FEATURES

Technology Shapes Student Life During Quarantine

By Brooks Kahsai The coronavirus quarantine has forced students and parents alike to rely on technology to ease their...

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OPINIONS

The Power of Vulnerability During Quarantine

By Sabrina Hubbell The COVID-19 outbreak has become something that nobody ever imagined nor were prepared for. The impacts...

Community Demands Change to Curriculum in Response to Recent Black Lives...

The following letter was sent to Mercer Island School District stakeholders on June 4 in an attempt to encourage district-wide curriculum change....

A&E

What are MIHS Electives Doing in Response to COVID-19?

By Hannah Howison All the electives at MIHS have had to make drastic changes to schedules, workloads, and assignments...

Australian Band Students Visit MIHS

Thirty students from all-boys school St. Patrick’s College of Strathfield in Australia visited MIHS on Jan. 16 as a part of their...

“The Testaments”: A Long-Anticipated Sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Of all the dystopian novels I have read, "The Handmaid’s Tale" scared me most. Though...

HUMOR

The New Reality of Senior Traditions

As the reality of COVID-19 sets in, seniors are questioning how the end of the year and all of the traditions they...

Love in the Time of COVID: Makeout Cars, Rated

The Islander has made it a tradition as part of our April Fools’ edition to select our favorite makeout spots. This year,...

Principal Puckett Pucks It, Plans to Become a Semi-Professional Hockey Player After Resignation

In late March, beloved Principal Vicki Puckett announced that she would be joining the exciting world of semi-professional hockey following her resignation. 

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