Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday January 21, 2015 6:30 PM EST

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday January 21, 2015 6:30 PM EST
Location:Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331
Library
Agenda:
I.	CALL TO ORDER
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
November 19, 2014 – Regular Session
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	RECOGNITION 
Kindergarten Accreditation
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update – Elementary Math Night
Update - MSBA
Update – Strategic Planning – See handout - Green
Update – Strategic Plan Sub-committee Meetings
Update – ARMS and AHS Turnaround Plan
Update – Proposed Charter School in Fitchburg
Update – MAP Testing – Second Marking Period
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
MARS request – Discuss the 9c cuts – See handout - Cream
	Latest school choice survey – See handout - Purple
	Update FY16 budget – To be distributed
	Narcan Program
	School Choice
	Request for Diploma for (A.T.)
	Universal Pre-school
	Meeting with outgoing Secretary of Education, Matt Malone
	Paraprofessional Evaluations
	Update on MSBA – SOI’s
	Update – Professional Development – January 16, 2015
	Merrifield Bus Company – 1 Year Extension
	Co-Chair Resignation – Deb Karan
VIII.	COMMUNICATIONS
IX.	FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.	Treasurer’s Report and Financial Statement
X.	DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES REPORT    
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 – Second readings:  IHBG, IHBG-E, IHBG-R, EDD, EEAJ, BK, CB, DA, DB, DB-1, DB-1-R, DBC, DBD, DBG, DBJ, DD, DH and GCCD – Gray – PLEASE BRING POLICIES FROM LAST MEETING – First readings:  DI, DIE, DJ, DJA, DJE, DJG, DK, DKC, FB-1
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:Jan 16, 2015 1:26 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 16, 2015 1:26 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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