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March 11, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Stamped 3/7/19 3:40 PM
School Department Conference Room
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, March 11, 2019

1. Call to Order. Please note that this meeting is being recorded and televised by Harbor Media. If anyone else intends to audio or video record this meeting, please identify yourself now.

2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of the School Committee Superintendent Finalist Interviews held on December 10, 2018.
2.2 Minutes of the School Committee Superintendent Finalist Interviews held on December 17, 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-up to fifteen minutes 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. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker and must relate to topics within the scope of responsibility of the School Committee. As established by the Massachusetts General Laws, the responsibilities of the School Committee are to (1) select and to terminate the Superintendent, (2) review and approve budgets for public education in the district, and (3) establish educational goals and policies for the schools in the district. Speakers are encouraged to present their remarks in a respectful manner and to consider the privacy interests of others. The public comment period is not a time for debate or response to comments by the School Committee. The School Committee is not adopting or endorsing any of the comments made during the public comment period.
4. Superintendent’s Report
• March 1, 2019 Enrollment

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent – South Shore History Day
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications

6. Unfinished Business
6.1 To hear an update on the administration’s proposed preliminary operating budget for FY’20.

6.2 To continue discussion of the School Committee’s proposed preliminary FY ’20 operating budget and act as appropriate.

7. New Business
7.1 To hear an update and forecast for the FY’19 operating budget.

7.2 To consider the homeschool application of the Grissom children: Sierra (grade 11), Steven (grade 9), Shelby (grade 7), Sadie (grade 5) and Susanna (grade 3).

7.3 To receive notification of the appointments of Lisa Dynan, paraeducator at Hingham High School, effective March 4, 2019.

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

9. Subcommittee and Project Reports

10. Adjourn


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