February 24, 2017 –The Mercer Island School District will present its second annual Pathfinder Awards to four graduates of Mercer Island High School whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship inspire and challenge today’s youth to make significant contributions to humankind.
February 22, 2017 - This fall, two of the five Mercer Island School Board seats will be up for election. This includes board positions 2 and 4. Board members are elected to four-year terms by Mercer Island voters.
February 16, 2017 - KMIH 88.9 FM The Bridge, the Mercer Island High School student radio station, will no longer be simulcast on 94.5 FM effective February 23, 2017.
February 16, 2017 - The Mercer Island School District has begun the process of updating its 2012 Demographic Study as a best practice for long term planning for operations, transportation, and facility needs as population data for the next five years and beyond is studied and analyzed.
February 10, 2017 - The Mercer Island High School Wind Ensemble will give a preview concert Thursday, February 16 of their upcoming performance the National Association for Music Education Northwest Conference. The concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. that evening in the Performing Arts Center at MIHS.
January 26, 2017 - There have been no weather-related school cancellations thus far this year, and Thursday, February 16 was reserved as a school make-up day. If there is no single weather-related missed day through February 1, the District will include February 16 as a non-school day. However, if there is a major weather-related event (more than one school day missed), the District may still need to use February 16 as a make-up day.
January 26, 2017 - KMIH 88.9 The Bridge launches at noon on January 31, replacing the current “Hot Jamz Radio” format on the Mercer Island High School student radio station.
January 18, 2017 – In a message sent to Mercer Island families, staff and community members today, Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano announced the end of his tenure as superintendent of the Mercer Island School District on June 30, 2017.
January 12, 2017 – The Mercer Island School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Gary Plano and Board Director and Legislative Representative, Ralph Jorgenson, joined education leaders from throughout the Puget Sound region today to urge legislators to enact a bi-partisan solution to the “levy cliff” issue – which threatens to create a $228 million hole in local school budgets for the coming school year.
February 5, 2017 - With snow again in the forecast, this is a good opportunity to review the Mercer Island School District's Emergency School Operations Schedule, which is posted on our website HERE.