V. Information Matters
A. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports
Community Relations/Public Schools Advocacy
met last week, prepared for Feb Forum
next Feb 12, Mar 19
meeting Weds night
B. School Committee Liaison Reports
2 meetings, portrait of the graduate
involvement of the PCCs from the schools
reviewed schedule for Feb 4
student opportunity act
only Thayer 2nd grade tours the Library, all should have the opportunity
Substance Abuse Task Force
did share the Ride At Home booklet
kids starting to see that vaping is stupid
School Wellness Advisory Council
Feb 11, next meeting
to be featured by the FPS Voice in future episode
VI. New Business
A. To discuss any future agenda items
update on improvement goal on SEL, students from Jefferson
DECA invite out
Technology presentation coming
VII. Consent Agenda
a. I recommend approval of the minutes from the December 10, 2019 School Committee meeting as detailed.
b. I recommend approval of the revised minutes from the November 26, 2019 School Committee meeting as detailed.
B. FHS Scholarship
I recommend acceptance of three checks totaling $250.00 for the Jacqueline Schaeffer Memorial Scholarship as follows:
- Shanna Culloty Jobin $100.00
- Sean S. Jobin $100.00
- Maura C. Schaeffer $ 50.00
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $375.00 as detailed:
- $75.00 Leuders Environmental, Inc. for in-house enrichment
- $300.00 Anonymous donation to pay off lunch balances
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $3,798.15 as detailed:
- $2,798.15 from Lifetouch National School Studio for in-house enrichment
- $1,000.00 from Patriot’s Foundation for Athletic supplies
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,500.00 from music parents for in- house enrichment as detailed.
F. Remington Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1,535.00 from Lifetouch for in-house enrichment at Remington Middle School as detailed.
G. JFK Gifts
I recommend acceptance of two checks totaling $2,574.00 from the JFK PCC as follows:
- $775.00 – Field Trips
- $1,799.00 – Supplemental Supplies
I recommend acceptance of the following donations totaling $6,902.34 for Parmenter Elementary School:
- $3,000.00 worth of Furniture from Cardi’s
- $992.34 from PCC for In-house enrichment
- $1,800.00 Anonymous donation to pay off lunch balances
- $1,110.00 from Hockomock Area YMCA for in-house enrichment
I recommend approval of the request of Leighanne Rudsit and Matthew Geisinger to take 2 jazz bands and 2 jazz combos to the University of New Hampshire on Saturday, March 14, 2020 for the annual Jazz Festival as detailed.
J. Jefferson Donation
I recommend acceptance of the donation of a Keurig Coffee Machine from Brody Nunley for the Jefferson teacher’s dining room as detailed.
Motion to accept consent agenda, seconded, passed 7-0
VIII. Payment of Bills Dr. Bergen
IX. Payroll Ms. D’Angelo
X. Executive Session
Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the FEA unit as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares.
motion to enter executive session, seconded, passed 7-0 via roll call
Agenda shared from the Town of Franklin School Committee page
Other documents released before the meeting can be found online
Additional documents will be posted after the meeting.