Information for Meeting of School Committee (Local)
Wednesday August 12, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

Town:Southampton, MA 
Board:School Committee (Local)
Time:Wednesday August 12, 2020 5:30 PM EDT
Location:Online. See agenda details
Posted 8/5/2020; 3:45 PM

Southampton School Committee
Wednesday, August 12, 2020; 5:30 PM
William E. Norris Via Zoom Meeting

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I.	Call to Order- Jon Lumbra 

II.	Routine Matters
A.	Approval of minutes: 
i.	July 20, 2020
ii.	July 22, 2020
iii.	July 30, 2020
B.	Public Comments: 
C.	Visitors: 
D.	Correspondence 
E.	Other 

III.	Principal’s Report 

IV.	Superintendent’s Report

V.	Budget
A.	FY 2020 – Tabled until 08/26/2020 Meeting
B.	FY 2021 – Tabled until 08/26/2020 Meeting
C.	School Choice Update – Closed for 2020/2021 Year

VI.	Items Requiring Action

VII.	Policy

VIII.	Old Business
A.	Reopening Status Update

IX.	New Business
A.	Administration to present a COVID-19 Monitoring plan (if this/then that) to be approved by the School Committee no later than August 26th on what events within both Norris and/or the general community that would cause a pause and/or reversal of this phased reopen plan. 
B.	Update from Administration on the process for a full remote model with continuous updates as to the readiness of the district to be successful in a full remote model in order to ensure the highest possible level of educational service delivery and continuity for students.
C.	Provide process that a parent/guardian would use to opt-out of a return to school and go full remote.
D.	Administration to provide a draft communication to approved by the Committee to be sent out regarding change in busing resources for this coming year.  In addition, Committee to be provided with detail mapping of how this applies to each student and the process used to make the determination.
i.	Discussion of requesting assistants from other Town Departments on this change, specifically the Police and Highway Department.
ii.	Consideration of hiring Crossing Guards.
E.	Review Draft of the new year school calendar which should be available to committee member a day in advance so action can be taken at the meeting to approve.

X.	 Reports
A.	Hampshire Regional School Committee
B.	Chair’s Report
C.	Liaison to Select Board 

XI.	Executive Session: 
A.	MGL Chapter 30, 21A(3): To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation. 

XII.	Adjourn – Next Meeting: August 26, 2020
Scheduled By:Taffy Bassett Fox
Posted At:Aug 05, 2020 4:01 PM EDT
Last Modified:Aug 05, 2020 4:01 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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