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Date:
January 8, 2018
Time:
7:30 PM
Time Details:
Posted 1/3/2018 3:13 PM
Location:
School Department Conference Room
Address:
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, January 8, 2018


1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on December 4, 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
• January 1, 2018 Enrollment
5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications
• December Transition Room Reports for HHS and HMS
• December Facilities Report
6. Unfinished Business
6.1 To hear a proposal for Full Day K fees for FY19 and act as appropriate.
6.2 To hear a proposal for Athletics fees for FY19 and beyond and act as appropriate.
6.3 To act on proposed revisions to Section 6.2 (Age Requirements) of the School Committee Policy Handbook, as recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.
6.4 To act on proposed revisions to Section 4 (Fiscal Management) of the School Committee Policy Handbook, as recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.
6.5 To act on proposed revisions to Section 1.7 (Acceptance of Gifts and Major Fundraising) of the School Committee Policy Handbook, as recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.
7. New Business
7.1 To discuss a possible Warrant Article for replacing the glass block windows on the high school gymnasium roof structure and act as appropriate.
7.2 To discuss any additional Town Meeting Warrant Articles that the School Committee may want to submit.
7.3 To hear an overview of the FY19 Operating Budget.
7.4 To discuss the scope of proposals from Stackr Discovery Project (Communications Technology), and act as appropriate.
7.4 To receive notification of the appointment of Gayle Shea, Family and Consumer Science teacher at HHS, effective January 29, 2018.
7.5 To receive notification of the appointments of Jared Grimm, paraeducator at HMS, effective January 2, 2018 and Kimberly Dacey, evening custodian at HMS, effective December 26, 2017,
7.6 To receive notification of the resignations of Sarah McMahon, Kids in Action teacher, effective November 27, 2017 and Laura Davidson-Kennedy, lab technician at HHS and HMS, effective December 20, 2017.
8. Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
9. Subcommittee and Project Reports
10. Adjournment to Executive Session, not to return to open session, for the purposes of
10.1 Approving Minutes of the Executive Session of the School Committee held on
December 4, 2017
10.2 discussing strategies related to individual, nonunion contracts the public discussions of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM, BUDGET WORK SESSION II in the School Dept. Conference Room.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, BUDGET WORK SESSION III in the School Dept. Conference Room.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:30AM, with AdCom Education Subcommittee in the School Dept. Conference Room
Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM, BUDGET WORK SESSION IV in the School Dept. Conference Room
(as needed).