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 24, 2018
6:30 PM

Arlington High School

School Committee Room, 6th Floor

869 Mass Avenue

Arlington, MA  

6:30 pm Open Meeting
6:35 pm Public Participation
6:45 pm Green Ribbon School Award, R. Oliveri, & Thompson Green Team students
7:05 pm Health and Wellness, S. Franchi, L. Connors
7:35 pm AHS Building Project Presentation, J. Burrows, Skanska, L. Cowles, HMFH
8:35 pm Monthly Financial Reports, J. Danizio
8:45 pm Superintendent's Report
9:00 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:
  • Approval of Warrant:  Warrant dated 5/10/2018,  Warrant# 18230 Total Warrant Amount $462,400.59
  • Approval of Minutes:  School Committee May 10, 2018 minutes 
  • Approval of Trip:  None 
Policy: CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent - First Read on update May 24, 2018
9:05 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
9:30 pm Executive Session
  • To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with union and/or nonunion personnel or contract negotiations with union and /or nonunion in which if held in an a open meeting may have a detrimental effect.
  • To conduct strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation, in which if held in an open meeting may have a detrimental effect, Collective bargaining may also be conducted.


9:40 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.
Submitted by Kirsi Allison-Ampe, MD
Correspondence Received:

Warrant dated May 10, 2018

Minutes from Regular School Committee May 10, 2018

Green Ribbon School Award and Press Release, May 15, 2018

Green Ribbon School Presentation, Rachel Oliveri 

Health and Wellness Nursing Dept May 2018 Presentation

AHS Building Project School Committee Presentation

Monthly Financials for April 2018

State Officials Recognized 32 Programs for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education May 16, 2018

Senator Cindy Friedman Thank you letter re: gun reform, May 2018.

League of Women Voters of Arlington, May 2018

Ottoson Middle School Memorial Day Program, Friday, May 25, 2018, 1 pm

Nursing Update Presentation, Nursing Report and Diabetic spreadsheet May 2018 

BeJazzled, Friday, June 8, 2018 7:00 pm Lowe Auditorium 

CBI-Evaluation of the Superintendent, May 24, 2018 

Community Relations minutes 4/2018

Proposed Process to Develop a Multi-year APS Budget Plan 5 24 2018