Principal's Message

 Vicki Pucket

Hello Islander Parents:

2014 is nearly over, and winter break is upon us. Many of our seniors are challenged with submitting college applications, keeping up with their coursework, and making important decisions about their futures, all while trying to juggle the joys of being a teenager. In my interactions with our students, I try to remind them that what they are feeling is normal for this time of the school year. It is also an important reminder for us, the adults in their lives, to encourage and support them, as they are still children (whether they think they are or not!).  Read more...


Latest Mercer Island High School Headlines

  • MIHS bus schedule changes during finals

    Due to the MIHS finals schedule, please be aware of the following Metro schedule from Jan. 21 through Jan. 26:
    • January 21: buses depart Admin at 12:30 p.m.
    • January 22: buses depart Admin at 3:00 p.m.
    • January 23: buses depart Admin at 12:30 p.m.
    • January 26: buses depart Admin at 12:30 p.m.
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  • Class of 2019 MIHS Registration Presentation/Handouts

    Families of current IMS 8th grade students,  click here for the latest information (including handouts and a video) from the evening session on Tuesday January 20th.
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  • Class of 2019 Upcoming Events 

    Families of current 8th grade students at IMS, please click here for a calendar of registration events for the upcoming 2015/2016 school year.
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  • Information for New Students to MIHS in 2015-2016

    Mercer Island resident families new to MIHS in 2015-16 with students (9th - 12th grade) who did not attend Islander Middle School, click here for a calendar of upcoming registration events.
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  • SAT Prep Course 

    Need to prepare for the SAT? Classroom instruction is available right here at Mercer Island High School beginning December 1st. Register online at  Click here for more details.
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  • Before and After-School Tutoring Schedule 

    For information regarding before- and after-school tutoring, please click here.
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Latest District Headlines

  • No school Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    The Mercer Island School District will be closed on Monday, Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There will be no school-related activities. Read more...
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  • UPDATED | Mercer Island jazz students performing live at lunch on KPLU Jan. 15

    Six members of the Mercer Island High School (MIHS) jazz program will perform live on air on KPLU radio, 88.5 FM, on Jan. 15 from 12:15 to 12:35 p.m. at KPLU’s Belltown studio. Read more... or listen to the performance here.
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  • Flu cases increasing, according to King County Public Health

    As cases of influenza increase, King County Public Health is urging parents to watch for flu symptoms in their children and to keep them home when they are sick. In addition to staying home when sick, King County Public Health has provided information on ways to prevent the spread of respiratory infections and treat flu symptoms. Members of the community continue to be urged to get flu shots. Read more from King County Public Health here.
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  • Three MISD teachers earn National Board Certification

    Three Mercer Island teachers recently earned National Board Certification. The certification process is a rigorous, peer-reviewed process that ensures Board-certified teachers have proven skills to advance student achievement. 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.