Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday September 17, 2014 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday September 17, 2014 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 20, 2014 – Regular Session
August 20, 2014 – Executive Session
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	RECOGNITION 
Recognition of Retirees
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
o	Update Heywood Hospital Services
o	Update – North Central Massachusetts Talent Search Program (NCMTS) – Federal TRiO Program administered by Mount Wachusett Community College – Presentation October meeting
o	Update – Strategic Plan Process
o	Update – MSBA Building Project
o	Update – AP / Dual Enrollment
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	Forte’ Fall Band Programs Flyer Approval – Light Green
	The Athol Royalston Athletic Association would like to donate the following amount of money for the designated projects.  $3,000 new sod for the baseball infield & $8,000 irrigation system for baseball infield
	After Prom Committee Lottery Ticket Raffle Fundraiser
	Update – MCAS
	Staff Changes – Blue
	Elementary Surplus Books
	Natures Classroom
	8th Grade Washington Trip
	Update – Opening of Schools
	DSAC Meeting
	Paraprofessional Evaluation Instrument
	Update – New hire Salaries
	New Teacher Induction Program
	Substitute Training – October 2, 2014 – 3:30 – 5:00
	Bus Evacuation Drills 
	Restraint Training – September  24, 2014
	Possible Donation – North Quabbin Community Coalition - Pink
VIII.	COMMUNICATIONS
Bus Contract – Goldenrod
IX.	FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.	Treasurer’s Report and Financial Statement
X.	DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES REPORT    
Enclosed - Green
XI.        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 
XII.	COMMITTEE MEMBER REFERRALS
XIII.	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   
XIV.	ADJOURNMENT
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Sep 12, 2014 3:03 PM EDT
Last Modified:Sep 12, 2014 3:03 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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