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  • "The Man Who Came To Dinner" on Nov. 1 and 2 @ 7:00 p.m. and Nov. 3 @ 2:00 p.m.

  • Seniors required to sign off on the correct spelling of their preferred and legal name during lunches on Nov. 5, 6 or 7

  • Viking Quest every Tues. from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in room 925

  • Girls Who Code meets from 12:55 to 2:00 p.m. on two early release Wed. every month

  • Mandatory parent and player meeting for winter sports on Nov. 20

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Cami Brix, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Print Stories, Showcase

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


Filed under Feature

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase

“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


Filed under Feature, Showcase

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...

Faculty farewells

Faculty farewells

Kaylea Agate and Shannon Hong

June 8, 2018


Filed under Feature

Kim Hadfield Article by Kaylea Agate Health and physical education teacher Kim Hadfield can often be found in the mat room teaching dance class. Come next fall, however, she plans to be on the receiving end of dance lessons instead. Brushing up on her ballet is just one of many ways Hadfield plans to...

2017-2018 Editor goodbyes

2017-2018 Editor goodbyes

Megan Munson, Surya Hendry, and Maya Holt

June 8, 2018


Filed under Feature

Surya Hendry Unbelievably, at the end of my sophomore year, I considered leaving Nordic. It didn’t feel like the right fit. I felt too nervous conducting interviews, too uncertain writing ledes, too shaky creating graphics. Journalism probably wasn’t for me. Two years later, I am confident that my...

An uneven playing field

An uneven playing field

Brian Xie and Maya Holt

April 13, 2018


Filed under Feature

Statistically speaking, economic status is one of the most influential factors to a student's success at school. Income level has been directly linked to success in terms of graduation rate and state testing scores; the higher the amount of money a student's family earns, on average, the better the student...

New principal promises to motivate students towards success

New principal promises to motivate students towards success

Cami Brix, News Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Feature

Adam Desautels has already taken his first step in building a relationship with the Viking community, and he hasn't even started his first year as principal. On March 29, students, parents and community members received their first correspondence from Desautels. In his email, Desautels said that he i...

A portrait of inequity

A portrait of inequity

April 5, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Let's face it: some of us walk an easier path through life than others. This isn't to say that everyone doesn't have their own personal hardships to face, but the fact is that a person's race, socio-economic status and gender and sexual identity can add to these hardships. Acknowledging the roadblocks...

Going green: We have a ways to go

Going green: We have a ways to go

Ben Dossett

March 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Green. It seems like this word is thrown around all the time these days, whether in regards to climate change, construction or efforts by schools and businesses. Discussions about the environment come up all the time, and yet it seems like there is little action. Nordic saw this and was curious to discover...

Lil’ Viks, bigger spirit

Lil’ Viks, bigger spirit

Oliver Hopcroft, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Print Stories, Sports

If you’ve been to a football or basketball game, you’ve probably seen a group of passionate elementary school students, cheering on the sidelines with spirit gear and pom-poms. These are the Lil’ Viks. At their cheer camp, held twice a year for one day, boys and girls in pre-K through sixth gr...

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