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January 7, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Stamped 1/3/19 3:56 PM
School Department Conference Room
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, January 7, 2019

1. Call to Order. Please note that this meeting is being recorded and televised by Harbor Media.

2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on October 15, 2018
2.2 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on November 5, 2018
2.3 Minutes of the School Committee and Long Range Planning Subcommittee held on December 1, 2018
2.4 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on December 18, 2018
2.5 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on December 20, 2018

3. Questions and Comments
The Hingham School Committee encourages community engagement and welcomes questions and comments as agenda items are discussed at the meeting. In addition, we have set aside time at the beginning of this meeting for comments or questions that fall under the purview of the School Committee and are not already on tonight's agenda. If any guests wish to speak, please come to the microphone, state your name and address, and address your comments to the chairperson. Please remember that any comments or questions must respect the confidentiality of personnel and students, including the speaker's own child. Comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker.

4. Superintendent’s Report
• January 1, 2019 Enrollment
• Kids in Action Report for 2018

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent: SSEC 12/7/18
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications

6. New Business
6.1 To receive a draft of the proposed Superintendent Goals for November 2018 through
July 2019.

6.2 To discuss a possible Warrant Article for a feasibility study for Foster Elementary School and act as appropriate.

6.3 To discuss a possible Warrant Article for funding Foster School Extraordinary Maintenance Capital Expenses and act as appropriate.

6.4 To discuss a possible Warrant Article for replacing the clerestory windows in the high school gymnasium and act as appropriate.

6.5 To receive a bid for replacing clerestory windows at Hingham High School subject to Town Meeting approval, and act as appropriate.

6.6 To review a request authorizing the Director of Business and Support Services to enter into a contract with GWV, Inc. of up to $30,000 from the Field Revolving Account for “Shop Drawing” work associated with the High School clerestory window project and act as appropriate.

6.7 To discuss a possible Warrant Article for entering into leases of school buses and vans and act as appropriate.

6.8 To receive an update on the Superintendent search process.

6.9 To receive notification of the late night field trip of the Grade 7 and 8 Drama Club and Junior Choral Spectrum to see “King Kong” on Broadway in NYC on May 18, 2019.

6.10 To receive notification of the appointments of paraeducators Amanda Mendes at Foster School effective December 4, 2018, Frank Patarino at HMS effective November 30, 2018, and Carolyn McDonald at South School effective January 7, 2019; and of Kids in Action teacher Kristina Ziniti effective December 10, 2018.

6.11 To receive notification of the resignation of Jerome Ford, paraeducator at Hingham High School, effective December 20, 2018.

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

8. Subcommittee and Project Reports

9. Adjournment

January 10, 2019 at 7:00PM SC Budget Work Session II – Facilities & Operations
January 17, 2019 at 7:00PM SC Budget Work Session III – Special Education
January 22, 2019 (Tuesday) at 7:00PM SC Meeting
January 23, 2019 at 7:30PM Capital Outlay Committee Meeting
January 24, 2019 at 7:00PM SC Work Session IV (if needed)