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Event takes place on April 06, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street, Holyoke, MA

SCHOOL COMMITTEE AGENDA

DATE:                 ­­­­­­­­MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015

TIME:                 6:00 PM

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

  1. CALL TO ORDER   ~ ROLL CALL ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  1. PUBLIC DISCUSSION*
  1. COMMUNICATIONS & REPORTS
  • Student Reports
  • Superintendent’s Communications
  • 9th Grade Academy Proposal
  • Vice Chair Report
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Regular Meeting of March 16, 2015 (pages 1-6)

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

  • Reports of Committees
  • Resources and Capacity Building of March 16, 2015 (page 7)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the minutes (no substantive motions.)

  • Kelly School Field Trip to Mystic Aquarium (pages 8-11)

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

  • HHS Track Team Travel Request (page 13)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the request to travel to Penn Relays.

  • Donahue School PTO Donation (pages 14-15)

RECOMMENDATION:That the School Committee vote to accept the donation of $1,160.00 to replace the school sign and thank the Dolphin Pride Community Organization for the donation.

  • Travel Requests (pages 16-18)

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

  1. OLD BUSINESS
  • 2015-2016 School Calendar (page 19)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to receive the 2015-2016 School Calendar as a second reading.

  • Financial Transfer Request (pages 20-21)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve the transfer as requested.

  • School Transportation Bid (page 22)

RECOMMENDATION: That the School Committee vote to approve a three year contract with Durham School Services for student transportation as recommended by the Chief Procurement Officer.

  1. PERSONNEL
  • Appointments (page 23)

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

  • Retirements (page 24)

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

  • Resignations (page 25)

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

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • To go into Executive Session to conduct collective discuss strategy with respect to bargaining sessions with Teachers, [not] to return to open session.

         

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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