December 13, 2006 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
December 13, 2006

City Council Chambers
7:00 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular session minutes for November 15, 2006.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

A. Social Health Team (Peer Leaders)
B. Quincy High School Artistry Program
C. Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance, Mr. Kevin Meskell (Featured Partner) 

III. Open Forum: 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. Canavan
to report.
B. Update on the New Quincy High School: Mr. Ryan to report.
1. New Quincy High School Exterior Elevations: Mr. Pitkin and Mr. Frenette to report.

V. New Business:

A. Health Services Team: Mrs. Powell and Mrs. Kisielius to report.
B. Gifts: 
1. Gift to athletic department programs at Quincy High School. See Attachment A.
2. Quincy Lodge of Elks donation of 630 dictionaries to all third graders. See Attachment B.

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

  1. Policy Subcommittee: Ms. Stice to report
  2. Health, Safety, and Security Subcommittee: Mrs. Mahoney to report
  3. Building Needs Subcommittee: Mrs. Dwyer to report.

X. Executive Session:

XI. Adjournment:

Subcommittees of the School Committee

Subcommittee Date Referred Business Pending
Budget & Finance
McCarthy/Stice/Mahoney 11/19/2003 Vending Machines in Schools
  1/7/2004 Marshall Remedial Action Plan
  5/27/2004 (Subcommittee) Transportation Fees
Building Needs    
Dwyer/McCarthy/Timmins Major Building Projects  
  3/4/98 QHS/Central/Sterling Building Plans
  10/4/2000 Use of Central Middle School
  10/20/2004 ADA Report
  9/7/2005 Alternative Plans for Central Middle School
  1/25/2006 Fire Extinguishers
  1/25/2006 Outdoor Lighting
  2/8/2006 Conservation
  5/3/2006 Notice of Intent
Health, Safety & Security    
Mahoney/Dwyer/Timmins 10/19/2005 "Heelys"
  1/11/2006 Health Curriculum
  10/18/2006 NQHS Traffic & Drop off
School Policy    
Stice/Mahoney/Mulvey 1/10/2001 Policy Manual
  1/9/2002 Early Childhood Ed.
  1/9/2002 Common Goals
  11/19/2003 Vending Machines in Schools
  6/21/2006 Veterans Memorial Stadium
  9/6/2006 Dress Code
  10/4/2006 Superintendent's Evaluation
  10/18/2006 Sliding Scale for Student Fees
  11/15/2006 My Space
Special Education    
Rules, Post Audit & Oversight