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5-16-2022 Holyoke School Committee Meeting, 6PM

May 16 2022

6:00 pm Fifield Room @ William J Dean Tech High School

1045 Main St, Holyoke 01040

Governor Baker signed a bill into law on June 16, 2021, allowing public bodies to hold remote meetings through April 22, 2022.  Members of the public can access the meeting here:  https://hps-holyoke-ma-us.zoom.us/j/85266232176?pwd=ci9tWEs3cG81SkQxdXZrWW5GenBXQT09 

  1. CALL TO ORDER ~ ROLL CALL ~ PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
    • Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, s. 20, I am hereby informing all attendees that a video and audio recording is being made of the meeting and the meeting is being live-streamed and run live on the City’s community TV channel. 
  2. STUDENT SHOWCASE 
    • McMahon School
    • John and Abigail Adams Recognition
  3. PUBLIC COMMENT (via the remote link above or in person)
    • Members of the public wishing to submit public comments can email aldiaz@hps.holyoke.ma.us no later than 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2022. Comments will either be displayed or read during the meeting.
  4. COMMUNICATIONS & REPORTS
    • Student Reports
      • HHSN
      • HHSD
    • Presentations
    • Superintendent/Receiver Reports
      • Panorama Update
      • FY23 Budget Presentation
      • COVID 19- FYI Only in packet
  5. NEW BUSINESS
  6. ONGOING BUSINESS
    • Updates from Subcommittees
  7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • Upcoming ‘Moving Forward’ Meetings regarding rezoning and strategic planning
      • HPS employees will meet virtually via Zoom from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, May 23;
      • HPS students, families, and community partners will meet virtually via Zoom from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24; and
      • Everyone is welcome to participate in an in-person meeting from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 at Heritage Park.
    • 5/17 from  4-6 Equity and Anti-Racism Steering Committee
    • 5/17 DPAC Meeting 
    • 5/18 SEPAC Meeting

 

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 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 Sam Garcia, in care of the Receiver’s Office, 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA  01040.

 

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