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November 20, 2017
7:30 PM
Time Details:
Posted 11/16/2017 @ 1:38 PM
School Department Conference Room
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, November 20, 2017

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on October 23, 2017.
2.2 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on November 6, 2017.

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
• Update of PreK Community Forums

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications

6. New Business
6.1 To act on the ratification of the proposed Memorandum of Agreement with the Administrator’s Association.

6.2 To receive the Plymouth River School School Improvement Plan for 2017-2018 and an update of the 2016-2017 plan progress.

6.3 To hear a report on MCAS testing from Spring 2017.

6.4 To receive a draft of proposed Superintendent Goals for November 2017 through
October 2018.

6.5 To receive and discuss a proposed resolution for the Town to ban recreational marijuana establishments and act as appropriate.

6.6 To consider the homeschool application of Hayden (Grade 9) and Pierce (Grade 8) Bromley from January through June, 2018.

6.7 To receive notification of the overnight field trip of High School French students to Montreal on March 15-17, 2018.

6.8 To receive notification of the appointment of Amanda Harding, Special Education teacher at South School, effective October 30, 2017; Kathleen Koenen and Ashley Elliott, Title I Math Tutors at HMS, effective November 6, 2017; and Deborah Fasl, Bus Driver, effective November 13, 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 purposes of:
9.1 Approving Minutes of the Executive Session of the School Committee held on
October 23, 2017.
9.2 Approving Minutes of the Executive Session of the School Committee held on
November 6, 2017.
9.3 Discussing collective bargaining and the MOA for paraeducators, HEA, Unit B.
9.4 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, December 4, 2017 at 7:30PM in the School Department Conference Room.
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