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Band members perform at WMEA State Solo and Ensemble competition

Band members perform at WMEA State Solo and Ensemble competition

Cami Brix, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Feature, Multimedia, News

This past weekend, high school students filled Ellensburg with their music at the annual Solo and Ensemble State Competition. Based on their success at Northlake regional Solo-Ensemble this past February, seven band members were there to represent Inglemoor: oboist freshman Sebastian Kolde, alto saxop...

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, Multimedia, 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, Multimedia, 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 ...

Classroom turns courtroom for weeklong mock trial

Classroom turns courtroom for weeklong mock trial

Kaylea Agate, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

The gavel raps sharply against the desk and the judges take their seats, signaling that court is now in session. A witness is called and takes the stand after being sworn in by the bailiff, and an attorney approaches to begin questioning. In room 913, the Pullman Trial is in full swing. From Jan...

A look at political polarization

Maya Holt, Web Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Multimedia

Can the parties compromise and work together? Trinidad said there are issues to confront before cooperation is possible. "People are really really divided and I think we can get really emotionally invested in our views," Trinidad said. "I think on both sides a lot of people have the tendency to turn ...

Band instructor officially joins music program

Band instructor officially joins music program

Aditi Jain, Reporter

December 17, 2017


Filed under Feature

To make the “V” shape for the Vikings or the “W” for Woodinville at the Homecoming game, the marching band puts in hours upon hours of practice on the cold, wet field at Pop Keeney. Band and orchestra teacher Bruce Wilson is no stranger to Inglemoor as he has helped students become better in th...

Break on a Budget

Break on a Budget

Joanna Wyler, Ariane Apigo, and Rachel Zaharia

December 10, 2017


Filed under Feature

Surviving the first four months of school calls for celebration, and what’s a better way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the longest break during the school year? Of course, staying home and sleeping in might be a good place to kick off winter break, but this season isn’t one to ...

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