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

Negative effects of procrastination and how to overcome them

Many high schoolers suffer from chronic procrastination. These students cannot complete necessary tasks and feel serious stress. Procrastinating in high school causes anxiety and drops in success, which can lead to long term problems. High school students procrastinate for very different reasons than in middle school. Teenagers who plan on applying to college feel a new burden upon entering high school. Suddenly, their schoolwork is … Continue reading Negative effects of procrastination and how to overcome them

Class Officer Election Profile

[columns] [column size=”1″] Class of 2017 President Adam Tucker Adam Tucker did not submit a photo nor a statement. [/column] [columns] [column size=”1″] Vice President Chris Shin As Senior Class Vice President, I’m never gonna to give you up, and I’m never gonna let you down. I am dedicated to serving my class and community, and I never settle for mediocre. Having such an influential … Continue reading Class Officer Election Profile