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, December 13, 2018
6:30 PM

Arlington High School

School Committee Room

869 Mass Avenue, 6th Floor

Arlington, MA  02476

Open Meeting
6:30 PM APS Updated Manual A-I, (J, K, L) Mike Gilbert, MASC Field Director
7:00 PM Public Participation
7:10 PM AHS, OMS, Gibbs, FY 20 Budget Needs Request Presentation, Principals
7:55 PM Arlington Education Association (AEA) Budget Needs Request for Middle and High School, J. Levy
8:10 PM Discussion of Value Engineer Areas of AHS
8:40 PM Superintendent's Report, K. Bodie
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# 19103  Dated, 11/29/2018, Total Amount of Warrant:  $649,163.92

Approval of Minutes:    Regular School Committee Minutes 11/29/2018

Approval of Trips:        AHS UPenn, Model Congress Trip, March 28, 2019

                                   OMS London and Environs 4/2020.  

9:05 PM Subcommittee/Liaison Reports/Announcements

Budget:  Len Kardon, Chair  

Community Relations:  Jennifer Susse, Chair

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Accountability: Jeff Thielman, Chair         

Facilities:  Bill Hayner, Chair

Policies & Procedures:  Paul Schlichtman, Chair

Legal Services Review:  Bill Hayner, Len Kardon

Arlington High School Building Committee:  Jeff Thielman, Kirsi Allison-Ampe

Gibbs Committee:  Jane Morgan

Liaisons Reports


Future Agenda Items



9:20 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 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.


Discuss Superintendent Bodie Contract 


9:30 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, Chair
Correspondence Received:

Warrant# 19103, Dated 11/29/2018

School Committee draft minutes 11/29/2018

AHS UPenn Model Trip Approval

OMS London Trip Approval

Policy Manual Update A-I, J, K, L. sections for First Read or vote

Budget request for FY 2020 AHS, Gibbs, OMS, and AEA 

AHS Internship Program Celebration of Achievement 

Stratton, Thompson, OMS emails

Kathy Bodie contract

December 2018 Enrollment numbers