Nordic News

  • Cheer tryout interest meeting on March 11

  • Midwinter orchestra concert at Bastyr on March 12

  • Middle school parent night on March 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

  • ASB elections on March 19

  • TSA state competition from March 28 to 30

Original music with local origins

Original music with local origins

Jocelyn Ayenew, Shannon Hong, Rachel Lawson, and Evelynn Li

March 7, 2019


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Jenny Xiong: Composer by Evelynn Li alking into the band room, you can hear the playful notes of a silver flute or the soft yet passionate musical tones of a piano. When junior Jenny Xiong played around on her family’s piano at only three years old, she developed an acutely strong desire to learn ...

Students perform at annual WMEA contest

Students perform at annual WMEA contest

Nicole Turtle, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019


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On March 1-2, the band and orchestra players once again participated in the annual Solo and Ensemble competition. This two-stage competition allows musicians from across the state to perform — either in “ensembles” or individually — classical pieces to judges, who then provide feedback on the...

Artists at Inglemoor

Artists at Inglemoor

Shannon Hong and Evelynn Li

March 7, 2019


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Daisy Held by Shannon Hong Every year until the age of six, sophomore Daisy Held saw “Twas the Night” at Studio East in Kirkland with her family. When she was seven, Held and her sister, Inglemoor graduate Lillybeth Held, decided to audition despite neither of them having any acting experience. “With ...

Senior builds robots outside of school

Senior builds robots outside of school

Madeline Nguyen, Reporter

March 7, 2019


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On his robotics team, senior Evan Jones holds many titles. These include “Minister of Propaganda” because of his involvement in the team’s engineering notebook and “Head of Espionage” because of his role as a scouter at their competitions. Jones is on a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics t...

Sleepless in school

Sleepless in school
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Stephanie Dossett and Sonya Sheptunov

March 6, 2019


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According to the National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute (NBHLI), teens aged 13-18 are recommended to get 8-10 hours of sleep per day. We collected data from a poll of 348 students about the average hours of sleep they get every night and 46.6 percent said they get 7-9 hours of sleep. However, 49.1...

Vikings share their most valuable relationships

Vikings share their most valuable relationships

Jocelyn Ayenew, Carina Bixby, and Rachel Lawson

February 15, 2019


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Junior high sweethearts by Rachel Lawson Seniors Aaron Greisen and Anne Poole have been dating for longer than the average high school couple. The two lovebirds met in sixth grade when Poole transferred into Greisen’s elementary school, Arrowhead. Rather than love at first sight, Greisen said ...

Students motivated to succeed after TSA regionals

Students motivated to succeed after TSA regionals

Olivia Oomen, Reporter

January 17, 2019


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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...

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