Who ever said public school was free???

Geez louise, my son hasn't stopped bugging me about paying his school fees for next year otherwise he will lose his spot... Does he realize that he is very much priviledged to be going to a paying public school??? Damn it, I've just got a bill of $495 for him and $220 for his sister. To that I'll have to put another $200 for his sister for lunch supervision... sigh.

To that I've got to add the week-end activities which are due to be paid in 3 weeks... wish money would grow on trees.