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Editors say their final goodbyes

Editors say their final goodbyes

Cami Brix, Shannon Hong, and Oliver Hopcroft

June 13, 2019

Oliver Hopcroft When each issue arrives, I love the smell of ink and the feeling of fresh newsprint as I pick up a paper. Each time, I’m reminded of how proud I am of our staff and how much everybody has grown. This issue will be the nineteenth time I go through this ritual -- and the last. While it’...

Making prom night your own

Making prom night your own

Shannon Hong, Olivia Sasson, and Evelyn Yang

May 17, 2019

From outfits to activities, prom night is filled with customs and traditions. For some, this creates an exciting opportunity to defy expectations and stand out. Here’s the story of one teacher’s prom experience and how two seniors are making this year’s masquerade-themed prom their own....

LGBT+ visibility at risk

LGBT+ visibility at risk

Carina Bixby and Kayla Kapralova

May 15, 2019

Pride advocates face backlash by Carina Bixby In a room filled to capacity, students, staff and community members gathered at the Northshore School Board Meeting on Monday, May 13 to voice their concerns surrounding two groups within the district, each with a different view on how the LGBT+ community...

Senior takes eco-friendly action from home

Senior takes eco-friendly action from home

Nicole Turtle, Copy Editor

May 12, 2019

As the nation begins to accept environmental problems as a burgeoning crisis, senior Quinn Rector changes her own daily habits in favor of more eco-friendly actions. “I think it’s a very important issue in the world right now, but it hasn’t gained a lot of traction yet in the United States,...

Photographers shoot to win

Photographers shoot to win

Oliver Hopcroft, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2019

The gym can convert between basketball courts, volleyball courts, an assembly space — and an art gallery. On Saturday, May 4, the walls were covered in student photos as Inglemoor hosted the Washington State High School Photography Contest. This year, students entered 3500 photos across 17 categories, rangi...

Wielders of the pen

Wielders of the pen

Rahima Baluch, Reporter

May 5, 2019

Kayleigh Coll One night in the fifth grade while babysitting, freshman Kayleigh Coll stayed up late writing a piece of poetry that would change her life. This was when she realized writing was something that she wanted to do for the rest of her life. While Coll began her writing journey that night, she ...

Spring musical brings new talent to drama department

Spring musical brings new talent to drama department

Carina Bixby, Reporter

April 20, 2019

In preparation for their upcoming debut, the cast of this year’s musical practices every day after school as they sing and dance their way across the theatre stage. “Working” is based on a book written by Studs Terkel and was first performed in 1977. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, the sho...

BSU gives students a voice

BSU gives students a voice

Rahima Baluch and Nicole Turtle

April 18, 2019

In the face of rising nationalism and hate crimes in the U.S., a Black Student Union (BSU) was established at Inglemoor in August of 2018. Though it is not associated with the National Black Student Union, BSU has become a significant member of the school’s cultural clubs. The union strives to edu...

English Language program grows and gains resources

English Language program grows and gains resources

Cami Brix and Evelyn Yang

April 15, 2019

EL program offers academic support for students by Evelyn Yang Among the many academic programs at Inglemoor — International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, Running Start and more — is another lesser-known pathway with barely over one hundred students: the English Learners (EL) program. The EL pr...

Embracing Identities

Embracing Identities

Aditi Jain and Minita Layal

April 13, 2019

Cienne Bronson by Aditi Jain Adopted by caucasian parents at 15 months from China, senior Cienne Bronson has grown up with American culture her entire life. She said she struggles with discovering who she is and how it relates to being Chinese in America.   “You have two different identities:...

Senior shares passion for ballroom dancing

Senior shares passion for ballroom dancing

Margaret He, Reporter

April 3, 2019

Soft classical music drifts across the studio during senior Anzu Yonezawa’s weekly lesson, as she works on perfecting her promenade step. Since she started it last August, Yonezawa has found a love for ballroom dancing and plans to continue it even after she graduates high school this year. Befo...

Original music with local origins

Original music with local origins

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

March 7, 2019

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 ...

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