June 20, 2007 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
June 20, 2007

City Council Chambers
 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular and executive session minutes for June 6, 2007.
Emergency Meeting and Executive Session Minutes for June 12, 2007.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

  1. Administrative Appointments
  2. Principal Recognition
  3. Budget Highlights 2007-2008
  4. Revised Schedules of Events See Attachment A.

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.

V. New Business:

A. Gift: A gift of $163.55 donated by Sunday School children of Faith Lutheran Church to Project Access: Educational Services to Homeless Children. See Attachment B.
B. Gift: A donation of 80 fiction and non-fiction books by Mr. Robert Kachinsky and his family and friends in honor of his 70th. birthday to the Quincy Public Schools. See Attachment C.
C. QPS Website Update: Mr. O’Brien to report.

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings: - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

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
  4/11/2007 HS Health Curriculum
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
  4/11/2007 HS Health Curriculum
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
  5/2/2007 Bullying
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