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Nordic News

The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

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...

More than 87 million Amercians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Art by Link Gazey.

New vaccines provide more hope in fight against COVID-19

Miles Gelatt, News Editor March 13, 2021

 After approval by an independent panel of scientists, on  Feb. 27, the FDA granted emergency authorization for Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, making it the third vaccine to be approved by...

The concert hall construction is located on the north side of the campus. It is planned to be completed by the winter of 2021-2022. Photo by Arushi Sharma.

Construction underway on concert hall

Arushi Sharma, Reporter February 13, 2021

After years of crowded and chaotic practices where band, choir and orchestra students had practice in classrooms that do not have the best acoustics, the Northshore School District finally began constructing...

Senate Bill 5038, which if passed, will prohibit people from carrying weapons while attending a demonstration, was approved by a state Senate committee on Jan. 28.

Washington state legislature considers new gun reform laws

Miles Gelatt, News Editor February 12, 2021

Under current Washington state law, it is legal to openly display a gun with a permit.  On Jan. 28, a state Senate Committee approved Senate Bill 5038, which now means that the bill will head to the...

President Biden has signed several executive orders since taking office on Jan. 20, promising change to a nation crippled by a deadly pandemic and an economic recession.

Biden takes the reins of a divided nation; starts work on first issues

Miles Gelatt, News Editor February 12, 2021

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Jan. 20, promising change to a nation crippled by a deadly pandemic and economic recession. During his inauguration speech,...

On Jan. 13, power outages across the state caused more than 10 million gallons of wastewater to flow into Lake Washington and the Puget Sound.

Washington power outages cause massive wastewater flooding

Miles Gelatt, News Editor February 12, 2021

Several power outages across Washington state on Jan. 13 caused more than 10 million gallons of untreated wastewater overflow to flood into both Lake Washington and the Puget Sound, according to the King...

 Senior Emerson Goetze maintains her soccer skills, prepping for the upcoming season. Goetze has played for the girls soccer team three years in a row and is hopeful for a fourth. Photo by Mia Tavares.

New COVID metrics encourage return of school sports

Mia Tavares, Design Editor February 11, 2021

Eleven months after the last Washington high-school-sanctioned sport was played, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has a potential path to return. On Jan. 7, WIAA staff members...

As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, an auction for the leasing of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was held on Jan. 6 but only three bidders came, giving disappointing results.
Art by Arushi Sharma.

News you might have missed: Auction for oil and gas lease in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge comes out empty, with only three bidders.

Arushi Sharma, Reporter January 18, 2021

On Jan. 6, Trump administration officials auctioned off oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, in accordance with the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.   The region is known as...

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