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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

Mercer Island High School to present 'Urinetown' as fall musical

October 27, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

The Mercer Island High School drama department will present its fall musical “Urinetown” beginning Nov. 10 in the Performing Arts Center. There's a water shortage in town, and Urine Good Company, a big money corporation, owns all the restrooms ...

Lake Washington beats Mercer Island for No. 2 conference tournament seed | Girls prep soccer

October 27, 2016 by Kirkland Reporter

The Kangs held off Mercer Island to finish second in the conference standings, and are scheduled to play Bellevue for the conference title on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Bellevue High School. The loser on Saturday moves on to play for second place on Nov. 1.

Top school official candidates debate funding, opportunity gap and more in Mercer Island

October 26, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

At an Oct. 18 candidate forum at Northwood Elementary in Mercer Island, the two discussed their upbringings, goals and ideas to address some of the most pressing issues in the state of Washington: how to fully fund basic education, close opportunity ...

Looking back on Mercer Island's grocery store history

October 25, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Many thanks to Sally Ford York Brown, resident of Mercer Island since 1955, member of the first graduating class of Mercer Island High School in 1958 and current secretary of the Mercer Island Historical Society, for much of the information in this ...

25 Mercer Island seniors honored as National Merit Commended Scholars

October 25, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

The National Merit Scholarship Program has recognized 25 Mercer Island High School seniors as Commended Scholars. They are among 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being honored for their exceptional academic promise.

Islanders' playoff hopes dwindle with loss to Lake Washington | Prep football

October 22, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island quarterback Nikhil Nayar fights off Lake Washington's Chris Chaplin (66) and Conor Quigley (47) during the second half of the Islanders' KingCo matchup against the Kangs Friday night at Islander Stadium. Lake Washington beat Mercer Island ...

Lake Washington explodes in third quarter for critical win over Mercer Island | Prep football

October 22, 2016 by Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington's Chris Chaplin (66) and Conor Quigley (47) wrap up Mercer Island quarterback Nikhil Nayar during the second half of the Kangs' KingCo matchup against the Islanders Friday night at Mercer Island High School. Lake Washington beat ...

Sirens: Child Molestation Report Under Investigation; Police Assist With Disorderly Student; Mercer Island Resident ...

October 21, 2016 by Centralia Chronicle

At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to Washington Elementary to assist school staff with an out-of-control student. The student was released to parents. Mercer Island Resident Booked on Forged Prescription Charge. • At 7:20 p.m. on Thursday ...

It's Joel McHale vs. millennials in new CBS comedy 'The Great Indoors'

October 21, 2016 by The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesAfter all, the former host of “The Soup” on E! who is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington got an early break guest starring in a 2001 episode of multi-cam hit “Will & Grace.” “I always loved multi-cam, I love ...

Get into the Halloween spirit at Saturday's Pumpkin Walk in Mercer Island

October 20, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Drop off carved pumpkins at the corner of 84th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 68th Street between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Oct. 22. Candles will be provided. The Mercer Island High School Art Club agreed to help out by having each student in the club carve ...

Mercer Islanders win KingCo crown

October 20, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

The Mercer Island Islanders won the Class 3A KingCo boys tennis tournament on Oct. 11 at Mercer Island High School, compiling a total of 47 team points. The Islanders outscored second place Lake Washington by a staggering 22 team points. The Islanders ...

Football Game Preview: Lake Washington vs. Mercer Island

October 20, 2016 by MaxPreps

Lake Washington has a chance to get its first conference win this week when it squares off against Mercer Island on Friday at 7:00 PM. Lake Washington is limping into the contest on a four-game losing streak. Lake Washington came up short against ...

Bellevue football team defeats Mercer Island

October 19, 2016 by Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue ReporterAfter two consecutive losses, the Interlake Saints found themselves back in the win column with a 21-7 victory against the Lake Washington Kangaroos on Oct. 14. The Saints (5-2) will host the Juanita Rebels at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21 at Interlake High School ...

In Mercer Island, both city and school district face funding questions in 2017

October 19, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)The perception that Mercer Island is a rich city and wealthy school district is not necessarily a correct one, finance directors told the City Council and School Board at a joint meeting on Oct. 13. Both face funding challenges, but will have to wait ...

Mercer Island police respond to several drug violations | Police Blotter

October 19, 2016 by Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

FOUND PROPERTY: A bicycle was found by residents walking on a trail in the 8700 block of N. Mercer Way at 8:39 a.m. It was placed in found property. WARRANT ARREST: Police stopped a vehicle in the 2700 block of Bellevue Way SE in Bellevue at 8:56 ...

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