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July 26, 2021
7:00 PM
Time Details:
In-person in the School Department Conference Room 220 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043 Or via Zoom Webinar Dial-in number: 1-929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 897 8414 5107 Website:
220 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, July 26, 2021



July 26, 2021 7:00 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:
 897 8414 5107







1.            Call to Order


2.            Approval of Minutes

2.1         Minutes of the School Committee Meeting held on June 21, 2021


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 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.


4.            Superintendent’s Report



5.            Communications

5.1         Communications Received by the Superintendent

5.2         Other Communications



6.            Unfinished Business

               6.1         Preliminary FY 2021 Budget Close



 7.           New Business: 


7.1         To discuss the Interim Superintendent candidates and act as appropriate

7.2         To discuss School Committee Operating Protocols and act as appropriate               

7.3         HR Update

7.4         To discuss a Declaration of Surplus and act as appropriate

7.5         To discuss Driver’s Education deficit and act as appropriate

7.6         To discuss the Lease of an additional Bus – Wheel Chair Accessible Bus, and act as appropriate

7.7         To receive updates of the Foster and PRS Projects and act as appropriate

7.8         To receive homeschool applications, and act as appropriate

7.9         To discuss an overnight Band/Orchestra Field Trip in March of 2022 to Nashville, and act as appropriate

7.10       To receive notification of Lane Changes

7.11       To receive notification of resignations: Bianca George, School Counselor (effective 7/1/2021)




8.          Subcommittee and Project Reports

             Warrants Signed



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



10.        Adjourn




               August 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM

               August 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM