learning about the complexity of nature and how it all fits. Through this environmental column, I am hoping to look at sustainable factors and challenges, ranging from our school to the world, with an in...

MLK Day is more than just a holiday

Nationwide, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the third Monday of every January- though many of us don’t realize this isn't enough to celebrate King's work.

Rahima Baluch, Reporter

January 21, 2019

The first Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated on Jan. 20, 1986 with marches, church services and a freedom train that ran from San Jose to San Francisco. Today, we celebrate it with a day off. This isn’t enough to commemorate all the work that King did for African Americans during the Civil Righ...

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