Madison Miller

Photo courtesy of Juliana Kang Robinson
                                Juliana Kang Robinson’s public artwork, “Alone Together.”

MI artist completes Seattle public artwork

Juliana Kang Robinson designed the new artwalk intersection University and 1st Avenue near Harbor Steps and the Seattle Art Museum.

 

Dinh and Rivera-Dirks leading MISD school board race

5,677 ballots were returned out of 18,197 registered voters for the school board race.

 

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                                Max Tanzer prepares 88.9 KMIH The Bridge’s transformation into Log Boom Radio for Seafair.

MIHS 88.9 KMIH The Bridge radio station transforms into Log Boom Radio for Seafair

Log Boom Radio students will report live on Seafair races.

 

Cast members rehearse for YTNs production of The Monkey King. From left: Julian Podzilni, Nora Jorgensen, Sam Lamperti, and Abby Gamache. Madison Miller / staff photo

Youth Theatre Northwest to debut modern version of “The Monkey King: Journey Westbound”

“The Monkey King: Journey Westbound” is based from the Chinese classic folk tale with a PNW modern twist.

Cast members rehearse for YTNs production of The Monkey King. From left: Julian Podzilni, Nora Jorgensen, Sam Lamperti, and Abby Gamache. Madison Miller / staff photo
From left, John Rivera-Dirks, Tam Dinh and Linhui Hao are all vying for an open school board seat in the Mercer Island School District.

Three candidates aim to fill an open seat on the Mercer Island school board

Tam Dinh, John Rivera-Dirks and Linhui Hao compete for Mercer Island School District Position 5.

From left, John Rivera-Dirks, Tam Dinh and Linhui Hao are all vying for an open school board seat in the Mercer Island School District.

MI VFW Post creates veteran memorial

The memorial at Patriots Plaza will have a dedication ceremony in September.

Mark LeMaster and Stu Harris look at past class photos during the East Seattle Elementary School alumni event on June 8. Photo courtesy of Owen Blauman

East Seattle Elementary School reunites alumni

Over 150 East Seattle alumni gathered to honor their alma mater on June 9.

Mark LeMaster and Stu Harris look at past class photos during the East Seattle Elementary School alumni event on June 8. Photo courtesy of Owen Blauman
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                                Daniel Hankes, a junior at Mercer Island High School, is leading a drive to collect eyeglasses to be processed and distributed by the Northwest Lions Club Eyeglasses Recycling Center for his Eagle Scout Service Project.

MIHS Eagle Scout leads drive to collect eyeglasses for people in need

Daniel Hankes is leading a drive to collect eyeglasses to be processed and distributed by the Northwest Lions Club Eyeglasses Recycling Center.

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                                Daniel Hankes, a junior at Mercer Island High School, is leading a drive to collect eyeglasses to be processed and distributed by the Northwest Lions Club Eyeglasses Recycling Center for his Eagle Scout Service Project.
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                                Mercer Island High School seniors Grace Z. Zhang and Max Tanzer will graduate June 11. The MIHS graduation ceremony will be held June 11 at Kent Accesso ShoWare Center.

MIHS seniors shine throughout high school

Seniors Grace Z. Zhang and Max Tanzer will be graduating June 11.

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                                Mercer Island High School seniors Grace Z. Zhang and Max Tanzer will graduate June 11. The MIHS graduation ceremony will be held June 11 at Kent Accesso ShoWare Center.

Mercer Island announces this year’s Mostly Music in the Park Concert Series

This will be the Island’s 33rd year celebrating Mostly Music in the Park.

Sunnybeam School will be replacing its large areas of gravel with engravable pavers, called “Legacy Bricks.” Madison Miller / staff photo

Legacy Bricks to be installed on Sunnybeam School’s playground

Sunnybeam School allows community to commemorate memories through playground renovation.

Sunnybeam School will be replacing its large areas of gravel with engravable pavers, called “Legacy Bricks.” Madison Miller / staff photo
Erik and Pete nordstrom receive Pathfinder awards at the 15th annual Breakfast of Champions fundraiser. Madison Miller / staff photo

MISF raise $475,000 at 15th annual Breakfast of Champions fundraiser

Erik and Pete Nordstrom and Caroline Fraser receive Pathfinder awards.

