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  • Winter activities assembly on Dec. 7

  • Improv exhibition on Dec. 7 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

  • DECA Pre-Comps on Dec. 8

  • Holiday music assembly on Dec. 18

  • Winter break from Dec. 19 to Jan. 1

Choir ‘adopts’ family of 6 for the holidays

Choir ‘adopts’ family of 6 for the holidays

Evelyn Yang, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print Stories, Showcase

Every year, the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) hosts a holiday program that allows individuals and groups to "adopt" low-income families, providing them with gifts and grocery cards that they wouldn't be able to afford on their own. This holiday season, the three choirs – bella, chamber...

River Plate defeats Boca Juniors in historic Copa Libertadores final

River Plate defeats Boca Juniors in historic Copa Libertadores final

Monserrat Villaseñor, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

River Plate 3-1 Boca Juniors (5-3) MADRID — After delays, postponements and suspensions, the second leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores final was finally played out Sunday at the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid. The match was initially set to be hosted in Buenos Aires, but changed venue after a serie...

Band and orchestra perform at annual Snapdoodle Fundraiser

Band and orchestra perform at annual Snapdoodle Fundraiser

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Band and orchestra have performed together throughout the year at competitions, concerts and the holiday assembly. However, the only time the two groups play music together outside of the Inglemoor community is the Snapdoodle fundraiser. On Dec. 1, band and orchestra provided customers and passersby at the ...

FBLA dissolves for the 2018-2019 school year

FBLA dissolves for the 2018-2019 school year

Kaitlin Angeles, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Despite the officer team’s months-long search for a new adviser, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), one of the largest clubs at Inglemoor, was unable to obtain an adviser and will no longer compete or meet as a club for the remainder of this school year. “We knew that it would be a challenge to [...

Creativity Corner: Getting inspired

Creativity Corner: Getting inspired

Carina Bixby, Reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Showcase

Hello! My name’s Carina Bixby, and this is what I’ll be calling Creativity Corner––a column dedicated to addressing common pitfalls and queries relating to the artistic process. As a student myself, my knowledge of the arts is constantly growing and being reshaped, but I’ll be doing my best ...

Vaping epidemic: The rise of the Juul

Vaping epidemic: The rise of the Juul

Shannon Hong and Evelynn Li

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Print Stories, Showcase

The 2017 Monitoring the Future survey was conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan and collected data from 43,703 students at 360 public and private high schools across the nation, reporting that one in 10 students vape nicotine. Over the last decade, the popularity of this activity amo...

Girls swim and dive returns to state championships

Girls swim and dive returns to state championships

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fall, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports

After finishing strong at districts on Nov. 2 and 3, the girls swim and dive team sent eight of their top swimmers to the state championships at the King County Aquatics Center for the first time in two years. Preliminaries were held on Nov. 9 and finals were held the following day on Nov. 10. Co...

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Fallen Viking proudly served our country

Cami Brix, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Print Stories, Showcase

Patrick Myrick lived and died a Viking. As a 1991 graduate and then as a lieutenant in the United States Navy, Myrick gave back to his family, friends and country. Patrick’s older brother and 1988 graduate, Bryan Myrick, said he remembers Patrick as a very positive person. “He was u...

Girls soccer falls to North Creek in Wes-King playoffs

Girls soccer falls to North Creek in Wes-King playoffs

Janick Gold, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Inglemoor 0, North Creek 1 — Tue. October 30 Girls soccer fell to North Creek 1-0 Tuesday night, ending their most successful season in three years. Sarah Kovich’s low shot past the onrushing Inglemoor goalkeeper, and into the bottom corner, was enough to see the Jaguars through to the third an...

Administration questions “Take Off Your Pants” cheer

Administration questions “Take Off Your Pants” cheer

Shannon Hong and Olivia Sasson

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Over the years, drumline and cheerleaders have excited the crowd at sporting and school events by performing cheers. Some of them have become emblematic of the Viking spirit such as the cheer “Take Off Your Pants.” However, during this year’s football season, the administration has questioned i...

“Need a little spooky action?”

“Need a little spooky action?”

Carina Bixby, Cami Brix, and Rachel Lawson

October 31, 2018


Filed under Cheeky, Showcase

Are you overcome with schoolwork or other human obligations, but you need a little Halloween hit? Look no further, for Cheeky knows how you can spook up your daily routine. Happy hunting! • We would suggest that you cut holes in your sheets but we all know you’ve already been ghosted enough this...

Boys varsity tennis advance to district playoffs

Boys varsity tennis advance to district playoffs

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Fall, Showcase, Sports

The boys varsity tennis team had a strong season, ending with a 7-2 win-loss record and finishing second place in the conference behind Newport High School. Their performance qualified them for the district playoffs, where they sent nine of their top players to compete and made it to the third round....

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