Principal's Message

 Vicki Pucket

While we haven’t had much of a winter, springtime is just around the corner. Students are enjoying the sunny weather and are, as always, keeping busy with classes and activities. We are very proud of the 20 students who qualified to compete in the International DECA competition in April, and the 110 Band members who will compete in the International Music Festival in Australia at the end of month. Read More


Latest Mercer Island High School Headlines

  • MIHS Parents and Students: Class Schedule May 25-29.

    Click here for a class schedule for the week of May 25-29.
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  • Revised class schedules during May 18 - June 5 state testing

    SBAC testing for juniors and sophomores will occur on May 18, 20, 21, and 26. Schedules will be impacted for all MIHS students. Juniors, please remember to bring the following items on those days: fully charged iPad; and earbuds/headphones. Click here for more information about testing, including schedules, need to know information, and transportation information. Read more...
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  • MIHS Selects New Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach  

    We are excited to announce Gillian d’Hondt as the new MIHS Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach. Gillian grew up in Seattle, playing basketball at Blanchet HS before receiving a scholarship to University of the Pacific in CA. She went on to play professionally for 8 years throughout Europe and has been coaching for the East Seattle program at Peak as well as the Select Program for MIGB this past year.  We were impressed with Gillian’s enthusiasm and vision for the Basketball program. Information about a player/parent meeting and summer practice opportunities will be available soon.
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Latest District Headlines

  • School board sends message to legislators: Don’t make legislation too restrictive

    On May 14, the Mercer Island School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to send a letter to legislators with the message that school funding in Senate Bill 6109 is too restrictive and will have negative impacts on students. Read more...
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  • School board bids farewell to Frohnmayer, welcomes Jorgenson

    On May 14, the Mercer Island School District Board of Directors bid farewell to Board President Janet Frohnmayer with a standing ovation and welcomed newly appointed Director Ralph Jorgenson. Read more...
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  • School district opens online survey about potential later high school start times

    On May 12, the Mercer Island School District opened an online survey for parents to provide feedback on the possibility of later high school start times. Read more...
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  • WIAA names MIHS boys' soccer academic state champs; Emanuels earns Smart Choices Scholarship

    The Mercer Island High School boys’ soccer team was named the 3A academic state champion for the highest state grade-point average (GPA) in the sport by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires. The team had a collective GPA of 3.564. The boys’ basketball earned the same honor in the fall with a collective GPA of 3.684. Read more...
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  • MIHS students get professional insights during career day

    On April 30, Mercer Island High School students heard career insights from local professionals at the “Career Journeys” career day, organized by College and Career Readiness Department Director Kristine van der Hoeven. Read more...
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About MIHS

The Mercer Island School District has one comprehensive high school, one middle school, three elementary schools and the Crest Learning Center – an alternative high school program. Crest grades are housed on the MIHS transcript. Local private and parochial school students also matriculate to Mercer Island High School. 94% of high school age students on Mercer Island attend Mercer Island High School. There are approximately 4,045 students attending school in the district, of which approximately 1,448 are in grades 9-12 at Mercer Island High School.