During a Fallbrook Alumni Association meeting held on Saturday, September 17th at the Fallbrook Library, Will Hatcher, Chief Business Officer at FUHS, spoke about the school bond measure (Proposed Measure AA). In addition to members of the association, Executive Assistant Carmen Montejano was there to represent FUHS Superintendent Dr. Hugo Pedroza. Members of the association watched a slide show and asked questions regarding this bond measure in the November 8th election.The Fallbrook Union High School District is seeking voter authorization to improve student safety, instruction and learning. Mr. Hatcher stated that the the current state of the classrooms, labs, technology and facilities are outdated and in disrepair and the school is struggling to make upgrades and keep them in good working condition with limited resources. (Visit their site to see the much needed improvements: http://www.fuhsd.net/files/user/10/file/Facilities%20Needs%20Assessment%202016.pdf)SUMMARY OF BALLOT MEASURE“Without increasing tax rates, shall Fallbrook Union High School District repair and upgrade aging classrooms and school facilities, including deteriorating roofs, plumbing and electrical systems; improve campus safety/security; upgrade career-training facilities, classrooms, and science labs supporting instruction in math, engineering, technology, science and skilled trades preparing students to be college and career ready; by issuing $45,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizens oversight, annual audits, no money for administrators, and all funds staying local?”Measure AA will NOT increase your taxes. It simply extends, without increasing, the soon to expire bond authorization originally approved by voters in 1994.Proposed Measure AA will:• Repair or replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and electrical systems• Renovate career training facilities for science, technology, engineering, math and skilled trades• Improve school safety and security• Replace aging portables with modern permanent classrooms• Upgrade aging physical education facilities to current health and safety standardsProposed Measure AA requires 55% approval to pass. A vote of “YES” approves funding for the District’s plan to improve the high school; a “NO” vote rejects the plan. All those in the Fallbrook Union High School District registered by October 24th, 2016 will be eligible to vote on Measure AA.Fallbrook Alumni Association, Inc. is providing this information as a service to all registered voters and makes no endorsement for or against this measure. Whatever you decide, please VOTE.