June 3, 2019
Stamped 5/30/19 @ 4:19 PM
School Department Conference Room
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Monday, June 3, 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 meeting held on May 20, 2019.
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 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
• Graduation Update
• Close of school details
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent – Facility Report (April & May 2019)
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications
6. Unfinished Business
6.1 To discuss the approval of the Hingham Public Schools calendar for 2019-2020, and act as appropriate.
7. New Business
7.1 To hear an East School Green Team presentation about a water bottle and straw initiative.
7.2 To hear a presentation from METCO CEO Milly Arbaje-Thomas.
7.3 To hear the Family and Consumer Science Department Program Review.
7.4 To receive and review Proposed Personnel Rates for Facilities for FY’20.
8. Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
9. Subcommittee and Project Reports
10. Adjourn to Executive Session, not to return to Open Session, for the purposes of
1. reviewing non-union administrator contracts, and
2. discussing strategy related to the collective bargaining (Unit A) process,
the public discussion of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position, and act as appropriate.
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June 17, 2019 School Department Conference Room
July 22, 2019 School Department Conference Room
August 12, 2019 School Department Conference Room