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AGENDA

AUGUSTA BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

October 13, 2010

 

Executive Session

6:30

Business Meeting

7:00 P.M.

Cony Auditorium

 

6:30 P.M. – EXECUTIVE SESSION – RE:  LABOR CONTRACT DISCUSSIONS - Pursuant to Statutory Citation 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D):

 

    A.    Motion to approve entering into Executive Session re:  Labor Contract Discussions pursuant to Statutory Citation 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D):

 

Move to approve

entering into Executive

Session pursuant to

Statutory Citation

1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

 ______________  Second:  _____________

____________________________________

____________________________________

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____  to _____

 

 

B.        Motion to approve exiting from Executive Session pursuant to Statutory Citation

            1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D):

 

Move to approve

exiting from Executive

Session pursuant to

Statutory Citation

1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

 ______________  Second:  _____________

____________________________________

____________________________________

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____  to _____

 

 

 

7:00 PM

 

 

1)      Opening:

 

2)      Call to Order:

 

3)      Pledge of Allegiance:

 

4)      Presentations:

 

  1. Home Coming Events:  Paul Vachon, Athletic Director and Athletic Teams
  2. AmeriCorps Teen Leadership and Career Corps program:  Mary Redmond-Luce

Attachment 1

 

5)      Approval of Minutes:

  1. Motion:  Approval of Minutes of the Business Meeting of September 8, 2010

Attachment 2

Move to accept Minutes of the Business Meeting of September 8, 2010

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

  1. Motion:  Approval of Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 22, 2010

Attachment 3

Move to accept Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 22, 2010

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

6)      Communications:

  1. Maine School Board Association:  MSBA Proposed Resolution Packet

Attachment 4

  1. Department of Education:  Information regarding identification status for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), for the following schools: Gilbert Elementary School, Farrington Elementary School, Hussey Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Cony High School

Attachment 5

  1. Donation from C&M Distributors, Inc. in the amount of $500.00 for playground supplies.
  2. Donation from the Cony Class of 1960 in the amount of $2600.00 for the Cony Library.

 

7)      Resignations and Retirements:

  1. Resignations:
    1. Robert Smith – Special Education Teacher, Gilbert Elementary

Attachment 6

 

  1. Retirements: None

 

8)      Recognitions: 

  1. The Ram-Jam Band –
    1. Guidance Counselor:  Chuck Hinds – Harmonica
    2. Music Teacher/ Chorale Director: Teresa Beaudoin –- Keyboards/Vocals
    3. Special Education Ed. Tech.:  Patti-Jean Cousins – Vocals & Tina Turner Impersonation
    4. Special Education Ed. Tech.:  Lindsey Morin – Vocals
    5. Special Education Teacher:  Pat Colwell – Lead Guitar/Vocals
    6. Science Teacher:  Mike Benson – Banjo/Vocals
    7. U.S. History Teacher: Carolyn Van Horn – Acoustic Guitar/Vocals
    8. Administrative Office Secretary/Bookkeeper:  Barbara Haskell – Doo Wop Singer
    9. Librarian: Liz Soares – Doo Wop Singer

10.  Physical Education Teacher:  Brenda Weis – Doo Wop Singer

11.  Student:  Josh Ochmanski – Bass Guitar

12.  Chizzle Wizzle Pit Crew – Pam Jenkins - Keyboard/Saxophone/Vocals

13.  Tino Liakas – Drums

14.  Rob Deschamps – Sound Man

 

  1. Nathaniel Nalley – Student Council representative for school year 2010-2011.  Swearing in:

 

9)      Student Council Report:

 

10)  Informational Items:

  1. Professional Day Requests
    1. Bruce Baker – Decennial NEASC Review (Tyngsboro, MA)

Attachment 7

 

  1. Tom Wells – NEASC Accreditation Committee (Madison H.S.)

Attachment 8

 

  1. Sue Dionne – Leadership Literacy & Lexia (Dedham, MA)

Attachment 9

 

11)  Committee Reports:

  1. Finance Committee Report:  Mrs. Dennison
    1. Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – October 4, 2010

Attachment 10

 

  1. Business Manager’s Report:

Attachment 11

 

  1. Curriculum & Education Committee Report:    Mrs. Libby
    1. Curriculum Coordinator’s Report:

 

  1. Curriculum & Education Committee Meeting Minutes – October 4, 2010

Attachment 12

 

  1. Personnel Committee Report:  Mrs. Campbell

1. Personnel Committee – None

 

12)  Consent Items: (All matters listed under this item will be considered routine and will be enacted by

 one motion.  A Board Member may ask to have an item(s) removed and considered individually.)   

 

13)  Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items: 

 

14)  Unfinished Business:

 

  1. Set School Board goals for school year 2010-2011:

Attachment 13

 

 

15)  New Business:

 

  1. Motion: Move to adopt revisions to Policy GDPC – Retirement benefits for central office staff:

Attachment 14

Move to adopt revisions to Policy GDPC – Retirement benefits for central office staff.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

  1. Motion: Move to approve Student Activity Travel Request for 7 & 8 Grade Band to attend the Great East Music Festival on May 27 & 28, 2011 at Canobie Lake, New Hampshire:

Attachment 15

Move to approve Student Activity Travel Request for 7 & 8 Grade Band to attend the Great East Music Festival on May 27 & 28, 2011 at Canobie Lake, New Hampshire.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

  1. Motion: Move to approve Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony High School French Club to travel with the Jumpstreet Tour Company April 29, 2011 to May 1, 2011.

Attachment 16

Move to approve Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony High School French Club to travel with the Jumpstreet Tour Company April 29, 2011 to May 1, 2011.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

  1. Motion:  Move to adopt the Extra Curricular policy:

Attachment 17

Move to adopt the Extra Curricular policy.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

  1. Motion: Move to accept the donation of $500.00 to Farrington Elementary School for playground supplies from C&M Distributors, Inc.

Move to accept the donation of $500.00 to Farrington Elementary School for playground supplies from C&M Distributors, Inc.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

  1. Motion: Move to accept the donation of $2600.00 to the Cony High School Library from the Cony Class of 1960.

Move to accept the donation of $2600.00 to the Cony High School Library from the Cony Class of 1960.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

 

  1. Motion: Move to approve the implementation of single gender Math Strategies Class:

Move to approve the implementation of single gender Math Strategies Class.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_______________  Second ______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  _________ to ______

 

16)  Superintendent’s Report:

 

17)  Reports from Other School Officials:

 

18)  Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:

 

19)  Adjourn:

A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Motion to Adjourn

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

_________________  Second:  __________________

 

 

Motion PASSED /FAILED ________ to _________

__________ P.M.

 

 

Next Meeting of the

Augusta Board of Education

7:00 p.m., October 27, 2010

Gilbert Elementary School