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Event takes place on May 09, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Dean Technical High School, 1045 Main Street, Holyoke, MA

Regular Meeting

Call to Order – Roll Call – Pledge of Allegiance

Student Showcase

  • 25 Book Campaign
  • Edeni Colon, Dean Tech Student

Public Discussion

Communications & Reports

  • Student Reprots
  • Receiver’s Communications
    • Teacher Appreciation Update
    • Graduation & Moving Up Ceremonies
      • Dean Graduation – Friday, June 3, 6:00 p.m. , War Memorial
      • Holyoke High Graduation – Sunday, June 5, 1:00 p.m., Holyoke High School
      • 8th Grade MOving UP Ceremonies – Friday, June 17, 2016
    • Transportation Presentation
    • Parent Engagement Plan
    • Morgan Level 5 Third Quarter Report
    • Special Education Review Report Meetings for Staff and Families (info)
    • Summer Scholars Programs 2016 (info)
    • Secondary Redesign FAQs (info)
    • YMCA Peer Scholars Academy Program Description (info)

New Business

Old Business

  • Administering Medicines to Students – Revised
  • Teaching About Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs Policy
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug use by Students Prohibited Policy


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 may 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 Committee Secretary 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 Committee Secretary 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 Liz Lafond, in care of the Receiver’s Office, 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA  01040


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