Madison Miller

Eastside schools announce schedule accommodations to snow days

MISD, SVSD, NSD and BSD have announced their plans to address the school days missed to Feb. snowstorms.

 

Students issue statement after Nazi salute photo goes viral

School district investigating the photo posted to social media.

 

Photo courtesy of Erin Krawiec 
                                Lexi Krawiec used chalkboard paint to create chalkboards that raised awareness for Save The Children, which works to provide access to education for children around the world.

Lakeridge Elementary students raise money for charities

Third, fourth and fifth grade students create and sell products at “Merchants With a Cause” fair to support charities.

 

Eastside schools contemplate strategies for days lost to snow

Northshore School District will apply for a waiver from the state.

Pottmeyer steps down as Friends of Youth CEO

Lwali selected to take her position.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

A new theatre company comes to Kenmore

As If Theatre Company will debut its first production on Feb. 8.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.
Sydney Cui, 6, wins NASA’s Commercial Crew 2019 Children’s Artwork Calendar Contest. Her piece, “Returning to Earth,” is the main art for the month of December. Courtesy photo.

Lakeridge Elementary first grader wins NASA art calendar contest

Sydney Cui’s artwork was selected for NASA’s Commercial Crew 2019 Children’s Artwork Calendar.

Sydney Cui, 6, wins NASA’s Commercial Crew 2019 Children’s Artwork Calendar Contest. Her piece, “Returning to Earth,” is the main art for the month of December. Courtesy photo.

MIHS band marches with Puerto Rican band in Tournament of Roses parade

MIHS band and BEG band march together in Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. for New Years.

Phil Sedlacek has been carving Santas out of wood for over 40 years. Madison Miller/staff photos

Mercer Island man creates hand-carved Santas

Phil Sedlacek has been creating wood carved Santas for over 40 years.

Phil Sedlacek has been carving Santas out of wood for over 40 years. Madison Miller/staff photos
The Mercer Island chapter of NYLM collected a total of 6,840 items for YFS. From left: Gabe Gottesman (MIHS freshman), Augie Byers (MIHS sophomore), Halen Otte (MIHS freshman), Ian Phan (MIHS sophomore), Harry Brown (MIHS sophomore) and Conner Blumenthal (MIHS sophomore). Photo courtesy of Daniel Hankes

NYLM collects 456 bags of groceries for Youth and Family Services

The Mercer Island chapter of NYLM collected a total of 6,840 items for YFS.

The Mercer Island chapter of NYLM collected a total of 6,840 items for YFS. From left: Gabe Gottesman (MIHS freshman), Augie Byers (MIHS sophomore), Halen Otte (MIHS freshman), Ian Phan (MIHS sophomore), Harry Brown (MIHS sophomore) and Conner Blumenthal (MIHS sophomore). Photo courtesy of Daniel Hankes

Students, parents and teachers in Mercer Island participated in the nation-wide Walk and Bike to School Day last Wednesday, Oct. 10

Students, parents and teachers on Mercer Island participated in the nationwide Walk and Bike to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Officers from the Mercer… Continue reading

MIHS marches with Puerto Rican students in Homecoming parade

MIHS partners to support Puerto Rican band to march in Rose Parade

MI students intern with Israel education nonprofit. From left: Grace Gottesman, Carmel Alon (StandWithUs Pacific Northwest high school coordinator) and Maya Sulkin. Photo courtesy of StandWithUs.

MI students intern with StandWithUs

Israel education nonprofit hopes to educate and combat anti-Semitism and extremism.

MI students intern with Israel education nonprofit. From left: Grace Gottesman, Carmel Alon (StandWithUs Pacific Northwest high school coordinator) and Maya Sulkin. Photo courtesy of StandWithUs.

Former MIHS student competes for American Idol

World traveler to wrestling coach—Berrington’s path to American Idol.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

‘VOLTA’ introduces electronic music and BMX biking to tell story with universal theme.

Mercer Island mural complete

Art “encapsulates” the beauty of nature on the island.

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.

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

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