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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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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 ...

Water Polo: Mercer Island Takes Second at State

November 19, 2013 by

The Mercer Island water polo team faced familiar foe Bellevue in the State Championship game Saturday night at Curtis Aquatic Center. The Islanders' great run at state ended with a 9-12 loss to the defending State Champion Wolverines. The Islanders ...

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 ...

Mercer Island Girls Tennis Wins KingCo 3A Title

May 10, 2013 by

Given the limited budgets of our small local news sources, it is often parents who write the articles about high school sports. I used to write articles about a variety of teams, including my own kids' teams, when had a budget for that coverage.

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 ...

Rotary Names February Students of the Month

February 6, 2013 by

Mercer Island High School students John Gallagher and Cristina Scalzo were named as the Rotary Islanders of February at the club luncheon on Feb. 5. The Rotary Club of Mercer Island offers monthly recognition of deserving high school students throughout ...

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 ...

Three-Year MISD School Calendar Approved

January 24, 2013 by

As a high school parent this means my son won't be able to get a head start on applying for summer jobs. I know a lot of parents filled out the survey against this but it appears this is teacher/union led. I am a huge supporter of public school teachers but please ...

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 ...

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