School Committee Agenda

Attleboro Public Schools
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School Committee Meeting
Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 7:15 p.m.
School Committee Conference Room – (AHS – 178E)


Pledge of Allegiance & Notice of Electronic Recording:

Open Forum:

Consent Agenda:

  1. Motion to accept a donation in the amount of $550 from the Attleboro Police Department to be used for a Special Education Field Trip for students of Attleboro High School.
  2. Motion to accept a donation of a “Mobiview” tablet valued at $449 from Dan Breslin from Integrated Technology Inc. to Willett Elementary School.
  3. Motion to accept an anonymous donation of 13 cases of copy paper, two (2) per Attleboro elementary school and one (1) per Attleboro middle school.
  4. Motion to accept a donation of 120 lacrosse sticks valued at $10/stick; four goalie nets and four goalie sticks valued at $55/set for a total donation amount of $1,420.00 from the Attleboro Lacrosse Association to be used at Hyman Fine, Studley, Thacher, and Willett Elementary Schools.
  5. Motion to declare the following items as unsalvageable/disposal:
  • Heideberg Printing Press: (Model KORD Serial: 327071)
  • ATF Davidson Super Chief XLK Printing Press (Model XLK-27 Serial: K88X287)
  • AB Dick Printing Press: (Model 9810; Serial: 6495)


Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes:11-03-14

Student and Staff Recognition:

1.  Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Excellence Award: Kenneth Sheehan, Superintendent

  • Sarah Nordberg, AHS ‘15
  • Benjamin Wagner, AHS ‘15

2. Feinstein Junior Scholar Green Machine Giveaway Contest - Studley Elementary School Bottle Cap Mural

  • Ms. Barbara Withers, SES Technology Instructor
  • Ms. Jessica Holske, SES Art Instructor             

Around Attleboro - Upcoming Events: Tyler Stowe, SAC Student Representative to the School Committee

  • Blue Pride Night – Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Attleboro High School (Evening)

New/Old Business:

  1. Superintendent’s 2014-2015 Goals Presentation: Kenneth Sheehan, Superintendent
  2. Briefing on the transition from the Human Resources Pilot Project to the Leadership Advisory Board: David Sawyer, Assistant Superintendent

Subcommittee Reports:

Finance and Budget:  Report on the meeting held on November 4th: Bill Larson, Chair

Upcoming Subcommittee Meeting Schedule:

  • Policy: 12-01-14
  • Infrastructure & Facilities: 12-03-14
  • Finance & Budget: 12-09-14


Printable PDF Version of the Agenda

School Committee

Important Dates

Nov. 3, 2014 - School Committee Meeting
Nov. 4, 2014 - Budget & Finance Meeting
Nov. 5, 2014 - Strategic Planning Subgroup Meeting @ Studley
Nov. 6, 2014 - Mission Vision Subgroup
Nov. 13, 2014 - SC Spotlight - Special Meeting on Technology
Nov. 17, 2014 - School Committee Meeting
Nov. 18, 2014 - Curriculum and Instruction

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