School Committee Meeting

Nov 14 2017 - 5:45pm - 10:00pm
CTC Rm 107 (Exec Session)/ HS Library (Open Session)

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


5:45 PM Open Meeting/Executive Session – Career & Technical Center Room 107
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 ( 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 litigation (approval of executive session minutes of October 24, 2017 – Open Meetings Act Complaints (i) Gardiner, et al. v. Chariho School Committee, et al. - Case #WC-2017-0073, (ii) Gardiner, et al. v. Chariho School Committee – Case #WC-2016-0230, and (iii) Miller, et al. v. Chariho School Committee, et al. – Case #WC-2017-0236) and (2) D.R. Litigation; 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 ((1) Approval of Home School Requests and (2) Appeal of Grade); 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. Harassment Policy
B. Personnel Management System (Non-Fraternization Section)
C. Home Instruction Policy
D. 1:1 Frequently Asked Questions (#’s 49 & 52)
E. Statewide Bullying Policy

VIII. Business
A. Chariho Task Force Presentation
B. INCubator Program Coaches and Mentors
C. Superintendent’s Goals 2017-2018
D. Submission of RIDE/RIASP Leadership Mini-Grant for Chariho High School

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. RYSE School Building Committee
2. Marketing Subcommittee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. SBA Capital Fund $274,500
2. Refinancing Bonds to Save $609,000
3. Business Pathways NAF Certified
4. One of Four HS to Require Personal Finance as Graduation Requirement
5. Harvest Food Drive Underway
6. List of Information Not Provided
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment – Future Meetings: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – SC Meeting – 7:00 PM – HS Library
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 – SC Meeting – 7:00 PM – HS Library

Posted November 9, 2017
Office of Secretary of State Website
Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building Foyer
Superintendent’s Office
Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton Town Halls

11-14-17_c_policy.pdf7.18 MB
11-14-17_d_business.pdf2.96 MB
11-14-17_e_consent_agenda_items.pdf24.51 MB
11-14-17_f_school_committee_requests.pdf609.86 KB
11-14-17_g_fyi.pdf1.69 MB
11-14-17_regular_session_minutes.pdf130.03 KB