Principal's Message

Dear Islander Families,

Welcome to the 2014-15 school year! We think this school year is going to be one of the best we have had at IMS. Our mission of ensuring a challenging, relevant and engaging experience where every student is able to advance to a greater level of understanding, ability, and performance is still the primary focus of our work with your kids. We know that students will come home both challenged and excited with their learning experiences at school. Read more...

Didn't make it to Fee and Photo Day on August 21, 2014?  Please read the attached document for more information.

Latest Islander Middle School Headlines

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  • 2014-15 Back to School information

    Click here to find back to school information for each school for the 2014-15 school year.
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  • Now available: Pay student fees and fines online

    Mercer Island School District is now offering families the convenience of paying for student fees and fines online. For more information, click here. To pay online, click here.
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  • Mercer Island School District announces 2014-15 bus routes

    Today the Mercer Island School District (MISD) announced bus routes for the district’s three elementary schools, middle school and high school along with the Islander Middle School activity bus. The updated routes can be found online on the MISD website. Read more...
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About IMS

Islander Middle School is the only public middle school on Mercer Island and is host to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. IMS is located on the south end of the island at 8225 SE 72nd street.
Co-principals Mary Jo Budzius and Aaron Miller, along with associate principal Tara Stone, lead approximately 75 staff members and 1,000 students. IMS utilizes district-adopted curriculum as the foundation for its core classes as well as offering a variety of engaging learning electives.
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