On Friday, March 16th, 5 of the 7 school committee members voted to close Wakefield Elementary School. Thank you to Alycia Collins and Emily Cummiskey for voting to keep one of our important elementary schools open!
The contact information for those 5 School Committee members is below.
Roland Benjamin, Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Mueller, Vice-Chair email@example.com
Michelle Brousseau firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate McMahon Macinanti email@example.com
Raissa Mosher firstname.lastname@example.org
Does Wakefield Elementary need to close? NO
Was the process for closing WES fair and transparent? NO
Will SK schools gain money for programs or staffing? NO
Is enrollment dropping dangerously low at WES? NO
Can things be done to increase enrollment at WES? YES
Is keeping WES open important for Downtown? YES
Will tax revenue suffer with the closing of WES? YES
Protect our Elementary Schools
Matunuck- Peace Dale- Wakefield -West Kingston
United We Stand!