Girls Soccer Progresses to State Quarterfinals

By: Annika Bhananker and Ethan Preston Mercer Island Girls soccer defeated Bonney Lake 2-0 in the first round of the state tournament, securing a spot in the quarterfinals. Tuesday night’s game was a highly anticipated match, following Mercer Island’s KingCo championship victory last Tuesday. Mercer Island opened the game strong with two first-half goals, an early shot by Lanie Martin and a goal by Ashley … Continue reading Girls Soccer Progresses to State Quarterfinals

The Seattle Vigil: A Solemn Celebration of Shared Humanity

By Isabel Funk


I thought we were past this. I grew up safe and loved and not once did I feel scared in a synagogue. Of course, I knew about hate and violence, I knew people hated me because of how I was raised, but it never felt real to me. It was something from the past, something from 1930s Germany.

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Students Wear Blue in Solidarity With Pittsburgh

Compiled by Isabel Funk, Ellie Gottesman and Annie Poole


On Monday, October 29, MIHS stood with students across the nation and wore blue in honor of the victims of the Pittsburgh shooting. The shooting occurred on Saturday while members of the Tree of Life Congregation were worshipping at synagogue. Eleven members of the community were killed and six more were injured. This shooting demonstrates the Anti-Semitism that still exists today and the fear it instills in the Jewish community.

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Week in Review October 1-5

By Isabel Funk and Hannah Whobrey MIHS News: Leading up to Homecoming on Saturday, October 6, MIHS students participated in a “Decades” themed spirit week, based on the dance theme, “Blast From the Past.” The week concluded with the Homecoming assembly, the parade and the Homecoming game on Friday, October 5. The themes were: Monday: Tie Dye (70s) Tuesday: Neon/Color Wars (80s) Wednesday: Denim (90s) … Continue reading Week in Review October 1-5