Agenda #1 February 14, 2017

School Committee

  Committee Members
Brian O'Connell, Chairman
John Monfredo, Vice-Chairman
Molly McCullough
  Administrative Representative
Dr. Marco Rodrigues

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

AGENDA #1 

The Standing Committee on Teaching, Learning and Student Supports will hold a meeting:
on: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
at: 4:30 p.m.
in: Room 410, Durkin Administration Building

 

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

 
  gb #2-139  -  Mr. O'Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Colorio   (April 11, 2012)

To consider development of a partnership with the Boston Debate League to support academic debate teams in high schools in Worcester.

 
 

gb #5-14  -  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Ramirez/Miss Biancheria  (January 7, 2015)

To invite a representative of Tenacity to meet with the Worcester Public Schools, to consider cooperative opportunities to expand the Tenacity Summer Tennis and Reading Program for the benefit of the students of the Worcester Public Schools.

 
 

gb #5-244  -  Mr. O’Connell/Miss Ramirez/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Mayor Petty  (September 10, 2015)

To review the scores achieved by Worcester students in the Spring 2015 administration of the Advanced Placement examinations, in all courses and at all levels.

Annex A (2 pages)

 

gb #6-128  -  Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/Mr. Foley/Miss McCullough  (March 21, 2016)

Request that the Administration consider implementing an advanced academy, based on the Goddard Academy model, at Burncoat Middle School for grade 7 students in either the 2016-17 or 2017-18 academic year which can be expanded to grade 8.

 
  gb #6-334  -  Miss McCullough/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria  (September 26, 2016)

Request that the Administration consider the feasibility of establishing a citywide girl’s ice hockey team.

 Annex A (1 page)

   gb #7-51  - Administration   (January 25, 2017)

To consider approval of the following new courses for the 2017 - 18 school year: 

High School

  • Accounting 1
  • AP Seminar
  • Document Processing

 Middle School

  • Chorus
  • Dance Ensemble
  • Dance for Fitness
  • String Orchestra

Annex A (8 pages)

 

 

 

 

 

     

IV.

ADJOURNMENT

Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee

 

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