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Working through a pandemic: essential employees

Working through a pandemic: essential employees

As a result of the statewide stay-at-home order and other measures taken to reduce the movement of people, many workers have been forced out of their jobs or converted to working from home. One group of employees, however, are still working as usual. 
Gloria Shen, Reporter May 11, 2020

As a result of the statewide stay-at-home order and other measures taken to reduce the movement of people, many workers have been forced out of their jobs or converted to working from home. One group of...

Freshman Haley van Meurs shows off her skills in the band
room on Dec. 16. Photo by Sonya Sheptunov

Haley van Meurs makes All-State as a freshman

When freshman Haley van Meurs went to an orchestra concert for the first time at the age of five, she fell in love with the violin and begged her mom to let her learn to play. 
Sonya Sheptunov, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2019

  When freshman Haley van Meurs went to an orchestra concert for the first time at the age of five, she fell in love with the violin and begged her mom to let her learn to play.  “I just...

Gabriela Mootz's favorite songs to sing. Art by Rory Knettles

Gabriela Mootz finds a family in choir

Music has been a part of junior Gabriela Mootz’s life.
Rory Knettles, Reporter December 20, 2019

Music has been a part of junior Gabriela Mootz’s life. Since she was young, her grandmother would take her to church  to sing in their choir. Throughout elementary and middle school though, she wasn’t...

Feature: Face in the crowd

Feature: Face in the crowd

Inglemoor is home to artists of all kinds. Two dancers, senior Cameron Schmitter and sophomore Ashley Vu share their different dancing journeys.
Sonya Sheptunov and Minita Layal November 22, 2019

Cameron Schmitter Senior Cameron Schmitter got involved with ballet at the age of 4. According to Schmitter, the night before he was born, his parents went to see a performance of The Nutcracker,...

Face in the Crowd: Zoe Schenk and Elan Bustillos

Evelyn Yang and Madeline Nguyen November 25, 2018

Senior holds the gavel at PACMUN conference by Evelyn Yang, opinion editor The Pacific Model United Nations (PACMUN) conference will take place from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11 with an expected 800 delegates,...

Face in the Crowd: Kimaya Wijeratna

Face in the Crowd: Kimaya Wijeratna

April 8, 2018

Dangling sideways, using her heel to grip the wall and jumping between holds are all moves necessary for freshman Kimaya Wijeratna to complete a brightly-colored bouldering route at Vertical World,...

Oomen focuses her camera during photography class. She said that she gets a lot of support for her photography on her Instagram account.

Face in the Crowd: Olivia Oomen

Evelyn Yang, Reporter March 12, 2018

She already knew that she had a passion for art as she finger painted in her pre-K classroom. Eleven years later, sophomore Olivia Oomen won a national award for her artwork. Last year, Oomen received...

Greisen shows off his drumstick twirling moves after a performance on Dec. 3.

Face in the crowd: Aaron Greison

Olivia Sasson, Reporter December 14, 2017

Rather than eating candy canes or hanging out with friends during his free time, junior Aaron Greisen will spend his evenings this December performing at Bellevue’s annual Snowflake Lane Parade along...

Face in the crowd: Bianca Frintu

Face in the crowd: Bianca Frintu

Aditi Jain, Reporter November 21, 2017

Unlike many dancers who started dancing as soon as they could walk, sophomore Bianca Frintu’s passion for ballet came to her about four years ago. She considered the idea after a shoulder injury that...

Face in the crowd: Elijah Swain

Face in the crowd: Elijah Swain

Kiara Reed, Reporter November 7, 2016

I’ve heard that you play the bass. What got you into that?     I’ve been playing acoustic guitar and electric guitar for, at most, five years and my guitar instructor said that I have the potential...

Face in the Crowd: Nic Teeny

Face in the Crowd: Nic Teeny

Senior Nic Teeny shares about the accident he was in, his passion for video games and Korean movies.
Parker Albin, Reporter November 12, 2015
Senior Nic Teeny shares about the accident he was in, his passion for video games and Korean movies.
Face in the Crowd: Ryan Ritter-Jones

Face in the Crowd: Ryan Ritter-Jones

Senior Ryan Ritter-Jones discusses his class schedule and his love for music and performance.
Peyton Carroll, Reporter May 22, 2015
Senior Ryan Ritter-Jones discusses his class schedule and his love for music and performance.
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