6.12.2024 School Committee Meeting

6.12.2024 School Committee Meeting
Posted on 06/10/2024


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 6:30 pm

Coddington Building, School Committee Room



I.        Call to Order:  Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance, In Memoriam



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.  Interested parties may also submit written statements to: [email protected].



III.     Superintendent’s Report    


A.    Student Recognitions:  Scholastic Art & Writing Awards


B.     Staff Recognition:  Thao Ippolito-Nguyen, MATSOL Teacher of the Year


C.     Recent & Upcoming Quincy Public Schools & City of Quincy Events

o   Class of 2024 Graduations

o   Future Educator Signings

o   Fly-Up Days

o   Flag Day Parade, June 15




IV.     Old Business: 


A.    FY2025 Quincy Public Schools Budget (ROLL CALL VOTE)     Superintendent Mulvey


B.     QPS 2024-2025 School Year Calendar Update                                                     Mrs. Lebo


C.     Revision of Policy Book Section 10.19 Concussion Policy                                   Mr. Gutro



D.    Revision of Policy Book Section 2.3.3 Subcommittees of the School                    Mr. Gutro

Committee (DISCUSSION)

This item is eligible for vote at the September 11, 2024 meeting.


E.     Revision of Policy Book Section 2.4.10 Public Participation in                           Mr. Gutro

School Committee Meetings (DISCUSSION)

This item is eligible for vote at the September 11, 2024 meeting.



V.    New Business:


A.    Natural Resources Department Update                                         Commissioner Murphy


B.     Public Buildings Department Update                                                 Commissioner Hines


C.     FY2024 Quincy Public Schools Budget Transfers                                        Mr. Mullaney

(ROLL CALL VOTE)                           




VI.     Consent Agenda  (ROLL CALL VOTE)


A.    Regular Meeting Minutes:  May 22, 2024


B.     FY2025 Budget Public Hearing Minutes:  June 6, 2024


C.     Donations: $25,000 to Parker Elementary School in memory of Joan Youngman.   (1st year of 15-year gift totaling $175,000.00 to support literacy)


D.    Grants:

o   $33,150.00 for the High School Senior Internship in Education Project from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts/Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

o   $100,000.00 from Beth Israel Lahey Health for Facilitating Behavioral Health Care Access (1st year of 3 year grant, will fund high school Adjustment Counselor)

o   $496,000.00 from the MassHire South Shore Workforce Board for high school programs:  Summer Ladders 2 Success, YouthWorks, and Institute

o   $350,000.00 from the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education for the Early College High School Summer Academy




VII.     Additional Business:   






VIII.     Communications

A.    Upcoming School Committee Meetings:  Regular Meetings on September 11 & 25, 2024 at 6:30 pm at the Coddington Building.

B.     Workshop Meeting (to be scheduled) to review the School Committee Goals document.




IX.     Reports of Subcommittees

A.    FY2025 Budget & Finance:  Summary of the June 6, 2024 meeting            Mayor Koch


B.     Teaching & Learning:  Summary of the June 6, 2024 meeting                        Mrs. Lebo


C.     Policy:                                                                                                                     Mr. Gutro

o   Summary of June 6, 2024 meeting

o   Remove #11 Revision of Policy Section 10.19 Concussion Policy

from the items in Policy Subcommittee  (VOICE VOTE) 




X.     Executive Session:  Contract Negotiations




   XI.  Adjournment: