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July 25, 2022
7:00 PM
Time Details:
July 21, 2022 amended 7/25/22

Central North Meeting Room

210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, July 25, 2022


 July 25, 2022 at 7:00 PM


 Central North Meeting Room 2nd Floor

Town Hall

210 Central Street

Hingham, MA 02043


 This meeting will be broadcast live on Harbor Media's public channel, Comcast 1072/ Verizon 2131.

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1.           Call to Order


2.           Approval of minutes

              2.1         Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on June 21, 2022

    2.2         Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on June 22, 2022 (joint meeting               with Select Board, Advisory Committee, and Personnel Board)

              2.3         Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on July 14, 2022      

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 evaluate 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. 

In addition to this public comment period, the School Committee practice provides time for questions and comments from the public on new business items on the agenda.


4.           Superintendent’s Report

              4.1         Entry Plan

              4.2         DESE Civics Teaching and Learning Grant

              4.3         METCO Director Timeline

              4.4         Personnel Update


5.           Communications

    5.1          Communications Received by the Superintendent

     5.2         Other Communications


6.           Unfinished Business

              6.1         To hear the Strategic Plan presentation and act as appropriate 

7.           New Business

              7.1         To review school handbooks and act as appropriate

              7.2         To hear a proposal for Food Service fees for FY23 and act as appropriate

              7.3         To review draft calendar of 2022-2023 School Committee meeting dates and to adopt as         appropriate

              7.4         To review homeschooling application and act as appropriate

              7.5         To discuss the signatory designee for forms relating to building projects at Foster             and Plymouth River and act as appropriate

              7.6         To review a declaration of surplus, and act as appropriate


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

Next School Committee Meeting (tentative):  August 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM

New Teacher Orientation: August 29th and 30th

Convocation: August 31st and September 1st 


This meeting is being offered remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to Chapter 107 of the Acts of 2022 and all other applicable laws temporarily amending 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.

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