AGENDA OF THE HINGHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

June 3, 2013

School Department Conference Room

7:30 p.m.

1.    Call to order.

2.    Approval of Minutes.

2.1    Regular Session of May 13, 2013.

3.    Student Communications.

4.    Communications.

4.1    Letters regarding Memorial Day Observances.
4.2    Master Plan Update Planning Activities.
4.3    Introduction of new elementary Assistant Principals.

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 hear fundraising and budget planning updates for the HS Fields Project and act on next steps in the Concession Building bid process.

6.2    To act to engage the services of a Project Manager for the HS Fields Project, as recommended by the Director of Business & Support Services.

6.3    To accept donations from groups and private citizens, in the aggregate amount of $266,000 to be used towards the costs of the HS Fields Project.

6.4    To act on a new Policy & Guidelines for the establishment and maintenance of Student Activities accounts, as proposed by the Director of Business & Support Services and recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.

6.5    To act on a proposed increase in the High School Athletic User Fee, as recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.

6.6    To establish summer School Committee meeting dates.

6.7    To act on a citizen’s request for School Committee and School Department support for a MA DEP Grant Application to expand school recycling efforts, as recommended by the Policy Subcommittee.

6.8    To hear elementary and secondary enrollment projection updates for September 2013.

6.9    To hear a third quarter financial update for 2012-2013 and discuss end of school year projects.

6.10    To receive notification of the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Susan Dyrek, a grade 4 teacher at Foster School, effective June 21, 2013.

6.11    To receive notification of the extended leave of absence of Heather Benner, a grade 3 teacher at Foster School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

6.12    To receive notification of the extended leave of absence of Amanda Donovan, a grade 5 teacher at East School, for the 2013-2014 school year.

6.13    To receive notification of the appointment of Anna Bernal as a special education teacher  at Plymouth River School, effective August 26, 2013.

6.14    To receive notification of the appointment of Elizabeth Foley as a special education teacher at Plymouth River School, effective August 26, 2013.

6.15    To receive notification of the appointment of Glenda Garland as a .5 library media specialist at Hingham High School, effective August 26, 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.
•    Title IX update
•    Greenhouse Project update
•    School Council Report process
•    “Naviance Tracker” update

11.    Executive Session.
12.    Adjournment.

NEXT SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING – June 17, 2013 – SCHOOL DEPARTMENT CONFERENCE ROOM – 7:30 P.M.