In accordance with the provisions of the Massachusetts General laws, Chapter 30A, Section 20, notice is hereby given for the following meeting of the:

Arlington School Committee
School Committee Regular Meeting
Thursday, June 11, 2020
6:30 PM

Conducted by Remote Participation




Open Meeting

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 
When: Jun 11, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
Topic: School Committee Remote Meeting  Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:30 p.m. 

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6:30 p.m. Public Comment

Members of the public are asked to send written comment to or can register to speak via the webinar by emailing by  4 pm on Thursday, June 11.


6:40 p.m. Welcome, J. Morgan
6:45 p.m. Poet Laureate Screening Committee Appointment
  • Community Relations Subcommittee Recommendation of Stewart Deck
6:55 p.m. Remote Learning Plan update, K. Bodie
7:15 p.m. Summer Program Plan and Extended School Year, K. Bodie
7:30 p.m. URI Science Camp/Alton Jones
7:35 p.m. 20-21 Arlington Public Schools Calendar updated, K. Bodie
  • First Read 
7:45 p.m. FY 21 School Budget for Town Meeting, K. Bodie, M. Mason
  • Vote approval of FY21 revised School Budget 
7:55 p.m. Detentions, K. Bodie
8:10 p.m. Covid-19 Funding Resolution, J. Morgan
8:20 p.m. Superintendent's Report, K. Bodie

AHS Building Committee update

Kindergarten Enrollment 2020-2021 

EDCO update 

8:40 p.m. Summer 2020 School Committee Meetings
  • Proposing Thursday, July 9, July 23, August 6, and August 20, 2020
8:45 p.m Consent Agenda
All items listed with an asterisk are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the committee so requests, in which event the item will be considered in its normal sequence:

Approval of Warrant:  Warrant Number 20292 Total Warrant Amount $411,089.69  DATED 6/2/2020 

Approval of Minutes: May 14, 2020 and May 28, 2020 School Committee Zoom Meeting Minutes

8:55 p.m. Planning for stakeholder input and development program materials with MASC
  • Superintendents Search Process Subcommittee recommendation
9:10 p.m. Subcommittee/Liaison Reports/Announcements
  • Budget: Kirsi Allison-Ampe, Chair
  • Community Relations: Bill Hayner, Chair
  • Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Accountability:  Len Kardon, Chair
  • Facilities: Jeff Thielman, Chair
  • Policies & Procedures: Paul Schlichtman, Chair
  • Arlington High School Building Committee:  Jeff Thielman, (Chair), Kirsi Allison-Ampe
  • Superintendents Search Process Committee
  • Calendar Committee: 
  • Election Modernization Committee:  
  •  Traffic Negotiations: 
  • AEA Negotiations: 
  • Liaisons Reports
  • Announcements
  • Future Agenda Items
Executive Session
To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with the union and/or nonunion personnel or contract negotiations with the union and /or nonunion in which if held in an open meeting, may have a detrimental effect.


Conducting strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation, which if held in an open meeting, may have a detrimental effect. Collective bargaining may also be conducted.


9:30 p.m. Adjournment
The listings of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair, which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.
Stated times and time amounts, listed in parenthesis, are the estimated amount of time for that particular agenda item. Actual times may be shorter or longer depending on the time needed to fully explore the topic.
Submitted by Jane Morgan, Chair
Correspondence Received:

Warrant   dated, June 2  2020

School Committee minutes, May 14, May 28, 2020

Stewart Deck resume

Covid-19 Resolution

Kindergarten enrollment 2020-2021

Report on student participation 

2020-2021 School Calendar updated 692020

FY 21 Town Meeting Budget Memo revised budget

School Committee 2020-2021 Assignments 



Town of Arlington Legal Dept Supplement-Remote Meeting Checklist and Guidance



Massachusetts law requires all open session meetings of public bodies to be accessible to members of the public, including those with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the meeting, contact the Administrative Assistant to the Arlington School Committee Karen Fitzgerald at in advance of the meeting.