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Event takes place on July 15, 2013 at 6:15 PM
Fifield Community Room @ Dean Technical HS 1045 Main St. Holyoke MA

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

 DATE:                ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013

TIME:                 6:15 PM

LOCATION:      Fifield Community Room Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street

 

 1.         CALL TO ORDER   ~  ROLL CALL  ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 2.               PUBLIC DISCUSSION*

 3.               COMMUNICATIONS  &  REPORTS

    1. Student Reports
    2. Superintendent’s Communications
  • Progress Update and Entry Plan

 4.               NEW BUSINESS

    1. Minutes of Meetings
  • Public Hearing on the FY 2013 School Department Budget of June 17, 2013 (pages 1-2)
  • Regular Meeting of June 17, 2013 (pages 3-8)

      RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.

  1. Reports of Committees
  • Resources and Capacity Building Committee of June 13, 2013 (page 9)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes (motion acted upon at July 17, 2013 meeting.)

  • Communications and Policy Committee of June 17, 2013 (pages 10-12 )

                        RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes.

  1. School Building Advisory Committee Minutes
  • April 10, 2013 – Dean Science Lab Initiative  (pages 13-14)
  • April 10, 2013 – McMahon School (page 15)
  • May 8, 2013 – Dean Science Lab Initiative (pages 16-18)
  • May 8, 2013 – McMahon School (pages 19)

      RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the minutes.

  1. ELL Summer Academy Field Trip Request to Lake Compounce, CT (page 21)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the field trip request.

  1. Connections Summer Academy Field Trip Request to Portland, CT (page 22)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the field trip request

  1. Travel Requests  (pages 23-27)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the travel requests.

 5.         OLD BUSINESS

  1. Dean School Admission Policy (pages 28-40)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to approve the Dean School Admission Policy.)  

  1. Point of Sale System Update  
  2. Guidelines for Superintendent Evaluation (pages 41-83)

 6.               PERSONNEL

    1. Appointments (pages 84-90)

                    RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the appointments

  1. Resignations (page 91)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the resignations.

  1. Retirements (page 92)

RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to receive the retirements.

 7.               ANNOUNCEMENTS

 The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

 

*The Holyoke Public Schools makes available a public discussion period for persons in the audience to address the Committee on specific agenda items.  In order to hear as many speakers as possible, the Committee asks individuals to continue their remarks to two (2) minutes.  Any person wishing to submit longer testimony should give copies to the Superintendent before the meeting so that it may be distributed to Committee members.  The speaker can then summarize this testimony at the meeting within the two (2) minute time period.  Persons wishing to speak should register with the Superintendent immediately before the meeting begins.  Individuals who request specific items to be included on the Committee’s agenda should mail a written request fifteen (15) days in advance of a Committee meeting date to the Superintendent of Schools, 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA  01040.


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