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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

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

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 the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: celebration of music. Cost: $15 (at door), $10 (in ... Mercer Island Freemasons: 6:30 p.m., April 4, VFW Post 5760, 1836 72nd Ave. S.E. Mercer Island Lodge #297, Free & Accepted Masons of WA, meets the first Thursday of every month. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Meeting: 7:30 ...

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 ...

Ivy League School Dumps AP Credits

January 18, 2013 by

The faculty recently voted to end awarding credit in exchange for high scores on AP tests after nearly a decade of discussion. A spokeswoman for the College Board, which runs the AP program, declined to comment specifically on Dartmouth's decision ...

Mercer Island Residential Burglaries Highest Since 2004

January 15, 2013 by

A spike in burglaries in 2012, and particularly home burglaries, on Mercer Island helped prompt a Mercer Island Police Department presentation on public safety to the Rotary Club of Mercer Island on Jan. 8. Mercer Island police ... 7 at 12:30 a.m., when an officer reported a suspicious vehicle near the high school and discovered through a license plate check that it was an off-Island vehicle. The officer later detained and ... 5 Washington Goes On Brief Alert When Rogue Pilot Lands On Capitol Lawn. Top News USA.

Eight Mercer Island Lacrosse Stars Commit to NCAA Play

December 17, 2012 by

York is among eight Islanders this year to commit to play lacrosse at NCAA schools. For Mercer Island, the six boys and two girls that have committed to play at the NCAA level is a single-year high-water mark for any Washington state high school in the ...

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