School Board Meeting - Regular

March 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

 

REGULARMEETING 

Monday, March 13, 2017 

7:00 p.m. 

SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL LECTURE HALL 

~ AGENDA ~ 

Call to Order 

 

Roll Call 

 

Callaghan House Kirk Matthews Perkins Thompson Tipton Papi Stanton 

 

Pledge of Allegiance 

 

Opening Statement 

 

Report of the Secretary 

1. Approval of the minutes from the RegularMeeting held on Monday, February 27, 2017. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

 

Report of the Chair 

1. Announcement of the next RegularMeeting of the Board of Education:Monday, April 10, 2017 

at 7:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall. 

2. Announcement of the Board of Education Budget Workshops: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, and Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the SPHS Lecture Hall. 

 

Report of the Superintendent 

1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin 

2. Retirements: Dianne Paton, Assistant Director of Instructional Support 

Dara Jarrendt, Art – SPHS 

3. Report on Enrollment – Mr. Kunin 

4. FY2018 Budget Presentation – 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/Ms. Tipton 

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

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

Board of Education Policies: 

JLF – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (Second Read) 

JLF-R – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Administrative Procedure (second Read) 

JLF-E – Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form (Second Read) 

GCOC – Evaluation of Administrative Staff (Second Read) 

JB – Transgender Students (First Read) 

JB-R – Transgender students Guidelines (First Read) 

GCOA – Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff (First Read) 

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

Next meeting of the committee: Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Mahoney Middle School. 

 

Correspondence 

 

New Business 

1. Consideration and action to approve policy JLF – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

2. Consideration and action to approve policy JLF-R Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect – Administrative Procedure. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

3. Consideration and action to approve policy JLF-E suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

4. Consideration and action to approve policy GCOC – Evaluation of Administrative Staff. 

Motion: Second: Vote: 

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

• $800 donation to Mahoney Middle School to purchase books for Step Up Day from the Mahoney PTA. 

• $800 in scholarships for students participating in the Mahoney Middle School ski program from the 

 

Mahoney PTA. 

• $1500 donation to Mahoney Middle School to enhance teaching and learning from ExxonMobil Foundation. 

$1200 donation from the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce to SPHS to fund one boy and one girl to attend Boys/Girls State this summer. 

$2000 donation from Portland Trails to SPHS’s Sustainability Committee for the school’s Courtyard Project. 

 

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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