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Dear MIHS families,

In this virtual learning environment, we want to provide you with as much information as possible.  This page will be updated weekly with information for the upcoming weeks at the high school, with links to various documents, videos etc. that you may find useful.  You can also visit the MIHS website, the District Covid-19/Learning Forward website or your parent/student Schoology account for even more information.  We appreciate your partnership as we move towards the future together.

INFORMATIONAL

UPDATES

IMPORTANT

DOCUMENTS & LINKS

UPCOMING EVENTS

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20 - 24

Student Parking is Complete - No More Passes are Available

Watch the MIHS Band Perform at the Seahawks Game this Weekend on Sunday, September 19th

Senior Cap and Gowns

 - Order by October 1st

WEEK OF JUNE 7 - 11

  • MIHS Graduation,Thursday June10, 5:30 p.m., Islander Stadium

Hooray!!

 

WEEK OF JUNE 1 - 4

 

WEEK OF MAY 24 - 28

NO SCHOOL MONDAY MAY 31 FOR MEMORIAL DAY

 

WEEKS OF MAY 10 - 14; MAY 17 - 21

MIHS musical 'Theory of Relativity'

May 13 at 7pm, May 14 at 7pm, May 15 at 2pm

May 15 at 7pm, May 20 at 7pm, May 21 at 7pm

May 22 at 2pm,  and May 22 at 7pm

 

WEEK OF MAY 3 - 7

Principal Kelly 5/3 letter to students/families

 

WEEK OF APRIL 26 - 30

Principal Kelly 4/26 letter to students/families

 

  • April 29, 7:00-8:00 pm

Bias and Microaggressions: Combating Everyday Racism

WEEK OF APRIL 19 - 23

 

  • April 20, 7:00 pm

Youth Suicide Prevention for Parents

WEEK OF APRIL 12 - 16

MIHS Student Resources Slide Deck

Sophomores and Juniors return to school in person on Thursday, April 15

MIHS Bus Route Map

MIHS Orange Hybrid Learning Schedule

MIHS Parent Pick Up Map 

MIHS PM Bus loading location map

Safety Video - Return to Hybrid

WEEK OF MARCH 29 - APRIL 2

Principal Kelly letter to students/families

WEEK OF MARCH

 22 - 26

Happy Spring!!

Seniors and Freshmen Return March 22

MIHS Bus Route Map

MIHS Orange Hybrid Learning Schedule

MIHS Parent Pick Up Map 

MIHS PM Bus loading location map

Safety Video - Return to Hybrid

Lunchroom Safety

WEEK OF MARCH

 15 - 19

 

Principal Kelly weekly letter 3.19.21

NO SCHOOL Friday, March 19

MIHS Bus Route Map

MIHS Orange Hybrid Learning Schedule

MIHS Parent Pick Up Map 

MIHS PM Bus loading location map

Safety Video - Return to Hybrid

Lunchroom Safety

WEEK OF MARCH

 8 - 12

Principal Kelly video

A/B cohorts for Hybrid Learning Posted

MIHS Bus Route Map

MIHS Orange Hybrid Learning Schedule

WEEK OF MARCH

 1 - 5

Principal Kelly video

March 4 at 7pm

March 5 at 7pm

March 6 at 2 pm

March 6 at 7pm

  • Washington State Thespy Award Winners:  Artemis Wiegand - Superior in Costume Construction and London Brunelle - Superior in both Monologues and Solo Song. Both will be moving on to compete at the Nationals in June.

Jamisen Dowdy and Evan Skirgaudas received an Excellent score in Monologues, and Brielle Gradek received an Excellent score in Solo Song. All three will be honored at the (virtual) Washington State Thespian Festival in a few weeks.

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 2/22- 2/26

Perfect Attendance - Grace Castellanos, Joseph Duffie, Nash Hawkins, Max Lemus, Katya Marchenko, Cora Marquardi Pirzio-Biroli, Lucy Myers, and Noelle Paek

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22 - 26

Principal Kelly on Returning to School

February 25 at 7pm

February 26 at 7pm

February 27 at 2pm

February 27 at 7pm

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 2/8 - 2/12

Perfect Attendance - Eric Anderson, Emjay Byers, Kate Grove, Lauren Nguyen, Colin Shea, and  Ethan Zhang

