Visit With Superintendent Rundle at Summer Celebration Saturday, July 15
Mercer Island, WA, July 12, 2023 – The Mercer Island School District will have a booth at the City of Mercer Island Summer Celebration on Saturday, July 15, from 11am to 4pm.
Superintendent Dr. Fred Rundle and District staff and administrators will be at our booth interacting and visiting with community members. We encourage you to visit Summer Celebration and stop by our booth for a MISD goodie bag.
Our brand-new electric bus will also be on hand at the Touch a Truck portion of Summer Celebration for community members to tour.
Summer Celebration takes place at two locations, Mercerdale Park and 77th Ave SE, where we will have our booth from 11am-4pm, and Luther Burbank Park in the evening for music and fireworks.
MISD is providing schools buses for shuttles for community members going to Luther Burbank Park for the fireworks show Saturday evening. Community members can catch a shuttle from City Hall, West Mercer Elementary, or Island Park Elementary to Luther Burbank Park from 5:30pm to 9pm. The shuttle will return riders to each location after the fireworks.
KMIH 88.9 The Bridge will have booth at Summer Celebration and will be broadcasting live. The Mercer Island Schools Foundation will also have a booth.
Summer Celebration event and shuttle information can be found on the City’s website.
We look forward to seeing you at Summer Celebration.
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