AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

March 11, 2013

School Department Conference Room

6:00 P.M. (Note Time Change)

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Regular Session of February 25, 2013.
2.2    Executive Session of February 25, 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 to raise 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 discuss the proposed FY ’14 Budget Recommended by AdCom and Board of Selectmen and to take action(s) as may be appropriate.

6.2    To act on proposed fees for 2013-2014 for Kids In Action Programs, as recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.

6.3    To review the Fields Project Budget and bidding process and to take action(s) as may be appropriate.

6.4    To act on approval of a change order request from Gale Associates for additional compensation for contract design & permitting meeting attendance.

6.5    To receive notification of the continuation of an “extended leave of absence” (unpaid) for  Jean Dugan, a grade 2 teacher at East School, for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years.

6.6    To receive notification of the continuation of an “alternative leave of absence” (unpaid) for Dana McNamee, a science teacher at Hingham High School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

6.7    To receive notification of the continuation of an “alternative leave of absence” (unpaid) for Christina Michaelides, a grade 4 teacher at East School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

6.8    To receive notification of the continuation of an “extended leave of absence” (unpaid) for Kristen Stuart, a grade 2 teacher at East School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

6.9    To receive notification of the continuation of an “extended leave of absence” (unpaid) for Lindsay Vaughan, a music teacher at East School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

6.10    To receive notification of the resignation Jennifer Cross, a social studies teacher at Hingham High School, currently on a leave of absence, effective June 30, 2013.

6.11    To receive notification of the resignation of Karlyn MacBride, a grade 4 teacher at East School, currently on a leave of absence, effective June 30, 2013.

6.12    To receive notification of the appointment of Maryellen Holler as Administrative Assistance to the Athletic Director, effective February 25, 2013.

6.13    To receive information regarding an overnight field trip of the Grades 9-12 Drama Club to New York City April 5-7, 2013.

6.14    To receive information regarding an overnight field trip of the High School Rowing Team to Washington College, Chestertown, MD, April 13-17, 2013.

6.15    To receive information regarding an overnight field trip of the Quiz Bowl Team to Washington, D.C. National History Bowl and Bee Competition, April 26-28, 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 – MARCH 25, 2013 – SCHOOL DEPARTMENT CONFERENCE ROOM – 7:30 P.M.