April 11, 2007 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
April 11, 2007

City Council Chambers
7:00 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular session minutes for March 21, 2007.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

  1. Robotics Program
  2. Renewable Energy Project
  3. Articulation Agreements
  4. Literacy Matters Program
  5. QPS Vertical Teams

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

V. New Business:

A. Gifts: Gift of $400.00 from the Quincy Point Congregational Church to Project Access: Education Services to Homeless Children. See Attachment A.
B. Revised Elementary Report Card
C. Quarterly Budget Review
D. Out of State Travel Request: North Quincy AFROTC to Cincinnati Ohio. See Attachment B.

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

  1. Policy Subcommittee: Ms. Stice to report.

  2. Budget Subcommittee: Mr. McCarthy 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
  10/20/2004 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
Health, Safety & Security    
Mahoney/Dwyer/Timmins 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
  9/6/2006 Dress Code
  10/18/2006 Sliding Scale for Student Fees
  12/13/2006 DIP
  3/21/2007 Elementary Report Cards
  3/21/2007 Student Records/Transfers, etc.
  3/21/2007 Elementary Report Cards
Special Education    
Timmins/McCarthy/Mulvey 1/17/2007 Emergency Information Form
  1/17/2007 Substitute Teachers for SPED
  3/21/2007 Implementation of IEPs
Rules, Post Audit & Oversight