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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.

 

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.

 

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

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.