February 7, 2007 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee February 7, 2007

City Council Chambers
7:00 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular session minutes for January 17, 2007.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

  1. Full day of school on Tuesday, March 20, 2007
  2. Special Olympics, Friday, February 9
  3. Grant Administration Booklet

III. Open Forum: An opportunity for community input regarding the Quincy Public
Schools. After giving his or her name and address, each speaker may make a
presentation of no more than four minutes to the School Committee.

IV. Old Business:

A. Update on building projects, renovations, and construction: Mr. Canavan
to report.
B. Update on the New Quincy High School

V. New Business:

A. Student Support and Academic Transitions: Mrs. Powell and Mrs. Roberts to report.
B. Quarterly Budget: Mr. Mullaney to report.
C. Quincy Public Schools Calendar 2007-2008: See Attachment A.
D. School Committee Calendar 2007-2008. See Attachment B.
E. Out of Country Travel:
1. Sterling Middle School to Montreal, Canada. See Attachment C.
2. Robotics Team to Orlando, Florida. See Attachment D.
3. QHS to Mt. Sunapee Ski Resort. See Attachment E.
F. Approval of Gifts: Please see Attachment F, a gift from the Quincy Point Congregational Church to Project Access: Educational Services to Homeless Children.


VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

  1. Policy Subcommittee: Ms. Stice to report.
2. Budget Subcommittee: Mr. McCarthy to report.

X. Executive Session:

XI. Adjournment:

Subcommittees of the School Committee

Subcommittee Date Referred Business Pending
Budget & Finance
McCarthy/Stice/Mahoney 11/19/2003 Vending Machines in Schools
  1/7/2004 Marshall Remedial Action Plan
  5/27/2004 (Subcommittee) Transportation Fees
Building Needs    
Dwyer/McCarthy/Timmins Major Building Projects  
  3/4/98 QHS/Central/Sterling Building Plans
  10/20/2004 ADA Report
  9/7/2005 Alternative Plans for Central Middle School
  1/25/2006 Fire Extinguishers
  1/25/2006 Outdoor Lighting
  2/8/2006 Conservation
Health, Safety & Security    
Mahoney/Dwyer/Timmins 10/18/2006 NQHS Traffic & Drop off
School Policy    
Stice/Mahoney/Mulvey 1/10/2001 Policy Manual
  1/9/2002 Early Childhood Ed.
  1/9/2002 Common Goals
  11/19/2003 Vending Machines in Schools
  9/6/2006 Dress Code
  10/18/2006 Sliding Scale for Student Fees
  12/13/2006 DIP
Special Education    
Timmins/McCarthy/Mulvey 1/17/2007 Emergency Information Form
  1/17/2007 Substitute Teachers for SPED
Rules, Post Audit & Oversight