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March 12, 2018
7:30 PM
Time Details:
Stamped 3/8/18 3:54pm
School Department Conference Room
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, March 12, 2018

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes

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!
• March Enrollment
• Resource Officers Article

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications – Project Parkland email

6. New Business
6.1 To receive a MCAS 2.0 Assessment Planning update for Spring 2018.

6.2 To discuss the FY’19 Operating Budget Status and act as appropriate
1) School Committee, Board of Selectmen, Advisory Committee votes
2) Current dollar gap between School Committee 2/26/18 vote and Advisory Committee 3/6/18 vote
3) Changes to proposed budget that have occurred since 2/26/18
4) Administrator recommendations for further budget reductions
5) School Committee discussion of FY’19 operating budget priorities

6.3 To hear an update on the planned School Enrollment and Projection process.

6.4 To discuss the exploration of possible changes in school-related fees including athletic and other parent paid user fees.

6.5 To receive notification of the retirements of Charlotte Hunt, teacher at Foster; Denise Kelley, special education teacher at East; Janet Whitney, science teacher at HHS; Deborah Rathnam, math teacher at HMS; Mary Ann Cushing, school psychologist at PRS, and Robert Stella, custodian at HPS, all effective during the summer of 2018.

6.6 To receive notification of the resignations of Heather Alden, teacher at Foster; Mallory Wuori, teacher at PRS; Anna Bernal, teacher at PRS; and Lori Carey, teacher at East, effective June 30, 2018.

6.7 To receive notification of the full year FY’19 leaves of absence of Holly Goggin, English teacher at HHS and Jessica Sullivan, teacher at East.

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

8. Subcommittee and Project Reports

9. Adjournment

Monday, March 26, 2018 in the School Department Conference Room.