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A “wow” reaction to Northwood Elementary School

Despite a rainy Saturday morning, hundreds of community members came out for the dedication and tours of Northwood Elementary, Mercer Island’s newest school in 53 years. The reaction was pretty […]

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MIPA's Preschool Fair on January 23rd

The Mercer Island Preschool Association is hosting its annual preschool fair on Saturday, January 23rd, 10 am to Noon, at the Mercer Island Community Center. Representatives from various Island programs will […]

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Mercer Island School District enrollment highest in 35 years

As of October 1st, 2015, the Mercer Island School District reached the highest number of students enrolled in its schools in more than 35 years. At the end of the […]

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'Tag' a touchy issue at Mercer Island schools

“What? Tag is banned?”  ~ The question that echoed around Mercer Island last week. The Mercer Island School District recently made local, national, and international news, though not in our usual way […]

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School Board names Elementary School No. 4

Choosing between final contenders Mercerwood, Mercer Crest, and Northwood, the Mercer Island School Board has named Elementary School No. 4. The winner goes to Northwood – originally chosen as a finalist […]

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Pixie Hill Director Jennifer Headrick recognized with MIPA Exceptional Educator Award

Mercer Island Pixie Hill preschool director and lead teacher Jennifer Headrick was recognized with the 2015 Exceptional Educator Award by the Mercer Island Preschool Association (MIPA). Headrick became involved with […]

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The Bridge that Keeps Mercer Island Schools Strong

Tomorrow the Mercer Island Schools Foundation hosts its annual “Breakfast of Champions,” the spring fundraising event for the organization’s Bridge campaign, which raises money to fund teachers in the Mercer […]

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FAQ: Mercer Island's 4th Elementary School

Plans are coming right along for the building and management of the Mercer Island School District’s fourth elementary school. Last week marked two important steps forward – Gary Plano, MISD […]

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