School Committee Agenda 10-21-13

AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

October 21, 2013

SOUTH SCHOOL

7:30 p.m.

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Regular Session of October 7, 2013.

3.    Student Communications.

4.    Communications.

4.1    To hear a report from South School.

5.    Questions and Comments.

Audience comments are always welcome as agenda items are discussed.  In addition, the School Committee has set aside fifteen minutes on this Agenda to enable members of the audience to raise questions and make comments on any matter of general concern that is not on the agenda.  To facilitate this process, interested speakers are asked to provide the Superintendent or School Committee Chair with the nature of the question/comment, in writing, prior to the start of the meeting.

6.    New Business.

6.1    To award a bid for construction of the High School Greenhouse Foundation, as recommended by the Director of Business and Support Services.

6.2    To hear a report on the results of the 2013 Asset Survey by Health Resource Teacher Karen Beatty.

6.3    To begin the annual Superintendent evaluation process with input from School Committee members.

6.4    To hear an update on the High School Fields Project, with any actions as needed.

6.5    To receive information regarding a field trip of the middle school French 8 Class to Quebec City May 2-4, 2014.

6.6    To receive revised itinerary for the field trip of the High School Global Citizenship Program students to Ireland and Scotland February 13-24, 2014.

6.7    To receive information regarding a field trip of grades 9-12 Drama Club to New York City April 11-13, 2014.

6.8    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Nancy Silvia, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools, effective January 31, 2014.

6.9    To receive notification of the appointment of Robin Anastas as ASL Interpreter at Hingham High School, effective October 3, 2013.

6.10    To receive notification of the appointment of Carin Scanlon as a paraeducator at East School, effective October 7, 2013.

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

8.    Subcommittee Reports.

9.    Superintendent’s Report.

10.    Executive Session.

11.    Adjournment.

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING – NOVEMBER 4, 2013 – FOSTER SCHOOL – 7:30 P.M.