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September 23, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
9/19/2019 4:09 PM
Hingham, MA 02043
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Monday, September 23, 2019


September 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
School Department Conference Room, 220 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043


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 September 9, 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
September 9, 2019 Enrollment

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications: Hingham Master Plan Committee

6. New Business
6.1 To hear a proposed revision of HPS Policy 3.7.4 Order of Business and Agenda. First Reading.

6.2 To hear a proposed revision of HPS Policy 3.7.5 Pubic Involvement. First Reading.

6.3 To hear a proposed revision to HPS Policy 6.3a Homeless Students. First Reading.

6.4 To hear a proposed revision to HPS Policy 6.3b Children in Foster Care. First Reading.

6.5 To hear a proposed revision of HPS Policy 6.8, Athletic Participation Restrictions. First Reading

6.6 To receive a recommendation to declare as surplus four Vanguard 420 sailing boats and surplus rigging and act as appropriate.

6.7 To receive notification of the appointments of Elementary Spanish teachers Kendelle Ingram at PRS and Cristina Jauregui Figaredo at East School. effective August 26, 2019.

6.8 To receive notification of the appointment of Karen Maravel, administrative assistant at HHS; bus drivers Martin Noenicks, Peter Brown, Tina Davidon-Webb, Sandra Fischer, Diane McAllister, Barbara Pattavina and Korine Target; custodian Christopher Taylor; food service technician Lauren Popovich; paraeducators at East School Holly Gammon-Faulkner, Brittany McCulloch, Mark Rulli, Gwen Traynor, Jessica Tucker and Christine Winchester; at Foster School Jacqueline Cahill, Meagan Hodges, and Kaylee Willard; at HHS Lisa Dynan, Kathryn Foisy, Tara Hancock, Christina Houghton, Samuel Mildrum, and Leah Putnam; at HMS Alexandra Barber, Gabrielle Barnes, Laura Daly, Eric Langmeyer, Kathryn Trefry, Sofia Verras, and Gregory Whitney; at PRS Kelly Donovan and Linda Harned; and van monitor James White, all effective for the beginning of the school year.

6.9 To receive notification of advancements on the salary scale on September 1, 2019 of Ashley Baxter to M60 Step 8, Joann Bellis to M30 Step 7, Courtney Bruno to M30 Step 6, Alysia Campbell to M30 Step 7, Emily Day to M15 Step 4, Katherine Day to B15 Step 4, Brian DeMarco to M30 Step 4, Andrea Feeney to M15 Step 4, Andrea Feeney to M15 Step 4, Glenda Garland to M30 Step 8, Melissa Goldman to M15 Step 7, Susanne Hallisey to M30 Step 12, Caroline Mills to M30 Step 11, Heather Murphy to M60 Step 13, Jenna Nelson to M60 Step 12, Heather Perine to M60 Step 10, James Quine to M30 Step 13, Meghanne Quirk to M30 Step 9, Katelyn Sassorossi to M60 Step 6, Jamie vonFreymann to B15 Step 11, and Megan Whoriskey to M15 Step 6.

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

8. Subcommittee and Project Reports

9. Adjourn to Executive Session, not to return to Open Session, for the purpose of:
a. Approval of Minutes of the Executive Session held on June 17, 2019
b. Discussing strategy related to the collective bargaining process, and
c. Discussing matters related to the HEA Unit A collective bargaining contract


September 30, 2019 from 6 to 9PM – MASC Training
October 7, 2019 at 7PM
October 21, 2019 at 7PM