Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Live reporting: Discussion only items through to Closing

4. Discussion Only Items
a. BICO Quarterly Information Update
quaterly update in packet, two new districts

b. Enrollment Data Update
pre-K, (i.e. ECDC not included in totals)
see doc in meeting packet
Oct 1 reporting to DESE is required and become the yearly start numbers
breakdown of some students attending elsewhere but not all inclusive
36 students choiced into other neighboring districts

end of Sep #s, 100 fewer than last year at this time
elementary 8 higher (first time an increase, i.e. possibly turning the corner on the number decline in elementary)

more info in Nov on class sizes in Middle schools/high school

? on Mount St Charles, used to be almost a bus; will look at again

5. Information Matters
a. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports 
prep for Budget workshop on Nov 13

Community Relations
good interaction at Harvest Festival
will do with better booth next time
Nov 3 at Franklin TV, social emotional Learning

meeting Nov 5

no meeting, looking to schedule one

Public Schools Advocacy
met Oct 2; prepared for Harvest Festival
reconvening in Nov/Dec to support budget work

Ad Hoc Superintendent’s Evaluation
Monica, Diane and Ann
to set meeting

b. School Committee Liaison Reports 
Joint PCC
well attended, only 2 schools missed
funding more equitable then thought; elementary more active than middle school
FEF came to present

Substance Abuse Task Force
developing resources within schools and community
add membership, Town Council, YMCA

School Wellness Advisory Council [SWAC]
meeting Nov 13
developing new goals, consistent across district

School Start Times Advisory Committee [SSTAC], 
meeting Weds

covered earlier

6. New Business
a. To discuss any future agenda items
org meeting in November
budget workshop

7. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes
I recommend approval of the minutes from the September 25, 2018 School Committee meeting.
b. Executive Session Minutes
I recommend approval of the executive session minutes from your September 25, 2018 meeting to be released.
c. NYC Field Trip Request
I recommend approval of the recurring request of Diane Plouffe to take approximately 50 Middle School Chorus students to New York City to see “Once On This Island” on May 11, 2018 as detailed.
d. Parmenter Gift
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $1,755.00 from the Parmenter PCC for field trips as detailed.
e. Music Gift
I recommend acceptance of the donation of $1,230.00 from various music parents for in-house enrichments as detailed.
f. JFK Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $725.00 from the JFK PCC for field trips
as detailed.

motion to accept consent agenda, seconded, passed 7-0

8. Payment of Bills - Dr. Bergen

9. Payroll - Mrs. Douglas

10. Correspondence
a. Budget to Actual – Miriam Goodman

11. Adjournment

The documents released for this meeting can be found on the Town of Franklin page

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