January 3, 2007 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee January 3, 2007

City Council Chambers
7:00 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular session minutes for December 13, 2006.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

A. Mayor's Literacy Initiative (Literacy Matters, 2007)
B. Winter Institute, 2007
C. Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (Reflection)
D. Central and Wollaston Schools (Principals Return)
E. District Improvement Plan Presentation to School Committee (Policy Subcommittee) January 8, 2007

III. Open Forum: An opportunity for community input regarding the Quincy Public
Schools. After giving his or her name and address, each speaker may make a
presentation of no more than four minutes to the School Committee.

IV. Old Business:

A. Update on building projects, renovations, and construction: Mr. Canavan
to report.
B. Update on the New Quincy High School: Mr. Ryan to report.

V. New Business:

A. Quincy Public Schools Full Day Kindergarten Status Report: See Attachment D.
B. Gifts:

  1. 1992 Dodge Ram Conversion Van: See Attachment A
  2. 1999 Dodge Stratus Automobile: See Attachment B
  3. 1996 Ford Windstar Minivan: See Attachment C

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

X. Executive Session: Negotiations

XI. Adjournment:

Subcommittees of the School Committee

Subcommittee Date Referred Business Pending
Budget & Finance
McCarthy/Stice/Mahoney 11/19/2003 Vending Machines in Schools
  1/7/2004 Marshall Remedial Action Plan
  5/27/2004 (Subcommittee) Transportation Fees
Building Needs    
Dwyer/McCarthy/Timmins Major Building Projects  
  3/4/98 QHS/Central/Sterling Building Plans
  10/20/2004 ADA Report
  9/7/2005 Alternative Plans for Central Middle School
  1/25/2006 Fire Extinguishers
  1/25/2006 Outdoor Lighting
  2/8/2006 Conservation
Health, Safety & Security    
Mahoney/Dwyer/Timmins 10/18/2006 NQHS Traffic & Drop off
School Policy    
Stice/Mahoney/Mulvey 1/10/2001 Policy Manual
  1/9/2002 Early Childhood Ed.
  1/9/2002 Common Goals
  11/19/2003 Vending Machines in Schools
  9/6/2006 Dress Code
  10/4/2006 Superintendent's Evaluation
  10/18/2006 Sliding Scale for Student Fees
  11/15/2006 My Space
  12/13/2006 DIP
Special Education    
Rules, Post Audit & Oversight