School Committee Agenda

Attleboro Public Schools
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School Committee Meeting
Monday, April 13, 2015 @ 7:15 p.m.
School Committee Conference Room 178E - AHS


Pledge of Allegiance & Notice of Electronic Recording:

Approval of Minutes: 03-23-15 

Consent Agenda:  

  1. Motion to approve a donation of student supplies from Roche Brothers to Hill-Roberts with an estimated value of $300:
  2. Motion to approve a donation in the amount of $10.00 from Just Give on behalf of Capella University for deposit in the gifts/donation line at Studley.
  3. Motion to approve an anonymous donation in the amount of $3900.00 to be applied to technology wherein the Finance Director will provide to the Superintendent three (3) proposals for its use.

Open Forum


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


Business Agenda: 

  1. Studley Elementary School Principal: Superintendent’s Appointment: (Joanne DiPalma)
  2. Mission/Vision Essential Beliefs from the Strategic Planning Initiative: Final Recommendation: Lori Scales, Vice Chairperson; David Sawyer, Assistant Superintendent
  3. MSBA/AHS Project Update: Marc Furtado, Director of Finance/Controller
  4. Special Education Update: Linda McSweeney, Director of Special Education 
  • Special Education Program Descriptions
  • Reorganization of the Special Education 

     5. Preliminary FY16 Recommended Budget Priorities: Marc Furtado, Director of Finance/Controller

     6. Update on Technology: Bandwidth Expansion: Marc Furtado, Director of Finance/Controller


Sub-Committee Updates: 

  1. Report of the Finance & Budget Meeting of 04-07-15: Bill Larson, Subcommittee Chair 
  • Motion to approve the user fees as presented for the 2015 -2016 School Year.
  • Motion to approve the second year of the fire alarm contract with the existing vendor, Home Electronic Life Protection, Inc.
  • Motion to exercise the third year of the contract with Krystal Glass and Door Company for glass repair services.
  • Motion to exercise the 1st year renewable option for facilities management services with Sodexo Management, Inc.
  • Motion to approve the RFP for the maintenance of grounds and athletic fields.
  • Motion to approve the request from Camp Ramsbottom to use the Attleboro High School parking lot as their designated drop off and pick up site for their summer program. 




Printable PDF Version of the Agenda


School Committee

Important Dates



3 - Early Release - District PD
6 - Policy Subcommittee 6:30 p.m. AHS 178E
7 - Finance and Budget Subcommittee 7:00 p.m. AHS 178E
13 - School Committee Meeting 7:00 p.m. AHS 178E
15 - Infrastructure & Facilities Subcommittee 7:00 p.m. Thacher Elmentary School
17 - Early Release - District PD
20 - No School - Patriots Day
21 - 24 - No School - April Break


District Information


Aspen Portal, Lunch Menus, Athletics


Health Information, Transportation


Aspen Portal, Email, Evaluation, ProDev


Continuing Ed, Alumni, Volunteers