Paris wasn’t built in a day: student crafts the Tolo centerpiece

While jamming to Top 40 tunes and posing for pictures with your closest friends last Saturday night, you may have noticed a twinkling display in the center of the Commons. In honor of the Winter Tolo theme, “A Night in Paris,” senior Carlino Cuono built an impressive nine-foot model of the Eiffel Tower. Continue reading “Paris wasn’t built in a day: student crafts the Tolo centerpiece”

What are Islanders most thankful for this year?

[columns] [column size=”1/2″] [/column] [column size=”1/2″] Julian Morgan, senior I am most thankful for my education and living in such a progressive region of the United States. [/column] [columns] [column size=”1/2″] [/column] [column size=”1/2″] Kayla Varney, senior I am thankful for a super accepting community, school, and home environment.  [/column] [columns] [column size=”1/2″]   [/column] [column size=”1/2″] Hannah Kelley, sophomore My grandma is getting old and I … Continue reading What are Islanders most thankful for this year?

Halloween Costume Highlights

Julia Graham and Nikita Marcou pose for a shot in the infamous AP Chemistry classroom.  Graham is working a vintage bee suit from her elementary school years, paired with a set of bumble bee wings.  Marcou embraces the chemistry lifestyle, posing as a pipette queen.  We love the cuteness of Graham’s costume and the originality of Marcou’s. Some might question the meaning behind Ella Caledonia’s costume, but look closer … Continue reading Halloween Costume Highlights

Final curtain call for 2016 MIHS improv

The Mercer Island High School drama one class performed their final improvisation show on May 19 which proved once again to be a hilarious and captivating production. Students of the drama one class work closely throughout the year to prepare for this on the spot performance that showcased the actors’ immense talent. Junior Lauren Cartwright, a drama one student, enjoys participating in the improv shows … Continue reading Final curtain call for 2016 MIHS improv

First impressions of The Bachelorette 2016

After Ben Higgins broke Joelle (Jo Jo) Fletcher’s heart in the finale of “The Bachelor” Season 20, the contestant retaliated at the “After the Final Rose” ceremony by announcing that she would assume the position of Bachelorette in the upcoming season. However, the highly anticipated premier of Jo Jo’s season of the Bachelorette, which aired on Monday, May 24, 2016, received mixed emotions from viewers. … Continue reading First impressions of The Bachelorette 2016

Food for your feed

MIHS students with an interest in culinary culture are creating Instagram accounts as a portal to share their scrumptious experiences. The students post pictures of a wide variety of foods, both home-baked and restaurant-bought. Senior Miji Suhr’s inspiring foodstagram, @fatty5ever, features pictures of both sweet and savory dishes like sushi, pizza, pasta, and dessert. 168 foodies follow the account and each picture averages 35 likes. … Continue reading Food for your feed