9-11-2019 School Committee Agenda

Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
Coddington Building

I. Approval of Minutes:

A. Regular Meeting Minutes for June 13, 2019
B. Special Organizational Meeting Minutes for September 4, 2019

II. Open Forum:

An opportunity for community input regarding the Quincy Public Schools.
Community in this context is defined as a resident of the City of Quincy, a parent of a student who
attends the Quincy Public Schools, or an employee of the Quincy Public Schools. Non-community
persons not permitted to speak at Open Forum may submit written statements to the School Committee.
After giving his or her name and address, each speaker may make a presentation of no more than four
minutes to the School Committee. An individual may not exchange their time or yield to others.

III. Superintendent’s Report:

A. Inspire Quincy
B. New Professional Staff Orientation
C. Public Buildings Summer Projects
D. Vaping Detection Pilot Program
E. Preliminary QPS Enrollment
F. School Committee Organizational Meeting
G. Squantum Elementary School MSBA Senior Study
H. South~West Middle School Dedication and Open House, October 27
I. Homework & Website Initiative Updates
J. Aspen Update #26
K. Upcoming Events: Robotics, Tech/Engineering, Vaping/Nicotine Prevention
L. Parent Academy Schedule
M. Fall Open House Dates
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N. ArtsFest, September 27-29
O. City of Presidents 5K Run/Walk, Sunday, September 29

IV. Old Business:

A. Update of School Committee Policy 10.18 Anti-Bullying (VOTE) Mr. Bregoli
B. Update of School Committee Policy 10.5.7 Homeless Students Mr. Bregoli
Enrollment Rights and Services (VOTE)
C. Creation of School Committee Policy 10.5.8 Foster Care Students Mr. Bregoli
Enrollment Rights and Services (VOTE)

V. New Business:

A. QPS Initiative Planning 2019-2020 Dr. DeCristofaro
Ms. Forrester
B. School Nurse Appointments
C. Revision of School Committee Policy 10.8.5 QPS Smoking Mr. Gutro
by Students for referral to Policy Subcommittee Mrs. Lebo
D, Overnight Travel (In State): North Quincy High School AFJROTC to Camp
Edwards, Bourne, Massachusetts September 25-29, 2019.

VI. Additional Business:

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VII. Communications:

A. Upcoming School Committee Meetings: September 25, 2019 (Coddington
Building); October 16, 2019 (South~West Middle School Auditorium); and
October 30, 2019 (Coddington Building) all at 6:30 pm.
B. Upcoming Subcommittee Meetings (at the Coddington Building): Wednesday,
October 9: Quarterly Budget & Finance at 6:00 pm; Facilities & Security at 6:15
pm; and Policy at 6:45 pm.

VIII. Reports of Subcommittees:

Mrs. Lebo to report on the Teaching & Learning
Subcommittee held on June 17, 2019.

IX. Executive Session:


X. Adjournment: