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  • Congratulations to Jadie Hwang for placing 2nd in the WSPTA Relections in Literature!
  • Congratulations to the Inglemoor Crew Women’s 4+ boat for winning 5th at the US Rowing Youth National Championships!
  • Good luck to Jackie Jones, Maggie Cowan, Paige Stewart and Lauren Vesely who are competing at the Nike Outdoor Nationals from June 14-15 at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field!
  • Congratulations to National Merit Scholarship Recipient Senior Bennett Ye!
  • Congratulations to senior Ava Espiritu who won the League of Women Voters’s video contest!
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Do you really get what you pay for when it comes to pre-collegiate summer programs?

Are pre-collegiate summer programs worth the cost?

Yes, summer programs are time well spent Preparing for college and life after high school is highly important. High school students are not learning the independent living skills they need in school environments,...

Point/counterpoint: Posting about academic achievements on social media

Point/counterpoint: Posting about academic achievements on social media

Point: Be proud People cannot help but compare. It is in our nature to compare ourselves and our actions with others. Every day, students share academic achievements with peers; test scores, class grades...

Are AI art and essay generators a helpful tool or a hinderance for artists and authors?

Point/counterpoint: Are AI art and essays a threat?

Point: Yay I! You may have witnessed a peer on their computer creating artwork or writing faster than Seattle weather changes. Artificial intelligence art and text-generating websites are on the rise,...

The controversial subject of gender neutral restrooms has become widely debated as the school moves forward with plans to remodel.

Point/counterpoint: Gender neutral bathrooms

Point: Having more gender-neutral bathrooms on campus would benefit everyone and they should be added as soon as possible. Gender-neutral bathrooms are a necessity. It’s essential that more are added...

1...2...3...Fight! Classic Oreos and golden Oreos face off in a battle for superiority.

Point/counterpoint: Classic versus golden Oreos

Point: Classic Oreos are better than golden The creation of the classic Oreo was the greatest epiphany of man. Society would be in shambles without the lush taste of this cookie. The flavor of the...

Should students feel compelled to sit or stand during the pledge of allegiance?

Point/counterpoint: The Pledge of Allegiance, to sit or to stand?

Point: Stand up When the Pledge of Allegiance is recited during morning announcements, the voice from the speaker is largely ignored. In many classrooms around the school, students remain seated while...

Should cell phones stay or go away?

Point/counterpoint: New phone policy

Point: phones stay! Posters of a cell phone yelling ‘Put me away!’ are plastered around the school to aggressively remind students of the new phone policy. The policy states that phones must remain...

Is Greek life really as good as they say?

Point/counterpoint: Is Greek life worth it?

William He and Klaira Zhang Aug 24, 2022

Point: Go Greek! Greek life is known for empowering its members by enhancing their college experience with friendship, service and support. According to the National Panhellenic Conference for sororities...

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...

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

Mireya Avalos and Tammi Tran Mar 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...

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 Feb 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...

In a survey of 41 Inglemoor students, 34 said they supported affirmative action in college admissions while 7 did not. Art by Margaret He.

Point/Counterpoint: Should affirmative action be used in college admissions?

Margaret He and Arushi Sharma May 19, 2021

Point/Counterpoint: Should affirmative action be used in college admissions? Yes, affirmative action promotes equality in a flawed system Arushi Sharma For much of America’s history, elite universities...

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