Agenda #2 April 28, 2014

School Committee
Committee Members
 
John L. Foley, Chairman 
Hilda Ramirez, Vice-Chairman 
Tracy O’Connell Novick
Administrative Representative
   Brian Allen  

OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
20 IRVING STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01609


AGENDA #2


 
The Standing Committee on FINANCE AND OPERATIONS will hold a meeting:
 
on:   Monday, April 28, 2014
at:    5:30 p.m.
in:    Room 410, DAB
ORDER OF BUSINESS
ANNEX

I.      CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING
 
II.     ROLL CALL
 
III.    GENERAL BUSINESS
 

 
 
ros #2-17 -     Administration (November 28, 2012)
 
BLUE RIBBON TECHNOLOGY REPORT
gb #2-195 - Ms. Novick/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell (June 3, 2012)
 
Request that the Administration prepare a report breaking down the costs of reopening as elementary schools any of our buildings currently used for other purposes.


Annex A (2 pages)

 
gb #3-255 -        Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Foley/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Colorio/Mayor Petty/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Novick    (September 18, 2013)
 
To consider available options to expand the music instrumental lesson program of the Worcester Public Schools to the schools not currently selected to offer the program.

gb #3-265 - Mr. Foley/Ms. Colorio/Ms. Novick   (September 30, 2013)
 
To review the status of the FY14 Budget and recommend appropriate account transfers as required.

 
gb #3-282 - Administration (October 22, 2013)
 
To review the results and recommendations of playground inspection reports recently completed for each school.

gb #3-310 -     Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria   (December 5, 2013)
 
To dedicate additional resources to the funding of alternative placements for students unable to function effectively in the context of Worcester secondary schools, and to seek additional classroom space for these programs.
 






 
gb #3-311 - Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria   (December 5, 2013)
 
To discuss with the Diocese of Worcester the possible lease or purchase of the site of the former St. Paul's Elementary School, recently vacated by the Spirit of Knowledge Charter School, and the possible lease of any space available at All Saints Church formerly occupied by the Nativity School of Worcester.

Annex A (1 page)
 
gb #4-10.2 - Administration/Miss Biancheria/Mr. O'Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Mayor Petty (March 11, 2014)
 
Response of the Administration to the request to provide a report regarding the process and procedures for individual staff members to utilize School Dude to include emergency requests.

Annex A (2 pages)

 
gb #4-123 - Administration (April 15, 2014)
 
To consider a price increase for student lunches for the 2014-15 school year in accordance with the Equity in School Lunch provision of the Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
Annex A (5 pages)
   
   
IV.    ADJOURNMENT
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee
 
 
 

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