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Date:
December 7, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617-730-2430
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School Committee Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

Thursday, December 7, 2017


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:50 PM
WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (David Pollak)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: November 30, 2017 School Committee Meeting
ii. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Model United Nations Club; Hanover, New Hampshire; April 6, 2018 to April 8, 2018
iii. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Sister City Project; Quezalguaque, Nicaragua; April 13, 2018 to April 21, 2018
iv. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Global Leadership; Zanzibar, Tanzania; July 13, 2018 to July 29, 2018
v. Student Trip Application: Brookline High School Global Leadership; Berlin, Germany; October 12, 2018 to October 18, 2018
vi. Contract between the Public Schools of Brookline and Gateways
vii. Contract between the Public Schools of Brookline and Brookline Community Mental Health Center
6:05 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
2. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:20 PM (2 hours and 10 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:20 PM (30 minutes)
a. Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) Conference and Action Plan
(Brookline High School MSAN Scholars)
6:50 PM (30 minutes)
b. Overview of the Cypress Playground/Athletic Field Process and Conceptual Plan
(Parks and Open Space Director  Erin Gallentine and Stantec Consultants)
7:20 PM (30 minutes)
c. Brookline High School Schematic Design Update (Andrew Bott)
7:50 PM (30 minutes)
d. Preliminary FY 2019-FY 2024 School Financial Projections (Mary Ellen Dunn)
8:20 PM (10 minutes)
4. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. 2018-2019 School Calendar with Early Dismissal Dates (1st Reading) (Andrew Bott)
b. 2019-2020 School Calendar with Early Dismissal Dates (1st Reading) (Andrew Bott)
c. Public Schools of Brookline Wellness Policy (2nd Reading/Vote) (Ben Chang)
8:30 PM (5 minutes)
5. STUDENT REPORT (Maddie Nagler)
8:35 PM (10 minutes)
6. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
8:45 PM (30 minutes)
7. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
e. Policy Review (Ben Chang)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
9:15 PM (5 minutes)
8. NEW BUSINESS
9:20 PM (25 minutes)
9. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION Proposed Vote to meet in executive session pursuant to M.G.L. chapter 30A section 21 (a), for purpose 3 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation (Brookline School Committee v BEU Unit A MUPL-16-5612) because an open session may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the School Committee and for purpose 7 to comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements (approval of executive session minutes).
9:45 PM (5 minutes)
10. POSSIBLE SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTION (OPEN SESSION)
a. Vote to approve agreement with BEU Unit A to resolve MUPL-16-5612 b. Vote to authorize the School Committee Chairman to sign the integrated BEU Unit B collective bargaining agreement.
11. ADJOURNMENT