Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday December 20, 2017 6:30 PM EST

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday December 20, 2017 6:30 PM EST
Location:ACES
1064 Pleasant St. Athol, MA 01331
Cafeteria
Agenda:
I.	CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
II.	ROLL CALL
III.	APPROVAL OF MINUTES
November 15, 2017 – Regular Session
November 15, 2017 – Executive Session
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
•	Update – Starrett Program – Mary Jane Rickson
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
•	DSAC Update
•	District Leadership Walks Update
•	Grant Review
•	Project Bread – Grab n’ Go
•	Sample Common Assessment – Mary Jane Rickson, Molly Superchi
•	FinCom Meeting
•	Regionalization
•	All Boards Meeting – January 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Athol-Royalston Middle School
•	School Calendar
•	MSBA Funding Request
•	McDonald’s Donation – Vote required
VIII.	RECOGNITION
•	School Committee
•	Scholar Athletes – David King
•	Student of the Month
•	Staff Member of the Month
•	Athol High School Girls Volleyball Team Recognition
•	Athol High School Boys Soccer Team Recognition
IX.	STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE
•	Nest Steps
X.	COMMUNICATIONS
District Enrollment
XI.	FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.  	Business Managers Report and Financial Statement
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.    Policy Sub Committee 
7.    Public Relations Sub Committee 
XIII.	COMMITTEE MEMBER REFERRAL
XIV.	EXECUTIVE SESSION, Chapter 30A, Section 21 (Summary
1.	To discuss the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of an individual, or to discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual.  The individual to be discussed in such executive session shall be notified in writing by the public body at least 48 hours prior to the proposed executive session; provided, however, that notification may be waived upon written agreement of the parties; 
2.	To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with nonunion personnel;
3.	To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares;
4.	To discuss the deployment of security personnel or devices, or strategies with respect thereto;
5.	To investigate charges of criminal misconduct or to consider the filing of criminal complaints;
6	To consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body
7.	To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements;
8.	To consider or interview applicants for employment or appointment by a preliminary screening committee if the chair declares that an open meeting will have a detrimental effect in 	obtaining qualified applicants; 
9	To meet or confer with a mediator, as defined in section 23C of chapter 233, with respect to any litigation or decision on any public business within its jurisdiction involving another  party, group or entity, 
10.	To discuss trade secrets or confidential, competitively-sensitive or other proprietary information;    
XV.      ADJOURNMENT
Scheduled By:Julie Marynok
Posted At:Dec 15, 2017 10:35 AM EST
Last Modified:Dec 15, 2017 10:35 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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