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MIHS Students Host Fundraiser to Support Ukraine
MIHS Students Host Fundraiser to Support Ukraine
Maddie Gaspers, Staff Writer • May 26, 2022

On Friday, May 13 several students from the Mercer Island Music Program and the UNICEF club partnered together to create a fundraiser to support...

Students work collaboratively in a Spanish classroom.
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Hey, MIHS Teachers: You Need to Switch Up Your Seating Game
Ashwin Krishnaswamy, Staff Writer • May 24, 2022

In a recent survey among MIHS teachers, 51% of respondents said they arrange their desks in rows. However, research and teacher experiences suggest...

Staff writer Kyle Gerstel attempts pull-up. Photo Courtesy Julius Perez
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Stop Glamorizing Military Recruitment At MIHS
Kyle Gerstel, Staff Writer • May 20, 2022

The MIHS administration should stop glamorizing military recruitment and present alternative career and education opportunities with equal exposure. According...

Photo Courtesy Seattle Kraken
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Sink or Swim? Kraken Underperform in Inaugural Season
Jordan Balousek, Staff Writer • May 19, 2022

It’s no secret that the Kraken didn’t have the season that everyone hoped they would have. However, even though the Kraken’s overall record...

Sustain Snail Sovereignty: A Rebuttal to This Osprey Nonsense
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Sustain Snail Sovereignty: A Rebuttal to This Osprey Nonsense
Luke Harp, Staff Writer • April 29, 2022

For the past 40 years, our lovely mollusk mascot has been a staple of Mercer Island spirit, community, and pride. Changing it to a bird brain?...

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