Augusta School Department
May 3, 2021
6:30 p.m.
Via Zoom


Committee Members Present:  Staci Fortunato-Chair; Kimberly Martin

Committee Member Absent:  Kati McCormick

Other Board Members Present:  Jennifer Dumond, Pia Holmes, Kevin Lamoreau, Jan Michaud, Amanda Olson, Martha Witham

Administrators Present:  James Anastasio, Katy Grondin, Kathy Casparius, Troy Alexander, Teresa Beaudoin, Stewart Brittner, Christie Jernigan, Gabe Levesque, Monique Roy, Kim Silsby, Theresa Violette 

Summary Sheet

1. Policies tabled from the February Policy Committee Meeting

         A.  Review policy JICA:  Student Dress

                   Existing Student Dress policy

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                   Olympia School Department Dress Code Recommendations

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                   Dress code policy draft

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The committee discussed the student dress code policy and created a draft policy using language from the Olympia School Department Dress Code Recommendations.  Notes in blue on the draft policy are from the committee’s discussion.  Cony’s administrative team will get input from the Student Council.  School board members were asked to send feedback to the committee chair.  The draft policy will be reviewed again at the next committee meeting June 7.

Motion by Kimberly Martin to table the remaining agenda until the June meeting, second by Staci Fortunato, so moved 2-0.

            B.  Review policy EBCC:  Bomb Threats.

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            C.  Review existing policy JKE:  Expulsion of Students.

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            D.  Review existing policy JKE-R:  Expulsion Guidelines.

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            E.  Review existing policy JICIA – Weapons, Violence and School Safety.

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            F.  Review existing policy JKF:  Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities.

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            G.  Review existing policy JKF-R:  Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure.

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            H.  Review existing policy GCFB: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff and MSMA’s policy GCFB.

                                 Existing policy GCFB

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                                 MSMA’s sample policy GCFB

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            I.  Review existing policy GCFB-R: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure.

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2.  New policies for review
            A.  Review existing policy IHBAA:  Referral and General Education Interventions and MSMA’s sample policy IHBAA.

                                Existing policy IHBAA

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                           MSMA’s sample policy IHBAA

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            B.  Review existing policy IHBAA-R: Referral Procedures and General Education Interventions and MSMA’s sample policy IHBAA-R.

                               Existing policy IHBAA-R

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                               MSMA’s sample policy IHBAA-R

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