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Michael Tolley was recently appointed as interim superintendent for the 2022-2023 school year. His contract will begin July 1.

Exclusive Q&A: new interim superintendent Michael Tolley

Kellen Hoard June 13, 2022

On May 27, Northshore School District announced that Michael Tolley had been chosen as interim superintendent for the 2022-2023 school year.  He was chosen by the school board after current superintendent...

(From left to right) Nicole Chambliss, Bella Iwen, Pinyu Liao, Beamlak Tesfaye and Mikayla Thurman stand in front of the entrance to the school on April 26.

New captains steer the Viking ship

Mireya Avalos, Siqi Li, and William Wang May 9, 2022

The current ASB Executive team held elections on Mar. 31 for rising juniors and seniors to take their positions in the fall. The ASB executive team meets once a week to approve fundraisers and clubs, plan...

President Joe Biden speaks at Green River Community College on April 22.

Nordic News joins White House Press Corps for a day

Kellen Hoard, Co-editor-in-chief May 6, 2022

On April 21, President Joe Biden arrived in Washington State for the first time in his presidency. That evening, he spoke at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser hosted by Microsoft President...

The FCPS school board at its April 14 meeting where it confirmed Reid as the new Superintendent.  Photo by Kellen Hoard.

Superintendent Reid to exit NSD, enter controversy

Kellen Hoard, Co-editor-in-chief May 6, 2022

On July 1, Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid will leave her post at Northshore School District to become the Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. The move comes after six years leading...

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Cheeky finals guide

Jana Dimikj, Feature Editor May 6, 2022

We at Cheeky know your finals are stressing you out. But the more stressed you are, the less you will be able to appreciate our unparalleled and incredible humor. Therefore, in our humility and generosity,...

The theatrically released Bat-cluster of Batmen!

BAM! POW! Batman reviews

Robyn Ross and Aldo Giannini May 6, 2022

Batman and his mythos have had a great effect on film and have redefined superhero movies. With the recent release of Matt Reeves’ “The Batman,” there has been debate over which Batman is the best....

Many students repeatedly expressed that they feel those who come from privileged backgrounds but aren’t mindful about how they talk about their wealth are often “tone deaf and inconsiderate” at our school.

Disparities and divisions: the impacts of wealth inequality

Cars, Clothes & Community "Everyone at our school is broke. They all wear the same freaking outfit. I literally saw this dude with two holes in his shirt, and it made me so upset,” said sophomore...

 Peer coach Erin Geoffray with athlete Marcos Rodriguez at the last bowling game on April 5.

Getting the ball rolling with unified bowling

Alissa Lau and Olivia Kim May 4, 2022

Unified Bowling is an opportunity for students with disabilities to train with peer coaches outside of the special education program and to compete with other schools. Peer coaches work alongside the athletes...

The door to “The Cell” escape room at Entangled Escape Room, in Lynnwood on Apr. 13. Before entering the room, an employee tells the players the storyline.

Escape Room Review: “The Cell”

Preethika Makineni and Mya Vo May 4, 2022

Nordic sent two reporters to the Entangled Escape Room in Lynnwood to tackle “The Cell,” a prison-break themed escape room. In this room’s storyline, players pretend to be investigative journalists...

The repeated removal of one of IB Spanish teacher Rebecca Lewis’ “Black Lives Matter” sign has sparked conversation about campus security.

Suspicion rises after repeated disappearance of BLM sign

Hope Rasa and Kath Shelden May 4, 2022

At the beginning of the school year, IB Spanish teacher Rebecca Lewis taped a small Black Lives Matter sign to the inside of her classroom door window. A few days after the sign was initially put up, it...

The new late policies have made things more difficult for students both emotionally, physically, and academically. These changes have made a detrimental impact on the way students are handling the stress of their schoolwork.

“We don’t have the willpower to do anything” — late work rises

Hope Rasa and Kath Shelden May 4, 2022

On Feb. 15, 2022, the Northshore School District released its new late work policies for the second semester of the year.  Under these new conditions, students experiencing extenuating circumstances...

Key Club member Paige MacDonald raised over 1000 pounds of donations for the Northshore Senior Center

Volunteering with the Vikings

Alissa Lau and Natalie Dion May 4, 2022

Clubs at Inglemoor such as Key Club and National Honor Society (NHS) dedicate themselves to community-based volunteering, while Feeding America and Feminist Student Organization (FSO) have more specific...

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