The Franklin Public Schools will foster within its students the knowledge and skills to find and achieve satisfaction in life as productive global citizens.
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.”
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 BEDH
c. FHS Student Representative Comments
d. Superintendent’s Report
2. Guests / Presentations
a. FHS School Improvement Plan Update
b. MS School Improvement Plans Update
3. Discussion / Action Items
a. School Choice Vote
I recommend that the School Committee vote to not accept any new School Choice students for the 2019-2020 school year.
b. 2019-20 School Committee Meeting Schedule
I recommend adoption of the 2019-20 School Committee meeting schedule as detailed.
c. Amego School Approval
I recommend approval of the Amego School as recommended by Paula Marano, Director of Student Services as detailed.
d. School Start Times Advisory Committee
I recommend the Franklin School Committee vote to discontinue the School Start Times Advisory Committee
e. Policy – First Readings
I recommend moving the following policies to a second reading:
1. JKAA – Physical Restraint of Students
2. ID – Emotional Support Dogs
4. Discussion Only Items - None
5. 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]; School Start Times Advisory Committee
6. New Business
a. To discuss any future agenda items
7. Consent Agenda
I recommend approval of the minutes from your April 23, 2019 School Committee meeting as detailed.
b. FHS Scholarship
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,000.00 from Peter Baglioni for the Fernando Baglioni Scholarship as detailed.
c. Solutions Gifts
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $1,000.00 for Supplemental supplies for the Solutions Program as follows:
- Franklin Cultural Council $500.00
- Middlesex Savings Bank $500.00
d. Parmenter Gifts
I recommend acceptance of three checks totaling $900.00 from the Parmenter PCC for field trips as detailed.
e. Music Gifts
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $2,950.00 for in-house enrichment for the Music Department as follows:
- Franklin Music Boosters $2,700.00
- Music Drives Us.org $ 250.00
f. Oak St. Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,748.00 from the Oak Street PCC for Field Trips as detailed.
g. RMS Field Trip – RW Zoo
I recommend approval of the request to take RMS 7th graders to Roger Williams Zoo in Providence, RI on June 4, 2019 as detailed.
h. RMS Field Trip – Stadium Theater
I recommend approval of the request to take RMS 6th Graders to Stadium Theater for the Imagination Series in Woonsocket, RI on June 5, 2019 as detailed.
8. Payment of Bills Dr. Bergen
9. Payroll Mrs. Douglas
- Budget to Actual – Miriam Goodman
The documents released for this meeting can be found online:
(Note: Not all the documents are released before the meeting. Some are posted after the meeting (Weds AM))
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