The MIHS cheer squad greets students on their first day at Northwood Elementary. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

The MIHS cheer squad greets students on their first day at Northwood Elementary. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Mercer Island students head back to class

School district shares ‘First Day of School’ photos.

  • Friday, September 7, 2018 4:19pm
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School is back in session on Mercer Island as of Sept. 5.Grades 1-12 went back on Wednesday, and kindergarten started Sept. 7. The school district encouraged the community to post first day of school photos with the hashtag #MIFirstDay2018, and shared some pictures of its own.


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First day of kindergarten at Northwood Elementary. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

First day of kindergarten at Northwood Elementary. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

9th graders are welcomed by faculty and staff and the marching band drumline at MIHS. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

9th graders are welcomed by faculty and staff and the marching band drumline at MIHS. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

First day of kindergarten at Northwood Elementary. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

First day of kindergarten at Northwood Elementary. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Northwood fourth graders. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Northwood fourth graders. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

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