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 23, 2019
6:30 PM

Arlington High School 

School Committee Room

869 Mass Avenue, 6th Floor

Arlington, MA  02476 

6:30 p.m. Open Meeting
6:35 p.m. Public Comment
6:55 p.m. Curriculum Presentation Literacy, D. Perry,
7:25 p.m. Social Studies Update, D. Conklin
7:55 p.m. Discussion of District Goals for 2019-2020
8:30 p.m. EDCO Agreement for Approval
8:40 p.m. Monthly Financial Report, M. Mason
8:50 p.m. Chapter 70 Funding, B. Hayner, L Kardon
9:00 p.m. Appointment to Calendar Study Committee
9:05 p.m. Superintendent's Report, K. Bodie
  • Update on AHSBC
  • Youth Behavior at Risk Survey
  • Update on Kindergarten and Enrollment numbers
9:25 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 #19223 dated May 9, 2019, in the amount of $530,889.15.

*Approval of Minutes:  Regular School Committee minutes date May 9, 2019.

*Approval of Trip:         None


Policy: None
9:30 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

9:45 p.m. 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.

  • Vote to approve:  AEA, Unit C, Memorandum of Agreement, April 2019.
  • Vote to approve:  AEA, Unit A, Memorandum of Agreement, April 2019
9:55 p.m. Return to Open Session

Vote to approve:  AEA, Unit C,  Memorandum of Agreement, April 2019

Vote to approve:  AEA , Unit A, Memorandum of Agreement, April 2019 

10:00 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#  19223, May 9, 2019

School Committee final minutes May 9, 2019

Copy of final two Resolutions voted on May 9, 2019

AEA Unit C and AEA Unit A, MOA's.

Final EDCO Collaborative Articles of Agreement  

Email regarding Stratton School delay start time May 17, 2019

AHS History and Social Studies Department Presentation May 23, 2019

Elem ELA PD Highlights, AEF Grant, AP Language Course Discriptors 

Monthly Financial Report, April 30, 2019

Chapter 70 funding document LK 5/23/2019

K enrollment 2019-2020

Class size w slc 

2019-2020 draft district goals 5 22 2019 1-9 pages