Principal’s Message May 2016
Wow, what wonderful spring weather. Our students are amazingly staying focused in this hot weather.
SBAC/EOC Exams: 10th and 11th graders will be taking the Common Core (SBAC) and End of Course (EOC) exams beginning the week of May 16th. The tech department wants me to communicate a few important details. Student should:
Update their device operating system to 9.3 or higher
Bring a fully charged device to school
Make sure this app is on their device and opens without requiring a password or force closing prior to testing
Stop by the tech office this week or next if you know your device needs repair or has issues that need to be resolved. Read More
May 26, 2016: The MIHS Advanced Marketing class, led by teacher Shannon Tapp, worked extremely hard for several months arranging the Children's Hospital Silent Auction. The class raised $3000 in just two hours. All of the money raised went to Seattle Children's Hospital. Some of the item auctioned included, a Pete Carroll signed football, two Jordan Morris signed jerseys, car detailing, gift baskets, a dinner cruise around Lake Washington, as well as other outstanding items.
Mercer Island's KMIH-FM was Awarded Second in the State for Overall Excellence at the annual Washington State High School Radio Awards and Conference. Several individual students were reconized for their outstanding work with the student run radio station. Read more details.
The Mercer Island High School Unified soccer team won the gold medal at the area tournament on May 14, defeating West Seattle 4-3 in overtime. This is the second year for Unified soccer and basketball at MIHS. Unified sports are a collaboration of schools and Special Olympics Washington, dedicated to promoting inclusion through shared training and competition for students with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. Way to go athletes and mentors!!!
June 16th, 7:00 – 9:00 am
Mercer Island High School Gym
Doors open at 7:00 am, program begins at 7:30.
Parents, please RSVP your attendance for head counts. Students are automatically counted, we just need counts of parents planning to attend.
RSVP by June 10th: firstname.lastname@example.org
ASB funds cannot be used to provide food and services for parents, so we ask for a $10 donation to cover the parent expenses. This donation can be paid at the door on the day of the event. (FLYER)
The MIHS Summer School Program is a tuition-based service of the Mercer Island School District. Housed at Crest Learning Center, the program runs three days per week, from June 28 to August 4. Classes may: (1) meet on a daily basis, or (2) be contract-based/independent study, or (3) be delivered through an online provider. A student must be in the Class of 2017, 2018, 2019, or 2020 to participate in Summer School 2016. Tuition is $300 for each course, and is due at the time of registration. Partial scholarships are available for students participating in the free/reduced lunch program.
Questions should be addressed to: email@example.com
Mercer Island High School’s newspaper, The Islander, has officially entered the digital age! You can now find new articles every Tuesday and Thursday at mihsislander.org. Under the “Islander Archives” tab, you can also find our digital archive of print issues. To keep up-to-date with the The Islander as it begins the process of expanding this exciting new platform and increasing community involvement, make sure to like us on Facebook at facebook.com/mihsislander.
May 25, 2016 - There have been no weather-related school cancellations thus far, and Friday, May 27 was reserved as a school make-up day. According to our school calendar, school will not be in session. Schools will also be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Enjoy the long weekend.
May 23, 2016 - Olympic Cascade Aquatics (OCA) and the City of Mercer Island, partners with the Mercer Island School District in operating the Mary Wayte Pool, were honored for community service on May 20. Read more...
May 19, 2016 - Mercer Island School District voluntarily tested its facilities’ drinking water for lead this month as a precaution, and none of the samples were of any level requiring corrective action. Read more...
May 5, 2016 - Lisa Deen and Jill Ravenscraft have been appointed as associate principals at elementary schools in the Mercer Island School District, Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano announced. The School Board has confirmed the appointments, which are effective July 1, 2016. Read more...
9:30 AM - 11:59 PM IP 4th Grade Music Tryouts
1:00 PM - 11:59 PM WM 4th Grade Music Tryouts