June 12, 2024 School Committee Meeting

June 12, 2024 School Committee Meeting
Posted on 06/10/2024
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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 Forum: An 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

  • Class of 2024 Graduations o Future Educator Signings

  • Fly-Up Days

  • 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 (ROLL CALL VOTE) - Mr. Gutro  

D. Revision of Policy Book Section 2.3.3 Subcommittees of the School Committee (DISCUSSION) - Mr. Gutro
This item is eligible for vote at the September 11, 2024 meeting.

E. Revision of Policy Book Section 2.4.10 Public Participation in School Committee Meetings (DISCUSSION) - Mr. Gutro
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 (ROLL CALL VOTE) - Mr. Mullaney 

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:

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

  • $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)

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

  • $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

  • Summary of June 6, 2024 meeting

  • 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: