Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 6:30pm


May 22 2018 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm


High School Library

Chariho Regional School District, Switch Road, Wood River Junction, RI 02894


6:30 PM Executive Session - 7:00 PM Open Session - Chariho High School Library

A vote may be taken on any item on this agenda.

Note: The public is welcome to any meeting of the School Committee or its subcommittees. If communication assistance (readers/ interpreters/captions) or any other accommodations are needed to ensure equal participation, please contact the Superintendent's office at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting.

Any changes in this agenda will be posted on the school district's website (www.chariho.k12.ri.us) as well as in the Chariho Administration Building at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting. Individuals requesting special notice of the revised agenda must call (401) 364-7575 to make arrangements for same.

I. Meeting Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance/Silent Meditation

II. Motion/Vote to go into Executive Session under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(2) for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (NEA ESP Contract Negotiations); under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(2) for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to litigation (Discussion of Open Meetings Act Litigation and Approval of Executive Session Minutes of May 8, 2018 - Open Meetings Act Litigation: (WC-2016-0230) Gardiner, Ure, Thompson, Michaud v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Day, Chambers, Huzyk, Stanley, Macaruso, Areglado, in their official capacities; (WC-2017-0236) Miller, Ure, Gardiner, Johanson, Buck, Thompson, Michaud, van der Hooft v. Chariho School Committee, Day, Louzon, Areglado, Blau, Cardozo, Chambers, Huzyk, Macaruso, Stanley in their official capacities; (WC-2017-0073) Gardiner, Ure v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities); and under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(8) for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (Approval of Executive Session Minutes of May 8, 2018 - Approval of Home Instruction Request); any persons to be discussed have been so notified.

III. Closing/Sealing of Executive Session Minutes

IV. Disclosure of Executive Session Votes

V. Recognition

VI. Public Forum

VII. Policy
A. Gender Non-Conforming and Transgender Students Policy (Second Reading/Adoption)
B. Secondary Grading Policy (Revision)

VIII. Business
A. The Key Work of School Boards - Discussion of Text
B. Chariho Task Force for Substance Abuse Prevention Presentation
C. Mathematics Curriculum Grades K-12
D. Memorandum of Understanding Between the Prout School, Narragansett School Department and the Chariho Regional School District (Prout, Narragansett and Chariho Boys Swim Co-op)
E. Field Trip(s)
F. Notification to Community about School Incidents
G. School Committee Microphones

IX. Consent Agenda Items
A. Minutes
B. Transfers
C. Bill Review
D. Budget Summary
E. Personnel Actions
F. Permission to Issue Bids/Request Quotes
G. Permission to Award Contracts
H. Home Instruction
I. Grants
J. Donations

X. Reports
A. Subcommittee Reports
1. Health and Wellness Subcommittee
2. Special Education Local Advisory Committee
B. Superintendent's Report
1. US News & World Report Ranking
2. Transportation Registration
3. District Strategic Planning (9/26, 10/10, 10/25)
4. District Yard Sale
5. Charlestown Water
6. Attendance for Graduation (Friday, June 8 - 7:00 PM - URI Ryan Center)
C. Coming Events

XI. School Committee Requests for Future Agenda Items or Legal Opinions

XII. Adjournment - Future Meetings:
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - SC Meeting - 7:00 PM - High School Library
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - SC Meeting - 7:00 PM - High School Library

Posted May 18, 2018
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