School Board Meeting - Regular

January 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

BOARD OF EDUCATION
SOUTH PORTLAND SCHOOLDEPARTMENT South Portland,Maine 04106-3442
REGULARMEETING
Monday, January 9, 2017
7:00 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL LECTURE HALL
~ AGENDA ~

Call to Order
Roll Call

Callaghan House Kirk Matthews Reynolds Thompson Tipton  Papi Stanton
 

Pledge of Allegiance
 

Opening Statement
 

Report of the Secretary
1. Approval of the minutes from the RegularMeeting held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
Motion: Second: Vote:
 

Report of the Chair
1. Announcement of the City Council/School Board Joint Meeting for budget guidance: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers.
2. Announcement of the State of the Schools Presentation: Monday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall.
3. Announcement of the next RegularMeeting of the Board of Education:Monday, February 13, 2017
at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall.
 

Report of the Superintendent
1. Auditor’s Report – Runyon Kersteen Ouelette
2. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin
3. Retirements: Kimberly Coombs, Teacher – Mahoney Middle School
Jeanne Grindlinger, School Nurse – Memorial Middle School
4. Report on Enrollment – Mr. Kunin
5. Curriculum Update – Ms. Brown
6. Regionalization News – Mr. Kunin
7. 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. House/
2. Report of the Buildings& Grounds Committee – Mr. Matthews/
3. Report of the PolicyCommittee – Ms. Callaghan/
Board of Education Policies:
GCSA – Employee Computer and Internet Use (Second Read)
GCSA-R – Employee Computer and Internet Use Rules (second Read)
IJNDB – Student Computer and Internet Use (Second Read)
IJNDB- R – Student Computer and Internet Use Rules (Second Read)
JICK – Bullying (First Read)
JICK – R- Bullying – Administrative Procedure (First Read)
JICK – E – Bullying Report Form (First Read)
JICK – E2 – Bullying Investigation Form (First Read)
JICK – E3 – Bullying: Summary of Disciplinary and Remedial Actions (First Read)
4. Report of the Middle School Building Committee - Mr. Matthews/Ms. Callaghan
Next meeting of the committee: Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Middle School.
 

Correspondence
 

NewBusiness
1. Consideration and action to approve the proposed school start times for 2017-2018 as presented
by the Special Committee on School Start Times at the December 14, 2016 School Board Meeting
(and included in meeting packet).
Motion: Second: Vote:
2. Consideration and action to approve policy GCSA – Employee Computer and Internet Use.
Motion: Second: Vote:
3. Consideration and action to approve policy GCSA-R – Employee Computer and Internet Use Rules.
Motion: Second: Vote:
4. Consideration and action to approve policy IJNDB – Student Computer and Internet Use.
Motion: Second: Vote:
5. Consideration and action to approve policy IJNDB-R – Student Computer and Internet Use Rules.
Motion: Second: Vote:
6. Consideration and action to approve a sabbatical for Leah Siviski during the 2017-2018 school year:
Motion: Second: Vote:
7. Consideration and action to accept the following donations/grants:
• $600 donation to the school nutrition program from the South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club.
• $1000 donation to the SPHS Beekeepers Club from Berlin City Auto Group.
• $1000 donation to SPHS food and clothing pantry from H.B. Fleming Inc.
• $400 donation to Brown Elementary School from Shaw’s “We Love Our Schools” program.
• $400 donation to Mahoney Middle School from Shaw’s “We Love Our Schools” program.
• $250 donation by Acme Body Shop to the SPHS Musical Theatre production of “Once Upon a Mattress”.
• $250 donation by Shoppers True Value Hardware, Mill Creek to the SPHS Musical Theatre Production
Of “Once Upon a Mattress”.
• $1,190 donated to the South Portland School Department’s school libraries from their “Books for a Booking” promotion. In addition, the Inn also donated 15 books with a total value of $160.
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.
 

Adjournment
Motion: Second: Vote: Time:

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