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The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

 Daily COVID cases in the district rose rapidly from September and experienced a brief spike at the beginning of December, corresponding with the discovery of Omicron.

Omicron COVID variant spreads to U.S.

Weiju Wang, Reporter December 16, 2021

On Nov. 24, South Africa reported the first case of a new COVID-19 mutation named Omicron. Five days later, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that future surges of COVID-19 could occur as a...

Northshore School District Director of Safety and Security Henry Simon and an officer of the Kenmore Police Department outside of Inglemoor High School on the morning of Dec. 2.

Threats to Bothell and Inglemoor High School prompt Bothell closure and Inglemoor partial lockdown

Kellen Hoard December 2, 2021

On Thursday, Dec. 2, Bothell High School was closed following threats from an individual whose identity remains unknown to investigators.   Graffiti was discovered Tuesday, Nov. 30 on a bathroom stall...

Construction is finishing up outside of the new Performance Center. The construction started in September 2020, and the contrast of the modern building to the current campus gives students some insight into what Inglemoor might look like in the future.

Possible campus reconstruction

Cate Bouvet, Reporter November 23, 2021

In February, ballots will be cast on the Capital Projects bond, which would pay for the first phase of a complete reconstruction of Inglemoor’s campus and the renovation of other schools in the district....

Merck’s new anti-COVID pill

Merck’s new anti-COVID pill

Weiju Wang, Reporter November 23, 2021

On Oct. 11, drug manufacturer Merck announced that they had developed an anti-COVID pill that, if approved by the Food and Drug Administration, would be the only approved COVID-19 treatment that does not...

How La Niña will affect Washington

How La Niña will affect Washington

William He, Reporter November 23, 2021

After a summer of record-breaking high temperatures, Washington is now facing record-breaking low temperatures. According to the National Weather Service, in Seattle the temperature dropped to 38 degrees...

Comcast RISE offering grants to minority-owned businesses

Comcast RISE offering grants to minority-owned businesses

Weiju Wang, Reporter November 23, 2021

On Sept. 14, Comcast announced that it would be committing $11 million in grants to small business owners of color. Eligible businesses in King and Pierce counties were able to apply from Oct. 1 to 14....

Data showing the number of staff and students quarantined. Data from the Northshore School District.

What is the NSD reclosing benchmark?

William He, Reporter November 23, 2021

  As of Nov. 15, 2021, the United States has had 47,000,000 COVID-19 cases, Washington a total of 753,000 cases, and the Northshore School District a total of 438 cases. COVID is still ravaging...

Issue 2 of Nordic News is now available to access online. Art by Hope Rasa.

Issue two now available digitally

May 10, 2021

The Nordic News staff has been working through the months of April and May to put together our second issue of the year, which is now available digitally. Please follow the link below to access the issue....

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts in George Floyd ‘s murder on Apr. 20. He is set to be sentenced June 16. Art by Margaret He.

Derek Chauvin found guilty for George Floyd’s death

Miles Gelatt, News Editor May 1, 2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter by a jury on April 20 for the murder of George...

An estimated 216 million Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and about 87.6 million have been fully vaccinated with both doses. Art by Link Gazey.

New vaccine guidelines expand eligibility, increase hope for reopening

Miles Gelatt, News Editor April 22, 2021

Starting April 15, everybody who was 16 years or older in Washington State became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, per an announcement made by Governor Jay Inslee on Mar. 31. This is a much earlier date...

According to Governor Inslees announcement, students from K-6 will return to partial in-person learning by April 5th, while students in grades 7-12 will return by April 19th. Art by Hope Rasa.

News you may have missed: Inslee advances to reopen schools

Hope Rasa, Reporter March 15, 2021

On Friday, March 12, 2021, Gov. Jay Inslee gave an announcement in which he instructed all Washington schools to at least partially return to in-person schooling. He informed Washington residents that...

On March 3rd. parents rallied in downtown Bothell to call for the reopening of Northshore District schools. Photo Courtesy of Jenny Counsel.

News you may have missed: parents gather to rally for an end to remote learning

Margaret He, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2021

“Free our children” was one of many signs passing drivers may have seen on the sidewalks of downtown Bothell on March 3. The Wednesday rally was organized by Northshore School District parents amidst...

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