School Committee Agenda

Attleboro Public Schools
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School Committee Meeting
Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m.
School Committee Conference Room 178E - AHS


Pledge of Allegiance & Notice of Electronic Recording:

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

Consent Agenda:

  1. Motion to declare 10-12 boxes per school of Everyday Math Books copyright 2007 and 2012 Teacher Editions and Resources as these books pre-date the new Massachusetts Frameworks. These will be replaced free of charge from McGraw-Hill with the new copyright teacher materials that align with the current MA Frameworks for Mathematics. (Of normally we could have the Follett Company buyback these textbooks but they have no interest because they do not meet the MA Framework guidelines).

  2. Motion to accept a donation of two NEC Monitors (S/NO1: 37146885YA and S/NO2: 36136677YAR) to Hyman Fine from a parent.

  3. Motion to accept an anonymous donation of two (2) cases of copy paper for Hill-Roberts.

  4. Motion to accept a donation to the automotive CTE program at the High School to be used for educational purposes the following vehicle: 1999 BMW 528i automatic sedan with 115,339 with an estimated value of $2,439 from Elaine Bassis.

  5. Motion to accept a donation in the amount of $245 from the Men’s Warehouse to the Class of 2015.

  6. Motion to accept a donation for a total amount of $50.90 from Coca Cola Refreshments (Hill-Roberts: $13.06; BMS: $37.84) to be deposited in the gifts/donation line.

  7. Motion to accept a donation in the amount of $145.71 from Target to be deposited in the Brennan gifts/donation line.


Open Forum

Business Agenda:

  1. APS DRAFT Overarching Goals Recap

  2. Superintendent’s Appointment of the Wamsutta Middle School Principal: Joseph Connor

  3. FY16 School Operating Budget Request to the Mayor

  4. Superintendent’s 2014 – 2015 Academic Year Goals Update: Kenneth Sheehan, Superintendent


Sub-Committee Reports:

  1. Report of the Policy Meeting of 05-11-15: Stephen Withers, Subcommittee Chair:

    • Motion to approve the amendments to Policy JE: Student Attendance as presented:

    • Motion to approve the amendments to Policy JE-E1: Attendance Notification to all Schools as presented:

      • Middle School Attendance Notification Schedule

      • Middle School Tardy Notification Schedule

      • Attleboro High School Attendance Notification Schedule

    • Motion to declare the Exhibit known as JE-E2: Attendance Notification Schedule as obsolete

      2. Report of the Curriculum Meeting of 05-13-15: Julienne Singer, Subcommittee Chair


Executive Session:  Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(2) and (3) the school committee will convene in executive session for purposes of  conducting strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel and to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the school committee.  The school committee will not reconvene in open session.


Printable PDF Version of the Agenda

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Important Dates

4 - School Committee Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Rm. 178E
6 - Infrastructure & Facilities - 6:15 p.m. Rm. 178E
11 - School Committe Public Hearing FY16 Budget - 6:15 p.m. Rm. 178E
11 - Policy Subcommittee Meeting - 6:30 p.m. Rm. 178E
13 - Curriculum & Instruction Meeting
14 - School Committee Office Hours - 7:00 p.m. Thacher Elementary - Cafeteria
16 - School Committee Office Hours - 10:30 a.m. Studley Elementary - Atrium
18 - School Committee Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Rm. 178E
19 - Finance and Budget Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Rm. 178E
22 - Early Release - District PD
25 - No School - Memorial Day


3 - Infrastructure & Facilities - 6:30 p.m.
5 - AHS Graduation - 6:00 p.m. - Tozier-Cassidy Field

8 - School Committee Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Rm. 178E
9 - Finance and Budget Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Rm. 178E
12 - Last Day of School - Kindergarten
19 - Last Day of School - Pre-K
22 - School Committee Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Rm. 178E
25 - Early Release - AHS only
26 - Early Release - Last Day of School - Grades 1 - 11



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