Most Improved - Monica Stroh, and Zaine Tice

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8 - 12

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 2/1 - 2/5

Perfect Attendance - Jayden Anderson, Isabella Biggs, Zoe Chen, Carter Crosetto, Kyle Iwasaki, Jason Liao, and Asha Woerner

Most Improved - Lauren Majewski

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1 - 5

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 1/11 - 1/15

Perfect Attendance - Maxwell Fischel, Violet Kinney, Gill MacDonald, Paul Noone, Sai Pipavath, and Piper Pokorny

Most Improved - Monica Le, and Cortez Smith

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 1/19 - 1/22

Perfect Attendance - Zubair Alam, Alexander Castleman, John Hense, Isabella Nguyen, Sydney Samuels, and Maximilien Sayer

Most Improved - Mason Dudycha, and Kiana Nasrabdi

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 1/25 - 1/29

Perfect Attendance - Dylan Gustetich, Alexandra Hyman, Michael Lee, Isabel McGaughy, and Damian Neuner

Most Improved - Amanda Elliot, Leila Poythress-Childs, and Colton (Cole) Saitta

WEEK OF JANUARY 25 - 29

  • NO SCHOOL Monday, January 25 for teacher report card preparation

  • Tuesday, January 26 First Day of 2nd Semester

  • MIHS Drama 1, in partnership with Youth Theatre Northwest, presents Get a Clue: Radio Drama, written by Kate Swenson Streaming on https://889thebridge.org/ January 29th at 7pm

WEEK OF JANUARY 18 - 22

Finals Week Schedule

  • NO SCHOOL Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Finals Tuesday, January 19 thru Friday, January 22

  • MIHS Drama 1, in partnership with Youth Theatre Northwest, presents Get a Clue: Radio Drama, written by Kate Swenson Streaming on https://889thebridge.org/ January 22nd and 29th at 7pm

WEEK OF JANUARY 11 - 15

  • January 14 and 15 7:00 pm

Drama Winter Improv Show

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 1/4 - 1/8

Perfect Attendance - Hunter Evans, Jakob John-Lewis, Felix Joinson, Mia LoBosco, Anantika Mannby, Carmen “Cam” Taylor, and Balter Wang

Most Improved - Ashlyn Powell

WEEK OF JANUARY

 4 - 8

Winter Virtual Assembly

Wind Ensemble Plays "Let It Snow!"

  • MISD has partnered with 6crickets for virtual learning opportunities.  Check out their flyer
  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 12/7 - 12/11

Perfect Attendance - Elizabeth Austin, Jamisen Dowdy, Jordyn Jacobsen, Bennett McBrayer, and Daniel Mezistrano

Most Improved - Elise Buckley, Justin Li, and Leah Sytman

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 12/14 - 12/18

Perfect Attendance - Mohamad bin Zohor, Aris Lee, Brandon Patacsil, and Kevin Speyer

Most Improved - Charlie Kwak, Sandra Pedersen, Brycen Powell, and Sofia Yarza

WEEK OF DECEMBER 14 - 18

Community Connection Webinar of Dec 9

Attendance Updates

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 11/30 - 12/4

Perfect Attendance - Charlise Barokas, Simar Benepal, Lance Cote, Peter Dahlin, Lars Eide, Sydney Hoang, and Tiffany Zhang

Most Improved -Trinh Le

WEEK OF DECEMBER 7 - 11

  • Parent Edge Support session on December 8th @ 7pm-  Supporting our Teens and Tweens Through the Challenges of Social Isolation.  Registration info here

  • Community Webinar on current and future in-person learning plans on December 9th @ 5pm.  Info here

WEEK OF

NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 4

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 11/16 - 11/20

Perfect Attendance - Emily Fain, Samuel Gilchrist, Isabel Leal, Brandon Leavitt, Coco Liu, Wesley Pronovost,  and Lucy Sumner

Most Improved - Emma Freeman

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23-25

 

Principal Kelly's Latest Video

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25 EARLY RELEASE AT 11:50AM

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 11/9 - 11/13

Perfect Attendance - Katie Anderson, Mira Ghodke, Alexey Grushetzky, Yufei Li,   Ian McDonald, Owen Pasquali, and John Werdel

Most Improved - Eric So

  • Questions about prearranging an absence or excusing an absence? Please visit the MIHS attendance page located here.

  • Yearbook/ID photos: Students who did not have their school pictures taken when Dorian was here last month can upload a picture to the Google Form. To access the form you must log into your district account.  Make sure to upload your picture by December 4 so we can have you in the Yearbook!

