Principal's Welcome

  •  JM



    Dear Lakeridge Families,


    Welcome to 2017!  It has been great to get back into the swing of school, learning, friends, and routines the past couple weeks.  As always, please remind your students to dress for the weather – it’s been cold and rainy this month. 

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  • K-5 Summer School

    The Mercer Island School District will offer a four-week "Keeping Pace" 2017 summer program. It is available to current students in grades K-5 who meet the following criteria:
    • He/she is enrolled in the Learning Support Program; or
    • He/she received a grade of 1 or 2 in reading/writing or math on the standards based report card; or
    • His/her teacher recommended him/her.

    Click here for more information about registering for summer school.

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  • Walking

    Walkers Club

    Walkers Club is coming back by popular demand! (Spring Session: Tues/Thurs April 18 – May 25) Our PTA needs volunteers to encourage (and monitor) students in this fun activity by cheering them on and providing them with charms when they complete milestones. The spring session will run each Tuesday and Thursday during lunch recess (12:30 pm to 1:30 pm).  Click HERE to read more and sign up!

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  • IMS

    5th to 6th Grade Transition

    Dear 5th Grade Parents,

    Believe it or not, 2017 is the year your 5th grader goes to middle school! The transition process for students and parents begins this March and runs through the first day of school next year on August 30th, 2017. In anticipation of how quickly spring will be upon us, we want to ask you to please SAVE the DATE for all the following important 5th to 6th transition activities. We have clearly indicated which events are for families, for parents and for students.  Read more HERE.

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  • K

    Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

    If you have an incoming Kindergarten student for the 2017-18 school year, please pick up and complete a registration packed in the main office.  Registration began February 1st, 2017.  The sooner you register, the sooner we can plan staffing and ensure we have everything prepared for the newest members of the Lakeridge community.  We are excited to welcome our newest Lakeridge Lions!

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  • Volunteer


    Lakeridge Volunteer Information

    If you are planning to volunteer in the classroom, on field trips, for class parties or any school function you must complete the 15 minute Volunteer Training and Washington State Patrol Background Check.  Click HERE for all of the details.



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Latest District Headlines

  • MIHS receives gold medal ranking among nation’s Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report

    April 27, 2017 - Mercer Island High School has received a gold medal ranking among the nation’s Best High Schools in the 2017 annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report for student achievement. Read more...

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  • Breakfast of Champions raises $583,665 with record attendance

    April 25, 2017 - Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Mercer Island Schools Foundation raised $583,665 at the annual Breakfast of Champions on April 25. Read more...

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  • Superintendent search survey now online and community meetings scheduled for April 25 and 26

    With the announcement of Superintendent Dr. Gary Plano’s departure June 30, the Mercer Island School Board has begun the process of seeking a new leader to work closely with families, educators, and the community.  In doing so, it is important that the District obtains input from all of its stakeholders. Read more...

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  • Intra-district transfer requests accepted April 1 to 30 

    The Mercer Island School District’s intra-district transfer process is designed to provide families with an opportunity to apply for their child to attend a school in a different home school boundary area based on a unique set of circumstances. Read more...

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  • Kindergarten registration now open for the 2017-18 school year

    Mercer Island School District is now accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2017-18 school year. Families may download the registration packet here and return it to their neighborhood school. Read more...

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  • MIHS Drama presents “The Heart of Robin Hood”

    April 20, 2017 - Can Robin Hood find his heart in Sherwood Forest? Mercer Island High School’s Drama 2 class brings the famous story of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws to the MIHS stage. Join them in the woods, where Robin and his merry men join forces with witty Marion and her funny sidekick Pierre to fight Prince John’s evil and corrupt plans. Read more...

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  • Island Park, Lakeridge, West Mercer and IMS earn 2016 Washington Achievement Awards

    April 17, 2017 - Island Park, Lakeridge and West Mercer Elementary and Islander Middle School (IMS) were named recipients of 2016 Washington Achievement Awards today by Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal and the Washington State Board of Education. Read more...

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  • Three Mercer Island students win awards at state PTA Reflections competition

    April 5, 2017 - Three Mercer Island students have received awards in the Washington State PTA Reflections arts program. Read more...

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  • MIHS Robotics Club wins regional competition

    April 4, 2017 - The Mercer Island High School Robotics club was part of the winning alliance at the recent Auburn regional event, qualifying them for districts to be held at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. These students have spent countless hours over the last several months building the robot and readying it for competition. Read more...

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About Lakeridge Elementary


Lakeridge Mission, Goals & Beliefs

Our mission is to give all students at Lakeridge the opportunity to gain knowledge, grow in wisdom,develop confidence and become creative, compassionate and critical thinkers, and to ensure that all children, regardless of level of ability or individual needs, will have the opportunity to reach for, achieve and extend their potential in a changing world.
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