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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.

Mercer Island High School News From Around The Web

Help support Mercer Island's Destination Imagination teams | Island Forum

April 28, 2015 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Two teams from the Mercer Island School District, The Seven Sparks and Team Sushi, will be representing the state of Washington at Destination Imagination's Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. This event takes place in May and includes 16,000 ...

Holocaust survivor honored

October 7, 2014 by WLTZ 38 NBC

WLTZ 38 NBCSeaTac, WA (KING) An 86 year-old Holocaust survivor who never had the chance to get his high school diploma will soon have one courtesy of a Seattle-area school district. Henry Friedman, who grew up in Poland and now lives on Mercer Island, will ...

Youth Theatre Northwest announces upcoming move in letter to supporters

February 18, 2014 by Mercer Island Reporter

For 30 years, Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) has partnered with the Mercer Island School District (MISD) for the education of our community's children. With great pride, we've enhanced the District's educational offerings by providing expert training in ...

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:

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Community calendar | Easter egg hunts this Saturday at Mercerdale Park

March 26, 2013 by Mercer Island Reporter

Arti Gras Fine Arts Showcase: 5:30-8:30 p.m., March 27; 6-9 p.m., March 28, Mercer Island High School, 9100 S.E. 42nd St. Two-night showcase celebrates the arts in Island public schools. Wednesday: visual arts with hands-on art activities. Thursday ...

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 ...

Ultimate Catches On With First Mercer Island Summer Camp

June 27, 2012 by

The sport of ultimate has been gaining momentum on the Island. While ultimate has been a club sport at Mercer Island High for years, this year the club officially became a competitive team by playing within the Northwest League. The team has ...

Four Boys Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

May 22, 2012 by

Boy Scout Troop 457, one of four troops on Mercer Island, proudly announces four new Eagle Scouts in its ranks: Max Foster, Anders Hornor, Ian Munro, and Nelson Tate, all MIHS seniors this year. The four scouts started together in Cub Scout Pack 624 ...

Leap for Green Event a 'Sustainable' Feast

April 19, 2012 by

Now in its fifth year, Mercer Island's Earth Day-themed celebration co-sponsored by local sustainability nonprofit Island Vision and the City of Mercer Island is based on locally produced, sustainable (and delicious) food. ... community sustainability ...

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