Principal's Message

 March 2, 2015

 Dear West Mercer Families,

As the recent flurry of communication has indicated, we have many upcoming events, activities, and important dates approaching at West Mercer.  I recognize your inbox may be getting more than the usual number of emails regarding district and school events and initiatives.  We appreciate the time you take to learn about, support, and invest in the continuing improvement of West Mercer Elementary and Mercer Island School District. 

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Latest West Mercer Headlines

  • Calling all young stars! Now is your chance to sign up for the West Mercer Talent and Variety Show

    Ms. Gibson and Mr. Baxter are looking for talented young ladies and gentlemen who want to share their talents on stage Thursday April 16th from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

    There are many things that people can be talented at and we are interested in all of them. Some talents people have presented in the past include: playing a musical instrument; singing; dancing; comedy routines; acting (performing a short scene); gymnastics; martial; arts; juggling; and many more!

    Our West Mercer Talent and Variety show, called An Evening With The Stars, will be held on Thursday April 16th from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

    To sign up take a paper application from near the music room door or download the application from our school web page.
    Here is the application form for WM TALENT SHOW 2015.
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  • Dear 5th Grade Parents,

    Believe it or not, 2015 is the year your 5th grader goes to middle school! ☺ The transition process for students and parents begins this March and runs through the first day of school next year on September 8, 2015. In anticipation of how quickly spring will be upon us, we want to ask you to please SAVE the DATE for all the following important 5th to 6th transition activities. We have clearly indicated which events are for families, for parents and for students. Click here to read more.
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Latest District Headlines

  • School District celebrates groundbreaking for middle school expansion project

    On Friday, March 27, the Mercer Island School District (MISD) 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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  • State funding discussed at meeting of School Board, Teachers’ Union

    On Thursday, March 26, the Mercer Island School Board and the Mercer Island Education Association met to discuss topics of mutual interest. The conversation between the groups of leaders from the Mercer Island educational community was guided by questions outlined by MIEA President Tani Lindquist and Board President Janet Frohnmayer. Read more...
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  • Input requested | 2015 Educational Effectiveness Parent Survey

    The 2015 Educational Effectiveness Parent Survey for schools in the Mercer Island School District has been released online. Surveys must be submitted online by April 3, 2015. Read more...
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About West Mercer Elementary

Our students will thrive in the cognitive, global and digital world while sustaining their passion and inspiration for learning.
1. Students will develop positive habits & attitudes toward learning
2. Students will pursue their personal best academic achievement
3. Students will prepare for their future learning and work in the modern world.