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Date:
June 15, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM
Time Details:
6/11/2020
Location:
MEETING AGENDA - Remote meeting via Zoom: Dial-in number: (929) 205-6099 Meeting ID: 810 0488 1131 Website: https://zoom.us/join
Address:
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee- MEETING AGENDA - Remote meeting via Zoom: Dial-in number: (929) 205-6099 Meeting ID: 810 0488 1131 Website: https://zoom.us/join

Monday, June 15, 2020


HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

June 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

MEETING AGENDA - Remote meeting via Zoom:

Dial-in number: (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 810 0488 1131
Website: https://zoom.us/join

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 – Follow up from 6/5 METCO event

2. Approval of Minutes

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
Close of School Details
Graduation Update
METCO
Recovery Response Advisory Committee (RRAC) Update

5. Communications
5.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
Town Meeting June 20th, Rain Date June 21st 2PM
South Shore Educational Collaborative (SSEC) June 2020 Report
5.2 Student Communications
5.3 Other Communications


6. New Business
6.1 To discuss the opening of a new school in Hingham, Fusion Academy, and act as appropriate.

6.2 To hear an annual report from the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC).

6.3 To discuss a resolution for state funding of COVID-19 expenses, and act as appropriate.

6.4 To define the delineation of roles of the newly created Finance Subcommittee and Long Range Planning Subcommittee and consider the naming of the subcommittee(s), and act as appropriate.

6.5 To discuss the bids received for the PRS Security Vestibule and act as appropriate.

6.6 To receive notification of appointments of Kayla Matthews, Board Certified Behavior Analyst for HPS, effective April 6, 2020.

6.7 To receive notification of the retirement of teachers James Kirkcaldy at HHS, Brian Heffernan at HHS, Patricia Tomecek at HHS, and Catherine Rein at East School, all effective June 30, 2020.

6.8 To receive notification of resignations of the following teachers: Sara Collins at East School; Alyssa DeLuca at Foster School, Molly DeRocha at HHS; Megan Fox at Foster School; Sonia Keller ep Naeveke at HHS; Jaclyn Leitao at HHS; Stephenie O'Brien at South School; Amanda Ross at HHS; and Gayle Shea at HHS; all effective June 30, 2020.

6.9 To receive notification of the retirement of Kathleen Kerr, paraeducator at HHS, effective June 30, 2020 and the resignations of paraeducator Jennifer Madden at PRS; Christopher Taylor, Custodian at HHS and Denise Conway, Food Service manager at HMS, all effective at the end of the school year.

6.10 To receive notifications of advancements on the salary scale of Heather Andersen to M30, Tara Blake to M60, Jessica Brainsky to M15, Carolyn Ciulla to M15, Christopher Davidson to M15, Kimberly Kerr to M60 and Shayna Miller to M, all effective September 1, 2020.

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 purposes of:

a. Approval of minutes of the Executive Session on May 18, 2020
b. Discussing matters related to the HEA Unit B collective bargaining contract,
c. Discussing matters related to the HEA Unit B collective bargaining negotiations,
d. Discussing matters related to individual contracts,

the public discussion of which may be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position, and act as appropriate.

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
TBD – Remote Meeting Prior to Town Meeting
June 20 at 2:00PM - Town Meeting at the Multi-Purpose Field at HHS.
June 22 at 7:00PM – Remote Meeting

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.