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  • Area 3 DECA Competition on Jan. 10

  • Diversity Assembly on Jan. 11

  • Second semester schedules are available on Jan. 17

  • No school on Jan. 21

  • Finals on Jan. 24 and 25

Students motivated to succeed after TSA regionals

Students motivated to succeed after TSA regionals

Olivia Oomen, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The Regional TSA Competition was co-hosted by Inglemoor and Tesla STEM High School on Jan. 12 at Inglemoor. All Inglemoor students who competed will have the opportunity to advance to the state competition or join another team. Although regionals didn’t permanently eliminate TSA members from competing at...

Science Olympiad places second and ninth at Invitational

Science Olympiad places second and ninth at Invitational

Evelynn Li and Madeline Nguyen

January 16, 2019


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On Jan. 12, Inglemoor sent two teams to Curtis Junior High School to compete at the Science Olympiad Invitational Competition. Of the twenty high school teams that competed, Inglemoor’s Valhalla Team placed second and Black Team placed ninth. Although the Invitational doesn’t place the teams at an advant...

DECA starts competition season strong, despite smaller numbers

DECA starts competition season strong, despite smaller numbers

Shannon Hong and Evelyn Yang

January 13, 2019


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The DECA Area 3 Competition took place on Jan. 10 at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Out of approximately 90 competitors from Inglemoor, 44 students* qualified for the State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in March. Among the qualifiers is senior and Inglemoor DECA President Brian Xie, who p...

Lunch staff introduces new key members

Lunch staff introduces new key members

Minita Layal and Monserrat Villaseñor

January 2, 2019


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When students walk into the cafeteria, they are greeted with a new variety of items, ranging from the colorful Dippin' Dots to healthy yogurt and fruit parfait cups. This year, members of the lunch staff said they aimed to completely change the environment of the kitchen as well as produce a healthier...

Student jewelry company spreads awareness

Student jewelry company spreads awareness

Shannon Hong and Olivia Sasson

December 18, 2018


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Based on Google’s policy, where employees devote 20 percent of their time to side projects, the 20% Project encourages students to dedicate their time to a cause that benefits their community. When they were assigned to do this project in their history class this year, juniors Kendyl Santiago and Cyn...

Choir ‘adopts’ family of 6 for the holidays

Choir ‘adopts’ family of 6 for the holidays

Evelyn Yang, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2018


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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...

Band and orchestra perform at annual Snapdoodle Fundraiser

Band and orchestra perform at annual Snapdoodle Fundraiser

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2018


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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 ...

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Cami Brix, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2018


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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


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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...

“I want to survive.”

“I want to survive.”

Aditi Jain, Feature Editor

September 23, 2018


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“I kept telling myself, I’m going to beat this,” he said. English and new Drama teacher Kevin Bliss took an 18 foot fall headfirst off of an orchid ladder in July of 2017. He spent two and a half weeks in urgent care and two months in a complacent home.   According to him, his doctors s...

Link Day 2018

Link Day 2018

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Video

On Sept. 5, incoming freshmen were welcomed to Inglemoor on Link Day, which takes place at the beginning of every school year in order to ease the transition from middle school to high school. Link Crew leaders and staff members guided the Inglemoor newcomers by involving them in activities and taking...

Band prepares to march into a new season

Band prepares to march into a new season

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2018


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Whether the event is a spirit assembly or a halftime show at a football game, marching band strives to give a dynamic performance that gets spectators on their feet. However, marching in perfect sync, playing music from memory and performing as a large unit doesn’t come without preparation. Band council...

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