October 4, 2006 School Committee Agenda


Regular Meeting of the Quincy School Committee
October 4, 2006

City Council Chambers
7:00 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes: Regular session minutes for September 20, 2006.

II. Superintendent’s Report:

A. Enrollment/Class Size Information
B. Literacy Matters Event
C. Partnership Events
D. School Achievement Recognition
E. Professional Development Opportunities

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: Ms. Dwyer to report.

  1. Resolve for Central Middle School: This item was tabled at your last meeting.
  2. Resolve for Sterling Middle School: This item was tabled at your last meeting.

C. Out of Country Trip: North Quincy High School to France: This item was tabled at your last meeting.

D. Out of State Trip: Broad Meadows to New York: See Attachment A.

V. New Business:

A. Middle School Program of Studies: Middle School Principals to present.
B. Gift: Donation to Grades K-5: See Attachment B.
C. Massachusetts Association of School Committee: In order for the committee to have a vote at the annual MASC business meeting, it is necessary that an official delegate be designated: See Attachment C.

VI. Additional Business:

VII. Communications:

VIII. Hearings - none

IX. Reports of Special Committees:

X. Executive Session:

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
  10/4/2000 Use of Central Middle School
  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
  5/3/2006 Notice of Intent
Health, Safety & Security    
Mahoney/Dwyer/Timmins 10/19/2005 "Heelys"
  1/11/2006 Health Curriculum
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
  1/11/2006 Homework Policy
  1/11/2006 School Committee Start Time
  5/17/2006 Name AH Gym
  6/21/2006 Veterans Memorial Stadium
  9/6/2006 Dress Code
Special Education    
Rules, Post Audit & Oversight