November 5, 2018
School Department Conference Room
Monday, November 5, 2018
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee Planning Meeting held on September 15, 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
• Adams Scholarship, ACT Results
• Kindergarten Parent Forum for September 2019 Class
• SSEC Board Information from 10/12/18
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
• Language Census Request from MA Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin
• HMS Civics Week Trip 2019
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications
6. New Business
6.1 To receive the Plymouth River School School Improvement Plan for 2018-2019 and an update of the 2017-2018 plan progress.
6.2 To receive the Foster School School Improvement Plan for 2018-2019 and an update of the 2017-2018 plan progress.
6.3 To conduct the Superintendent’s Annual Evaluation for November 2017 through October 2018.
6.4 To hear a brief presentation on Alternative Structured Learning Day programs.
6.5 To receive notification of the Hingham High School Spanish class overnight field trip to New York City on March 29 through March 30, 2019.
6.6 To receive notification of the Hingham High School Drama Club overnight field trip to New York City on April 5 through April 7, 2019.
6.7 To receive notification of the appointments of paraeducators Emily Brooks, Meaghan Foote and Lori Salamone at Foster School, and Molly Burbank at Plymouth River School; Math Tutors Cynthia Driscoll, Amanda Harding and Patricia Hagerty at South School; Lauren Popovich, Food Service Technician at Foster School; and Colleen Shinney, Kids in Action Teacher.
7. Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
8. Subcommittee and Project Reports