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 9, 2019
6:30 PM

Arlington High School

School Committee Room

869 Mass Avenue, 6th Floor 

Arlington, MA  02476 

6:30 p.m. Open Meeting
  • Peirce School Artwork
6:35 p.m. Public Comment
6:55 p.m. Resolution - MCAS Question, P. Schlichtman
7:10 p.m. Potential MASC delegate assembly resolutions, P. Schlichtman
7:20 p.m. Science New Standards Curriculium Update, L. Weathers
7:40 p.m. Technology Plan, R. MacNeal, D Good, S. Bisson
8:20 p.m. Surplus Space Report, M. Mason
8:35 p.m. Superintendent's Report
8:55 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# 19210, Dated 4/25/2019, Total Warrant Amount $481,748.89

Approval of Minutes:  Regular & Organizational School Committee Minutes, 4/11/2019 and 4/25/2019 minutes 

Approval of Trip: San Juan, Puerto Rico July 13-20, 2019, Service Learning, Cultural Exchange, Sports Mentoring Trip for AHS students.

Approval of AHS Computer team trip to Wayne, NJ May 24-May 26, 2019.

9:05 p.m. Subcommittee/Liaison Reports/Announcements

Budget:  Kirsi Allison-Ampe, Chair

Community Relations:  Jennifer Susse, Chair

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Accountability: Jane Morgan, Chair         

Facilities:  Bill Hayner, Chair

Policies & Procedures:  Paul Schlichtman, Chair

Legal Services Review:  Bill Hayner, Jeff Thielman

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

Liaisons Reports


Future Agenda Items


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.

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 Len Kardon, Chair
Correspondence Received:

Warrant 4 25 2019 

SCM Regular and Organizational Meetings 4/11/2019

SCM Regular minutes 4/25/2019

AHS San Juan, PR Trip July 2019

AHS Computer Team Trip to NJ Approval May 24-26, 2019

Resolution - MCAS 10th Grade Question 

Resolution - MASC Delegate assembly 

Technology PowerPoint

Science New Standards Curriculum update 

Comm of Mass Secretary's Awards for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education Monday, May 6, 2019

Surplus Space Report After School Program Financial and Enrollment Report 5 8 2019 

League of Women Voters May 2019 Bulletin

Peirce School Artwork