Municipal Building – Training Room
1. Discussion of School Committee Norms & Communication Protocols
2. Review of Superintendent Evaluation Process
3. Adjourn – move to Council Chambers for Regular Meeting
Municipal Building – Council Chambers 7:00 PM
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A G E N D A
“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.”
Call to Order Dr. Bergen
Pledge of Allegiance Moment of Silence
1. Routine Business
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 BEDH2. FHS Student Representative Comments
3. Superintendent’s Report
4. Guests / Presentations
a. Concession Stand Proposal – Mr. Michael Soccib. MCAS Presentation – Dr. Joyce Edwards
5. Discussion / Action Items
a. Addition to FHS student Handbook on Breathalyzer Use – Mr. Peri and Mr. Klements
I recommend making the addition to the FHS Student Handbook as discussed.
b. Extended Field Trip Approval – Instrumental Music to Providence, RI
I recommend approval of the request to take 3rd grade music students to The Veteran’s Auditorium in Providence, RI on May 24, 2018 for a concert as detailed.
c. Policy – Second Reading
i. BEDH – Public Participation at School Committee Meetings I recommend adoption of policy BEDH as discussed.
ii. JJF-R – Student Activity Accounts
I recommend adoption of policy JJF-R as discussed.
iii. BDD – School Committee – Superintendent Relationship I recommend adoption of policy BDD as discussed.
6. Discussion Only Items
a. School Start Times
b. 18-19 School Calendar Draft
c. School Committee Presentation Schedule 2017-18
d. Class Size Report
7. Information Matters
a. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports (e.g. Budget; Community Relations; Policy; Transportation; Public Schools Advocacy; Ad Hoc Superintendent’s Evaluation)
b. School Committee Liaison Reports (e.g. Joint PCC; Substance Abuse Task Force; School Wellness Advisory Council [SWAC]; MASC)
8. New Business
a. To discuss any future agenda items
9. Consent Agenda
a. Approval of Minutes - I recommend approval of the minutes from the November 14, 2017 School Committee Organizational meeting.
b. I recommend acceptance of a check for $852.04 from O’Connor Portraiture for Supplemental Supplies at Davis Thayer Elementary School.
c. I recommend acceptance of a check for $181.74 from Barnes & Noble for in- house enrichment at FHS.
d. I recommend acceptance of a check for $800.00 from David Sylvester/CAVU Wealth Advisors for FHS Scholarships.
e. I recommend acceptance of the donation of a classroom rug valued at $572.42 from Ms. Dunbar, Ms. Lyons, Mr. Bigos, HM Companies Sara & Allison Madden for Parmenter as detailed.
f. I recommend acceptance of the donation of flexible seating options valued at
$544.00 from Ms. Strandskov, Macy’s Gives, M/M Poland, Ms. Trudo, Anonymous, M/M Consilvio, O’Brien Family, Ms. Jennings and Ms. Capaldi for Parmenter as detailed.
g. I recommend approval of the request for a recurring field trip for the RMS Adventure Club to Lincoln, RI to the “Rock Spot” on December 14, 2017 as detailed.
h. I recommend declaring ASMS books listed as surplus.
i. I recommend acceptance of a Swimming Record Board donated by the Swim Booster Club and valued at $1,260.00 as detailed.
j. I recommend acceptance of two Track Record Boards donated by the Track Booster Club and valued at $2,385.00 as detailed.
10. Payment of Bills Dr. Bergen
11. Payroll Ms. Douglas
12. Executive Session
a. Negotiations – non union personnel
All the documents released for this agenda can be found on the School Committee page
Franklin Athletics proudly displaying the names of our Track & Field, Indoor and XC record holders! Thank you Track Boosters for making this possible! @FHSPanthersTF @FHS_girlsXC #PantherPride pic.twitter.com/4zAeZxEyQI— FranklinAthletics (@FHSSports) November 14, 2017
|Franklin Athletics proudly displaying the names of our Track & Field, Indoor and XC record holders! Thank you Track Boosters for making this possible! @FHSPanthersTF @FHS_girlsXC #PantherPride|