School Committee Agenda 11-18-13

AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

November 18, 2013

PLYMOUTH RIVER SCHOOL

7:30 p.m.

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Planning Meeting of October 20, 2013.
2.2    Regular Session of November 4, 2013.

3.    Student Communications.

4.    Communications.

4.1    To hear a report from Plymouth River 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.    Superintendent’s Report.
•    MASS Legislative Report
•    HS & MS Class Sections
•    November 1 Enrollment

7.    New Business.

7.1    To hear a financial forecast update – Ted Alexiades.

7.2    To hear a report on Spring 2013 MCAS testing.

7.3    To hear a report on the 2013 Accountability Reports.

7.4    To receive a draft of a proposed recycling policy.

7.5    To review an updated draft of Superintendent Goals for 2013-2014.

7.6    To hear an update on the High School Fields Project.

7.7    To receive information regarding a field trip of the High School Model UN Club to  Sheraton Boston & Harvard University January 30 – February 2, 2014.

7.8    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Martha Robinson, administrative assistance in the high school counseling office, effective March 31, 2014.

7.9    To receive notification of the appointment of Kathie Hale as a paraeducator at South School, effective November 4, 2014.

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

9.    Subcommittee Reports.

10.    Executive Session.

11.    Adjournment.

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING – DECEMBER 9, 2013 – HIGH SCHOOL – 7:30 P.M.