They have spoken out at Cobb Board of Education meetings, complaining that the 1960s-era facility is outdated and moldy, causes health problems and is located in a busy commercial corridor that poses traffic and safety concerns.
Several school board members have visited Mountain View in recent weeks. Among the guest speakers at the November meeting are school board member David Banks, who represents the Mountain View school community, and Cobb District 3 Commissioner JoAnn Birrell.
The school board will be choosing two elementary schools for replacement projects. Also lobbying heavily are parents at Brumby Elementary in East Cobb and Harmony Leland Elementary in Mableton.