By Annika Bhananker and Maya Virdell Black History Month is about appreciating the history, achievements and struggles of people of African descent globally. “What is ‘black culture?’” Channing Martin said. “Is black culture the way that I walk or the way that I talk? Usually, when ‘black culture’ is being utilized in an environment, it is the majority of the time referenced by white people … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month Beyond February
By Ethan Preston and Maya Virdell
As part of Black History Month, our sports editors highlighted a noteworthy, black student athlete. Senior Faith Osei-Tutu is of Ghanaian descent and was recently selected to be a captain of the MIHS Track and Field team.
By Nico Galvin
Inclusion is perhaps the buzzword of the year at MIHS. The improvement of inclusion is a key part of the School Improvement Plan, and, though it isn’t officially a part of the motto yet, the school is seriously considering adding “inclusion” to the other three I’s. But is the school doing enough to add the word as a legitimate part of our values?
By Ben Capuano
“Metamorphoses” is the last play I would ever expect the school to get behind performing. The water, mature themes and instances of casual swearing seem like the exact kind of thing the administration usually censors from high school productions. But it seems like just this once, all the barriers were lifted, and ultimately, the results speak for themselves.
By Sandra Pedersen
The Mercer Island wrestling team defeated Interlake 44-24 in the second to last game of the regular season.
By Spencer Klein
Hello. Before I begin, I’d like to mention that I don’t like to brag. I’m bad at it, but because of the nature of this article and pressure from my editor, this piece involves a lot of it. So stick with me — there’s a message. You just have to endure the flex of the century.
By Charlie Fischer
Mercer Island Boys Basketball defeated Liberty 50-31 in front of a packed house Friday night in what was one of the most pivotal games of the season. Continue reading “Mercer Island Basketball Secures First Place Against Liberty”
By Ben Capuano
Senior Jack Hamilton’s been representing MIHS under the sea by plunging into the unique world of scuba diving in the Pacific Northwest.
By Sabrina Hubbell
The Varsity MIGGS team competed in a captivating double dual meet against Redmond this evening.
By Natalie Chen
Members of the Island Friends Jr. Guild have been making ripples across the community, from raising awareness about mental health to supporting the Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital.