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Memorial Service

November 5, 2013 by Virginia Crumb (Register to contact)

This is Robert, Virginia's husband. I'm sad to announce that Virginia ("Ginger") died of heart disease on August 28.

A memorial service for her will be held at 11 AM on Saturday 11/23, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, on Mercer Island. All are welcome to attend.

Please forward this notice to anyone you know who might have known Ginger. Thank you.

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Island's Children's Hospital Guild brings in $120k for care, research

September 11, 2014 by Mercer Island Reporter

Publishers of the Island's own phonebook, the Mercer Island Guild of Seattle Children's Hospital, is pleased to report that revenue from ad sponsorships and donations from residents remained strong in 2014 allowing the guild to donated $120,000 to the hospital. Consistently ... The earliest version of the directory was a for-profit business owned by Warren Upper, a local high school student. In 1942, he ... Email contact is and the business address is PO Box 442, Mercer Island, WA 98040.

Youth Theatre Northwest announces upcoming move in letter to supporters

February 18, 2014 by Mercer Island Reporter

Thankfully, Mercer Island has a few theater options: including the High School's Performing Arts Center and the newly renovated theater at the Jewish Community Center. Also, after last year's successful and creative outdoor presentation of Godspell, we are ...

Community briefs

January 7, 2014 by Mercer Island Reporter

Schwarz graduated from Mercer Island High School in 1969, earned an English degree from the University of Washington and went on to a 38 year career as a flight attendant with United Airlines. His parents, Phil and Connie, were active members of the ...

I-90 bridge tolls? 2 meetings ahead, and other ways to comment

October 21, 2013 by West Seattle Blog (blog)

This week, there are two public meetings – 4:30-7:30 pm tomorrow at Mercer Island High School, 4-7 pm Wednesday at the Northwest African American School in Seattle. Full details on ... You can also comment by e-mail:

MIHS Student Honored as National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalist

September 25, 2013 by

“Mark will now be recognized twice before a meeting of the Mercer Island School Board October 10." More than 160,000 high school juniors from all parts of the United States requested consideration in the 2014 NASP when they took the 2012 Preliminary ...

Mercer Island High School Student Wins National Poetry Award

September 24, 2013 by

Last weekend Nathan Cummings, 18, a senior at Mercer Island High School, was in Washington D.C. attending the Library of Congress National Book Festival, where he was officially appointed as a National Student Poet and Literary Ambassador by the ...

EPA honors Microsoft Corporation and Mercer Island for their green power ...

September 23, 2013 by U.S. (press release)

(Seattle - September 23, 2013) Microsoft Corporation and Mercer Island, WA are among 21 Green Power Partners awarded Green Power Leadership Awards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for their achievements in advancing the nation's ...

Fran Call Named 2012 Citizen of the Year

June 5, 2013 by

Students would train for numerous feats such as: walking all the way around Lake Washington; building a shelter for a night alone in the woods; canoeing around Mercer Island; and more. Motivated students could even join an annual self-supported bike ride ...

Mercer Island Track Coach Quits Amid District Investigation

May 29, 2013 by

Mercer Island Track Coach Quits Amid District Investigation. Mercer Island High School track coach Elliot Powell has resigned from his positions at the school district after an investigation into alleged inappropriate personal conduct. By Venice Buhain (Patch ...

Crest Learning Center to Hold Plant Sale Saturday

April 30, 2013 by

Crest is not dumping pesticides on your veggies, in fact Crest is using all organic practices. Students grow dozens of varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs from seed. Crest Horticulture is an MIHS career science class, they use only sustainable practices, ...

Mercer Island handily defeats Bellevue during tribute game | Boys prep soccer

April 10, 2013 by Mercer Island Reporter

The Islanders will be back in action on Friday, April 11, hosting Lake Washington. The game is set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. at MIHS. At halftime the Islanders honored former head coach Steve Newman who died in October 2012. In honor of Newman, the Coach ...

Rotary Names February Students of the Month

February 6, 2013 by

Mercer Island High School students John Gallagher and Cristina Scalzo were named as the Rotary Islanders of February at the club luncheon on Feb. 5. The Rotary Club of Mercer Island offers monthly recognition of deserving high school students throughout ...

King County Issues Measels Health Advisory

January 25, 2013 by

Two doses of MMR vaccine are recommended for all school students and for the following groups of persons without evidence of measles immunity: students in post–high school educational facilities, healthcare personnel, and international travelers who are ...

Three-Year MISD School Calendar Approved

January 24, 2013 by

The Mercer Island School District approved the school calendar for the next three years after the school board approved it at a Jan. 24 public meeting (the 2013-2014, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 calendars are attached to theis story — click to the right to ...

Ivy League School Dumps AP Credits

January 18, 2013 by

Mercer Island for years turned aside calls to avoid AP because they maintained that the honors program was "a much higher quality", but I never understood upon what basis this claim was being made. Also notable is the fact that AP exams are taken into ...

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