Franklin School Committee
February 14, 2023 - 7:00 P.M.
Municipal Building – Council Chambers
Call to Order Ms. Spencer
Pledge of Allegiance
Moment of Silence
I. Routine Business
A. Review of Agenda
B. Payment of Bills Mr. McNeill
C. Payroll Ms. Spencer
D. FHS Student Representative Comments
E. Superintendent’s Report
A. JFK Highlights – Dr. Connolly, Mr. Haynes
B. Belize Presentation – Ms. Balliro & Ms. Quigley
C. Advisory Update – MS Advisors & Principals
D. EduSpeak Update – Tim Frazier
III. Discussion/Action Items
A. Belize Field Trip
I recommend approval of the request of Ms. Balliro and Ms. Quigley to take FHS students to Balize from February 17-24, 2024 as presented.
B. 2023-24 School Calendar – DRAFT
I recommend approval of the 2023-24 School Calendar as discussed.
C. Policy - 1st Readings
I recommend moving the following policies to a second reading as discussed: EEB - Student Transportation Policy - Routing and Scheduling
IE - Organization of Instruction IGA - Curriculum Development IGB - Student Services Program IGD - Curriculum Adoption
D. Policy Elimination
I recommend elimination of Policy IGAA - Curriculum Goals as discussed.
IV. Discussion Only Items
V. Information Matters
A. School Committee Sub-Committee Reports
B. School Committee Liaison Reports
VI. Consent Agenda
A. Approval of Minutes
I recommend approval of the minutes from the January 24, 2023 School Committee meeting as detailed.
B. UNH Jazz Festival (recurring) Field Trip
I recommend approval of the request of Ms Rudsit & Mr. Geisinger to take jazz students to the UNH Jazz Festival on March 11, 2023 in Durham, NH as detailed.
C. Oak St. (recurring) Field Trip
I recommend approval of the request of Mr. Hendrixson to take 3rd & 4th grade students to the RI Philharmonic in Providence, RI on May 24, 2023 as detailed.
D. Keller Gifts
I recommend acceptance of two checks totalling $4,400.00 from the Keller PCC for field trips as detailed.
E. JFK Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $1025.00 from the JFK PCC for field trips as detailed.
F. Jefferson Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $50.00 from Judy Krueger for Supplemental supplies at Jefferson Elementary School as detailed.
G. Music Gifts
I recommend acceptance of several checks totaling $945.00 from music parents for in-house enrichment as detailed.
H. FHS Gift
I recommend acceptance of a check for $3,212.71 from Grynn & Barrett Enterprises for in-house enrichment at FHS as detailed.
I. HMMS (Recurring) Field Trip
I recommend approval of the request of Noreen Langmeyer to take 3 groups of 6th graders to Colt’s State Park, in Bristol, RI for a Save the Bay lesson on May 23, 24, & 25, 2023 as detailed.
VII. Citizen’s Comments
VIII. New Business
To discuss any future agenda items
IX. Executive Session
a. Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining with the Van Drivers, Cafeteria, ESP/LPN and Secretaries units as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the School Committee and the chair so declares.
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