The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

  • Mask up!
  • Wash your hands
  • Follow us on Instagram at @ihsnordicnews
The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

The student news site of Inglemoor High School

Nordic News

The benefits and repercussions of the IB diploma program has been in debate over the last few years. But how does this prestigious program, truly affect students?

Is it really you and me against IB?

Jana Dimikj and Miriam Miller-Friday May 4, 2022

Point: The International Baccalaureate program is known for being a rigorous and academically challenging program that pushes students to dive deeper into their education. However, one of the stand-out...

HapARA you on task?

HapARA you on task?

Arushi Sharma, News Reporter May 4, 2022

Teachers have the ability to track students’ internet activity. They can see what YouTube videos students watch, what sites students visit, what private emails students receive and send, all the time—even...

It is our firm belief that our primary job as student reporters and editors is to highlight the students, families, staff and administrators who shape and lead our school.

editorial: Northshore School District vs. Free Speech

Kellen Hoard, Co-editor-in-chief March 22, 2022

We try not to write about ourselves in this newspaper. It is our firm belief that our primary job as student reporters and editors is to highlight the students, families, staff and administrators who shape...

Its time to address and social, mental, and physical strains that toxic masculinity has on boys. In such a modern age, how is traditional masculinity still expected of boys?

Boys cry, too: unpacking toxic masculinity

Mimi Avalos and Tammi Tran March 20, 2022

The cultural and societal pressures placed on men have created harmful and damaging effects to their body image and self-esteem. The standards of “manliness” and anti-femininity glorify unhealthy habits....

In order to promote inclusivity, schools should celebrate all kinds of groups both socially, academically, and culturally. But are schools effectively promoting equity, or has it become a check list of items for them to check off as equity?

Point/Counterpoint: Checkuity vs Equity

Mimi Avalos and Tammi Tran March 20, 2022

Point: The school doesn’t do enough for equity. During the months of November and December, the hallways are filled with candy cane murals and classroom doors decorated with pine trees, bedazzled...

Editorial: Stricter COVID measures are needed

Editorial: Stricter COVID measures are needed

February 7, 2022

In the one-month period following the beginning of winter break, Northshore School District saw a tenfold increase in total new COVID cases, peaking at a record 163 on Jan. 18 alone. With high numbers...

The Nordic staff debates the difficult question of which fruit snack is the best: Scooby fruit snacks or Motts?

Which fruit snack is better?

Tammi Tran and William He February 7, 2022

Scooby-Doo fruit snacks are better.  It’s time to step back and realize that the Scooby-Doo fruit snacks are at the top of the fruit snacks hierarchy. A childhood staple for many, the Scooby-Doo fruit...

Dont eat where you poop

Don’t eat where you poop

Hope Rasa, Sports Editor February 7, 2022

The girls’ bathrooms are often used as a space for students to hang out with their friends and eat. Some students will spend multiple class periods in the girls’ restrooms, locking themselves in a...

The requirement for student vaccination should be implemented at all schools. Why?

Editorial: A student vaccine mandate is vital for schools to remain open

Arushi Sharma, News Editor November 24, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 to 11, making the shot available for another 28 million children in the United States. This...

The Devious Licks trend has infiltrated Inglemoors campus.  How has this joke affected students and staff?

TikTok trends at Inglemoor

Preethika Makineni, Reporter November 24, 2021

At the beginning of September, TikTok user jugg4elias started a nonsensical trend known as “Devious Licks.” The point of the trend was to steal an object from school, take it home, and then post a...

The later start time has sparked controversy among parents, students, and staff. But the whether or not this change is beneficial to students is still in question.

Point/Counterpoint: Starting later is good for students

Claire Meng and Cate Bouvet November 23, 2021

Starting later is good for students. Inglemoor’s change in start time, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m., is a significant change for the better. Later school start times have been shown to reduce health...

It is time to step up and take responsibility for our actions; the issues of 2020 have nothing to do with the year and everything to do with us. Art by Cassidy Bixby.

Don’t blame 2020

Cassidy Bixby, Reporter June 3, 2021

It is time to step up and take responsibility for our actions; the issues of 2020 have nothing to do with the year and everything to do with us. Masks have been essential in the U.S. for almost a year...

Load More Stories