School Board Meeting - Regular

October 12, 2016 - 7:00pm


Monday,October 12, 2016     7:00 p.m. 



Call to Order

Roll Call 

Callaghan Carter   Goldberg House Matthews Reynolds Papi Stanton 

Pledge of Allegiance 

Opening Statement 

Report of the Secretary 

1. Approval of the minutes from the RegularMeeting held on Monday, September 12, 2016. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

Report of the Chair 

1. Announcement of the next RegularMeeting of the Board of Education:Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall. 

Report of the Superintendent 

1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin 

  • • Recognition of Dr. Laura Steven’s Presidential Award – Senator RebeccaMillett 
  • • Recognition of Ms. Amanda Roy, MAHPERD’s Health Teacher of the Year 
  • • Recognition of NationalMerit Scholarship Semifinalists – Caroline Laber-Smith and Ellen Stanton and Commended Students - Alexander Keiter, BradleyMileson and Julia Stanton. 

2. JMG Accomplishments – Ms. Germani 

3. Report on Enrollment – Mr. Kunin 

4. Report of the Director of Business Partnerships & Volunteer Coordinator – Ms. Eberle/Ms. Aldrich 

5. Start Time Update – Mr. Kunin 

6. Report on New Business items – Mr. Kunin

Audience of Citizens - Topics on the Agenda 

Citizens in the audience will be privileged to speak to a topic on the agenda. Such privilege is to be limited to one presentation per citizen of not more than five minutes. 

Report of Committees 

1. Report of the Finance Committee – Ms. Goldberg/Ms. House 

2. Report of the Buildings& Grounds Committee – Mr. Matthews/Mr. Carter 

3. Report of the PolicyCommittee – Mr. Carter/Ms. Callaghan 

4. Report of the Middle School Building Committee - Mr. Matthews/Ms. Callaghan 

Next meeting of the committee: Thursday, October 20, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Middle School. 



1. Consideration and action to approve the following personnel items: 

Elementary Curriculum & Instruction Level Leaders 

Carrie Lawler Grade 2 Math/Science Curriculum & Instruction Level Leader (.5 stipend) 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

2. Consideration and action to approve Siemans for the SPHS mechanical contract at a cost of $44,023 for a one year period as detailed in the Project RecommendationMemo from Mr. Brigham. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

3. Consideration and action to accept the following donations/grants: 

• 14”x10” piece of hardened sandstone imprinted with the imprint of a dinosaur toe - donated to the SPHS Science Department by JoyceMendoza of South Portland 

• $828.80 donated to the SPHS “Hassle to Tassel” programby the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

*Audience of Citizens - Open Discussion 

*Citizens in the audience will be privileged to speak on any educational topic. Such privilege is to be limited to one presentation per citizen of not more than five minutes. 



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