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September 12, 2022
7:00 PM
Time Details:
09/08/2022 amended 9/9/22

Town Hall

Central North Meeting Rm., 2nd floor

210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, September 12, 2022


 September 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM

  Central North Meeting Room 2nd Floor

Town Hall 

210 Central Street

Hingham, MA 02043


or Remote via Zoom 

Dial-in number: 1-929-205-6099

Meeting ID: 848 6927 0564

Passcode: 601426



1.           Call to Order


2.           Approval of minutes

              2.1         Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on August 22, 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    2022-23 Communication Plan

     4.2    School Enrollment Report 

    4.3    Summer Facilities Work 

    4.4    Personnel Report 

    4.5    Update regarding the Community Preservation Committee application to build out a             health and fitness center at Hingham High School


 5.           Communications

    5.1          Communications Received by the Superintendent

    5.2    Student Communications

     5.3         Other Communications

6.           Unfinished Business

              6.1    To discuss School Committee Policy-IJOA (Field Trips) and act as appropriate

              6.2         To discuss School Committee Policy JJIB (Interscholastic Athletics) and act as appropriate

              6.3         To discuss School Committee Policy JH (Student Absences and Excuses) and act as             appropriate

              6.4         To discuss School Committee Policy KBE (Relations with Parent/Booster Organizations)             and act as appropriate

7.           New Business

7.1        To discuss a proposed student trip to France and Spain in April of 2024, and act as     appropriate 

7.2        To discuss the construction contract for high school tennis courts, 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 Meetings: 

Saturday, September 17, 2022: School Committee Workshop 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 

Monday, October 24, 2022

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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