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  • Monthly Newsletter

    Welcome to November! October was a month of getting down to the business of learning. Read More

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  • Destination Imagination

    Destination Imagination is beginning again. Please join us for our tenth year with the Mercer Island School District. If your child is in grades 4-12 he/she is eligible to participate. If you would like to have more information please contact Mark Headlee at All inquiries must be made no later than Sept. 17.

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NO SCHOOL Thursday November 26th, Friday 27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday

NOON RELEASE Monday, November 30th for report card preparation
NO SCHOOL Monday December 7, Tuesday December 8 and Wednesday December 9 for parent-teacher conferences

Latest District Headlines

  • reports Mercer Island School District is the best in Washington state

    Nov. 13, 2015 - reported yesterday that the Mercer Island School District is the best school district in Washington state, citing a study of school data by evaluated data from the U.S. Department of Education and identified the best school district in every state and the District of Columbia. Read more...

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  • Input needed on elementary Spanish-language program and high school start time

    Nov. 13, 2015 – Over the past year, the school district has been studying the feasibility of adding a Spanish language program to the k-5 curriculum to begin in the fall of 2016. Read more...
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  • Mercer Island School District pleased with recent Department of Education clarification on dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia

    Nov. 9, 2015 – The US Department of Education recently issued a letter addressing the unique educational needs of children with dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia. In particular, the letter was written in response to concerns of parent, advocacy, and national disability organization representatives that some state and local educational agencies were reluctant to reference these terms in special education evaluations, eligibility determinations, and/or IEPs. Read more...

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  • The print edition of the Fall 2015 District News is now online

    Nov. 5, 2015 - The most recent print edition of the MISD District News will arrive in residential maiboxes on Mercer Island soon, but it can be viewed online now. Read more...

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  • Mercer Island School District students show how they use technology as a tool for learning

    Nov. 3, 2015 - Within just two years of introducing the Apple 1:1 iPad program at its schools, the Mercer Island School District’s (MISD) use of technology in the classroom has become a model for other school districts. Read more...

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  • High School Jazz choir to perform at a national conference on drug and alcohol prevention

    Oct. 30, 2015 – The Mercer Island High School Jazz choir, led by music teacher Tom Cox, will sing The Star-Spangled Banner at the opening session of the National Prevention Network (NPN) Research Conference on drug and alcohol prevention in Seattle on Nov. 17. Read more...

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  • Mercer Island High School wins the WIAA Scholastic Cup for the fifth year in a row

    Oct. 30, 2015 – Mercer Island High School (MIHS) has won the Washington State Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Scholastic Award for the fifth year in a row. Referred to as the Scholastic Cup, the program recognizes and rewards teams or groups that maintain a high collective academic standard. Read more...

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  • Families invited to take survey on future years school calendars

    Oct. 30, 2015 - The Mercer Island School District (MISD) wants to know what you think about the annual school calendar. What are your preferences when it comes to working around the vacations? What do you as a family value when thinking about Winter Break, start of school, and Mid-Winter Break? Read more...

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Lakeridge Mission, Goals & Beliefs

Our mission is to give all students at Lakeridge the opportunity to gain knowledge, grow in wisdom,develop confidence and become creative, compassionate and critical thinkers, and to ensure that all children, regardless of level of ability or individual needs, will have the opportunity to reach for, achieve and extend their potential in a changing world.
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