Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday March 21, 2012 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday March 21, 2012 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
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Agenda:
ATHOL-ROYALSTON REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, March 21, 2012 – 6:30 P.M.
Athol-Royalston Middle School
Athol, MA  01331

I.	CALL TO ORDER

II.	ROLL CALL

III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
February 15, 2012 – Regular Session 

IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
Pleasant Street School Presentation

V.	RECOGNITION 

VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
	Superintendents Evaluation – Lee Chauvette
	Update on Face 2 Face at the Athol-Royalston Middle School – See Athol Daily News article
	High School Roof – Bob Rouleau
	MMSI AP Initiative Update – Brian Beck 

VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	Biomass Energy Grants for Massachusetts Facilities
	Annual Report – To be handed out
	School Calendar – See attached – School Committee Vote April 11, 2012.
	Substance Abuse Task Force – Tom Darcy
	Substitute Nurses Policy – (Field Trips)
	Pleasant Street School – Fundraiser Request – Diane Ellis
	Football/Softball Field Renovations – Chet Hall 
	Electric Charging Stations – Phil Delorey
	5th Year Senior Graduation Requirements – Brian Beck
	Changes to Program of Studies at the Athol High School – Brian Beck
	Parent Portal – Tabled until April 11, 2012 – Superintendent to explain
	New Pre-K – 4 Curriculum maps – Elizabeth Ervin
	Crisis Plan – Robert Rouleau
	Highlanders Performance for ARRSD – Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
	Graduation Day – Sunday, June 3rd
	Tentative 8th Grade Step Up – Tuesday, June 19th
	School Committee Re-Organization meeting – April 4th from 6:00 – 6:30
	Public Hearing on the budget – 
	Update on meeting with the Athol Board of Selectmen
	Update on meeting with the Athol Capital Planning
	Update – Meeting with the Athol FinCom – Scheduled for Thursday, March 29 at 6:00
	Update – Meeting with Royalston Selectmen and FinCom  - March 22 at 7:00
	Consolidation of bus routes
	Restraint Training is half complete for Admin and Teachers – Bob Sheridan trainer
	Public Hearing on FY13 budget – Tuesday, April 24th from 7:00 – 8:30
	School Committee certification of FY13 – budget scheduled for Wednesday, April 25th at 6:30
	Update on Erica Brouillet
	Superintendent’s Contract – Discussion Executive Session – If vote is necessary, vote in public  session

VIII.	COMMUNICATIONS

IX.	FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.	Treasurer’s Report and Financial Statement 

X.	SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS

XI.	DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES REPORT

XII.	 REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE
1.	Reports of the Chair  
2.	Budget/Finance Sub Committee 
3.	Facilities/Buildings/Grounds Sub Committee 
4.	Negotiations Sub Committee 
5.	Academic Excellence Sub Committee 
6.	Public Relations Sub Committee
7.	Policy Sub Committee – 2nd reading – HA, HF, IB, IC/ICA, ID, IE, IGA AND IHA (Please bring policies from last meeting)

XIII.	COMMITTEE MEMBER REFERRALS

XIV.	EXECUTIVE SESSION
Chapter 30A, Section 21 (Summary)
1.	To discuss the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health rather than the professional competence of an individual 
2.	To consider the discipline or dismissal of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against  employee
3.	To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation  
4.	To discuss  security  
5.	To investigate  criminal misconduct  
6.	To consider the purchase, or value o f real property 
7.	To comply with the provisions of any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements.
8.	To consider  applicants for employment by a preliminary screening committee  
9.	To meet or confer with a mediator with respect to any litigation   

XV.	ADJOURNMENT 
   

*Enclosed:  
Minutes – 2/15/2011
MMSI AP Initiative Update
Biomass Energy Grant Literature
School Calendar
Substance Abuse Task Force Literature
Electric Charging Stations
Changes to Program of Studies at the Athol High School
Crisis Plan
Budget 
Revenue and Expenditure Reports
	Face to Face Athol Daily News Article
	Pleasant Street School Newsletter
	Director of Educational Services Report
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Mar 16, 2012 1:05 PM EDT
Last Modified:Mar 16, 2012 2:23 PM EDT
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