Wareham Gatemen Organization Gives Back In So Many Ways

When most people think about the Wareham Gatemen Baseball organization, they think about watching great baseball games during the summer by the cream of the crop of college talent looking to be scouted into the major league.  The games are free to attend (donations accepted).  It's free to park.  Even the concession stand is reasonable.  It's a great family take from June to August.

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The Cost of Educating Higher Performing Students

As I have written recently on the "Wareham Matters" Facebook page, I can't speak highly enough of Michael MacMillan, the Business Manager at Wareham Public Schools.  His reports are outstanding and he has gone out of his way to research concerns that I have had - even though I am no longer on the School Committee.  He doesn't have to do this, but I am grateful that he does.

What follows is one such report that he sent me over a month ago.  I am publishing it publicly at this time with his permission, as I feel that there is still a real disconnect in the community regarding how much bang for the buck we truly do get for these programs.

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School Budget Process Must Be Transparent

While I was on the School Committee, it was one of my endeavors as a tax paying parent with a child in Wareham Public Schools, to ensure that the budget process was as transparent as possible for the public to understand and ultimately support.

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