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  • Dear Lakeridge Families,

    Spring break is nearly upon us and I hope that all of you enjoy the spring weather and some time with your children. We have had a very busy month at Lakeridge. Our third, fourth and fifth graders completed their English Language Arts Smarter Balanced Assessments, we held a very successful bingo night, and we wrapped up the second trimester. Read More.
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  • Mercer Island Schools Foundation “Breakfast of Champions” is on Tuesday

    On Tuesday, April 28, Mercer Island community members and Mercer Island School District (MISD) staff will gather at the annual Mercer Island Schools Foundation “Breakfast of Champions” at Mercer Island High School. Last year, the “Breakfast of Champions” and the Bridge campaign raised enough money to fund nearly 20 teaching position in Mercer Island public schools. Read more...
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  • School district’s use of technology to personalize learning observed by Washington educators

    On April 20, educators from three Washington school districts visited Mercer Island classrooms to learn about the Mercer Island School District’s (MISD) vision for personalized learning. The visit was coordinated by Apple to highlight MISD’s instructional program for implementing iPad technology into the student learning experience. MISD’s program was formally recognized by Apple as an “Apple Distinguished Program” earlier in the school year. Read more...
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  • Lakeridge Elementary students win regional Global Reading Challenge

    The Rockin’ Readers, a group of seven Lakeridge Elementary fourth graders, won the King County Library System’s East Regional Global Reading Challenge. It was the final level of the event sponsored by the King County Library System. Read more...
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  • Destination Imagination teams advance to Global Finals

    On Saturday, March 28, Mercer Island’s Destination Imagination (DI) teams competed at the state tournament in Wenatchee. Two Mercer Island teams, The Seven Sparks and Sushi, were chosen to advance and represent the state of Washington at the DI Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn., from May 20-23. Read more...
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  • School district announces open enrollment status for 2015-16

    Mercer Island School District Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano announced that the district is closed to new non-resident student applicants, including students who were granted non-resident enrollment for the remainder of the 2014-15 school year after becoming nonresidents during this year, due to inadequate space, facilities and staff. Read more...
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  • School District celebrates groundbreaking for middle school expansion project

    On Friday, March 27, the Mercer Island School District celebrated the groundbreaking of the Islander Middle School expansion project. Mercer Island School Board members were joined by members of the Mercer Island City Council, leaders from the campaign for the Feb. 2014 bond proposition, and students in the sixth-grade band. 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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