The Student News Site of Mercer Island High School

The MIHS Islander

The Student News Site of Mercer Island High School

The MIHS Islander

The Student News Site of Mercer Island High School

The MIHS Islander

Mercer Islands Teenage Delinquent School
Mercer Island's Teenage Delinquent School
Sibella Benninghoff, Staff Writer • June 11, 2024

From 1905-54, the Seattle School District ran a “teenage delinquent school for boys,” located on the property where Luther Burbank is now....

MIHS Should Switch to Posting Grades on Schoology
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MIHS Should Switch to Posting Grades on Schoology
Ilan Dondisch, Staff Writer • June 15, 2024

Where should teachers post grades? It seems that this has been an everlasting question for MIHS. Currently, MIHS is using Skyward to post grades...

Shiga’s Import Shop: The University District’s Specialty Gem
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Shiga’s Import Shop: The University District’s Specialty Gem
Miles Tardif, Staff Writer • June 11, 2024

Seattle’s University District is home to several specialty shops, but the one most appreciated by Sanrio lovers is Shiga’s Import Shop. This...

The Apple Vision Pro: How the Human Race is Slowly Losing Connection
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The Apple Vision Pro: How the Human Race is Slowly Losing Connection
Sibella Benninghoff, Staff Writer • May 29, 2024

On Feb. 2, 2024, Apple came out with their newest product, the Apple Vision Pro. The Apple Vision Pro is a Virtual Reality (VR) headset made...

Ranking the MIHS Curriculum Books
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Ranking the MIHS Curriculum Books
Katie Friedman, Co-Business Manager • May 7, 2024

As a second-semester senior, I’ve worked my way through my fair share of classic high school curriculum reads. And let’s just say, I’ve...