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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

Islanders sweep Kangaroos on senior night

October 20, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterMercer Island cruised to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-9, 25-12) victory against the Lake Washington Kangaroos on Oct. 18 at Mercer Island High School. The Islanders improved their overall record to 14-1, including a 13-0 undefeated record in KingCo 3A/2A action.

Mercer Island's VOICE program wins community service award

October 20, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

The city of Mercer Island's long-standing youth volunteer program, Volunteer Outreach In Communities Everywhere (VOICE), received the Jon Nelson Community Service Award from nonprofit Community Lunch on Capitol Hill on Oct. 8. ... of other ...

Pacific Science Center's Science On Wheels visits Mercer Island this month

October 20, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterEach year, the program delivers exciting, interactive science curriculum to elementary and middle schools in Washington, offering one hour and 45 minutes of student contact including a lively, 30-minute opening assembly, 30 interactive exhibits set up ...

Mercer Island Marine Patrol helps capsized kayakers

October 20, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterMagnan said the boaters were in their 50s, and had decided to canoe across Lake Washington, from Seattle to Mercer Island. A Mercer Island Marine Patrol unit arrived to retrieve the canoe. The boaters, who were uninjured, were taken to the Mercer ...

Football Game Preview: Lake Washington vs. Mercer Island

October 18, 2017 by MaxPreps

Unfortunately, Mercer Island could not reproduce its 31-point effort from the game before, which might not have made for a win but would have at least kept things closer. Meanwhile, Lake Washington can now show off four landslide victories after its ...

Capsized Boat Slowing Traffic Along I-90

October 18, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.comMERCER ISLAND, WA - I-90 drivers should watch out for an emergency situation along I-90 this morning involving a capsized boat. The boat turned over in Lake Washington along the eastbound lanes of I-90 near the Mercer Island high rise. State Patrol ...

Mercer Island City Council Race: Mark Coen Vs. Benson Wong

October 16, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.comMERCER ISLAND, WA - For the position 6 seat on the City Council, incumbent Benson Wong is being challenged this year by Mark Coen. Both have lived .... I grew up on Capitol Hill and attended Seattle public schools (graduating from Franklin High School).

Mercer Island football coach suspended two games for WIAA violation

October 14, 2017 by Seattle Times

... Island football coach Ed Slezinger was suspended for two games for violations of Washington Interscholastic Activities Association rules on player eligibility. He missed Friday's 40-7 loss to Bellevue. He'll also miss next week's game at Lake ...

Football Game Recap: Mercer Island vs. Bellevue

October 14, 2017 by MaxPreps

Bellevue will look to defend its home turf against Redmond this Friday at 7:00 PM. Redmond will need to watch out since Bellevue has posted big point totals in its previous four matchups. Meanwhile, Mercer Island will face off against Lake Washington ...

Mercer Island girls swim team is undefeated in KingCo 3A action

October 13, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterIslanders' second-year head coach Evan Moline, who is a 2011 Mercer Island High School graduate, competed on the Islanders boys swim team from 2008-2011. The Washington State University alumnus believes his team's best strength is its depth.

Mercer Island mobility forum set for Oct. 20

October 13, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterMercer Island residents Tom Acker, Mark Coen, Scott Kuznicki and Dan Thompson, in partnership with ACES Northwest Network and Cascadia Discovery Institute, are inviting the community to a seminar on β€œthe future of Mercer Island transportation.”.

Mercer Island Rotary Club announces October students of the month

October 12, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterMercer Island High School seniors Jack Hassall and Paige Robertson were the Mercer Island Rotary Club's students of the month for October. Hassall has a grade point average of approximately 3.9 and is currently taking several AP and honors classes at ...

Mercer Island gets 22nd clean audit

October 12, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterIn 2017, the city of Mercer Island passed an independent audit by the Washington State Auditor's Office (SAO), marking at least 22 years in a row of clean audits. The full audit is available on the state's website (enter β€œMercer Island” in the search ...

Mercer Island students get to school safely with help of city, district

October 9, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterTwo weeks ago, bicycle officers from the Mercer Island Police Department (MIPD) participated in the annual Lakeridge Elementary third grade Bike Rodeo, teaching bike safety, assisting with a bike skills course and properly fitting bike helmets.

Mercer Islander interns with student leaders program

October 6, 2017 by Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island ReporterMercer Island's own Rachel Coskey, along with Seattle-area's Grace Chen, Izabella Davis, Danielle Scanes and Jessica Wells, were chosen for Bank of America's Student Leaders eight-week, paid internship program, which helps develop the next generation ...

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