Opinion

School District’s 2020 Vision to define what students need now

It’s a new year in the Mercer Island School District, and I am pleased and honored to be serving in the role of Superintendent — my first official year in this position. Your School Board and I are excited about the year ahead and eager to share the excitement we feel as we embark, once again, on this wonderful journey of educating students for the 21st century.

  • Sep 10, 2008

On deadline

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  • Sep 9, 2008

Mercer Island Sister City Association summer exchange

The Mercer Island Sister City Association is organizing a summer exchange to France for students this summer. Students will stay in the home of a French student in Thonon les Bains, France for three weeks, then host the student in their home on Mercer Island for three weeks. High school and college students are invited to apply. For information and applications, contact Sheila Billbe, 230-0866 or Jane Meyer Brahm, 232-0701.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Speaking out on the Island

Speaking out on the Island

Audrey Arpin Retired Mercer Island Erin Baker Stay-at-home mother Mercer Island Chris Martin Seattle firefighter, Mercer Island Roseann Hall Retired Mercer Island Casey Geloneck Naval… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2008
Speaking out on the Island

Let’s get ready to rumble, it is time for the general election

If politics were boxing — and sometimes it certainly seems that way — then we have finished with the sparing and it is now time for the main event. In other words, the general election will be nothing like the primary.

  • Sep 3, 2008

Rossi’s plan is seriously flawed

More traffic, more taxes and fewer choices are what Dino Rossi’s transportation proposal would mean for area commuters.

  • May 7, 2008