School Committee Agenda 8-26-13

THE MEETING PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 22ND WILL NOW BE HELD ON
AUGUST 26TH

AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

August 26, 2013

School Department Conference Room

7:30 p.m.

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Regular Session of August 12, 2013.

3.    Communications.

4.    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.

5.    New Business.

5.1    To hear a report on the status of Administrator Goals for the 2012-2013 school year.

5.2    To act on the proposed School Committee Meeting dates for 2013-2014.

5.3    To consider approval of the home schooling for Lavinia Claydon, grade 1, for the 2013-2014 school year.

5.4    To consider approval of the home schooling for Sawyer Hurley, grade 3, for the 2013-2014 school year.

5.5    To consider approval of the home schooling for John Lindner, grade 7, for the 2013-2014 school year.

5.6    To consider approval of the home schooling for Madison Quinlan, grade 7, for the 2013- 2014 school year.

5.7    To consider approval of the home schooling for Cosette Yungton, grade 4, for the 2013-2014 school year.

5.8    To hear an update on the HS Field Project progress.

5.9    To receive the fall 2013 coaching assignments, as recommended by the Athletic Director and High School Principal.

5.10    To discuss a date for a School Committee Planning Meeting.

5.11    To receive information regarding a field trip of the High School Global Citizenship Program students to Dublin and Belfast, Ireland February 13 – 24, 2014.

5.12    To receive information regarding a field trip of the High School AFS Club to Japan April 15-25, 2014.

5.13    To receive notification of the resignation of Jennifer Alfieri, a technology assistant at Hingham High School, effective July 31, 2013.

5.14    To receive notification of the resignation of Annemarie Marabello, a paraeducator at Hingham Middle School, effective July 24, 2013.

5.15    To receive notification of the resignation of Jennifer Milia, Psychologist/Chair at East School, effective August 31, 2013.

5.16    To receive notification of the resignation of Laura Mary Regan, a Title I paraeducator at Foster School, effective July 17, 2013.

5.17    To receive notification of the resignation of Timothy Welsh, a special education teacher at Hingham High School, effective June 30, 2013.

5.18    To receive notification of the appointment of Jonathan Abrams as a music/choral teacher at Hingham High School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.19    To receive notification of the appointment of Tracy Blake as a .5 grade 3 teacher at Plymouth River School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.20    To receive notification of the appointment of Caroline Dufault as a grade 2 teacher at South School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.21    To receive notification of the appointment of Katherine Florek as psychologist/chair at East School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.22    To receive notification of the appointment of Cecilia Hanson as technology specialist at South School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.23    To receive notification of the appointment of Holly Kelfer as an art teacher at Plymouth River School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.24    To receive notification of the appointment of Meghanne Quirk as a special education teacher at Foster School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.25    To receive notification of the appointment of Caitlin McInnes as a speech and language therapist at South School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.26    To receive notification of the appointment of Erica Ouellette as a physical education teacher at Plymouth River School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.27    To receive notification of the appointment of Alexis Regan as a special education teacher at Hingham High School, effective August 26, 2013.

5.28    To receive notification of the appointment of Christina Sweeney as a long term substitute school counselor at Hingham High School, effective August 26, 2013.

6.    Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
7.    Subcommittee Reports.
8.    Superintendent’s Report.
8.1    Update on projected enrollment for 2013-2014.
8.2    Update on hiring and vacancies for 2013-2014.
8.3    Update on FY ’14 budget.
9.    Executive Session.
10.    Adjournment.