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Editors say their final goodbyes

Editors say their final goodbyes

Cami Brix, Shannon Hong, and Oliver Hopcroft

June 13, 2019

Oliver Hopcroft When each issue arrives, I love the smell of ink and the feeling of fresh newsprint as I pick up a paper. Each time, I’m reminded of how proud I am of our staff and how much everybody has grown. This issue will be the nineteenth time I go through this ritual -- and the last. While it’...

LGBT+ visibility at risk

LGBT+ visibility at risk

Carina Bixby and Kayla Kapralova

May 15, 2019

Pride advocates face backlash by Carina Bixby In a room filled to capacity, students, staff and community members gathered at the Northshore School Board Meeting on Monday, May 13 to voice their concerns surrounding two groups within the district, each with a different view on how the LGBT+ community...

Spring musical brings new talent to drama department

Spring musical brings new talent to drama department

Carina Bixby, Reporter

April 20, 2019

In preparation for their upcoming debut, the cast of this year’s musical practices every day after school as they sing and dance their way across the theatre stage. “Working” is based on a book written by Studs Terkel and was first performed in 1977. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, the sho...

Original music with local origins

Original music with local origins

Jocelyn Ayenew, Shannon Hong, Rachel Lawson, and Evelynn Li

March 7, 2019

Jenny Xiong: Composer by Evelynn Li alking into the band room, you can hear the playful notes of a silver flute or the soft yet passionate musical tones of a piano. When junior Jenny Xiong played around on her family’s piano at only three years old, she developed an acutely strong desire to learn ...

Cheeky Alpha: Puzzle Page

Cheeky Alpha: Puzzle Page

Miles Gelatt and Olivia Sasson

March 7, 2019

Disclaimer: Nordic does not condone sleep deprivation and in fact recommends full winter hibernation. The collective hive-mind that is Cheeky is very tired and hope Scandia knows we love them #plsloveustoowe’relonely. We at Cheeky are sorry.

Boys basketball falls short of state tourney

Boys basketball falls short of state tourney

Caden Frank, Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

As 2018 has pushed into 2019, the Inglemoor boys continued to impress as they clinched the KingCo crown division with a conference record of 10-3 (16-3 overall). Junior Peter Hansen credited the team’s familiarity with each other as a key factor in their success. “Our core group of guys has...

Girls basketball advances to regional playoffs and state tournament

Girls basketball advances to regional playoffs and state tournament

Evelyn Yang, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2019

The girls basketball team finished their season with a 10-3 conference record and a successful performance at the 4A KingCo and Wes-King tournaments. They placed third in KingCo after losing 51-73 to Eastlake and winning 65-58 against Newport. The team advanced to Wes-King, where they placed in the top fi...

Vikings share their most valuable relationships

Vikings share their most valuable relationships

Jocelyn Ayenew, Carina Bixby, and Rachel Lawson

February 15, 2019

Junior high sweethearts by Rachel Lawson Seniors Aaron Greisen and Anne Poole have been dating for longer than the average high school couple. The two lovebirds met in sixth grade when Poole transferred into Greisen’s elementary school, Arrowhead. Rather than love at first sight, Greisen said ...

Love songs through the decades

Love songs through the decades

Ryan Brownell and Sam Goetze

February 14, 2019

The '10s: “LOVE” by Kendrick Lamar Throughout the album “DAMN”, Kendrick Lamar delivers one of the most emotionally and sonically deep songs of 2017 titled “LOVE.” ft. Zacari. The song has cemented its place as one of the best love songs of the decade. Too often, love songs are saturated ...

Editorial: Loving Valentine’s Day

Editorial: Loving Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Today, take a step back from all the paper hearts, chocolate hearts, balloon hearts, store-bought hearts and look at the real hearts. We should reflect on the real reason Valentine’s Day was created: to value all those who are significant within our lives. Too many people pity themselves for not having a ...

Super Bowl LIII preview and NFL Playoff recap

Super Bowl LIII preview and NFL Playoff recap

Caden Frank, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

Super Bowl LIII is set to be the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams versus the AFC champion New England Patriots, a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI where Tom Brady and his Patriots bested Kurt Warner and the Rams 20-17. In 2002, the Rams were the 14-point favorites, and Brady was the youngster at quarterback. H...

Creativity Corner: Stylistic Consistency

Creativity Corner: Stylistic Consistency

Carina Bixby, Reporter

January 31, 2019

In this installment of the Creativity Corner column, I’d like to discuss forced consistency within an artist’s work. Ever since I began engaging with the artist community, I’ve noticed a sort of pressure to define and hold tight to a particular style. For visual artists this might mean limitin...

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