Principal's Message

 Vicki Pucket

While we haven’t had much of a winter, springtime is just around the corner. Students are enjoying the sunny weather and are, as always, keeping busy with classes and activities. We are very proud of the 20 students who qualified to compete in the International DECA competition in April, and the 110 Band members who will compete in the International Music Festival in Australia at the end of month. Read More


Latest Mercer Island High School Headlines

  • Career Journeys Speaker Selection Deadline

    Attention Students! The deadline for career Journeys Speaker Selection is Wednesday April 1st.  Click here to complete the form.  If you were unable to sign-up for your speaker sessions in Bridges last week, please make your selections by 3:00 pm on Wednesday April 1st.  All students who are not registered by this date will be assigned speakers for the day.  For more information, visit the Career Journeys 2015 website where you can watch a short video, access the list of speakers and check out the career-guide that Nikki Lim created to help you on your Career Journey!
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  • Senior Class (2015) Yearbook Poll

    Seniors, fill out this survey for the yearbook by Friday March 27th 2015.  Sign in using your MISD credentials to complete this survey.
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  • Career Journeys - take charge!

    Mercer Island High School will host a two-hour career speaker event on Thursday, April 30, during students' school day. During lunch, students can connect directly with speakers at several booths. Students will also participate in a variety of lessons in Bridges to help them connect their personalities, values, and gifts to real-world experiences, college choices, and volunteer and employment opportunities. There are currently more than 45 confirmed speakers and students can choose from specific career areas or attend workshops led by career coaches and the Microsoft High School intern recruiter. Click here for more information...
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  • National Honor Society Applications

    Members of the Classes of 2016 and 2017: If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, you are eligible to apply for membership in the National Honor Society.  Applications are now available on the NHS website (, in the main office, or outside Room 204C.  Applications are due in hard copy to Ms. Seidman by March 13. 
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Latest District Headlines

  • Mercer Island DECA students compete at state tournament; 21 qualify for international competition

    Adrienne2DECA The Mercer Island High School DECA program sent 57 students to compete in the recent state DECA competition in Bellevue. Of those students, 21 qualified for the international competition, which draws tens of thousands of competitors from around the world. That competition will be held in Orlando, Fla., during the last week of April. Read more...
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  • Workshops available for prospective school board candidates

    This fall, three of the five Mercer Island School Board seats will be up for election. This includes board position 1, 3, and 5. In anticipation of these elections and to educate prospective candidates, the Washington State School Directors Association is hosting several free, two-hour workshops in the months of March and April. The nearest workshop will be held on March 26 in Seattle. Read more...
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  • Local leader, schools volunteer honored for  equal and civil rights leadership

    Rev. Ruth Saunders, a member of the Mercer Island School District (MISD) Diversity Advisory Committee, will be honored at The Seattle Medium Newspaper’s Annual Black Press Breakfast on Friday, March 20. The event will salute “women trailblazers and role models for equal and civil rights.” Read more...
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  • Input requested | 2015 Educational Effectiveness Parent Survey

    The 2015 Educational Effectiveness Parent Survey for schools in the Mercer Island School District has been released online. Surveys must be submitted online by April 3, 2015. Read more...
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About MIHS

The Mercer Island School District has one comprehensive high school, one middle school, three elementary schools and the Crest Learning Center – an alternative high school program. Crest grades are housed on the MIHS transcript. Local private and parochial school students also matriculate to Mercer Island High School. 94% of high school age students on Mercer Island attend Mercer Island High School. There are approximately 4,045 students attending school in the district, of which approximately 1,448 are in grades 9-12 at Mercer Island High School.