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Students reflect on cultural connection during LatinX Heritage Month

Students reflect on cultural connection during LatinX Heritage Month

Rahima Baluch, Web-Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

As LatinX Heritage month comes to a close, students reflect on their connection to their roots. Finding connections to one’s cultural identity can be a difficult task — but Senior Vanessa Morales and Sophomore Jimena Alarcon find ways to be involved with their culture both in and out of school.  Upo...

A jaunt from Kenmore

A jaunt from Kenmore

Rahima Baluch, Web-Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2019

Adventura Give yourself that rush of adrenaline you deserve after a tiring week at school on the aerial obstacle course at Adventura in Woodinville. Though the course may appear small at first, its height is sure to keep you on your toes while also giving your body quite the workout. On those rar...

DECLASSIFIED: Cheeky’s top-secret back-to-school survival checklist

DECLASSIFIED: Cheeky’s top-secret back-to-school survival checklist

Aditi Jain, Sonya Sheptunov, and Rahima Baluch

September 7, 2019

Experience extreme senioritis, regardless of whether or not you’re a senior. If you play your cards right, it should hit the first day of freshman year.  Sign a dance contract for Homecoming because otherwise, once you start dancing you legally can’t stop. You’ll be dancing your way to a court...

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 ...

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