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."
a. Review of Agenda
b. Citizen’s Comments
i. In the spirit of open communication, “the School Committee will hear public comment not related to an agenda item at the beginning of each regular School Committee Meeting. The Committee will listen to, but not respond to any comment made. A Committee member may add an agenda item to a future meeting as a result of a citizen comment” – from Policy BEDH
c. FHS Student Representative Comments
d. Superintendent’s Report
2. Guests / Presentations
a. ECDC 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Kelty Kelley
b. Davis Thayer 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Kathleen Gerber
c. Jefferson 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Sarah Klim
d. Keller 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Eric Stark
e. Kennedy 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Dr. Linda Ashley
f. Oak St. 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Kate Peretz
g. Parmenter 17-18 School Improvement Plan – Shannon Barca
3. Discussion / Action Items
a. I recommend approval of ECDC’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
b. I recommend approval of Davis Thayer’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
c. I recommend approval of Jefferson’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
d. I recommend approval of Keller’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
e. I recommend approval of Kennedy’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
f. I recommend approval of Oak St.’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
g. I recommend approval of Parmenter’s 2017-18 School Improvement Plan as presented.
h. Policy – Second Reading
i. CBI – Evaluation of the Superintendent
ii. I recommend adoption of policy CBI – Evaluation of the Superintendent as discussed.
i. Boys Basketball Florida Trip Proposal
i. I recommend approval of the request for the FHS Boys Basketball team to travel to Orlando, FL on December 26-31, 2017 for a tournament as detailed.
j. Policy – First Reading
i. BBA – School Committee Powers and Duties
ii. BBBA – School Committee Member Qualifications Oath of Office
iii. BEDH – Public Participation at School Committee Meetings
iv. I recommend moving the following policies to a second reading:
1. BBA – School Committee Powers and Duties
2. BBBA – School Committee Member Qualifications Oath of Office
3. BEDH – Public Participation at School Committee Meetings
4. Discussion Only Items
5. Information Matters
a. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports (e.g. Budget; Community Relations; Policy; Transportation; Public Policy Advocacy; Ad Hoc Superintendent Evaluation)
i. Community Relations Sub Committee – Denise Schultz
ii. Policy Sub Committee – MaryJane Scofield
iii. Budget Sub Committee – Dr. O’Malley
iv. Ad Hoc Superintendent Evaluation – Dr. Bergen
b. School Committee Liaison Reports (e.g. Joint PCC; Substance Abuse Task Force; School Wellness Advisory Council [SWAC]; MASC)
6. New Business
a. To discuss any future agenda items
7. Consent Agenda
a. I recommend approval of Minutes from the September 12, 2017 School Committee meeting.
b. I recommend acceptance of the donation of a Buffet Clarinet, valued at approximately $800.00 from Mary Ellen Lombardi Toscano for the FHS music program.
c. I recommend acceptance of a check for $100.00 from Roger & Roberta Trahan for the Maureen Sabolinski Scholarship at FHS
d. I recommend acceptance of the donation of $2,105.00 from various donors in memory of Harvey Nasuti for the FHS Athletic Program.
e. I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,700.00 from the Keller PCC for field trips.
8. Payment of Bills
The full PDF version of this agenda can be found on the Town of Franklin webpage