By Grady Short
After several rallies and rounds of negotiations, the Mercer Island Education Association (MIEA) is set to vote on a potential district-wide strike Sept. 4, the day before school starts. This decision, if it must be made, would represent a failing on the part of the Mercer Island School District to adequately compensate its employees. Continue reading “School District Should Agree to Union Demands”
On June 1, 2018, two very important things are happening. Thing one: all MIHS juniors are taking the WCAS so that we can steal state funding from inner city schools who don’t do as well. Thing two: “Action Point,” the latest movie from the “Jackass” crew hits theaters.
Continue reading “All That I Have: Week 6”
By Spencer Klein
My articles go through an active screening process. Ideas like “Magic Johnson AIDS Prom” and “Hanukkah is responsible for 90% of house fires” are cut and left to bleed in Room 301. But every now and then, a magic gem of borderline might-make-someone-beat-me comedy slips through Twombley’s tight, suffocating fingers.
Continue reading “All That I Have: Week 3”
The overflowing parking “Strip” on 88th SE proves that too many MIHS students drive to school. Mercer Island High School Administrators should prioritize issuing parking permits to carpools to reduce MIHS’ carbon footprint as a green school. In 2009, the Mercer Island School District adopted a mission called the 2020 Vision that outlines a group of core values for their future. Fundamental Six states that … Continue reading It’s not easy being green: carpools should receive parking priority