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The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

Seniors Mireya Avalos, Kellen Hoard, and Tammi Tran say their goodbyes.

Editor goodbyes

Mireya Avalos, Kellen Hoard, and Tammi Tran June 27, 2022

Mireya Avalos: At the beginning of my freshman year, I had a strong opinion against extracurricular activities. As the pessimist that I was, I couldn’t conceptualize being attached to something that...

Michael Tolley was recently appointed as interim superintendent for the 2022-2023 school year. His contract will begin July 1.

Exclusive Q&A: new interim superintendent Michael Tolley

Kellen Hoard June 13, 2022

On May 27, Northshore School District announced that Michael Tolley had been chosen as interim superintendent for the 2022-2023 school year.  He was chosen by the school board after current superintendent...

(From left to right) Nicole Chambliss, Bella Iwen, Pinyu Liao, Beamlak Tesfaye and Mikayla Thurman stand in front of the entrance to the school on April 26.

New captains steer the Viking ship

Mireya Avalos, Siqi Li, and William Wang May 9, 2022

The current ASB Executive team held elections on Mar. 31 for rising juniors and seniors to take their positions in the fall. The ASB executive team meets once a week to approve fundraisers and clubs, plan...

Many students repeatedly expressed that they feel those who come from privileged backgrounds but aren’t mindful about how they talk about their wealth are often “tone deaf and inconsiderate” at our school.

Disparities and divisions: the impacts of wealth inequality

Cars, Clothes & Community "Everyone at our school is broke. They all wear the same freaking outfit. I literally saw this dude with two holes in his shirt, and it made me so upset,” said sophomore...

The repeated removal of one of IB Spanish teacher Rebecca Lewis’ “Black Lives Matter” sign has sparked conversation about campus security.

Suspicion rises after repeated disappearance of BLM sign

Hope Rasa and Kath Shelden May 4, 2022

At the beginning of the school year, IB Spanish teacher Rebecca Lewis taped a small Black Lives Matter sign to the inside of her classroom door window. A few days after the sign was initially put up, it...

The new late policies have made things more difficult for students both emotionally, physically, and academically. These changes have made a detrimental impact on the way students are handling the stress of their schoolwork.

“We don’t have the willpower to do anything” — late work rises

Hope Rasa and Kath Shelden May 4, 2022

On Feb. 15, 2022, the Northshore School District released its new late work policies for the second semester of the year.  Under these new conditions, students experiencing extenuating circumstances...

Key Club member Paige MacDonald raised over 1000 pounds of donations for the Northshore Senior Center

Volunteering with the Vikings

Alissa Lau and Natalie Dion May 4, 2022

Clubs at Inglemoor such as Key Club and National Honor Society (NHS) dedicate themselves to community-based volunteering, while Feeding America and Feminist Student Organization (FSO) have more specific...

“The Amazon Scout robots are tested in the neighborhoods around the Eastside Church and can be seen from bus 174’s route. These two were seen on April 7 as they drove around the neighborhood in the afternoon.”

The new Scouts in town

William He and Miriam Miller-Friday May 4, 2022

Amazon Scout is a fully electric, autonomous delivery robot that was announced by Amazon in 2019. According to Amazon, they were first tested in Snohomish County, and according to an article written by...

An Inglemoor Vikings NFT, designed by our reporter and design editor.

The crypto conversation

Carter Ross and Hope Rasa March 21, 2022

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that can be used for online purchases.  For the time being, cryptocurrency can’t be used in the same way traditional forms of currency can; very few in-person...

Teachers at Inglemoor had a variety of reasons they were considering quitting.

Teachers ponder quitting amid burnout

Klaira Zhang and Cate Bouvet March 21, 2022

In a recent Nordic News survey of 58 Inglemoor teachers, nearly half stated they had seriously thought about quitting their job since the beginning of the pandemic. Out of the teachers considering...

The music we listen to—and the music communities we join—can have negative consequences.

From K-pop to hip hop: How music shapes us

Jana Dimikj, Kath Shelden, and Alissa Lau March 21, 2022

Junior Maddie Kreutz said that when people define their identities based on the music they like, they can become possessive over the music they listen to. They said that because of this, music is a commonly...

Scandia staff works on their spreads during a late-night on Feb 17. The staff usually gets together to work while listening to music and eating snacks.

Scandia: capturing the year

Arushi Sharma and Miriam Miller-Friday March 21, 2022

Day in and day out, Scandia works hard gathering information and designing a book that encapsulates the whole year. Each yearbook they create has a different theme, which is incorporated throughout all...

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