By Kate Francke
Last week, a group of staff members found traces of hazardous chemicals in the ventilation ducts of Mercer Island High School. After a thorough inspection, MIHS announced that the school is an unsafe environment and students will attend Bellevue High School until the chemical is removed.
Continue reading “Toxic Fumes Unleash Chaos”
By Annika Bhananker
Friendships have been broken, families torn apart and trust forever lost over one simple question: is water wet? Unfortunately there are many Neanderthals in this world who would argue that water is wet, but basic human intelligence has time and time again proven such groups incorrect.
Continue reading “Water is NOT Wet”
By Spencer Klein
Readers, I’m gonna get right down to brass tacks. Why did the 200 bathroom keep closing? When it closed the first time I thought “Oh this is hilarious, clearly there was some malfunction or graffiti,” and if you read “Unfounded Assumptions” from a couple months ago you can read all of my predictions as to why it was closed The First Time. When we published that article I was afraid that when the paper was distributed, the bathroom closures wouldn’t be relevant any more. But thank god that two months later the bathrooms are still being closed and my article is still relevant (Note to editor: are people still sad about Paul Walker? If not I have a hilarious idea).
Continue reading “All That I Have: Week 2”
By Spencer Klein
Hello readers. Do you ever find yourself saying “Gosh, I think ‘Unfounded Assumptions’ is funny but I sure wish it was more frequently published?”
Continue reading “All That I Have: Week 1”
By Grady Short
This year at MIHS, there’s been a noticeable decline in spirit. Sports games are quiet, assemblies are tame and the Flag Dudes get a fraction of the cheers they used to receive. In general, there seems to be a sense of apathy among the student body. Yet I’m glad that at least some students are doing their part to promote spirit.
Continue reading “Bring Back the Spirit!”
By Joy Francke, Annie Poole and Maya Virdell
At Mercer Island High School, the sophomores are often referred to as “the worst class.” As 10th graders, we decided to delve into the reasonings of this harrowing claim and most importantly explain why it is is undeniably false.
Continue reading “Sophomores Embody the MIHS Motto”
By Ethan Preston
After establishing their name in rap culture forever, surpassing legends such as 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G. and Nas, and revolutionizing the game, Migos have won the Pulitzer Prize after they published their first book “The Wheels On The Bus Go (Skrrt Skrrt),” a novel praised for its thematic significance. Continue reading “Migos Win Pulitzer Prize”
By Grady Short
Fellow friends, students, and possibly voting-age Kansas residents —
Once more, I find myself writing an editorial in the newspaper, and once more, I’m doing so to force an agenda on the entire school body. But this time, it’s personal. Continue reading “Kansas Deserves a Strong Leader, but it’s Getting Me Instead”
It’s the final showdown in the Integrity, Innovation, Inspiration Tournament of Champions, and 200 Hall Bathroom Closures is facing off against NextDoor Drama. Who will win this prestigious competition? Continue reading Final Matchup: The Integrity, Innovation, Inspiration Bracket of Champions