Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday September 18, 2013 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday September 18, 2013 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
Library
Agenda:
I.	CALL TO ORDER
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
August 21, 2013 – Regular Session 
August 21, 2013 – Executive Session 
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	RECOGNITION 
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
	NEASC Update
	MSBA Building Update
o	PR Plans
o	Important Dates
o	Roll of the School Committee with PR
	DESE Evaluation Report.  District has responded formally.  
1.	Central Office will meet with DESE regarding responses.
2.	DESE will rewrite draft into a final report
3.	Final report dissemination order:
	a.    Administrators / Principals
	b.    School Committee
	c.    Public	
	New STRIVE Logo
	Educator Evaluation Plan Update
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	Vote to accept the new teacher evaluation instrument negotiated and ratified by the ATA
	Approval – 8th grade Washington Trip
	Pathways Program
	Air Plane Rides for Kids Flyer
	Plowing and Sanding Bid Results –Bob Rouleau
	Opening of School Update
	Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent to attend MASC/MASS conference in November
	MCAS results – October meeting
	Superintendent’s comment on packet materials
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 
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
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Sep 12, 2013 1:33 PM EDT
Last Modified:Sep 12, 2013 1:59 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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