“Save Mercerdale Park” rally pushes back against planned arts center

Passersby at Mercerdale Park this morning were greeted by red balloons, plastic caution tape wrapped around trees, a country music trio playing protest songs, and a small yet vocal group of red-shirted protesters marching against the controversial location of the planned Mercer Island Center for the Arts (commonly referred to as MICA). Continue reading ““Save Mercerdale Park” rally pushes back against planned arts center”

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