E-Connections


Mercer Island Schools have introduced a new Elementary World Language program this fall, teaching Spanish to all students in grades K-5. Join us for a visit to Lakeridge Elementary and watch as students talk about how much they are enjoying the experience of learning a new language.

 

video icon  Soaring to Vision 2020

 
Soaringto 2020

 


  
 

 
Mercer Island Schools embrace a 2020 Vision, preparing our students to think, collaborate, and to be creative in an interconnected world. This video, created for the 2016 Mercer Island Schools Foundation Breakfast of Champions, shows our students at work learning the foundations of literacy, building global awareness and citizenship, and exploring the frontiers of science.
 
 

Latest District Headlines

  • Mercer Island School District 2015-16 Annual Report available online 

    December 2, 2016 – The Mercer Island School District (MISD) 2015-16 Annual Report, titled “Soaring to 2020,” is now available online. Read more...

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  • Procedures for Weather Related School Cancellations or Delays

    December 2, 2016 - The National Weather Service is forecasting the potential for snow in the coming days. This is a good opportunity to review the Mercer Island School District's Emergency School Operations Schedule, which is posted on our website HERE. Read more...

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  • Nominations open for second year of Pathfinder Awards honoring Mercer Island High School alumni  

    The Mercer Island School District is now seeking nominations for its second annual Pathfinder Awards. The award celebrates graduates of Mercer Island High School whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship inspire and challenge today’s youth. The deadline to submit nominations online is January 15, 2017. Read more...

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  • MIHS student musicians named to All-Northwest and All-State honor groups

    November 17, 2016 – Thirty-two Mercer Island High School students in band, choir and orchestra have been selected to participate in the 2017 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-State and All-Northwest honor groups this coming February. Read more...

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  • Northwood Elementary design receives 2016 Honor Award

    November 15, 2016 - Mahlum Architects has been awarded the prestigious Honor Award for 2016 from AIA Seattle for its design of Northwood Elementary School on Mercer Island, one of only three given this year for and the only one given to a school building. Read more...

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  • District seeks applicants for emergency substitute teachers

    November 7, 2016 - Have you thought of becoming a substitute teacher, yet are lacking a current Washington State teaching credential? The Mercer Island School District now seeks candidates for emergency substitute teachers. Read more...

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Mercer Island is located in the middle of beautiful Lake Washington, within minutes of Seattle and Bellevue. It is joined with Seattle by the Interstate 90 floating bridge and Bellevue by the east channel bridge. The City of Mercer Island serves primarily as a residential community for about 24,000 people, most of whom are employed in professional and managerial positions in Seattle and the surrounding areas.

The Mercer Island School District has a K-12 population of more than 4,300 and enjoys a wide-spread reputation for quality and excellence, combining academics, cultural expression, and athletic achievement. More info...
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