April 6, 2011 School Committee Meeting


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
April 6, 2011

7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers, City Hall

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular and Executive Session minutes for March 23, 2011.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

A. Spring Concert Schedule
B. CVTE State Board Meeting
C. Atrium of Honor, April 29
D. Community Service Learning – May 5
E. Partnership Breakfast – April 14
F. Atherton Hough Centennial Celebration, April 30

III. Open Forum: (7:15 p.m.) 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. Murphy to report

B. Update on the New Quincy High School: Mrs. Dwyer to report.

 C. Update on Central: Mrs. Bragg and Mrs. Mahoney to report.

V. New Business:

A. The New Quincy High School Update: Mrs. Dwyer

B. The New Central Middle School Presentation: Mrs. Bragg & Mrs. Mahoney

C. Out of State Travel: Wollaston School to Canobie Lake. (A)

D. Overnight Travel: Quincy High School to Mass State Conference. (B)

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings:

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

A. Policy Subcommittee: Mrs. Bragg to report.

Budget & Finance Subcommittee: Mrs. Mahoney to report

X. Executive Session:

XI. Adjournment:

Subcommittees of the School Committee

Subcommittee Date Referred Business Pending
Budget & Finance
Mahoney/Bragg/Lebo 10/7/2009 Half Time Teachers
  9/15/2010 Full Day Kindergarten
  9/15/2010 Opportunities & Challenges
  9/15/2010 Free & Reduced Lunch
  9/15/2010 Short & Long Term Goals
School Facilities Management    
Dwyer/Lebo/McCarthy 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
  2/8/2006 Conservation
  4/9/2008 Track
  3/3/2010, 9/29/2010 Coddington Hall
Health, Safety, Security & Transportation    
McCarthy/Isola/Dwyer 3/17/2010 North Quincy Traffic Intersection
  3/26/2008 Increase School Breakfast Participation
School Policy    
Bragg/Isola/Dwyer 3/11/2009 MS Interim Letters
  9/15/2010 CPR/ADE Training
  10/2010 Harassment Policy
  11/17/2010 Polling Places
  11/17/2010 Internet/Technology Policy re: Social Networks
  1/5/2011 CTE Admissions Policy
  3/23/2011 CTE Program Improvement
  3/23/2011 CORIs
Special Education    
Lebo/McCarthy/Mahoney 1/17/2007 Substitute Teachers for SPED
  9/24/2008 INSPIRE Initiative
Rules, Post Audit & Oversight    
Isola/Mahoney/Bragg 10/29/2008 Faxon Field
Channel 22    
Mahoney/McCarthy 10/17/2007 Encourage greater use of