School Committee Meeting 2∕2∕17

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ACTON-BOXBOROUGH REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE (ABRSC) MEETING
February 2, 2017
Library
R.J. Grey Junior High School
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order – Mary Brolin
2. Chairman’s Introduction –
2.1. Annual Spring Town Elections
 Acton deadline to submit papers - February 7
 Boxborough deadline to submit papers - March 28
3. Statement of Warrant & Approval of Minutes
3.1. ABRSC Meetings of 1/12/17 and 1/21/17 (addendum)
4. Public Participation
5. Acton Boxborough Education Association (ABEA) Contract Update – Maria Neyland
5.1. 2017-2018 Elementary Early Release Thursdays – Second Read – VOTE
6. FY17 Second Quarter Financial Report through 12/31/16 – Clare Jeannotte (addendum)
7. FY18 ABRSD Final Budget Recommendation – Glenn Brand, Clare Jeannotte 7.1. FY18 ABRSD Budget and Assessments voted on 1/21/17
7.2. ALG & BLF Update (oral)
7.3. FY18 Budget Updates (addendum)
AGENDA
7.4. Excess & Deficiency Discussion
7.5. Question, comments and input
7.6. FY18 Budget Hearing on 2/16/17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Jr High Library, followed by ABRSC meeting
8. FY18 Revolving Budgets and Fees
8.1. Food Services – Second Read – VOTE – Glenn Brand
9. Seal of Biliteracy Presentation – Dawn Bentley, Deborah Bookis
10. ABRSD Master Plan Update – Glenn Brand
10.1. District Master Plan Review Committee (DMPRC) Update –Mary Brolin
10.1.1. Meetings held on 1/17/17 (see minutes) and 1/25/17 10.2. Community Presentation by Dore & Whittier, 12/8/16
10.2.1. See http://actontv.org/on-demand/post-video/master-plan-visioning-phase-2-12-8-16 10.3. Capital and Future School Needs Committee Update
10.3.1. 1/24/17 presentation:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3n84HCIIJh8WjJlSlZvdFBwZVE/view
11. Subcommittee Reports
11.1. 11.2.
11.2.1. 11.2.2.
Budget – 1/25/17 meeting – Maria Neyland (oral) Policy
Equal Educational Opportunities, File: JB – Second Read – VOTE - Dawn Bentley Consent Agenda – First Read
At ABRSD, our mission is to develop engaged, well-balanced learners through collaborative, caring relationships. WELLNESS - EQUITY - ENGAGEMENT
11.2.2.1. 11.2.2.2. 11.2.2.3. 11.2.2.4.
English Language Learners, File: IHBEA – Dawn Bentley
Health Education, File: IHAM (and new procedures) – Brigid Bieber
Health and Sex Education Parent Notification, File: IHAMA (and revised procedures) Studying Controversial/Sensitive Issues, File: IMB
11.3. Outreach (including PTO Co-chairs) – January 2017 Update - Kristina Rychlik
12. School Committee Member Reports
12.1. Acton Leadership Group (ALG) – Amy Krishnamurthy, Paul Murphy
12.1.1. Materials from 1/26/17 meeting
12.2. Boxborough Leadership Forum (BLF) – Mary Brolin
12.2.1. Boxborough Three-Board /BLF Meeting on Wed, February 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
12.3. Health Insurance Trust (HIT) – meeting on 1/27/17 - Mary Brolin
12.4. Acton Finance Committee – Amy Krishnamurthy, Deanne O’Sullivan
12.5. Acton Board of Selectmen – Eileen Zhang
12.6. Boxborough Finance Committee- Mary Brolin
12.7. Boxborough Board of Selectmen – Maria Neyland, Brigid Bieber
12.8. Minuteman Technical High School (MMT) Update – Diane Baum
12.9. Acton Capital Improvement Planning (CIP) Update – 1/25/17 meeting - Kristina Rychlik
13. ABRSC Statement of Purpose Update – Mary Brolin
14. 2017-2018 School Committee Meetings – DRAFT – Second Read – VOTE - Mary Brolin
15. Recommendation to Accept Alliance Energy LLC Grant of $500 from the East Acton Mobil to the R.J. Grey Junior High School – VOTE – Glenn Brand
16. Superintendent’s Report/Updates – Glenn Brand
16.1. Director of Finance Search Update (oral)
16.2. Interschool Council
17. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
17.1. Family Learning Series Presentations:
17.1.1. February 6, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 PM with Dr. Josephine Kim
Topic: Let’s Talk! Bridging the Cultural Gap Between You and Your Child, ABHS Auditorium Audience: Students in Grades 6-12 and their parent/guardians
17.1.2. February 13, 2017, 7:00 PM with Chris Herren
Topic: Rebound: The Chris Herren Story - Basketball, Drugs, Addiction, and the Road Back, ABRHS Auditorium
18. Adjourn
NEXT MEETINGS:
 February 16 – ABRSD Annual Budget Hearing at 7:00p.m. in the Jr High Library, followed by regular School Committee Meeting (material posted February 10)
 March 2 – ABRSC Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Jr High Library
At ABRSD, our mission is to develop engaged, well-balanced learners through collaborative, caring relationships. WELLNESS - EQUITY - ENGAGEMENT

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