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, May 10, 2018
6:30 PM

Arlington High School

School Committee Room

869 Mass Avenue, 6th Floor

Arlington, MA  

6:30 pm Open Meeting* After vote on School Choice
It is the policy of this school district not to admit non-resident students under the terms and conditions of the Interdistrict School Choice Law (M.G.L. 76:12.) This decision must be reaffirmed annually prior to June 1st by a vote of the School Committee following a public hearing.
6:35 pm Public Participation
6:45 pm Digital Media Learning and Computer Science, M. Coleman
7:05 pm Discussion on 2018-2019 District Goals
7:35 pm Superintendent's Report K. Bodie

 ·  School Building Updates

   Update on Kindergarten and other Enrollment Numbers

7:55 pm 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:

·  Warrant for Approval: Warrant # 18219, Dated 4/26/2018, Total Amount of $584.076.58

·  Minutes for Approval: Dated 4/26/2018, Regular School Committee Minutes

·  Trip Approval: None·      

· Approval of The Ida Robbins Scholarship’s, presented to the top two students with highest GPA.

· Approval of The E. Nelson Blake Book Award, presented to the top ten students with highest GPA. 




8:00 pm Subcommittee & Liaison Reports & Announcements

·  Budget, L. Kardon

·  Community Relations, J. Susse

·  Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment & Accountability, J. Thielman

·  Facilities, B. Hayner

·  Policies & Procedures, P. Schlichtman

·  Legal Services Review

·  Arlington High School Building Committee J. Thielman, K. Allison-Ampe

·  Gibbs Committee, J. Morgan

·  Liaisons Reports

·  Announcements

·  Future Agenda Items

8:20 pm Executive Session
8:45 pm 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.
Correspondence Received:

Warrant dated # 18219 4/26/2018

Minutes From Regular School Committee meeting on 4/26/2018

Enrollment May, 2018

Memorial Day notice 

School Budget Books FY 2019

Approval of Ida Robbins Scholarship for 2018. Two students with highest GPA.

Approval of E. Nelson Blake Book Award, Top ten students with highest GPA.

Arlington Rotary Club, Annual banquet invitation, June 5, 2018, Sons of Italy.

District 2018-2019 Goals

Press Release dated May 8, 2018 Superintendent Kathleen Bodie and Chief Fred Ryan.

Thank you letter to Frederick Buckley on Class of 1947 donation.

U.S. News High School 2018 Ranking