Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday December 19, 2012 6:30 PM EST

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday December 19, 2012 6:30 PM EST
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
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Agenda:
ATHOL-ROYALSTON REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, December 19, 2012 – 6:30 P.M.
Athol-Royalston Middle School
Athol, MA  01331

I.	CALL TO ORDER

II.	ROLL CALL

III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
November 14, 2012 – Regular Session 

IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
Alternative Diploma presentation

V.	RECOGNITION 

VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
	DESE Mandated Educator Evaluation System
o	District Plans
o	School Committee in Service?  Needed?
	MSBA – SOI for High School locker room and roof repair rejected for FY14.  See letter in packet
	Strategic Plan – Update presented at the January meeting
	STRIVE Update – Two independent evaluations of the STRIVE program being done.  Reports to be delivered in February.
	Update on 3rd P.I.E. meeting

VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	DIP – Second draft completed.  In packet.  Will review at January meeting
	Update – MSBA first public hearing
	Update on joint meeting with Budget Sub-committee and the Athol FWAC
	MSBA – Second Public Hearing – Monday, January 7th.  Request School Committee attendance.  Presentation of building alternatives – Site change from Riverbend to Pleasant Street.  
	MSBA – Third Public Hearing – Thursday, February 7th.  Possibly rescheduled from Riverbend to the Athol Senior Center.
	Public Relations plan for the Riverbend Building Project.
	Athol High School Pride Program
	Superintendents comment on packet material
	Intermunicipal Agreement

VIII.	COMMUNICATIONS

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

X.	SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS

XI.	ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT‘S 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 – First readings –  GDB, GDBC, GDBD, GDC, GDCC, GDCC-E, GDD, GDE, GDF, GDI, GDJ, GDK, GDO, GDQC, GDQD & IKB
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 – 11/14/12
Green – Sanders Street newsletter
Tan – Riverbend newsletter
Goldenrod – Athol High School Pride Program (STRIVE)
Purple – MSBA FY2012 SOI Status letter
Hot Pink – Commissioners letter – FY13 State Budget Reductions
Green – Policy meeting minutes
Green – First Reading Policies
Salmon – Policies for policy book
White – Financial Reports
White – ARRSD Riverbend School Visioning
White – Riverbend Preliminary Ed Plan
Green – ARRSD Riverbend Building Project Draft Ed Plan
Tan – Appendix to go with ARRSD Riverbend Building Project Draft Ed Plan
Light Blue – Intermunicipal Agreement
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Dec 14, 2012 1:39 PM EST
Last Modified:Dec 14, 2012 1:39 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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