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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 counc...

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...

Girls bathrooms stocked with tampons and pads in a Random Act of Kindness

Girls bathrooms stocked with tampons and pads in a Random Act of Kindness

Maya Holt, Web Editor-in-chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

To have successfully participated in Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) week, juniors Kamaria Taylor and Michelle Soi could have simply smiled at someone or held open a door. Instead, they undertook a project that will positively affect about half of the school, and will hopefully continue to encourage o...

Considering self-love

Considering self-love

Audri Saulters and Sophie Bourgoin

February 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Pink hearts, cards in the mail and fellow students making out in every corner; the Valentine’s Day season has yet again inspired the outcry of its usual hopeless romantics and cynical singles. Modern Valentine’s day is centered entirely around the idea of romance and expressions of love targeted t...

Students continue sports outside of school

Students continue sports outside of school

Olivia Sasson and Christian Barlow

February 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

Freshman runs with Cascade Striders By Olivia Sasson Being on one cross country team takes a significant amount of time and commitment, and freshman Brooklyn Liang is now running for two. Liang has been running for the Cascade Striders Club for four years and has just finished her first season ...

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