Madison Miller

Washington schools update student discipline rules

The new rules will minimize suspension and expulsions for minor offenses.

 

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Universal mental health screenings to be introduced in local middle schools

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner.

 

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

The HopeFest has served 6,500 low-income or homeless people in King County.

 

There will be another chance to meet the winemakers at this year’s Art Uncorked, to be held Sept. 9 in Town Center. Katie Metzger/file photo

Art Uncorked returns to Mercer Island for fifth year

Annual festival will gathers community through art, wine and music Sept. 7.

There will be another chance to meet the winemakers at this year’s Art Uncorked, to be held Sept. 9 in Town Center. Katie Metzger/file photo

Professional organizers write guide to ‘declutter and thrive’

Denise Allan and Vlasta Hillger of Simplify Experts collaborate to help others get organized.

Mercer Island High School celebrates 60-year reunion. Photos by David Matsui.

MIHS celebrates inaugural class after 60 years

The MIHS class of 1958 celebrate reunion in 50s-themed drive-in and museum in Kingston.

Mercer Island High School celebrates 60-year reunion. Photos by David Matsui.

Mercer Island author tackles NFL, false arrests of black men

Rev. Wayne Perryman publishes new book, ‘Is Black Anger Justified? Inspired by NFL Protests.’

JusMoni reveals ‘sweeter side of sensibilities’ in new album

Mercer Island artist shares purpose through music

MIHS seniors receive community service awards

MIHS students submit over 20,000 hours of community service; two seniors awarded.

‘Racially insensitive’ yearbook photo sparks outrage among MIHS parents

Black Student Union president angered that a “white group of people can justify for a black community…and has been question[ed] on what is and is not racist.”

Teen suicide prevention event in Bellevue educates parents

YES hosts suicide prevention event to equip parents with tools to support teens.

Murray introduces new bill to combat child care cost

The bill would ensure families pay no more than seven percent of income toward child care

Mercer Island moms share wisdom through new book

Three Wise Moms serves as a guide to life.

Mercer Island native wins Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Caroline Fraser chronicles life of Laura Ingalls Wilder; credits MIHS teachers.

Regional field infill debate reflected in Mercer Island

Parents turned out in force for the Bellevue School Board’s May 16 meeting, protesting a decision to use an artificial turf infill that uses questionable… Continue reading