Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday March 20, 2013 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday March 20, 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, March 20, 2013 – 6:30 P.M.
Athol-Royalston Middle School
Athol, MA  01331
I.	CALL TO ORDER
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
February 14, 2013 – Regular Session 
February 14, 2013 – Executive Session
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
Pleasant Street School
V.	RECOGNITION 
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Superintendents Evaluation
MSBA Update
Update on the Early Retirement Incentive
Update on the DESE Mandated Educator Evaluation
NEASC Accreditation – Surveys
MSBA Meeting, February 27, 2013, in Boston
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
Program of Study changes for Athol High School
Approval of High School Curriculum Units
Pleasant Street School - 
Royalston Community School – Natures Classroom Field Trip Approval
Lice Policy
Draft Calendar
DESE recommendation on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth
Annual Report If Available
Graduation Date – Sunday, June 2nd from 1:30 – 2:30
8th Grade Step Up Date – Tentatively Thursday, June 20th at 6:00
School Committee Reorganization Meeting –Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 from 6:00 – 6:30.
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 – IB, IC/ICA, ID, IE, IGA, IGB, IGBH, IGD, IHA, IHA-E
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:Mar 15, 2013 10:21 AM EDT
Last Modified:Mar 15, 2013 10:21 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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