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July 17, 2019
6:30 PM
Mohawk Trail Regional School, Superintendent's Con
24 Ashfield Road

Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
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Mohawk Trail Regional School District School Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

I. Call meeting to order
II. Mission Statement
III. Staff Presentation:
IV. Minutes:
A. Vote to approve minutes of the meetings of June 12 and June 24, 2019
B. Vote to approve amendment of the minutes of the meeting of May 9, 2019 (included in packets)
V. School Reports
1. Principals’ Reports
2. Director of Pupil Personnel Services Report
3. Curriculum Director Report
4. Mohawk Athletic Association Report: 2018-2019 Contributions to MTRS Athletics
VI. Subcommittee Reports – included in packets
A. Ad Hoc Art MTRS Subcommittee Update
VII. Communications Specialist’s Report
VIII. Superintendent’s Report:
A. MTRSD District Improvement Plan 2019-2022
B. Information Technology Restructuring—Instructional Technology Support
C. Alternative Structured Learning Program Discontinued by State
D. FY19 MTRSD Operating Budget
E. Massachusetts Rural School Coalition Non-Profit Status
IX. Business Administrator’s Report:
A. Operating Statement
B. End of Year Budget Review
C. Final School Choice and Charter School Numbers
X. School Committee Chair’s Report:
A. Member Reports on Annual Town Meetings
B. MASC Conference and Charting the Course
C. Superintendent’s Evaluation
D. Topics for July and August 2019 Professional Development Meetings
XI. Action Items:
1. Vote to approve the Superintendent’s Summative Evaluation.
2. Vote to rescind the requirement that replacement artwork/exhibits (authorized on May 9, 2019) be located in the MTRS gymnasium
3. Vote to approve the MTRSD School Committee Meeting Calendar
4. Vote to discontinue Blizzard Bag Program
5. Vote to authorize School Committee Chair to sign “Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Individual Procurement Cards”
6. Vote to establish the maximum limits for Student Activity Accounts for MTRSD schools
7. Vote to accept donation of $750.00 from BSE PTO to BSE Kindergarten/Grade 1 Field Trips
8. Vote to accept donation of $1,000.00 from Dowd Financial Services to Hilltown Scout Camp
9. Vote to approve appointment of Attendance Officers for School Year 2019-2020
10. Vote to approve appointment of School Physician for School Year 2019-2020
11. CD and/or Nilman Fund Transfer(s), if necessary
XII. Correspondence/Handouts:
a. 6-10-2019 “Massachusetts school districts balance students’ need for technology, lack of home internet,” by Elizabeth Roman in MassLive
b. 6-17-2019 “West County Non-Profit honors former senator, outgoing principal,” by Grace Bird in The Recorder
c. 6-19-2019 “Mohawk Trail unveils plan for $150K grant,” by Grace Bird in The Recorder
d. 7-8-2019 “Florence middle school teacher named Mohawk Trail’s new assistant principal,” by Grace Bird in The Recorder
XIII. Executive Session, if necessary
XIV. Other, items not reasonably anticipated within 48 hours of the meeting
XV. Adjournment