AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

February 11, 2013

School Department Conference Room

7:00 p.m. (NOTE TIME)

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Budget Hearing of January 24, 2013.
2.2    Regular Session of January 28, 2013.
2.3    Joint Meeting of January 31, 2013.

3.    Student Communications.

4.    Communications.

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 toraise questions and make comments on any other matter of general concern.  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 hold a Public Hearing on the Proposed FY ’14 School Department Budgets

•    Review of currently proposed Operating and Capital Budgets for FY ’14

•    School Committee comments

•    Questions and comments from the public

•    Conclusions and summary of next steps in the budget adoption process from the Chair

6.2    To act on a declaration of intent to dispose of surplus inventory items, as recommended by the Hingham Public Schools Director of Business & Support Services and to hear plans for their disposal.

6.3    To receive a mid-year update of progress on Superintendent/School Committee goals for 2012-2013.

6.4    To hear a quarterly update of the FY ’13 School Department Operating Budget.

6.5    To hear a report from Andy Shafter on High School Fields Project Fundraising.

6.6    To act on final “value engineering” decisions for the High School Fields Project.

6.7    To act on a “neutral” color choice for the High School Fields Project bleacher risers.

6.8    To receive notification of the home schooling of Caroline Nagle, grade 7, for the remainder of the 2012-2013 school year.

6.9    To receive notification of the appointment of Edward Kyle as a long term substitute business education teacher at Hingham High School, effective January 24, 2013.

6.10    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Karen Glaser, a  mathematics teacher at Hingham High School, effective October 23, 2013.

6.11    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Doreene Gonick, a music teacher at Hingham Middle School, effective June 30, 2013.

6.12    To receive notification of the advancement on the salary schedule to Master’s +60 for June Gustafson, a grade 6 teacher at Hingham Middle School, effective February 1, 2013.

7.    Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
8.    Building Committee Report.
9.    Subcommittee Reports.
10.    Superintendent’s Report.
11.    Executive Session.
12.    Adjournment.

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING – FEBRUARY 25, 2013 – SCHOOL DEPARTMENT CONFERENCE ROOM – 7:30 P.M.