AGENDA
WOONSOCKET SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019
6:15 - PM CLOSED SESSION
7:00 PM – OPEN SESSION
WOONSOCKET MIDDLE SCHOOL
HAMLET BUILDING - 60 FLORENCE DRIVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895
The School Committee may vote on all items listed on this agenda.
Call to Order
The Committee may seek to go into executive session to authorize approval of Settlement Agreement with an Administrator in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(2).
Moment of Silence
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
GOOD AND WELFARE –Leo A. Savoie Elementary School and Public Comment
RECOGNITIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS – Superintendent Patrick McGee
● Concert Series in the Park recognizes Woonsocket Graduates
● Woonsocket Proud Essay Contest
● Physical Education Family Night
● RI Pre-Kindergarten Program
● WHS Collage Concert
● WHS Senior Awards Night
● WACTC Senior Awards Night
● Class of 2019 Graduation
● End of Year Comments
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: May 22, 2019 Open Session Minutes
CONSENT AGENDA
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1. Personnel Actions
○ Certified Appointments/Non-Certified Appointments
○ Rescissions of Non-Renewals
2. Purchases/Transfers
3. Field Trip/Conference Requests
○ National Head Start and Public Schools Collaboration Demonstration Project/Scottsdale, AZ/Administrators/Paid by the Collaboration Demonstration Project
○ 2019 National Outdoor Track and Field Championships/Greensboro, NC/WHS Track Team and Coach/Fundraising and Parent Support
4. Homeschooling Requests
END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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COMMUNICATIONS
● Blended Learning Presentation - P. McGee
SCHOOL COMMITTEE REPORTS
● Curriculum Subcommittee - P. Bourget, L. Kapiskas
● Policy Subcommittee - L. Kapiskas, D. Burke
● Facility Subcommittee - P. Bourget
● SELAC Update - L. Kapiskas
CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
● Facilities Update - A. Notarianni
● Technology Update - A. Notarianni
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval on the High School Handbook - 2nd Passage - P. McGee
2. Discussion/Approval on Bid #19-11: School Food Service Program - P. McGee
NEW BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval on the appointment of the Assistant Principal at Villa Nova Middle School - P. McGee
2. Discussion/Approval on the appointment of the Human Resource and Labor Relations - P. McGee
3. Discussion/Approval on the Rhode Island Student Survey - P. McGee
4. Discussion/Approval on the revisions to the Parent Involvement Policy - P. McGee
5. Discussion/Approval on the WSC Resolution in Support of the Safe Schools Act of 2019 (HB 5762 and SB 636) - D. Burke
6. Discussion/Vote on resolution opposing Rhode Island Training School cost-shifting legislation - P. Bourget
7. Discussion/Approval on the WHS Pathways - P. McGee
8. Discussion/Approval on the WMS iExplorer Encore - P. McGee
9. Discussion/Approval on the modifications made to the 12 month clerk job description for the WHS - P. McGee
10. Discussion/Approval on additional certified positions - P. McGee
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
● None.
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