St. Monica Parish School is a Catholic pre-K through 8 school teaching both a traditional academic curriculum coupled…More with Christ-like values and traditional Catholic teachings.</p>
<p>Students have consistently achieved high test scores and are thought to be on par with other Mercer Island public schools. Grades 1-8 are also required to attend the Eucharist Liturgy once a week. Once a month, students attend an all-school Catholic Mass where one class is assigned to prepare the Liturgy and all are expected to take an active part. Students in grades 5-8 are also allowed the opportunity to serve as Altar Servers.</p>
MIVAL Art Gallery 2836 78th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 The gallery is the Mercer Island Visual Art League's permanent display of all…More works created by participating members and available for purchase. On any given day a variety of Mercer Island and Puget Sound artists show oil and acrylic paintings, unique hand-dyed sashes and jewelry made from century-old trade beads, semi-precious stones and Hill Tribe silver. Exhibits change monthly based on a theme and artists are subject to change semi-annually. The gallery also supports adult and children's art workshops at various local venues, and offers scholarships to local students interested in furthering their arts education.