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 16 - 20

  • November 19th  7:00-8:30pm

Parent Edge:  Youth Suicide Prevention for Parents

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 11/2 - 11/6

Perfect Attendance - Abigail Buist-Haverkamp, Christian Dang, Amelia Flickinger, Martinque Flickinger, Cohen Kolbe, Mica Moseley, and  Luke Shavey  Most Improved - Delaney Williams

WEEK OF

NOVEMBER  9, 10, 12, 13

NO SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAY THE 11TH

Principal Kelly Update on School Sports

  • November 11th - NO SCHOOL VETERANS DAY

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 10/26 - 10/30

Perfect Attendance - Arevik Dalakian, Gregory Demopulos, Caitlin Garr, Carly Lightfoot, Nicholas Novack, and Valentine Ines Piteira

 Most Improved - Adrian Fu and Kaiden Paulson

NOVEMBER 2-6

  • November 4th - First Quarter Ends
  • November 5th - Second Quarter Begins
  • Beginning November 5th, the Attendance Office will begin sending automated phone messages to families when a student is absent.  This will be in addition to the automated emails that are already being sent when a student is absent.  We appreciate your efforts to support student attendance to their Zoom class sessions.  If you have questions or need to excuse an absence, e-mail MIHS.attendance@mercerislandschools.org

  • November 6th - AP Students only:  if you missed last week’s deadline to Register and Pay for your May 2021 exams, exams are now $165 each and the new deadline to register and pay is coming up this Friday, November 6th.
  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 10/19 - 10/23

Perfect Attendance - Jason Dhand, Peter Empey, Aimee Graesser, Samantha Ha, Jada Luu, Calista Payson and Sam Shroff

Most Improved - Alexander Cherberg

OCTOBER 26-30

Update from Principal Kelly on Remote Learning

  • October 26 - Junior Picture Day 12:30-4:30pm (juniors assigned by Islander Hour Teacher).  PSAT Student Booklets will also be available for pick-up (the test has been postponed to January).

Counseling

  • Attendance Incentive Program Winners for 10/12-10/16

Perfect Attendance -  Perseus Batalov, Brynn Doty, Miles Gurney, Jeffrey Mi, Olivia Stovall and Benjamin Viofore

Most Improved - Hugh Savage and Audrey Yount

OCTOBER 19-23

Message from Principal Kelly

  • October 19 - Sophomores 12:30-4:30pm

OCTOBER 12-16

  • Freshman Picture Day - Monday, October 12.  View the link for details including scheduled time windows.

OCTOBER 5-9

  • Senior Picture Day - Monday, October 5.  View the link for details including scheduled time windows.

   

SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 2

  • Beginning Monday 9/21 and the following three Monday’s through 10/12

SEPTEMBER 21-25

Passcode: 1xe6T6^H

NEW INFORMATION:

  • 9th Grade Visits to MIHS  begin this week

  • Art Materials Pick-up 22nd & 23rd.  Students in Ms Torrey and Ms Shideler’s classes will be able to pick up their art supplies during the student’s scheduled class time.  The drive-thru pick-up will be in the music lot.  Check for Schoology messages from each teacher.

REPEATED INFORMATION

SEPTEMBER 14 - 18

  • Afternoon Support Opportunities for Students
  • Tues & Wed All teachers host office hours 2:00-3:15. Drop in with any questions you or your student’s may have (Office hour Zoom links found in Schoology)
  • Mon - Math support for E1/E2, Alg 1, Geo, & Alg 2 students; ask your teacher for details

SEPTEMBER 7 - 11

  • Due by Tuesday morning 9/8/2020: Students need to create their authenticated Zoom accounts through their school email. Non-school email Zoom accounts will not be able to access their class Zoom links.

  • 9/9 MIHS New Families Orientation 4:30-5:30pm; Zoom Link; New families join Principal Walter Kelly, the admin team, and MIHS counselors for a virtual orientation.

  • Afternoon Support Opportunities for Students
  • Tues & Wed All teachers host office hours 2:00-3:15. Drop in with any questions you or your student’s may have (Office hour Zoom links found in Schoology)
  • Mon - Math support for E1/E2, Alg 1, Geo, & Alg 2 students; ask your teacher for details

AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 4

Welcome to School!!

  • RSVP - Parents can verify student information in Skyward

Prior Information