School Committee Meeting

May 23 2017 - 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

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)(1)(2)+(8) – for the purpose of discussion pertaining to an individual’s job performance or character (approval of executive session minutes of May 9, 2017 - Pre-deprivation Hearings/Non-renewal of Teacher Contracts); for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (NEA Chariho Certified Contract Negotiation Update and approval of executive session minutes of May 9, 2017 – NEA Chariho Certified 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 Home Instruction Requests and approval of executive session minutes of May 9, 2017 – 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. Secondary Grading Policy (REV)

VIII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Field Trip(s) (N)@
B. Chariho Youth Task Force Mental Health Campaign (N)@
C. Quebec Trip Student Presentation (N)@
D. US News & World Report Ranking of High Schools (N)@
E. Approval of Principles of Engineering Curriculum (N)@
F. Champlin Foundations Grant (N)@
G. Approval of Consolidated Resource Plan (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. SEAC Meeting
2. Health & Wellness Subcommittee
3. RYSE School Building Committee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Incubator Program
2. Transportation Registration
3. Transportation Categorical Funds
4. RI Student Survey
5. Graduation
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment

Posted May 18, 2017
Office of Secretary of State Website
Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building Foyer
Superintendent’s Office
Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton Town Halls

5-23-17_c_policy.pdf1.19 MB
5-23-17_d_business_a-e.pdf27.02 MB
5-23-17_e_business_f-g.pdf6.03 MB
5-23-17_f_consent_agenda_items.pdf11.47 MB
5-23-17_g_reports.pdf918.5 KB
5-23-17_h_fyi.pdf1.49 MB
5-23-17_approval_of_exec_minutes_not_sealed.pdf49.66 KB
5-23-17_approval_of_nea_contract_nego_exec_minutes_not_sealed.pdf45.49 KB
5-23-17_regular_session_minutes.pdf120.43 KB
5-23-17_nea_contract_nego_minutes_sealed_until_agreed.pdf48.61 KB