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  • "The Man Who Came To Dinner" on Nov. 1 and 2 @ 7:00 p.m. and Nov. 3 @ 2:00 p.m.

  • Seniors required to sign off on the correct spelling of their preferred and legal name during lunches on Nov. 5, 6 or 7

  • Viking Quest every Tues. from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. in room 925

  • Girls Who Code meets from 12:55 to 2:00 p.m. on two early release Wed. every month

  • Mandatory parent and player meeting for winter sports on Nov. 20

Point/Counterpoint: Unweighted vs. Weighted GPA

Point/Counterpoint: Unweighted vs. Weighted GPA

Nicole Turtle and Evelyn Yang

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint, Showcase

A grade point average (GPA) summarizes a student’s academic performance by assigning each class grade to a numerical value (A = 4.0, B = 3.0, etc.) and taking the average of the point total. Some schools, including Inglemoor, use an unweighted grading scale, meaning that the points for a specific gra...

Two bees or not two bees?

Two bees or not two bees?

Rachel Lawson and Olivia Sasson

August 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Despite anyone’s personal opinions on bees, there is no doubt that their hard pollination work is the basis of a vast majority of our nutritional needs. One-third of every bite of food eaten is dependent on pollinators, Greenpeace says, with bees making up 80% of the pollination process that ensure...

Sex ed is outdated and not inclusive

Sex ed is outdated and not inclusive

Maya Holt, Web Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We live in an age where the taboo on discussing sex, gender and sexuality has largely been lifted. Media coverage of LGBTQ+ people’s stories has expanded dramatically, TV and movies have diversified their characters’ gender/sexual identities and the internet seems to host an unending conversatio...

Point/Counterpoint: Honor Society

Point/Counterpoint: Honor Society

Kaylea Agate and Shannon Hong

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Honor Society misses the point by Kaylea Agate Character. Scholarship. Leadership. Service: these four values are the pillars that Honor Society supposedly rests on and to which its members aspire, yet in practice, the organization may not do as much to further these ideals as it could or should. ...

Point/Counterpoint: Political discussion in class

Point/Counterpoint: Political discussion in class

Megan Munson and Nicole Turtle

March 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint, Print Stories

Teachers should encourage students to get involved Living in a politically-charged society, it is only natural for current events to come up during casual conversation. Of course, these discussions frequently appear in classrooms — which is entirely necessary in order for students to develop a gre...

Editorial: Sick students should stay home

Editorial: Sick students should stay home

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Print Stories, Staff Editorials

Being sick does not always equate to staying home from school. Students can be seen — or rather, heard — in their classes sniffling and sneezing all throughout the period. Even if ill students make sure to wash their hands consistently and cover their mouths when they sneeze, they still pose the threat...

Point/Counterpoint: Gun laws

Point/Counterpoint: Gun laws

Ben Dossett and Evelyn Yang

January 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint, Print Stories

Gun laws are ineffective After a mass shooting occurs in the United States, many Americans are quick to demand that the government increases restrictions on firearms. This advice would be entirely counterproductive and do little to actually reduce these crimes, while infringing on the rights of the pe...

Editorial: Core 24 makes students stress more

Editorial: Core 24 makes students stress more

December 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Graduation is often the central goal of a student's high school career.  Whether one plans on attending a four-year college or joining the workforce right after senior year, acquiring a high school diploma is what much of a student's schooling has amounted to. However, with the introduction of a new g...

Protect the future of the internet with net neutrality

Protect the future of the internet with net neutrality

Oliver Hopcroft, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a proposal by the Chairman, Ajit Pai, that would remove restrictions requiring internet service providers to treat all web content equally. If passed, this proposal will not only be dangerous for free speech, but harmful to every co...

Designer clothes and the death of individuality

Designer clothes and the death of individuality

Christian Barlow, Sports Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Print Stories, Showcase

In the fall and winter of 2015, countless videos went viral depicting thousands of people waiting in line for 10 hours outside department stores for a crowbar that the New York skate clothing line Supreme released. The only thing setting this product apart from other crowbars was the company name embl...

Editorial: The importance of counselors

Editorial: The importance of counselors

November 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Print Stories, Staff Editorials

School counselors are a fundamental part of any high school. Yet, our school counselors are expected to supervise too many students — a responsibility that diminishes the individualized attention they can provide students. With the addition of a new grade this year, the school gained another counselor...

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