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  • MIHS senior earns perfect scores on AP exams in calculus and microeconomics

    October 26, 2016 - Adam Tucker, a senior at Mercer Island High School, has achieved a rare distinction by earning perfect scores on two Advanced Placement (AP) exams, in calculus and microeconomics. Read more...

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  • 25 MIHS seniors honored as National Merit Commended Scholars

    October 20, 2016 – The National Merit Scholarship Program has recognized 25 Mercer Island High School seniors as Commended Scholars. They are among 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being honored for their exceptional academic promise. Read more...

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  • MIHS drama to present “Urinetown” as fall musical

    October 20, 2016 – The Mercer Island High School drama department will present its fall musical “Urinetown” beginning November 10 in the Performing Arts Center. Read more...

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  • Nominations open for second year of Pathfinder Awards honoring Mercer Island High School alumni  

    October 7, 2016 – The Mercer Island School District is now seeking nominations for its second annual Pathfinder Awards. The award celebrates graduates of Mercer Island High School whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship inspire and challenge today’s youth. The deadline to submit nominations online is January 15, 2017. Read more...

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  • MIHS Wind Ensemble invited to perform at Northwest Music Education Conference

    October 7, 2016 - The Mercer Island High School Wind Ensemble has been selected to perform at the National Association for Music Education Northwest Conference to be held on February 17 and 18, 2017 at the Bellevue Hyatt and Westin. Read more...

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  • Ty Bergstrom joins MISD as Executive Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

    October 7, 2016 - Ty Bergstrom has joined the Mercer Island School District as Executive Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, beginning October 3, 2016. Read more...

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  • District, King County Library System partner to increase access to online resources

    September 21, 2016 - The Mercer Island School District and the King County Library System (KCLS) have formed a new partnership in an effort to increase student access to online resources. Read more...

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  • Ten MIHS seniors named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

    September 14, 2016 – Ten Mercer Island High School seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists. 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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