The Franklin Public Schools will foster within its students the knowledge and skills to find and achieve satisfaction in life as productive global citizens.
The Franklin Public Schools, in collaboration with the community, will cultivate each student's intellectual, social, emotional and physical potential through rigorous academic inquiry and informed problem solving skills within a safe, nurturing and respectful environment.
"The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law."
1. Routine Business
Review of Agenda
Minutes: I recommend approval of the minutes from the October 11, 2011 School Committee Meeting.
Payment of Bills Mr. Glynn
Payroll Mrs. Douglas
FHS Student Representatives
Correspondence: Letter from FEA
a. School Improvement Plans
- Parmenter Elementary
- Jefferson Elementary
- JF Kennedy Elementary
3. Discussion Only Items
School Committee Calendar Change
4. Action Items
a. I recommend approval of the field trip for JFKennedy 3rd and 5th graders to the Veterans Auditorium in Providence, RI on April 12, 2012 as detailed.
b. I recommend approval of the recurring field trip for the FHS Drama Club to travel to NY City to see “Rent” on November 19, 2011 as detailed.
c. I recommend acceptance of a check for $443.53 from Target for in-house enrichment for the Franklin High School.
d. I recommend acceptance of a check for $5000.00 from the Jefferson PCC for field trips.
e. I recommend acceptance of a check for $1750.00 from the Oak Street PCC for in-house enrichment at Oak Street Elementary School.
f. I recommend acceptance of the donation of $530.50 from the Oak Street PCC for a field trip.
g. I recommend approval of the FHS Field trip to France & Spain in June 2012 as detailed.
h. I recommend changing the School Committee meeting Calendar to reflect a regularly scheduled meeting on November 15th and November 29th as training / workshop with FEA as discussed.
i. I recommend approval of the Superintendent’s goals as discussed.
j. I recommend acceptance of a check for $242.28 from Wells Fargo/Douglas Lee for in-house enrichment.
k. I recommend acceptance of a check for $700.00 from the Kennedy PCC for a 3rd grade field trip.
l. I recommend acceptance of a check for $125.00 from the Kennedy PCC for Nurse fees for a 3rd grade field trip.
5. Information Matters
School Committee Sub-Committee Reports
School Committee Liaison Reports
6. New Business
To discuss future business that may be brought before the School Committee.
7. Executive Session