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Inderkum’s 6th annual BSU Night, highlights Black voices

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School March 13, 2024

The Black Student Union of Inderkum High School recently hosted its sixth annual BSU Night that highlighted the voices of Black students and leaders of the greater community. Held Feb. 29 in the...

Parade goers reach for the dragons as they pass

San Francisco Chinatown annual parade highlights Lunar New Year celebration

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School February 27, 2024

SacSchoolBeat reporter and photographer Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School, traveled to San Francisco to watch the annual Lunar New Year parade. This year the featured star of the parade was Awkafina, actress,...

Student made poster for Inderkum High Schools annual January Jam

Inderkum High Black Student Union holds 5th annual ‘January Jam’ 

Benjamin Lopez, Inderkum High School February 3, 2024

Every January Inderkum High School’s Black Student Union club produces the “January Jam,” an informal talent show that celebrates student creativity with performances and other activities planned...


Semiors Vanessa Zumstein and Chantell King take over the class of  Tod Hamasak, P.E. teacher,for Inderkum Role Reversal day.

Inderkum High School celebrates annual Role Reversal Day to build a strong school culture

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School December 6, 2023

One of the most popular traditions at Inderkum High School is fall’s annual Role Reversal Day. It was previously known as Senior Takeover, a day when seniors choose a teacher to dress up as and instruct...

Inderkum High bathroom stall lacking a lock.

Undergrads laud athletic improvements but want other Inderkum improvements finished soon

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School November 7, 2023

Students in Inderkum High School's Class of 2026 say that the  current updates to the school's athletic facilities have enhanced campus life but doubt other needed improvements will be completed before...


Inderkum High School poster made for Red Ribbon Week in an art classroom.

Carts and pens and e-cigarettes result in locked rest rooms

Benjamin Lopez, Inderkum High School November 7, 2023

When Inderkum High School students use the restrooms they frequently confront a pervasive haze. “It lingers, and gets everywhere,” said sophomore Jaydee Delizzo.  Often students with a bathroom...

Inderkum Tigers flag football team and coach Terrence Leonard huddle while on a time out during a Sept. 13 game..

Flag football becomes official CIF sport, makes an immediate impact on Sacramento female athletics

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School October 26, 2023

The 2023-24 academic year marks the first time high school girls can officially play flag football in California. Dorothy Godbold, mother of Inderkum High School flag football player Alaysia Godbold,...

Eric Ly, Inderkum’s only ELD Teacher for 154 students from Latino, Arab, Afgani, Pakistani, Punjabi, Ukrainian, and more backgrounds

ACCLIMATION AFTER MIGRATION

Benjamin Lopez, Inderkum High School October 26, 2023

  Shortly after the bell rings announcing the next class period, myriad faces pile into Eric Ly’s room, plastered with maps of the United States and posters of English word examples. The discussions...


After school SAYS Writing Class session at Luther Burbank High School

SAYS provides opportunities for Sacramento youth to express themselves

Benjamin Lopez, Inderkum High School September 8, 2023

Whether it’s writing, rhyming or shining with custom shirts, any class or event involved with Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS) makes a lasting impact on student and staff participants.  The local...

Inderkum High Schools new fence and gate, installed to enhance campus security.

New security fence raises questions of effectiveness among staff, students

Olvia Ming, Inderrkum High School September 8, 2023

Inderkum High School's new fence was pitched as a way to heighten campus security, but some members of Inderkums’ community said it is a pointless addition to the school.  Others said it's a needed...

Inderkum High seniors Lena King,  Jahnavi Karnat and Hashanah Contto dress like teacher Melissa May and take over her class on Nov. 15. Photo by Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School.

Annual senior takeover arrives with the Fall season at Inderkum High

Olivia Ming, Inderkum High School January 27, 2022

Inderkum high school is full of traditions, one of the biggest being fall’s Senior Takeover where seniors instruct the classes of Inderkum teachers, and create fun lesson plans for other students to...

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