The proponents of last April's school bond issue wanted to tear down and rebuild our elementary schools and Islander Middle School. The bond was defeated handily.
Now some of these bond supporters want to split up that bond issue into chunks. They want to start with tearing down and rebuilding IMS. See http://www.engagemercerislandschools.com/, the site hosted by Triangle Associates, the school district's "community engagement" vendor.
If you are unsure whether this is a reasonable thing to do, and you haven't been inside IMS for a while, come to the town hall meeting there on Nov. 7, Wednesday at 7 pm. Discuss how you think the school district should deal with our school overcrowding problem, but also look around and decide for yourself whether you think the school is outdated, aging or otherwise in need of replacement.