By Annika Bhananker, Isabel Funk and Ellie Gottesman Today, the Mercer Island School District presented the Pathfinder Award to author Caroline Fraser, an MIHS alumni who was recognized for excelling in her field and winning a Pulitzer Prize for her recent biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, “Prairie Fires.” Fraser was accompanied by three other recipients: Blake Nordstrom, who received the award posthumously, Erik Nordstrom and … Continue reading Pulitzer Prize Winner Caroline Fraser Comes Home
By Natalie Chen and Kiran D’Souza
Mercer Island Boys soccer fought hard on Tuesday April 23 against Lake Washington. Ending the game 5-1 and staying ahead throughout the whole game.
By Baran Fotouhiyeh
Marvel’s “Captain Marvel,” is more than just a win for female representation in action comic book movies and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but is a homage to the phenomenal everyday woman.
By Isabel Funk and Ellie Gottesman
“She’s a strong women, she taught me that it was okay to make mistakes,” said Kate Hamilton about Spanish teacher Kyla Trujillo. “She makes sure that all of the students are included,” said sophomore Norah Evans about art teacher Chantel Torrey. Every female student at MIHS has something to say about the female teachers who have impacted their lives.
This year’s fine arts showcase debuted with the bold new theme of “Night at the __________!” Expect to be lost in weighty themes of darkness and light! In all seriousness though, this year has been a triumph of student creativity and expression. From individual high school portfolios to elementary school crayon drawings, there’s aesthetic link between all of it that makes strolling the halls of … Continue reading A Night of the Arts: 2019 Showcase Gallery
By Alex Levin
During fifth period on Thursday, March 21, the popular brass band Lucky Chops stopped by Mercer Island High School to put on a show like no other. While not everyone was able to attend the concert, I was lucky enough to get the chance, and I am sure glad I did.
By Annie Poole
As long as any girl goes to college, participates in sports or is brave enough to come forward with a case of sexual assault, they have Bernice Sandler to thank.
By Kiran D’Souza and Jordan Snyder
Mercer Island Boys Soccer fought hard on Friday March 15 against Newport, ending the game in a 2-2 tie after being down 2-0 in the first half.
By Alex Levin
Tuesday March 12, the Mercer Island Boys Soccer team defeated the Highline Pirates 1-0 in a defensive battle.
The following is a statement from the two MIHS students recently pictured doing the Nazi salute. This remark was also given to the Mercer Island Reporter. Media sources around the Mercer Island community are continuing to cover this story.