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December 16, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
12/12/2019 11:34 AM
School Dept. Conference Room
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, December 16, 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 December 2, 2019.
2.2 Minutes of the School Committee Workshop held on December 2, 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
Lueder’s Environmental Inc. donation of $75
Winter Coaching Assignments
December 1, 2019 Enrollment
SSEC Financial Report for December 6, 2019

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications

6. New Business
6.1 To receive the Class of 2019 College Board Testing and Placement Report.

6.2 To hear a proposal for a Foreign Exchange program between Hingham High School and France.

6.3 To receive notification of the late night field trip of Hingham Middle School drama students to New York City on May 16, 2020.

6.4 To receive notification of the late night field trip of Hingham High School students to Puerto Rico on October 9 through 12, 2020.

6.5 To receive notification of the appointments of Amy Shaker as an Occupational Therapist at South School, effective December 9, 2019; Ulrike Fernald as a paraeducator, Alison Gargano-DaPonte as a tutor and Kellie Riley as a Foods Service Technician, all at Foster School effective December 2, 2019.

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

8. Subcommittee and Project Reports
Warrants Signed

9. Adjourn to Executive Session, not to return to Open Session, for the purpose of:
a. Approval of minutes of the Executive Session of the School Committee held on December 2, 2019,
b. Discussing matters related to the current HEA Unit A collective bargaining contract, the public discussion of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position, and act as appropriate,
c. Discussing matters related to the collective bargaining negotiations with the HEA Unit A for the 2020-2023 contract, the public discussion of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position.
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