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7:00 p.m.



Call to Order

Roll Call

 House  Johnson  Kirk  Matthews  Perkins  Wiesendanger  Tipton

Student Representatives Gailey  Turner

Pledge of Allegiance

Opening Statement

Report of the Secretary

1. Approval of the minutes from the Regular Meeting held on Monday, December 10, 2018.

Report of the Chair

1. Announcement of the State of the Schools Presentation: Monday, January 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the SPHS

Lecture Hall.

2. Announcement of the next Regular Meeting of the Board of Education: Monday, February 11, 2019 at

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

Report of the Superintendent

1. Announcements/Recognitions – Mr. Kunin

2. Retirements - Mr. Kunin

Ruthann Baker, Grade 5, Brown Elementary School

3. Report on Enrollment – Mr. Kunin

4. Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Update – Ms. Welter

5. FY20 Budget Update – Mr. Kunin

6. Report on New Business – 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/Mr. Perkins

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

3. Report of the Policy Committee – Ms. Tipton

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

Next meeting of the committee: January 17, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.at SPHS in Room 221.


New Business

1. Consideration and action to accept the donations/grants:

  • Donation of $2000 from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation toward the cost of books for the Learning Commons at Dyer Elementary School.
  • Donation of $550 from the Portland Water District toward the cost of installation of a water bottle filling station at Dyer Elementary School.
  • Donation of $1000 from the Portland Regional chambers of South Portland and Cape Elizabeth Community Chapter for the Memorial Enrichment Days activities and PBIS rewards.
  • Donation of $1000 from the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce to be used toward an outdoor classroom this spring as part of the SPHS Courtyard Project.
  • Donation of $1930 to the South Portland School Department school libraries from Inn By The Sea’s “Books for a Booking” promotion. The Inn also donated books with a total value of $185.87.

*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.


2018-2019 School Year Meetings

2017-2018 School Year Meetings

2016-2017 School Year Meetings

July 10, 2017Regular Meeting
June 12, 2017Regular Meeting
June 12, 2017Special Meeting
May 8, 2017Regular Meeting
April 10, 2017Regular Meeting
April 10, 2017
Budget Workshop
March 30, 2017Budget Workshop
March 28, 2017Budget Workshop
March 23, 2017Budget Workshop
March 21, 2017Budget Workshop
March 13, 2017Regular Meeting
March 6, 2017Workshop
February 27, 2017Regular Meeting
January 23, 2017State of the Schools
January 9, 2017Regular Meeting
December 14, 2016Regular Meeting
December 5, 2016Inauguration
December 5, 2016Special Meeting
November 14, 2016Regular Meeting
November 14, 2016Workshop
October 12, 2016Regular Meeting
September 26, 2016Workshop
September 12, 2016Regular Meeting
August 29, 2016Regular Meeting

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