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Vision 2020 Spotlight: KMIH 88.9 The Bridge


KMIH Student Radio Station
 
 
 
 
 
 
KMIH, the Mercer Island High School student radio station, has rebranded as 88.9 The Bridge. The station offers students a unique lab environment for hands-on learning as they operate an FCC-licensed station.
 
 
Spotlight Fall 2016

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.

 

Soaring to Vision 2020

 
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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

  • Two School Board positions up for election this year - learn more at upcoming informational meetings

    February 22, 2017 - This fall, two of the five Mercer Island School Board seats will be up for election. This includes board positions 2 and 4. Board members are elected to four-year terms by Mercer Island voters. Read more...

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  • KMIH 88.9 The Bridge will no longer be simulcast on 94.5 FM

    February 16, 2017 - KMIH 88.9 FM The Bridge, the Mercer Island High School student radio station, will no longer be simulcast on 94.5 FM effective February 23, 2017. Read more...

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  • Community input sought for update to MISD demographic study

    February 16, 2017 - The Mercer Island School District has begun the process of updating its 2012 Demographic Study as a best practice for long term planning for operations, transportation, and facility needs as population data for the next five years and beyond is studied and analyzed. Read more...

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  • Weather-Related Makeup Days Scheduled

    February 8, 2017 - Consistent with our 2016-17 School Calendar, the two school weather-related makeup days for this week's closures will be May 26 (a Friday) and June 16 (a Friday). February 16 is not being used because we presently have substitute requests that exceed our ability to staff our classrooms; therefore, we need to use the May and June dates.

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  • Mercer Island High School students advance to DECA state competition

    February 2, 2017 – Ninety-three Mercer Island High School students have qualified to compete in the Washington State DECA Career Development Conference March 2 to 4 in Bellevue. Read more...

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  • Mercer Island HS student radio station rebrands as ‘The Bridge’

    January 26, 2017 - KMIH 88.9 The Bridge launches at noon on January 31, replacing the current “Hot Jamz Radio” format on the Mercer Island High School student radio station. Read more...

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  • Dr. Gary Plano announces his plans to depart as superintendent June 30, 2017

    January 18, 2017 – In a message sent to Mercer Island families, staff and community members today, Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano announced the end of his tenure as superintendent of the Mercer Island School District on June 30, 2017. Read more...

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  • Mercer Island joins with regional education leaders to urge lawmakers to extend existing levy limits

    January 12, 2017 – The Mercer Island School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Gary Plano and Board Director and Legislative Representative, Ralph Jorgenson, joined education leaders from throughout the Puget Sound region today to urge legislators to enact a bi-partisan solution to the “levy cliff” issue – which threatens to create a $228 million hole in local school budgets for the coming school year. Read more...

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  • Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year

    January 9, 2017 – Mercer Island School District will begin accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. For families seeking information about the district’s kindergarten program and registration process, kindergarten information sessions will be held at each elementary school from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31. Read more...

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About the District

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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