October 1, 2018
School Department Conference Room
Monday, October 1, 2018
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on July 23, 2018
2.3 Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on August 20, 2018
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
• MCAS and Accountability Update
• October 1 Enrollment
• Secondary Class Sizes of 25 or More 2018-2019
• Home School Policy Update
• FYI Items
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications
6. New Business
6.1 To receive the Hingham Middle School Improvement Plan for 2018-2019 and an update of the 2017-2018 plan progress.
6.2 To hear an update on the School Committee Planning Meeting held on September 15, 2018.
6.3 To receive a bid for a Special Education van and act as recommended by the Director of Business and Support Services.
6.4 To receive a draft of the FY’20 Budget Guiding Principles.
6.5 To receive a draft of the FY’20 Budget Calendar.
6.6 To receive an end of cycle update of the Superintendent’s 2017-2018 goals.
6.7 To receive notification of the Hingham High School overnight field trip to England, France and Belgium on April 10 – April 20, 2019.
6.8 To receive notification of the Hingham Middle School overnight field trip to Quebec on May 3 – May 5, 2019.
6.9 To receive notification of the appointments of Paul Lynch, Bus Driver, effective September 4, 2018; Sherilyn Biagini, Food Service Technician at HHS, effective September 13, 2018; Math Tutors Mary Hayden at East School, Caroline Carver at Foster School, and Carolyn Sullivan at PRS, all effective September 4, 2018; Nancy Doucette, METCO Bus Monitor, effective September 4, 2018; and Paraeducators Lauren Deady at East School, Stacy Heinlein at Foster School, and Samantha Dykes, Joyce Eby and Pamela Graham at HHS, all effective September 2018.
6.10 To receive notification of the retirement of Ann Thompson, South School Secretary, effective January 4, 2019 and the resignation of paraeducator Melissa Gaffney at HHS, effective September 13, 2018.
6.11 To receive notification of advancements on the salary scale on September 1, 2018 of Jacqueline Beaupre at HHS to M60, Step 5; Jessica Cheung at South School to B15, Step 3; Brian DeMarco at East School to M15, Step 3; Jennifer Driscoll at HMS to M30, Step 9; Patricia Fossi at HMS to M60, Step8; Susanne Hallissey at HMS to M15, Step 11; Wes Hutcheson at HHS to M60, Step 13; Jill Jope at HHS to M30, Step 10; Kara Kremer at PRS to B15, Step 12; Marnie Pappone at Foster School to M15, Step 11; Julianne Riley at PRS to M60, Step 5; and Stephany Woodward at South School to M60, Step 13.
7. Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
8. Subcommittee and Project Reports