Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday June 19, 2013 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday June 19, 2013 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, June 19, 2013 – 6:30 P.M.
Athol-Royalston Middle School
Athol, MA  01331

I.	CALL TO ORDER

II.	ROLL CALL

III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
May 15, 2013 – Regular Session 
May 15, 2013 – Executive Session 

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

V.	RECOGNITION 
Retirees 

VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
	Hispanic Parents Concerns
	School Calendar
	MSBA Building Update
	MSBA meetings with AARP and the Rotary Club
	Televising of School Committee Meetings to start in September
	DESE evaluation final report / receipt over the summer
	Athol High School Principal Update
	Riverbend/Sanders Street Principal Update
	Lunch increase letter
	STRIVE evaluation – July meeting
	ARMS step-up – Friday, June 21st at 6:30

VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	School Committee meeting calendar for school year 2013/14
	Recertification of budget?
	Need for executive session
	SPED grant cut/Title 1 grant cut - Implications
	July and August meeting time change from 6:30 to 6:00
	Handbook updates – July meeting
	DIP/SIPS – August meeting vote
	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 – Second readings – IHAE, IHAI, IHAM, IHAM-R, IHAMA, IHB, IHBA, IHBD, IHBF, IHBG-R, IHBG-E, IHBH, IHBHB, IJ, IJ-R, IJJ, IJK, IJL, IJL-R, IJLA, IJM
	Amendment to IJOA 

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 – 5/15/2013 
Financial Reports 
            	Policies – Green
	Policy Sub-Committee Minutes 
	2013/14 School Year Calendar – Blue
	School Committee Calendar – Bright Green
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Jun 17, 2013 12:33 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 17, 2013 12:33 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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