By Spencer Klein
Loss after loss after loss after loss. When it comes to assembly class competitions, the Class of 2019 has been historically lackluster. While it’s a good laugh to watch the four classes go at it, these competitions have more at stake than it seems.
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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
By Ethan Preston and Maya Virdell | with reporting by Alex Levin and Grady Short
Mercer Island Girls Soccer defeated Bellevue in the KingCo Championship Tournament game, advancing directly to the 3A State Tournament.
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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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By Sabrina Hubbell and Jeff Parkinson
Bellevue defeated Mercer Island 47-0 in the final game of the season, unfortunately ruining any playoff hopes.
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By Jeffrey Parkinson
Following lengthy deliberation considering allegations of copious alcohol consumption, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a member of the Mercer Island High School Snail Pound.
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By Annika Bhananker, Annie Poole and Ethan Preston
Following the addition of “Inclusion” in the school motto, MIHS Leadership is taking steps to promote this value by extending previous years’ efforts toward a gender-neutral Homecoming court. Continue reading “MIHS Debuts Gender-Neutral Homecoming Court”
By Maya Virdell
Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Samantha Marziello is a new addition to the MIHS coaching staff this year. In this role, Marziello brings a passion for the sport and an ambitious goal: winning state.
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By Ethan Preston
After several years as an MIHS physical education teacher and Track and Field coach, Toby Swanson has assumed the role of Leadership adviser for the upcoming school year.
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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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