Principal's Message

 Vicki Pucket

Hello Islander Parents: 

Fall is finally here with full blown autumn weather, students buckling down on their studies and homecoming week already behind us. This year is flying by fast! Thank you to all of our volunteer parents who helped with Homecoming. In my newsletters I try to be brief, knowing you have such busy lives and don’t have a lot of time in your schedules. Read More

Latest Mercer Island High School Headlines

  • Modified Block Schedule Week of 10/12

    The week of October 12th -16th will a special modified block schedule. Tuesday October 13th will have 5 BLOCK PERIODS (1, 2, 3, 5, 7) and on Wednesday October 14th after the special activities there will be 2 BLOCK PERIODS (4 and 6.) Which lunch students attend will be determined by their 3rd period teacher. Please click the following links for the class schedule and lunch schedule.

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  • Special Activities Information for Wed October 14th

    Click HERE for more information on the special activities (including the PSAT Test) of October 14th.

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  • NO CLASSES Friday October, 9th

    Teachers and staff will be participating in training this Friday October 9th, 2015.  The building will be open to staff only.

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  • Picture Retake Day

    Friday October 16th will be picture retake day.  Photographers will be at MIHS from 7:30AM until 1:30PM.  Retakes are for both students that have not yet gotten their picture taken and those who were unsatisfied with their initial pictures.

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    MIHS student registration

    Please go to the Counseling Department webpage for information about new student registration as well as information about Add/Drop forms and counselor availability.

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  • Athletic Fee Increase for 2015-2016

    The Athletic Fee for the 2015-2016 school year will increase by $15.00 per sport to $190.00.  Pay for two sports and the third sport's fee is waived for the year.  There is also a $760.00 cap per family, per year.
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Latest District Headlines

  • Update: 53 Mercer Island High School students are named National Merit Commended students

    Oct. 2, 2015 – Last month the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the selection of eight Mercer Island High School (MIHS) students as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Today, the NMSC has announced the names of 53 Mercer Island High School students as National Merit Commended students. Read more...

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  • Eight Mercer Island High School students named National Merit semifinalists

    September 14, 2015 – Last week, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the selection of eight Mercer Island High School (MIHS) students as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Read more...


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  • Mercer Island School District receives national recognition

    Mercer Island School District (MISD) was recognized nationally by two organizations recently. StartClass, an education research website, named MISD the top public school district in Washington state, and Newsweek ranked Mercer Island High School (MIHS) as one of the top 500 high schools in the nation. Read more...
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  • Mercer Island community supports schools with $950,000 donation through Bridge 2015 campaign

    The Mercer Island Schools Foundation (MISF) has raised $950,000 to support Mercer Island public schools through the Bridge 2015 campaign and hopes to reach $1,000,000 by June 30. “More than 55 percent of the Mercer Island School District parent community contributed to Bridge 2015,” said MISF Executive Director Penny Yantis. “These funds are critical to supporting our educational model that is focused on personalization and supplying the necessary coaching, supervision, and professional training, as well as having enough quality teachers to maintain lower class sizes than is funded by the state.” 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.