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 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."
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1. Routine Business
Review of Agenda
Minutes: I recommend approval of the minutes from the February 28, 2017, March 15, 2017 and March 17, 2017 School Committee Meetings.
Payment of Bills Dr. O’Malley
Payroll Mrs. Douglas
FHS Student Representatives
1. Nicolas Gnaman
2. Alexander Chitarra
Correspondence: Budget to Actual – Miriam Goodman
a. FY18 Budget Hearing
3. Discussion Only Items
4. Action Items
a. I recommend approval of the Budget Transfers as detailed.
b. I recommend adoption of the 2017-2018 School Committee Schedule as discussed.
c. I recommend adoption of the Grant Procedures Manual as discussed.
d. I recommend that the district not participate in school choice for the 2017-2018 school year as discussed.
e. I recommend approval of the request of Diane Plouffe to take music students to Boston from 3/9-3/11/17 for the MA All State Music Festival as detailed. (pre-approved remotely 7-0)
f. I recommend acceptance of checks totaling $1,560.00 for the Robert Lima Scholarship.
g. I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $1,265.80 from the Oak Street PCC for inhouse enrichment.
h. I recommend acceptance of the donation of $300.00 from Columbia Gas of MA as a Teacher Appreciation Award for Sarah Murphy (Gr. 4) to be used for supplemental classroom supplies at Parmenter Elementary School.
i. I recommend acceptance of a check for $5,000.00 from the Digital Federal Credit Union for the Robert Lima and Keiichi Kitanosono scholarships.
j. I recommend acceptance of checks totaling $2,245.00 from the JF Kennedy PCC for field trips as detailed.
k. I recommend approval for the recurring field trip for 8th graders to Providence Place Mall on April 13, 2017 as detailed.
l. I recommend acceptance of a check for $4,819.68 from the Jefferson PCC for Field Trips.
m.I recommend acceptance of a check for $220.00 from Franklin Music Parents for inhouse enrichment as detailed.
n. I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $801.75 from the Parmenter PCC for Field Trips.
o. I recommend approval of the recurring field trip for Keller 5th Grade students to travel to Roger Williams Zoo in Providence, RI on May 5, 2017
p. I recommend approval of the request for FHS cheerleaders to travel to Rochester, NY for Platinum Nationals Competition from April 8-10, 2017 as detailed.
5. Information Matters
School Committee Sub-Committee Reports
a. Budget Sub Committee – Dr. O’Malley
b. Community Relations – Ms. SchultzSchool Committee Liaison Reports
a. PCC Liaison – Dr. Bergen
b. SWAC Liaison – Mrs. Douglas
6. New Business
To discuss future business that may be brought before the School Committee.
7. Executive Session
a. Contractual Negotiations
8. Motion to Adjourn
– Dr. O’Malley