AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

April 8, 2013

School Department Conference Room

7:30 P.M.

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Regular Session of March 25, 2013.
2.2    Executive Session of March 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 receive information about the proposed Hingham Heritage Museum at Old Derby from Mark Cullings and Suzanne Buchanan.

6.2    To hear an update on the bidding and budget development processes for the High School Fields Project.

6.3    To discuss plans for Town Meeting presentations.

6.4    To receive a summary of meetings and agendas for Hearings by the MA Legislature’s Joint Committee on Education.

6.5    To act on 2013-2014 pay rates for substitutes, part time, hourly and per diem workers, as recommended by the Salary & Negotiations Subcommittee.

6.6    To act on 2013-2014 salaries for certain administrators, as recommended by the Salary & Negotiations Subcommittee.

6.7    To act on contract renewals for central office administrators and certain principals, as recommended by the Salary & Negotiations Subcommittee.

6.8    To consider voting to adopt a resolution withdrawing from participating in the State’s  School Choice Program for school year 2013-2014.

6.9    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Mary Hayden, a grade 5 teacher at East School, effective June 30, 2013.

6.10    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Cynthia Rossini, a grade 2 teacher at South School, effective August 25, 2013.

6.11    To receive notification of the resignation of Judith Beausejour, a Technology Specialist at South School, effective June 30, 2013.

6.12    To receive notification of the Alternative Leave of Absence for Andrew Hoey, a social studies teacher at Hingham High School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

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 – APRIL 22, 2013 – HIGH SCHOOL – 6:30 P.M.