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Welcome to Cougar Mountain Middle School!

Welcome to Cougar Mountain Middle School! Located in Issaquah, WA, Cougar Mountain Middle School serves approximately 640 students in grades 6-8. More about Our School.

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Clubs and Activities at Cougar Mountain MS

We are excited to announce that clubs are starting at Cougar Mountain as of January 2022! Visit our Student Life webpage as well as Activities webpage for information on all that is being offered.

Upcoming Events

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Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

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Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

all day

Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

all day

Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

Liberty High School Gym

Mark your calendars, we will be celebrating the accomplishments, hard work and perseverance of our 8th graders during our CMMS 8th grade Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, June 16th at the Liberty High Gym. Due to building capacity, parking restraints and our continued status as a construction site we are holding this special event off site. We are beginning to plan for this so please stay tuned for more specific details. We can’t wait to come together for a positive send off for our students going on to high school next year!

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We can’t wait to welcome students to school on March 1st at our beautiful new building located at 1929 NW Talus Dr., Issaquah. We have a great day planned for our students tomorrow that we know will be informational & fun! Above all else we want students to feel welcomed and comfortable getting around our new building! Before tomorrow gets underway, we wanted to share some important arrival and dismissal information so families could view and review together in advance.

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Read More about First Student Day at Our New Building is March 1st!

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By the Numbers

638

Students enrolled in October, 2021.

In December of 2021, Cougar Mountain student leadership completed the writing of the school's first ASB Constitution, held their first student leadership election and conducted their first ASB meeting. Go, Falcons!

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4-year Graduation Rate

High School students learn the skills needed to excel in managing their time and many responsibilities, leading to a high graduation rate as they head into the next phase of life.

84%

Post-Secondary Education Enrollment

ISD high school graduates are prepared and eager to enter the post-secondary educational world at colleges, universities and vocational schools across the globe.

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STEM and CTE Courses

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), and Career and Technical Education (CTE) are key focuses for our middle and high school students, both in the classroom and extracurricular activities.

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School Highlights & Programs

Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.

Principal Erin McKee

Meet Principal Erin McKee!

Hi, Falcon families! My favorite part of being a principal is greeting our students each morning. A few fun facts about me: If I could only eat one cuisine for the rest of my life, it would be Japanese food. My bucket list includes attending a Beyoncé concert. I’m really good at parallel parking. 

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Responsible Citizenship

Students will understand and respect their freedoms and responsibilities as members of the ISD community and global world at large. They will move forward in all aspects of their lives by applying the ethical and equitable values fostered in their education.

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Comprehensive Awareness

Students will receive extensive social-emotional support each year of their educational career. In addition, they will learn life skills to support all aspects of their growth, including collaboration, goal setting, physical health, creativity, and resilience.

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