Students, teachers and parents from the McCormack Middle School say they’ve invested too much in the school to see it broken up as part of the district’s BuildBPS plan.

At a meeting last week, members of the school community pleaded with interim Boston Public Schools Superintendent Laura Perille to abandon a plan to shut down the school and send its students to Excel High School in South Boston.

The proposed school closure, part of phase II of the school department’s $1 billion BuildBPS plan, was announced Oct. 17 along with the planned closure of West Roxbury Academy and Urban Science Academy, which share a building.

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