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Date:
June 1, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM
Time Details:
5/27/2020
Location:
Remote Meeting via conference call - Dial 929 205 6099, Meeting ID 871 6341 1555
Address:
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee-Remote Meeting via conference call - Dial 929 205 6099, Meeting ID 871 6341 1555

Monday, June 1, 2020


1. Call to Order.
CHAIR COMMENT: This meeting is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to an Order issued by the Governor of Massachusetts dated March 12, 2020 Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. If any participant wishes to record this meeting, please notify the chair at the start of the meeting in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, § 20(f) so that the chair may inform all other participants of said recording.

Chair Statement to HHS Seniors
Chair Recognition of Emma Quilty

2. Approval of Minutes
2.1 Minutes of School Committee meeting held on May 4, 2020.
2.2 Minutes of School Committee meeting held on May 11, 2020.

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
Recognition of James Kirkcaldy

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
Town Meeting June 20th, Rain Date June 21st 2PM
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications



6. New Business
6.1 To appoint the district’s representative to the South Shore Educational Collaborative’s Board of Directors for 2020-2021.

6.2 To discuss the terms of the appointment of administrators to serve on the HEA, Unit A Sick Leave Bank Committee and to appoint the administrators.

6.3 To discuss a Memorandum of Agreement with HEA Unit A for a successor contract for 2020-2023 and act as appropriate.

6.4 To discuss a Memorandum of Understanding with HEA Unit A regarding online learning and operating during the State of Emergency through the end of the school year, and act as appropriate.

6.5 To receive and review proposed Section J of Hingham Public Schools Policy Manual.

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

8. Subcommittee and Project Reports

9. Adjourn

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING June 15 at 7:00PM

This meeting is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to an Order issued by the Governor of Massachusetts dated March 12, 2020 Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law.