3-4-2020 School Committee Meeting Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 6:30 pm
Coddington Building

I. Approval of Minutes:

A. Regular Meeting Minutes for February 12, 2020
B. Executive Session Minutes for February 12, 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: High School Science Fair Winners from NQHS & QHS
C. Monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
D. Grade 5 Science Showcases
E. Robotics Open House, March 12
F. Quincy School~Community Partnership Events: Read Across America, February
24-28 and March 2-6; School Community Partnership Breakfast, March 26
G. Digital Learning Week
H. Health & Wellness Symposium
I. Winter STEM Academy
J. Middle School STEM Fairs
K. Graduation & Drop-Out Rates for 2018-19
L. Squantum Elementary School 100th Anniversary, March 28
M. Learning Center Design Team Meeting, March 16
N. Opportunities & Challenges
School Committee Meeting Agenda -2- March 4, 2020

IV. Old Business:

A. Proposed revision to School Committee Policy 9.11.1 - Mr. Bregoli
Homework and the Homework Guide (Discussion) - Mrs. Lebo
(will be posted for public comment; eligible for Vote at the
March 18 School Committee Meeting)
B. Proposed amended revision to School Committee Policy - Mr. Bregoli
11.12.1 Criteria for Approval of a Private School
(will be posted for public comment; eligible for Vote at the
March 18 School Committee Meeting)

V. New Business:

A. School Nutrition Program Update - Ms. Dufour, Ms. Ginn
B. Student Opportunity Act Update - Dr. DeCristofaro, Mr. Mulvey

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

A. Upcoming School Committee Meetings: March 18, 2020 and April 8, 2020
B. Upcoming Subcommittee Meetings (6:00 pm at the Coddington Building):
March 25, 2020: Joint Special Education and Teaching & Learning; Athletics &

VIII. Reports of Subcommittees:

A. Joint Teaching & Learning and Policy: Mrs. Lebo and Mr. Bregoli to report on
the February 26, 2020 meeting.
B. Facilities, Transportation, and Security: Mr. Santoro to report on the February
26, 2020 meeting.

IX. Executive Session:

Contract Negotiations

X. Adjournment: