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

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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Top 5 Reasons to Subscribe to the MIHS Islander

By Ben Capuano


To those new to our school district this year – we get it, you might not know what to expect from the school newspaper. That’s fair. How could you have been expected to keep up with the best student newspaper in the country when you didn’t even know it existed? But now you’re officially part of our school. You have no excuse. You should be studying every issue we ever publish.

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