During one fine Saturday afternoon each May, students shed their coats and parents. They wandered excitedly through the massive school exploring classrooms that over night had magically been transformed from the mundane into the magical. Each room became a carnival booth operated by a mom or dad who spent the day distributing plastic prizes and marveling at the number of new inches their child’s friends had sprouted over the winter months.
This year's fifth grade musical is a comedy set in
the style of the 50s wherein the three little pigs,
with the help of their prosecuting attorney Hogney Dangerfield, take the big bad wolf to trial. His
lawyers, a set of weasels, try hard to convince
the judge of the wolf’s innocence! A jury, an
unruly wolf pack, and visiting fairytales characters
round out the cast. Visit the 5th Grade Musical
Island Park is one of three elementary schools in the Mercer Island School District. It is located in the middle of the island, at 5437 Island Crest Way.
Principal David Hoffman and Associate Principal Kathy Morrison lead a staff of 65 who serve approx. 560 students. We are host of the district's English Language Learners (ELL) program and Personalized Learning Program (PLP) for students with special learning needs. Other special programs include...