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November 6, 2017
7:30 PM
Time Details:
Posted 11/1/2017 12:56 PM
School Department Conference Room
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, November 6, 2017

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 To discuss authorizing the School Committee Secretary to attach of a list of meeting documents to the minutes of the regular session and executive session School Committee meetings that occurred in September and October of 2017 and act as appropriate

3. Questions and Comments
Audience comments are always welcome as agenda items are discussed. The School Committee has set aside fifteen minutes on this agenda to enable members of the audience to raise questions and make comments on any matter of general concern that is not on the agenda. Individual speakers shall be limited to three minutes. Speakers are reminded that the meeting is being televised and are asked to respect the privacy rights of others. Comments against any individual are not allowed by Policy #3.7.5.

4. Superintendent’s Report
• Good News!
• November 1, 2017 Enrollment
• PK K Forums on 11/13/17 at 9:30 a.m. and 11/15/17 at 7:00 p.m.

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent – MASC Legal Alert – Revised Open Meeting Law Update
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications

6. New Business
6.1 To receive the Foster School Improvement Plan for 2017-2018 and an update of the 2016-2017 plan progress.

6.2 To receive a draft presentation of the 5-Year Financial Vision planning document.

6.3 To conduct the annual evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools.

6.4 To receive notification of the overnight field trip of high school students to Spain and Italy on
April 11–20, 2019.

6.5 To receive notification of the appointment of paraeducators Arlene Moynihan at Foster School, effective October 23, 2017; Melinda Grabowski and Jeffrey Weimer at HHS, effective September 5, 2017; and Catherine Ponte at Foster School, effective
October 10, 2017.

6.6 To receive notification of the appointment of William Mason, Custodian at HMS, effective October 16, 2017.

6.7 To receive notification of the resignation of Katelyn Joyal, Assistant to the Food Services Director, effective October 27, 2017 and paraeducators Chloe Lemaire of Foster and Lauren Yelin of HMS, effective October 20, 2017.

7. Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

8. Subcommittee and Project Reports

9. Adjournment to Executive Session, not to return to open session, for the purpose of:
9.1 Discussing collective bargaining with the Administrators Association
9.2 Discussing collective bargaining with the HEA, Unit B
9.3 Discussing collective bargaining with the Custodians and Maintenance Workers Association

the public discussions of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position.

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING: Monday, November 20, 2017 at 7:30PM in the School Department Conference Room.
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