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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.

Latest District Headlines

  • MIHS Jazz Band earns top award at Spokane festival 

    March 29, 2017 - Mercer Island High School received the sweepstakes award at the Mead Jazz Northwest festival held in Spokane. Read more...

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  • KMIH receives general excellence award as the top high school radio station in the state

    March 29, 2017 – KMIH 88.9 The Bridge received the general excellence award as the top high school radio station in the state at the recent awards ceremony in Gig Harbor. Read more...

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  • MIHS to send 19 students to international DECA conference

    March 29, 2017 – The Mercer Island High School DECA team has qualified 19 students to advance to the International Career Development Conference next month in Anaheim, Calif. Read more...

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  • Intra-district transfer requests accepted April 1 to 30 

    March 28, 2017 - The Mercer Island School District’s intra-district transfer process is designed to provide families with an opportunity to apply for their child to attend a school in a different home school boundary area based on a unique set of circumstances. Read more...

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  • Resources offer information on immigrant student rights

    March 28, 2017 - The Mercer Island School District is committed to fostering and embracing diversity, inclusiveness, and equity with a focus on respect and acceptance of every student. Given current events, some students and families may wonder how the district will remain committed to this pledge given the recent immigration debates taking place in our nation. Thus, we would like to take an opportunity to reassure all of our families that protecting all of our students’ rights and opportunity to receive a public school education are fundamental to our district regardless of immigration status. Read more...

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  • MISD closed to new non-resident enrollment for 2017-18

    March 28, 2017 – Mercer Island School District Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano announced that the district is closed to new non-resident student applicants, due to inadequate space, facilities and staff. This includes students who were granted non-resident enrollment for the remainder of the 2016-17 school year after becoming nonresidents during this year. Read more...

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  • Annual water testing results in replacement of two fixtures

    March 15, 2017 - The Mercer Island School District conducted annual water testing earlier this month, a precaution to ensure the highest water quality throughout its facilities. Read more...

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  • Superintendent Plano's statement on the recent threat to the Stroum Jewish Community Center

    On February 27, our Mercer Island community was shaken and experienced a threat of violence, or in other words an act of domestic terrorism, against the Stroum Jewish Community Center. Our District condemns this threat of violence in the strongest terms possible, whether this reprehensible act was intended as an act of hate, anti-Semitism or otherwise intended as anti-immigrant. Read more...

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  • Kindergarten registration now open for the 2017-18 school year

    March 6, 2017 - Mercer Island School District is now accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2017-18 school year. Families may download the registration packet here and return it to their neighborhood school. Read more...

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  • Three MIHS graduates to be honored with Pathfinder Awards at Breakfast of Champions April 25

    February 24, 2017 –The Mercer Island School District will present its second annual Pathfinder Awards to three graduates of Mercer Island High School whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship inspire and challenge today’s youth to make significant contributions to humankind. 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...