6-9-2021 School Committee Meeting

6-9-2021 School Committee Meeting
Posted on 06/07/2021


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee

Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 6:30 pm

Coddington Building

Per Governor Baker’s order suspending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A sec. 20, the public will not be allowed to physically access this School Committee meeting.  Members of the Public can access the meeting live on QATV Channel 22 or at www.qatv.org.  The meeting will also be recorded for rebroadcast and posted on the QPS SchoolTube website on Friday, June 11, 2021.

  1. Approval of Minutes:
  1. Regular Meeting and Executive Session Minutes for May 19, 2021
  2. Public Hearing Minutes for June 2, 2021

II.        Open ForumAn 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.  To participate in Open Forum, interested parties may submit written statements to: QSCOpenForum@quincypublicschools.com.

III. Superintendent’s Report

A. Chairman’s ReportMayor Thomas Koch

B. QPS Administrative Retirements

C. QPS Class of 2021 Events

D. QPS Enrollment & Instructional Model UpdateRevised Massachusetts COVID-19 Guidelines                ●QPS COVID-19 Metrics/Pooled Testing                           ●QPS Summer Programs

E. Parent & Community Events

F. QPS Initiatives Update

  • VISIONS Focus Group
  • DOVE’s YouthSpeak Program
  • Restorative Justice
  • Early College High School

G. Massachusetts Capital Skills Grant

H. NQHS on WGBH’s High School Quiz Show

I. Open Meeting Law Guide

IV. Old Business:

V. New Business:
  1. Department of Natural Resources Update      Commissioner Murphy
  2. CVTE Program Review     Mr. Keith Segalla
  3. FY2022 Quincy Public Schools Budget (VOTE)     Superintendent Mulvey
  4. FY2021 Quincy Public Schools Budget Transfers (VOTE)   Mr. Mullaney
  5. QPS “COVID Keepers”   Superintendent Mulvey
  6. Quincy School Committee Policy Section 5.2.3 Emergency Closings

    For referral to the Policy Subcommittee             

  7. Quincy School Committee Policy Book Sections 9.11 Grading Systems; 9.11.2 Class Rankings; 9.11.3 Honor Rolls; 9.11.4 Promotion & Retention of Students; 9.11.5 Graduation Requirements

    For referral to the Policy Subcommittee

  8. Quincy School Committee Policy Book Section 1.2.1 Community Involvement in Decision Making     Mr. Gutro

    For referral to the Policy Subcommittee

  9. Quincy School Committee Policy Book Section 5.5.1 through 5.5.6   Transportation Service Management     For referral to the Policy Subcommittee

I.  Information Request for International Baccalaureate Program                   Mrs. Hubley

For referral to the Teaching & Learning Subcommittee                                 

J.  Chinese Language Immersion Program                      Mr. Santoro                                       For referral to the Teaching & Learning and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Subcommittees


 VI.      Additional Business:   

VII.     Communications

VIII.    Reports of Subcommittees: 

  1. Budget & Finance:  Mayor Koch to report on the May 26, 2021 and June 2, 2021 meetings.
  2. Teaching & Learning:  Mrs. Lebo to report on the May 26, 2021 meeting.
  3. Joint Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Facilities, Transportation & Security:  Mr. Santoro to report on the June 2, 2021 meeting.

IX.       Executive Session:    Contract Negotiations

X.        Adjournment: