5. Information Matters
new high school ground breaking -Sat Oct 13, 1:30 PM - public invited
NEASC visit was informative in professional development, saw new standards in action, will be meeting to develop a three year action plan for the high school and how to implement the new standards.; changes in assessments, school wide rubrics, implementation of analytical rubrics, will be budget driven as well, will need to spread it out.
Started the official tours of the schools; four adults and a couple of children
Next tour will be Oak/Horace Mann/ECDC
Mrs Trahan, amazing that as much has she has been in the school, there is something to be learned each time, it is a good feeling coming away from the school at how much is going on and how well it
Mrs Mullen, thanks to Franklin Matters for the publicity, the school was immaculate. Did not get to tour the new playground, as it was too dark.
Supt Sabolinski demonstrated sitting on a therapy ball to meet the needs of the diverse learners.Thanks to those for stopping by during the Harvest Festival, there are still a lot of questions about the high school. Hopefully, there will be more news about the traffic flow when the construction starts. There will be an impact to traffic when it starts. The more we can get out there, the better off we'll be
"Light up a life" fund raisers, peer leaders are sponsoring a basketball game against the Harlem Wizards. Supt Sabolinski will be the coach.
The new cable operation has an opportunity for the School Committee to make an appointment to represent their interests.
School Committee Sub-Committee Reports
joint budget committee started to discuss FY 2014
School Committee Liaison Reports
6. New Business
To discuss future business that may be brought before the School Committee.
Casino night - Nov 3
more information on the Franklin Education Foundation website
School Committee requested to appoint someone to the cable committee, send suggestions to mRs Mullen, will need to vote at next meeting to have ready for the Nov 8th cable meeting.
7. Executive Session
Contractual Negotiations - none
motion to adjourn, passed