Regular School Committee Meeting Notice 1-6-20, 7pm

Event Date: 
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 7:00pm


Salem School Committee Chambers
29 Highland Ave.
Salem, MA 01970
United States


Notice is hereby given that the Salem School Committee will hold a Regular School Committee meeting on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the School Committee Chambers at Collins Middle School, 29 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA.

I.          Call of Meeting to Order

II.        Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting held December 14, 2019
  2. Minutes of the Regular School Committee meeting held December 16, 2019
  3. Approval of Warrants: 12/12/19 in the amount of $313,881.91, 12/19/19 in the amount of $208,940.68, and 12/26/19 in the amount of $150,076.33

III.       Approval of the Agenda

IV.       Public Comment #1: Questions and Comments from the Audience

V.        Student School Committee Representative Report – Jillian Flynn

VI.       Superintendent’s Report – Kathleen Smith

  1. Delayed Arrival for Salem High School for ACCESS Testing on January 14 and 15
  2. Update on the School Committee Secretary position

VII.      Action Items: Old Business

  1. Deliberate and vote on the Candidate Profile for the Superintendent of Schools

VIII.    Action Items: New Business

  1. Deliberate and vote on the waiver of fees for the use of school facilities by the public

IX.       Finance Report

  1. Budget Transfers

X.        Policy Subcommittee

  1. Deliberation and vote on the second reading of the recommendation of the Policy Subcommittee on the revisions to the following policies:

5102.03    Students Experiencing Homelessness

5204        Grading and Reports on Academic Progress

5206        Promotion, Retention, and Level Change

5207        Parent/Guardian Conferences

5208        Homework

5210        Home/Hospital Bound Instruction

5211         Home Schooling

XI.       Subcommittee Reports

XII.      School Committee Concerns and Resolutions

XIII.    Public Comments #2:  Questions and Comments from the Audience

XIV.    Adjournment

Respectfully submitted by:

___Kathleen Smith_______________

Superintendent of the Salem Public Schools