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School funding lawsuit to trial

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

The school funding lawsuit filed by a coalition of Washington school districts, community groups and education associations in January will proceed to full trial now that King County Superior Court Judge Paris Kallas has rejected a summary judgment motion on the case.

Schools go online in emergency notification system

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

PTAs will use e-mail instead of ‘phone tree’ to inform parents of school emergencies

Perspective

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

MI to pay $1.25M for 911 service

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Island joins Eastside cities to build center in Bellevue by 2009

124 condos for Shorewood

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

The proposal to add 124 new living units in five additional buildings at the Shorewood Heights Apartments received preliminary approval from the Design Commission earlier this month.

Hogwarts, Homecoming and Halloween

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Just in time, high school drama dept. holds costume sale

Last catch of summer

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

‘Nap-time project’ becomes Eastside mothers’ resource

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

“You’ve got kids at home with nothing to do. You’re at your wits end. You can’t face one more day of staring at each other, listening to ‘I’m bored’ over and over. Well, guess what? We’ve got tons of ideas for you,” reads the home page of the Ruby Slipper Guide, a Web site launched by two Eastside mothers that compiles dozens of local activities, parks, museums and seasonal festivities for children and teenagers. With more than 5,000 visitors a month, the site has grown from a personal project into an Eastside parenting resource.

Lake line cost rises

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Unexpected 18 percent increase for new sewer

Noise study upsets Islanders

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2008 at 4:05PM

Renton Airport noise study to offer analysis not answers

French-American school to expand again

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

The French-American School of Puget Sound, the only K-5 international school on the Island, is planning to add an entire second story to its building next fall.

Organic art

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

A fundraiser for the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation, called The Pumpkin Patch, will feature blown glass by local artists. The art will be on display and for purchase at participating merchants.

Alaskan artist recalls life on MI

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

Rie Munoz has an eye for Alaska. Eskimos drying out walrus skins. Fishermen pulling in their catch. Children playing in the snow. And Alaskans love her for it.

Twin titans

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

East Seattle School is sold

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

Boys & Girls Club property sale is final, to be converted to ball fields

Unfazed by controversy

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

Almost a year after the Mercer Island High School newspaper, The islander, encountered its first brush with censorship, the 27-member staff has shed past inhibitions and is ready to publish with gusto. With a flush of new page editors, The islander is in fresh hands once again. And, according to opinions editor Deborah Burstein, this year’s journalism class won’t be treading lightly.

Boeing’s proposal to Renton Airport a ‘welcome surprise’

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

It turns out that a proposal from Boeing to expand its 737 program at the Renton Airport could be the Hail Mary play Islanders were waiting for.

School Board considers stipend

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04PM

The Mercer Island School Board is discussing the possibility of paying its members a stipend and plans to vote on the proposal this month. At present, board members are not paid for their work within the district.

Mercer Island Post Office receives safety award

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

Mercer Island’s postal workers know how to be safe. That’s the reason the new white “Star” flag now flies below the Stars and Stripes outside the North end Post Office.

A magical parade

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

Equity in sports

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

The Mercer Island School District has hired an independent education equity consultant to review Title IX compliance within its athletic program. Linda Mangle, a consultant with the Equity Education Group, will investigate whether MISD fully adheres to Title IX, a national law that ensures equal opportunity — from team size to athletic facilities — between girls’ and boys’ school sports.

New North end businesses on Mercer Island

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

Mercer Island welcomes three new businesses on the North end: COBS Bread, Shulkin Hutton Inc. P.S. and Mercer Island Family Medicine, and a new massage therapy practice at Mercer Wellness.

Bellevue educator takes on Island Park

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

The Mercer Island School Board welcomed Dr. Nancy Loorem as the new Island Park interim principal during their meeting last Thursday. Loorem will replace Kathy Morrison, who in turn has replaced Associate Superintendent Gary Plano while he fills the position of interim superintendent.

Plenty of money for signals

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

Council hesitates to spend $2.3M earmarked for traffic lights

Street spam

  • Nov 24, 2008 at 4:03PM

‘Sandwich signs’ add to the flurry of political signs on Island sidewalks

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