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Paraeducators connect classrooms with specialized support

Paraeducators connect classrooms with specialized support

Sofia Leotta, Copy Editor

April 8, 2020

The role of a paraeducator is to address the shortcomings of classroom-based learning, establish an environment that meets a broad range of needs and account for diverse learning styles. While they have a responsibility to students who have individual education plans, paraeducators also act as a sup...

Evan Morud captures key sports moments

Evan Morud captures key sports moments

Ella Barnard, Photo Editor

February 7, 2020

Without any formal lessons, junior Evan Morud has taught himself how to take photos. Morud said he worked with other photographers on different media outlets.  Morud used to take photos on his phone, but after switching to a professional camera in June, said he became more invested in photography.  ...

Students direct “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”

Students direct “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”

Cathy Zhao, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Filled with abundant audience interaction, the latest play, “The Brothers Grimm Spec- taculathon,” tells all 209 tales of the “Brothers Grimm” fairy tales. “It’s weird, it’s fun, it’s wonky and it’s great,” senior and actor Ya’am Zahavy-Mittelman said. The last show was on...

Revered lion dance brings good luck

Revered lion dance brings good luck

Ishika Kaushik, Reporter

February 7, 2020

The Lion Dance is a major part of Chinese culture, especially during Chinese New Year. In 618 A.D., an emperor had dreamed he had been saved by a lion from an evil monster. Since then,  the dance has become a key part of Chinese events and businesses. This year, Inglemoor’s annual Chinese Part...

Sean Valley projects enthusiasm in announcing

Sean Valley projects enthusiasm in announcing

Aditi Jain, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2020

Kingco announcer Sean Valley got his first taste of announcing for sports at a football game in seventh grade; Valley and his friends sat in the announcer’s box and managed all of the tasks, which rotated among the group each week.    “One guy would be the announcer when I was on the...

Gender expression

Gender expression

Sofia Leotta and Tam Tran

February 7, 2020

Community at Inglemoor  For some students, gender is more than identifying as being male and female. It is about self-expression. It can be expressed through people’s actions, words and style. Inglemoor’s Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club works to promote a positive and supportive community arou...

Bucket Hat Wednesday brings students together

Bucket Hat Wednesday brings students together

Eli Shafer, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Most days of the week, every student comes to school wearing a wide variety of different clothes. Every Wednesday, however, all types of students come together and unite through an accessory that had its popularity peak in the 1960s: the bucket hat. “[A bucket hat] is what fishermen wear when they go fishing on...

Coach Greg Lowell inducted into WIBCA Hall of Fame

Coach Greg Lowell inducted into WIBCA Hall of Fame

Divya Akkiraju, Co-Business Manager

February 7, 2020

For the last three decades, head coach Greg Lowell’s work has not only stimulated competitive growth on the boys basketball team but, according to his players, has also provided an environment that continually fosters the development of aspiring athletes.  Senior and co-captain Peter Hansen sai...

For the love of language

For the love of language

Aditi Jain, Naomi Nam, and Margaret He

February 7, 2020

German Under the guidance of teacher Susanne Kanning, students taking German will learn the language through immersive experiences, such as traveling and attending an after-school club. Notably, German is the only language at Inglemoor to offer an immersion camp during the summer to students who can...

Haley van Meurs makes All-State as a freshman

Haley van Meurs makes All-State as a freshman

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 loved the sound and the person that was playing it. They were so passionate, and they looked like th...

Gabriela Mootz finds a family in choir

Gabriela Mootz finds a family in choir

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 in choir—she was in band. Mootz said she loved it, but she realized that she would rather purs...

Jason Murphy learns about life through ice hockey

Jason Murphy learns about life through ice hockey

Tam Tran, Reporter

December 20, 2019

Before winter sports season begin, sophomore captain Jason Murphy learns to balance a hectic school schedule with preparation for a competitive season while playing for the Seattle Junior Hockey Association. Murphy said he struggles to balance his life on the ice, his social life and his academic li...

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