Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Live reporting - Closing

5. Information Matters

Superintendent’s Report
a. Parmenter – Wachusett Street Construction
The front access loop is currently impassible, meeting with DPW and Town Administrator on Wednesday

There are 153 new students in the district, there was a line down the hall at the high school today, students who had been at the private high schools are returning

The bus routes are being posted, 
there were three buses eliminated per the budget discussion to save $120,000
Stops were added other bus routes
Some routes will be longer than last year due to the additional stops

  • Remington, bus 29 eliminated, stops added to buses 1, 10, 11, 14
  • Horace Mann, bus 30 eliminated, stops added to buses 15 and 22
  • Parmenter, bus 5 eliminated, stops added to bus 22 and 23
  • Keller, bus 24 eliminated, stops to bus 2 
  • Jefferson, bus 21, stops added to buses 15 and 26

middle school buses are at about 95% capacity
elementary buses are at 75% capacity
bus counts will be taken the third week in Sep
bus counts will be taken more frequently
Late bus will be up and running for the middle and high school students

Pay to ride, currently just about where they were last year about 1591, expecting an increase but only where capacity exists.

Cafasso - can we utilize the existing media to communicate to the PCC's? We need to keep the parents aware. I would like to see in Oct.

Ridership mostly middle/high school for the pay-to-ride

School Committee Sub-Committee Reports 
budget subcommittee met to start discussing FY 2012
if there is any input, like to see things different from last year, let Sue know

policy subcommittee continuing to work through the manual
will be bringing forward

School Committee Liaison Reports
6. New Business
To discuss future business that may be brought before the School Committee.

Roy - received a book from C Geromini "The Death and Life of the Great American School System"
Trahan - wishing a safe new beginning to the new year to all the students, faculty, etc.

7. Executive Session
Contractual Negotiations

moving to executive session, passed 7-0

8. Adjourn

Franklin, MA

No comments:

Post a Comment