Erik and Pete nordstrom receive Pathfinder awards at the 15th annual Breakfast of Champions fundraiser. Madison Miller / staff photo
Fine Arts Advisory Council President Marni Sheppard, MIHS freshmen Ksenia Hunter and Lilly Jester, and ceramics teacher Chantel Torrey thank the community for supporting the Empty Bowls fundraiser. Madison Miller / staff photo

MIHS ceramics students host first annual Empty Bowls fundraiser

The volunteer community dinner raised over $2,000 for the Bread of Life Mission.

Fine Arts Advisory Council President Marni Sheppard, MIHS freshmen Ksenia Hunter and Lilly Jester, and ceramics teacher Chantel Torrey thank the community for supporting the Empty Bowls fundraiser. Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                Chris Twombley and the Islander staff will be attending the National High School Journalism Convention in Anaheim.

MIHS journalism students sweep up awards at WJEA conference

‘The Islander’ receives awards at WJEA, including adviser of the year.

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                                Chris Twombley and the Islander staff will be attending the National High School Journalism Convention in Anaheim.
Lakeridge Elementary School K-Kids club officers support schools devastated by wildfires in Paradise, CA. From left: Fritz Hokanson, Oscar Hokanson, Oren Goldberg, Sydney Hawthorne and Emerson Woods. Madison Miller / staff photo

K-Kids club support California schools devastated by wildfires

Lakeridge Elementary K-Kids club hold “Lions’ Pride for Paradise Week” relief effort for Paradise schools.

Lakeridge Elementary School K-Kids club officers support schools devastated by wildfires in Paradise, CA. From left: Fritz Hokanson, Oscar Hokanson, Oren Goldberg, Sydney Hawthorne and Emerson Woods. Madison Miller / staff photo
Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Education Association Facebook page
                                Eastside educators were appalled over an amendment made to SB 5313. The effects could have reduced teacher compensation and limited bargaining abilities. The bill recently died.

Late night Senate amendments shock local teachers

An amendment to SB 5313 prompted teacher unions to voice concerns.

Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley Education Association Facebook page
                                Eastside educators were appalled over an amendment made to SB 5313. The effects could have reduced teacher compensation and limited bargaining abilities. The bill recently died.
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                                James Whitfield, Leadership Eastside president and CEO, moderates The State of the Eastside and the American Dream with Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, planning commissioner for the city of Bellevue, residential real estate agent, LE board of directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP human resources for Symetra.

Leadership Eastside hosts panel discussing the American Dream

The panel consisted of Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, Planning Commissioner for the City of Bellevue, Residential Real Estate Agent, LE Board of Directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP Human Resources for Symetra.

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                                James Whitfield, Leadership Eastside president and CEO, moderates The State of the Eastside and the American Dream with Dr. Amy Morrison, president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Anne Morisseau, planning commissioner for the city of Bellevue, residential real estate agent, LE board of directors, and Anne-Marie Diouf, VP human resources for Symetra.
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                                Mercer Island High School radio station, 88.9 KMIH The Bridge hosts “Day of Unity” is wake of recent anti-semitic incident. From left: ADL education director Hilary Bernstein, Mercer Island City Manager Julie Underwood, MIHS broadcast teacher and KMIH general manager Joe Bryant, student Meghana Kakubal, MISD superintendent Donna Colosky, student Lila Shroff and student Natalie Wilson.

Mercer Island High School’s KMIH 88.9 students host ‘Day of Unity’

The radio station hosts ‘Day of Unity’ broadcast in wake of insensitive photo.

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                                Mercer Island High School radio station, 88.9 KMIH The Bridge hosts “Day of Unity” is wake of recent anti-semitic incident. From left: ADL education director Hilary Bernstein, Mercer Island City Manager Julie Underwood, MIHS broadcast teacher and KMIH general manager Joe Bryant, student Meghana Kakubal, MISD superintendent Donna Colosky, student Lila Shroff and student Natalie Wilson.

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.