Category Archive for 'About SOS'

Over these past few weeks, we have heard from many of you who have shared your suggestions, concerns and ideas. We’re listening! Regardless of what happens at the ballot box tomorrow, SOS isn’t going to drop the ball. We pledge to: continue to work to find long-term solutions to our budget crisis. promote deep and […]

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The SOS committee recently recorded three informational videos which are available on Hamilton Wenham TV as well as Google Video. You can view the videos here at our website by visiting our Videos page. Here is Hamilton Wenham TV’s schedule for the next two weeks: Episode 1- 5/3 at 12:30 Episode 2 – 4/30 at […]

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Is SOS only about Overrides?

SOS did not come together just to pass overrides. SOS formed to find long-term solutions to our budget crisis. Here are some of the things that SOS has been up to: SOS has formed a subcommittee to explore ways to generate revenue and cut costs. In the next two weeks alone, SOS’s lobbying subcommittee is […]

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We were excited and encouraged to get a large turnout (50+), with lots of new faces, at our latest SOS (Support Our Schools) meeting last week, an indication of the high level of concern about school funding. We were honored to have Richard Boroff, chairman of the School Committee, Marc Johnson, chairman of the Hamilton […]

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There was a strong turnout for the most recent SOS meeting on November 5th. Almost 60 people attended, including School Committee members, Alexa McCloughan and Jack O’Keefe, and State Representative, Brad Hill. Alexa McCloughlan and Jack O’Keefe discussed the school budget process and explained that the School Committee hopes to avoid further cuts in FY […]

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Our kickoff meeting in September was well attended be the community. We now have 35 volunteers who are willing to devote their time and expertise to the SOS committee. A total of 8 subcommittees have formed to support a variety of efforts to increase funding to our schools. If you would like to help please […]

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7/12/2007 We thought you might be interested in a summary of the Support Our Schools fund raising efforts. A total of $266,487.85 in cash was donated from 368 families and 6 companies. The June 15th mail brought in a huge number of checks including a very significant donation that enabled priority three to be fulfilled, […]

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