School Committee Meeting

Jan 19 2016 - 6:45pm - 9:30pm
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

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)+(8a &8b) – for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (approval of executive session minutes of December 15, 2015 - NEA ESP Contract Negotiation Update) and 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 January 12, 2016 – Appeal of Superintendent’s Decision regarding violation of the Responsible Use of Technology Policy, approval of Home Instruction Requests and approval of executive session minutes of December 15, 2015 – 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 R=First Reading; A=Adoption; REV=Revision; D=Deletion
A. Academic Requirements for High School Graduation (REV)
B. Temporary Homebound Instruction (REV)

VIII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Acceptance of District Audit (N)@
B. 2016-2017 School Calendar (N)@
C. Request of Member Chambers to Attend Conference at District Expense (N)@
D. Resolution to Amend the Chariho Act to Provide More Equal Representation (N)@
E. Funding Formula (N)@
F. Approval of Visual Arts Curriculum K-12 (N)@
G. CTC Transfer Agreement (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 Report
1. Chariho Finance Committee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Regional Coalition
2. Culinary Kitchen
3. RI Foundation Grant
4. Open Forum for High School Students January 21st
5. Facility Improvement Subcommittee Meeting February 3rd
6. RYSE Building Committee Meeting January 27th
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment – Next Meetings: January 21, 2016 – Budget Workshop – 6:00 PM – CTC Rm.107
February 9, 2016 – SC Meeting – 7:00 PM – CHS Library

1-19-16_c_policy.pdf2.41 MB
1-19-16_d_business_a-d.pdf18.89 MB
1-19-16_e_business_f-g.pdf21.73 MB
1-19-16_f_consent_agenda_items.pdf10.89 MB
1-19-16_g_fyi.pdf2 MB
1-19-16_exec_minutes_not_sealed.pdf453.71 KB
1-19-16_regular_session_minutes.pdf3.41 MB