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Lakeridge K-Kids learn about leadership, compassion, and community

At the end of the school day at Lakeridge Elementary, most students leave the building. But every other Thursday in Barb Tivnan's emptied classroom, a group of 2nd-5th graders gather. They are members of K-Kids. Their aim is to improve the world.
 

 
 

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HS robotics MIHS Students are using computer programming to cultivate and foster analytical and critical thinking. In this short spotlight video, the viewer will see how thinking, creativity, and problem-solving are all interconnected. The teaching of coding offers our students technology and digital literacy in ways that will help shape their thinking for future cross-discipline tasks.
 
 

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    King County elections reported this evening that both special levies are passing.  More info ...
     
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  • Sixty-two Mercer Island High School students advance to DECA’s state competition

    Feb. 5, 2016 - Sixty-two Mercer Island High School students have qualified to compete in the Washington State DECA State Career Development Conference in Bellevue on March 3-5. Read more...

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  • Lakeridge Elementary honored as a Washington State Green School Leader

    Feb. 4, 2016 – Lakeridge Elementary School has been recognized with a Washington State Green School Leader Award by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The award recognizes schools in Washington state whose practices reduce waste and protect the environment. Read more...

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  • Mentors needed to help Mercer Island students with Robotics Team Competition

    Feb. 1, 2016 – On January 9, Robotics teacher Sam Gadbury kicked off Mercer Island High School’s first entry into the FIRST Robotics competition, a leading national competition for aspiring inventors and engineers. Read more...

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  • Five high school students and one former student selected as candidates for Presidential Scholars

    Jan. 29, 2016 – The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the U.S. Department of Education have selected five current MIHS students and one former MIHS student as candidates for the Presidential Scholars Program. Read more...

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  • Mercer Island School District hires new Communications and Alumni Relations Coordinator

    Jan. 29, 2016 – Today the Mercer Island School District (MISD) announced the hiring of a new Communications and Alumni Relations Coordinator for the district. Read more...

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  • MIHS music programs win and place at 2016 Eastshore Solo and Ensemble Contest

    Jan. 27, 2016 – MIHS choir, orchestra and band programs represented our district well this past Saturday at the 2016 Eastshore Solo and Ensemble Contest held at Bellevue College. Read more...

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  • Food services team enlists Island Park students to sample healthy foods

    Jan. 27, 2016 - MISD Food Services Director Carol Bus and MIHS kitchen manager Kecia Vineyard usually work in an office or school kitchen. But recently they spent over an hour in a classroom at Island Park Elementary. Their purpose? To teach fourth graders about the delights and benefits of eating healthy food. Read more...

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  • Mercer Island School District recruiting bus drivers

    The Mercer Island School District is actively seeking new bus drivers. Read more...

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  • Vision 2020 Spotlight: Winter 2016

    MIHS Students are using computer programming to cultivate and foster analytical and critical thinking. In this short spotlight video, the viewer will see how thinking, creativity, and problem-solving are all interconnected. The teaching of coding offers our students technology and digital literacy in ways that will help shape their thinking for future cross-discipline tasks. Watch video...

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Mercer Island is located in the middle of beautiful Lake Washington, within minutes of Seattle and Bellevue. It is joined with Seattle by the Interstate 90 floating bridge and Bellevue by the east channel bridge. The City of Mercer Island serves primarily as a residential community for about 24,000 people, most of whom are employed in professional and managerial positions in Seattle and the surrounding areas.

The Mercer Island School District has a K-12 population of more than 4,300 and enjoys a wide-spread reputation for quality and excellence, combining academics, cultural expression, and athletic achievement. More info...