Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday July 23, 2014 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday July 23, 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:  
June 18, 2014 – Regular Session
June 18, 2014 – Executive Session 
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	RECOGNITION 
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
o	  Custodial Bid Supplies
o	  ARRSD Strategic Planning 
•	Date for September/October kick off meeting – Mission, Vision and Core Values
•	Choose facilitator
•	Choose Chair
•	Choose Co-chairs for Sub-committees
o	Fingerprinting
o	DIP – SIPS – August Meeting
o	Handbooks – Staff and Student – August Meeting
o	MSBA Building Committee update
o	Para Assignments will be given the first week of school, same as school year 2013/14
o	Update DESE – Committees vote on PARCC test
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	Lunch program – Federal mandated increase
	Royalston Community School Principal Search Timeline
	Real Estate Letter – Mitchell Grosky
	Update – Title 1 and Special Education Grants
	NEASC Status
	Celebration of Retirees – September Meeting
	Update on Bus Routes and Transportation
	Projected Date of any route changes – August 1st
	Routes to be published – August 15th
	Kindergarten placements – Parents will be notified by August 15th
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 reading:  ADDA (Light blue), JLCC, JLCCA, JLCCA-E, KI, KJA, KLG, KLJ, KLK, LA, LB, LBC and LDA (gray).  Third Reading:  KA, KA-1, KBA, KBE, KCB, KCD, KDD, KE, KEC, KF, KF-R, KHA, KHB - (Please bring policies from last meeting)
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:Jul 17, 2014 10:04 AM EDT
Last Modified:Jul 17, 2014 10:04 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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