May 16, 2007 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
May 16, 2007

City Council Chambers
7:00 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular session minutes for April 11, 2007.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

  1. National Honor Society Student Recognition
  2. Celebrate the Arts Month Activities
  3. Assessment Day #3

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

  • Introduction of Gilbane Construction Staff

V. New Business:

A. Mayor Phelan's Energy Conservation and Management Program: Mr. Ryan and Honeywell Representatives will report.

B. Gift: A Donation by the Weymouth Elks and the Black Rock Concierge to benefit Project Access: Educational Services to Homeless Children. See Attachment A.

C. Gift: A donation from the Quincy Point Congregational Church to the Point Webster Drama/Musical Arts Programs. See Attachment B.

D. Out of State Travel Requests:

  1. Snug Harbor to Canobie Lake on June 4, 2007 See Attachment C.
  2. Sterling to Canobie Lake on June 5, 2007. See Attachment D.
  3. Broad Meadows to Canobie Lake on June 13, 2007. See Attachment E.
  4. Point Webster to New York June 6 - June 8, 2007. See Attachment F.
  5. Atlantic Middle School to New York on June 11 to June 13, 2007. See Attachment G.
  6. NQ ROTC to New Hampshire on June 8-June 10. See Attachment H.

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

  1. Building Needs Subcommittee: Mrs. Dwyer 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
  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