Information for Meeting of Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday May 21, 2014 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Athol, MA Royalston, MA 
Board:Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Time:Wednesday May 21, 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:  
April 16, 2014 – Regular Session
May 5, 2014 – Superintendent’s Evaluation Meeting 
IV.	PUBLIC INPUT
SCHOOL COMMITTEE POLICY – 3 MINUTES PER PERSON, 20 MINUTES TOTAL
V.	RECOGNITION 
VI.	UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Update – Riverbend Turnaround Plan
	Transfer of Teachers
	Teacher 
Discussion of DESE CPR Report on Stand Alone Classes at Riverbend
Update on HANDS Meetings (Businessmen’s Breakfast and Community Meeting)
Update on the Building Project
Results of the Royalston Town Meeting
VII.	NEW BUSINESS
	Vote on CAPS Collaborative representative – Board of Directors
	Meeting with Senate President, Stan Rosenberg
	Discussion restricted fund on state loan
	Administrative Changes
	PARCC Test vs. MCAS
	More Computer Donations – Ed Skutnik
	Overview of Summer Professional Development
	Calendar of Events for the Remainder of the Year
o	Class Day – Friday, May 30th – 8:30 – 11:00.  
o	Graduation – Sunday, June 1st – 1:30.
	Chart Grant Update – Jan, Liz and Jeff to present
	Civil Rights Problems – Stand Alone Programs – DESE Report – Liz, Mike and Jeff to present
	NEASC report is now in the district website
	Update – Feed Service Director Job – Mary Jane Handy
	Fingerprinting Policy Timeline
	Executive Session needed for two items under #3
VIII.	COMMUNICATIONS
IX.	FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS
a.	Treasurer’s Report and Financial Statement
X.	ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT‘S 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 – First Reading:  KA, KA-1, KBA, KBE, KCB, KCD, KDD, KE, KEC, KF, KF-R, KHA, KHB - GRAY, Second reading:  JJE, JJH-R, JJIB, JK, JKA, JKAA, JL, JLA, JLC, JLCA, JLCB, JLD, JLD-E, JP, JQ, JRA, JRA-R, JRD (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:May 15, 2014 3:32 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 15, 2014 3:32 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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