2-12-2020 School Committee Meeting Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 6:30 pm
Coddington Building

I. Approval of Minutes:

A. Regular Meeting Minutes for January 22, 2020
B. Executive Session Minutes for January 22, 2020

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. Student Recognition: Lions Club Speech Contest Winner Abby Yanovich
C. New QPS Website
D. QPS System Professional Development
E. 2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration Update
F. Quincy School~Community Partnership Events
○ Grade 5 Student Leadership Summit
○ A Matter of Heart
○ Read Across America
○ Splash! Initiative
G. Digital Learning Week
H. Health & Wellness Symposium
I. LPS & Chronic Absenteeism Mini-Summit
J. Winter STEM Academy
K. High School STEM Fairs School Committee Meeting Agenda -2- February 12, 2020
L. DESE Audits: Special Education and Food Services
M. FY2020 Grant Booklet
N. Parent Academy Events:
○ Dual Enrollment, February 13
○ Charlie Appelstein, February 27
O. Program Newsletter: Extended Education

IV. Old Business:

Chapter 74 Regulation Changes Update - Mrs. Lebo

V. New Business:

A. Health Education Curriculum Update  - Ms. Papile
B. QPS 2019-20 Initiatives Update - Dr. DeCristofaro
C. Request of Whitman-Hanson Regional School District to Join the South Shore Educational Collaborative (Vote) -  Dr. DeCristofaro
D. MSBA Core Program Statement of Interest: Mayor Koch
Squantum Elementary School (Vote)
E. Correspondence from Students on Climate Change Mayor Koch
VI. Additional Business:
School Committee Meeting Agenda -3- February 12, 2020

VII. Communications:

A. Upcoming School Committee Meetings: March 4, 2020; March 18, 2020;
and April 8, 2020
B. Upcoming Subcommittee Meetings (6:00 pm at the Coddington Building):
○ February 26, 2020: Joint Teaching & Learning and Policy and Facilities, Transportation & Security
○ March 11, 2020: Athletics & Wellness and Policy
○ March 25, 2020: Joint Special Education and Teaching & Learning

VIII. Reports of Subcommittees:

Joint Teaching & Learning and Policy Mrs. Lebo and
Mr. Bregoli to report on the February 6, 2020 meeting.

IX. Executive Session:

Contract Negotiations

X. Adjournment: