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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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Mercer Island High School receives Gold Medal ranking from US News

April 28, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island High School has received a gold medal ranking among the nation's Best High Schools in the 2017 annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report for student achievement. “It is a tremendous honor to achieve gold medal status among the nation's ...

Will Taylor Leaves a Lasting Impact

April 27, 2017 by The Santa Clara

The Santa ClaraSenior Will Taylor, 21, left a lasting impact on campus and in the hearts of all who knew him. Born in Santa Monica, California on August 4, 1995, Taylor grew up in Mercer Island, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. He attended Mercer Island High School ...

City Council and School Board discuss how to serve Mercer Island youth

April 26, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

In a joint meeting that began with a review of the 2016 Healthy Youth Survey results and ended with the exploration of a possible levy lid lift to continue funding mental health counselors in Mercer Island schools, the City Council and School Board ...

MIHS drama presents 'The Heart of Robin Hood'

April 26, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Mercer Island High School's Drama 2 class brings the famous story of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws to the MIHS stage. Join them in the ... “The Heart of Robin Hood” runs April 27, 28, 29 and May 4, 5, 6 at 7 p.m. in the MIHS Performing Arts Center ...

Breakfast of Champions raises $583665 for Mercer Island schools

April 25, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Aaron Kornblum, the “voice of Mercer Island,” hosted the festivities in the Mercer Island High School gym with record attendance of more than 600 people. There were about 570 people at last year's event, which raised $503,523. Foundation Director Penny ...

Four Mercer Island schools earn 2016 Washington Achievement Awards

April 24, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Island Park, Lakeridge and West Mercer Elementary and Islander Middle School (IMS) were named recipients of 2016 Washington Achievement Awards by Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal and the Washington State Board of ...

Mercer Island Rotary announces April students of the month

April 24, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)He is the founder and president of Mercer Island High School's Special Olympics Unified Club, was appointed to the Special Olympics State Youth Activation Committee and redesigned the Special Olympics of Washington website. At MIHS, Meade is a ...

Moorestown plays cross country host to Mercer Island lacrosse

April 15, 2017 by Burlington County Times

Burlington County TimesHow did Mercer Island find its way from the Pacific Northwest to Moorestown? The Moorestown Quakers hosted the Islanders Saturday morning in the first-ever high school boys lacrosse meeting between teams from Washington State and Burlington County.

Mercer Island (WA) (4) at Moorestown (14) - Boys Lacrosse

April 15, 2017 by NJ.com

Frankie Labetti finished with three goals and two assists, and Quinn Willis and Wesley Sporer added three goals each for Moorestown, No. 12 in the NJ.com Top 20, in its 14-4 win over Mercer Island (WA). Will Corbi contributed two goals and four assists ...

Islanders capture win against Saints on the soccer field

April 14, 2017 by Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue ReporterMercer Island earned a 4-3 win against Interlake in the second matchup of the 2017 season between the KingCo 3A squads on April 12 at Mercer Island High School. The Islanders improved its overall record to 10-1 with the win while Interlake dropped to ...

Mercer Island girls lacrosse welcomes new coach in 2017

April 14, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Last fall, the Mercer Island Girls Lacrosse Club announced the hiring of its new varsity lacrosse coach, Lyndsey Gillis. Gillis grew up in Concord, New ... Since joining the Washington coaching scene, Gillis has coached Team Washington at the U15 and ...

Mercer Island alum Brett Ogata to replace Marty Osborn as Kentridge football coach

April 12, 2017 by Seattle Times

Seattle TimesKentridge High announced last week Brett Ogata as its new football coach. Ogata, a Mercer Island alum who also was the Islanders head football coach the past eight years, replaces the legendary Marty Osborn. “We are very excited to have Brett take over ...

King County Prosecutor discusses criminal justice reforms with Mercer Island Chamber

April 12, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)Three out of four inmates in Washington state prison dropped out of high school, and youths who drop out of high school are five times more likely to go to prison during their lifetimes than those who graduate. Satterberg said that “exclusion” policies ...

Mercer Island cops crack down on distracted driving

April 11, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

“U Text, U Drive, U Pay” is the message the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) is sending to drivers in April as part of “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” Drivers using cell phones behind the wheel are not only at a higher risk for a crash ...

Mercer Island students win state Reflections prizes

April 10, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Lauren Pirak of Mercer Island High School received an Award of Excellence in Dance Choreography for her original dance, “Overcoming Adversity.” Sarah Wang of MIHS received an Award of Excellence in Music Composition for “Peony.” West Mercer ...

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