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June 21, 2021
6:00 PM
Time Details:
School Dept Conference Room
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, June 21, 2021


June 21, 2021 6:00 PM

In-person in the School Department Conference Room
220 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043
via Zoom Webinar
Dial-in number: 1-929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 844 0947 7623


1. Call to Order

2. Motion to enter into Executive Session and to reconvene in Open Session, for the purposes of:
1. Approving minutes of the Executive Session held on May 24, 2021.
2. To discuss a Memorandum of Agreement with the Hingham Education Association (HEA) Unit A
3. To discuss a Memorandum of Agreement with the Food Service Workers’ Union
4. To discuss Memorandums of Agreement with non-union administrators Mary Eastwood, Derek Smith, Beth Wilcox, and Suzanne Vinnes

the public discussion of which would be detrimental to the Committee’s bargaining position.

3. Return to Open Session at 7:00 PM

3.1 Action from Executive Session:
1. To consider a Memorandum of Agreement with HEA Unit A and act as appropriate.
2. To consider a Memorandum of Agreement with the Food Services Union and act as appropriate.
3. To consider Memorandums of Agreement with non-union administrators Mary Eastwood, Derek Smith, Beth Wilcox, and Suzanne Vinnes and act as appropriate.

4. Approval of Minutes
4.1 Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on June 7, 2021

5. 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 raise your hand, 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.

6. Superintendent’s Report
• End of School Year 2020-2021
• Retirements

7. Communications
7.1 Communications Received by the Superintendent
7.2 Other Communications

8. Unfinished Business
8.1 FY’ 21 Final Update

9. New Business:

9.1 To discuss a proposed Field Trip to Santa Fe in April 2022, and act as appropriate
9.2 To declare grand piano as surplus
9.3 SEPAC update
9.4 To approve field management plan as recommended by the Town of Hingham Recreation Department
9.5 To receive notification of resignations.
9.6 To discuss the process of the Evaluation of the Superintendent

10. Subcommittee and Project Reports
Warrants Signed

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

12. Adjourn

July 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM
July 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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.
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