Take part in local democracy and help improve the education of local youth by attending a school board meeting.
The Mercer Island School Board is an elected body of five directors who oversee the operations of the , led by the district superintendent.
The 2012 MISD Board of Directors retreat will be held in the Mercer Island High School Library.
Retreats are open to the public but are primarily used to focus the governing body's efforts on planning work for the year ahead. Most public meetings begin with a public comment period before conducting official business, but board retreats typically do not reserve time for public input.
Regular school board meetings are normally held at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month in the school district administration building's board room.