Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:45pm


Jan 16 2018 - 6:45pm - 10:00pm


High School Library

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


6:45 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)(8) for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (Approval of Home Instruction Requests); 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. Political Activities Policy (First Reading)
B. Student Internship Program Policy (First Reading)

VIII. Business
A. Discussion of 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 AND (WC-2017-0236) Miller, Ure, Gardiner, Johanson, Buck, Thompson, Michaud, Van der Hooft v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities AND (WC-2017-0073) Gardiner, Ure v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities
B. Discussion of Restoration of School Committee Compensation
C. Mandarin Chinese Grant/Program Proposal
D. Permission to Submit Follett Challenge Grant Application
E. Middle School Unified Cross Country Team
F. 2018-2019 School Calendar
G. Format for Discussion of The Key Work Of School Boards

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

X. Reports
A. Subcommittee Reports
1. Marketing Subcommittee
2. RYSE School Building Committee
3. Audit Subcommittee
B. Superintendent's Report
1. CTC Facade
2. Kindergarten Registration
3. MS Damage from Freezing Pipes
4. CTC Open House
5. Chariho Alternative Learning Academy Tour
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment - Future Meetings:
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Budget Workshop - 6:00 PM - HS Library
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - SC Meeting - 7:00 PM - HS Library

Posted January 12, 2018
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