School Committee Meeting

Aug 18 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm
High School Library

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

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

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 ( 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. Executive Session – 42-46-5(a)(2)+(8b) – for the purpose of discussions and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (approval of Executive Session Minutes of July 14, 2015 – NEA ESP Contract and NEA ESP Contract) and for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving other matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (approval of Executive Session Minutes of July 14, 2015 – Home Instruction Requests and 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 R=First Reading; A=Adoption; REV=Revision; D=Deletion
A. Breathalyzer Policy (REV)
B. Bus Behavior Code (REV)
C. Drug-Free Workplace Policy (REV)
D. Smoke (Tobacco)-Free Schools (REV)
E. Smoke-Free Schools – Visitor Policy (D)
F. Substance Abuse Policy (REV)
G. Exit Survey and Interview Protocol (R)

VIII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Field Trip(s) (N)@
B. Approval of K-5 Science Curriculum (N)@
C. School Building Authority Capital Fund (N)
D. Commitment of FY15 Funds (N)@

IX. Consent Agenda Items
A. Minutes
B. Transfers
C. Bills
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. RYSE School Task Force
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Enrollment
2. Staffing
3. Opening Convocation
4. Superintendent Goals Subcommittee Meeting
5. State Aid Shortfall
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Executive Session (if needed) – 42-46-5(a)(2) - for the purpose of discussions and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (NEA ESP Contract)

XIII. Closing/Sealing of Executive Session Minutes

XIV. Disclosure of Executive Session Votes

XV. Adjournment – Next Meeting: September 8, 2015 – School Committee Meeting – 7:00 PM CHS Library

8-18-15_c_policy.pdf4.45 MB
8-18-15_d_business.pdf901.05 KB
8-18-15_consent_agenda.pdf5.1 MB
8-18-15_g_fyi.pdf158 KB
8-18-15_exec_approval_of_minutes_not_sealed.pdf49.17 KB
8-18-15_regular_session_minutes.pdf102.5 KB
8-18-15_exec_esp_contract_sealed_until_agreed.pdf51.75 KB