Mutual Respect and Shared Responsibility Commitments - Students

  • We, the students of Mercer Island High School, in order to improve the atmosphere of respect, shall strive to abide by this code of conduct.

    1. In order to foster respect within the student body, we the students pledge to adhere to the highest standards of etiquette by strengthening cross-grade relationships through the elimination of discrimination based on age, race, gender, sexual preference, or ability.

    2. In order to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of the MIHS campus, we the students commit to preventing vandalism and the denigration of school property. Furthermore, we shall maintain the beauty of our school by not littering and cleaning up after ourselves.

    3. In order to uphold the value of respect for our administrators, teachers, and substitutes, we the students agree to be punctual and to exhibit appropriate behavior toward school faculty and staff. Moreover, we the members of the student body acknowledge that faculty and staff members act in our best interests.

    4. In order to uphold the ideals of good sportsmanship, we the students of Mercer Island High School promise to show respect for all participants, referees, and fans. In addition, we pledge to both support our school and all of its activities, and to nurture healthy competition between schools.

    Reaffirmed October, 2016