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Nordic News

The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

(Left to right) Manuela De Paula, Sammie Hong, Yana Pathak, Vivian Daroczy, Harshini Lyer, Katie Li and Mahima Uliyar.

DECA store set to open again

Hope Rasa, Sports editor December 17, 2021

Distributive Education Clubs of America, commonly shortened to DECA, is a student-led club that prepares students for futures in business, hospitality and marketing through competitions and projects.  One...

Balancing work and school can be incredibly difficult and stressful during the school year. But how do students handle the pressures of managing both?

The challenge of student work-school balance

Mya Vo , Reporter December 16, 2021

According to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 22.8% of high school students have jobs, which can make balancing the workload with school a struggle.  Junior Aliana...

The six main leads, Director, and Stage Manager of “Clue” rehearse though scene 14.

Viking theatre’s production of ‘Clue’ prepares to perform

Klaira Zhang, Reporter December 15, 2021

Clue is a classic murder mystery board game where each player assumes the role of one of six suspects. Players attempt to find the killer by strategically moving around a game board representing the rooms...

The members of the IHS book club meet in the corner of the library to discuss their current novel of the month.

Not your average book club

Olivia Kim and Cate Bouvet December 15, 2021

Juniors Piper Jiyamapa and Veronica Iza started Book Club to take a step away from reality and dive into another world. This year, Book Club plans to read twelve books that focus on women's empowerment...

The use of marijuana has sparked concern among staff and students. How is this affecting our school?

The “high” life at Inglemoor

Jana Dimikj, Tammi Tran, and Mimi Avalos November 28, 2021

In a recent Nordic News survey regarding marijuana, nearly 1 in 4 student respondents reported having used marijuana recreationally at least once. The use of marijuana and the impacts surrounding its use...

The Inglemoor Marching Band celebrates the start of Homecoming weekend at Pop Keeney.

The marching band plays the Vikings through a spirited season

Mimi Avalos and Siqi Li November 28, 2021

Fireball by Pitbull, We are the Champions by Queen, and Hey Baby by Bruce Channel are all iconic songs that make Friday Night Lights special for student. Win or lose, the marching band is present throughout...

A wide variety of subjects are taught in the portables. In Portables 4,5, and 6, there are English, Spanish, and math classes.

The personalities in the portables

Kellen Hoard, Editor-in-Chief November 27, 2021

Throughout much of Inglemoor’s history, there has been a notably consistent part of the educational experience for many students and teachers: portables. For decades, portables have sat in various locations...

After a year of online school, two new grades enter high school. But what has their experience been like?

First impressions of high school from new students

Tieana Lovelace and Mimi Avalos November 23, 2021

Freshmen Aarti Khanka and Cordelia Pendergast were in the middle of their 7th grade year when the pandemic hit and schools went online, whereas Pendergast returned to in-person during 8th grade when schools...

Elizabeth Kowalski finishes up some work at her desk as the school day wraps up. Photo by Jackie Su.

A day in the life of ASB Coordinator Elisabeth Kowalski

Jackie Su, Opinion and Arts&Entertainment Editor November 23, 2021

It was the week of homecoming and while the Covid-19 pandemic had cast a shadow on the Inglemoor community, students couldn’t wait to attend the dance and experience a taste of normalcy again. On this...

Science Olympiad students study for the upcoming Northwest Regionals Tournament in January.
Members compete in two to five events out of the build, lab, and study categories.

Club membership suffers after a year of virtual meetings

Klaira Zhang, Reporter November 23, 2021

In the 2020-2021 Inglemoor Strategic Action Plan, one of the top goals of the administration was to increase student participation in clubs. Strategic Action Plans are developed by the school annually...

New members on the Viking ship

Tammi Tran and Olivia Kim November 18, 2021

  After moving here from Cincinnati, Ohio, new teacher John Zayjac began his eighth year of teaching and his first at Inglemoor as the Wanic Transition coordinator, which is a new position within...

After years of teaching, Inglemoor staff shares their favorite memories and words of wisdom.

Teacher feature

Tammi Tran and Hope Rasa June 16, 2021

Stratton: After a 29-year-long career teaching English and history, Barbara Stratton is retiring. She is looking forward to the free time she’ll have once she leaves. “I’m looking forward...

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