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Choir ‘adopts’ family of 6 for the holidays

Sophomore Annalise Adad, senior Erin Mackey and senior Savannah Drollinger wrap a gift for the 'adopted' family. Newhall said that the in-class wrapping days were a great bonding experience for the class.

Evelyn Yang, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2018

Every year, the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) hosts a holiday program that allows individuals and groups to "adopt" low-income families, providing them with gifts and grocery cards that they wouldn't be able to afford on their own. This holiday season, the three choirs – bella, chamber...

River Plate defeats Boca Juniors in historic Copa Libertadores final

River Plate players celebrate their victory after the final whistle was blown.

Monserrat Villaseñor, Reporter

December 10, 2018

River Plate 3-1 Boca Juniors (5-3) MADRID — After delays, postponements and suspensions, the second leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores final was finally played out Sunday at the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid. The match was initially set to be hosted in Buenos Aires, but changed venue after a serie...

Band and orchestra perform at annual Snapdoodle Fundraiser

Band performs in front of Snapdoodle Toys.

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2018

Band and orchestra have performed together throughout the year at competitions, concerts and the holiday assembly. However, the only time the two groups play music together outside of the Inglemoor community is the Snapdoodle fundraiser. On Dec. 1, band and orchestra provided customers and passersby at the ...

FBLA dissolves for the 2018-2019 school year

FBLA officers and members attend a club meeting on Oct. 15. “I don't think any of us believed we would go from being the largest club at Inglemoor to not existing this year,

Kaitlin Angeles, Reporter

November 30, 2018

Despite the officer team’s months-long search for a new adviser, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), one of the largest clubs at Inglemoor, was unable to obtain an adviser and will no longer compete or meet as a club for the remainder of this school year. “We knew that it would be a challenge to [...

Creativity Corner: Getting inspired

Creativity Corner: Getting inspired

Carina Bixby, Reporter

November 21, 2018

Hello! My name’s Carina Bixby, and this is what I’ll be calling Creativity Corner––a column dedicated to addressing common pitfalls and queries relating to the artistic process. As a student myself, my knowledge of the arts is constantly growing and being reshaped, but I’ll be doing my best ...

School response

According to the FDA, the use of vaping has become a nationwide epidemic among teens. But how is it affecting our school?

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018

The FDA has deemed teenage vape usage an epidemic and in coming years, nicotine use by young adults is projected to increase. The prevalence of the issue has made administration more aware of the impacts that come with vaping and has caused them to look for ways to handle the issue. Assistant Princi...

Vaping epidemic: The rise of the Juul

According to the FDA, the use of vaping has become a nationwide epidemic among teens. But how is it affecting our school?

Shannon Hong and Evelynn Li

November 15, 2018

The 2017 Monitoring the Future survey was conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan and collected data from 43,703 students at 360 public and private high schools across the nation, reporting that one in 10 students vape nicotine. Over the last decade, the popularity of this activity amo...

Girls swim and dive returns to state championships

From left to right, freshman Madelyn Brown, freshman Grace Liu, freshman Jewel Hau, senior Julia Pakkala, freshman Naomi Voeller, freshman Megan Chow, sophomore Ella Marzec and junior Maddy Chow pose in front of the state championships banner prior to swimming at the preliminaries on Nov. 9.

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018

After finishing strong at districts on Nov. 2 and 3, the girls swim and dive team sent eight of their top swimmers to the state championships at the King County Aquatics Center for the first time in two years. Preliminaries were held on Nov. 9 and finals were held the following day on Nov. 10. Co...

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Patrick Myrick stands in front of a jet in his flight gear.

Cami Brix, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2018

Patrick Myrick lived and died a Viking. As a 1991 graduate and then as a lieutenant in the United States Navy, Myrick gave back to his family, friends and country. Patrick’s older brother and 1988 graduate, Bryan Myrick, said he remembers Patrick as a very positive person. “He was u...

Calhoun shares his childhood experiences with racial identity

Calhoun shares his childhood experiences with racial identity

Rachel Lawson, Managing Editor

November 9, 2018

At a meeting with the school’s leadership team over the summer, Campus Supervisor shared his childhood experience as a person of color. He struggled to live in both his family home surrounded by people of similar races and the predominantly white high school he went to during the day.   “I k...

Girls soccer falls to North Creek in Wes-King playoffs

Inglemoor players form a huddle after their draw with Woodinville on Oct. 24.

Janick Gold, Reporter

November 2, 2018

Inglemoor 0, North Creek 1 — Tue. October 30 Girls soccer fell to North Creek 1-0 Tuesday night, ending their most successful season in three years. Sarah Kovich’s low shot past the onrushing Inglemoor goalkeeper, and into the bottom corner, was enough to see the Jaguars through to the third an...

Administration questions “Take Off Your Pants” cheer

Administration questions “Take Off Your Pants” cheer

Shannon Hong and Olivia Sasson

November 1, 2018

Over the years, drumline and cheerleaders have excited the crowd at sporting and school events by performing cheers. Some of them have become emblematic of the Viking spirit such as the cheer “Take Off Your Pants.” However, during this year’s football season, the administration has questioned i...

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