School Committee Meeting

Date: 
May 8 2018 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
High School Library

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

AGENDA FOR SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING of May 8, 2018

6:30 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)(2) for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to litigation (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; (WC-2017-0236) Miller, Ure, Gardiner, Johanson, Buck, Thompson, Michaud, van der Hooft v. Chariho School Committee, Day, Louzon, Areglado, Blau, Cardozo, Chambers, Huzyk, Macaruso, Stanley in their official capacities; (WC-2017-0073) Gardiner, Ure v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities) AND Approval of Executive Session Minutes of April 10, 2018 – Litigation: 1) S.C., by and through N.C., as parent and natural guardian, Plaintiff, v. Chariho Regional School District, Defendant (C.A. No. 16-506-JJM-LDA) and 2) 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; (WC-2017-0236) Miller, Ure, Gardiner, Johanson, Buck, Thompson, Michaud, van der Hooft v. Chariho School Committee, Day, Louzon, Areglado, Blau, Cardozo, Chambers, Huzyk, Macaruso, Stanley in their official capacities; (WC-2017-0073) Gardiner, Ure v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities); 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 (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. Gender Non-Conforming and Transgender Students Policy (First Reading)
B. Standards for Student Behavior – Chariho High School/Chariho Career and Technical Center (Revision)
C. Standards for Student Behavior – Chariho Middle School (Revision)

VIII. Business
A. Discussion of April 5, 2018 Opinion of Counsel Titled “Minutes of Meetings”
B. Field Trip Requests
C. Approval of Handbooks
1. Chariho High School/CHARIHOtech
2. Chariho Middle School

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

X. Reports
A. Subcommittee Reports
1. RYSE School Building Committee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Hopkinton Town Council Meeting on May 21, 2018 Regarding the 1904 Building
2. Custodians Needed
3. Testimony Regarding Regional Bonus
4. Behavior Detective & Strong Arms
5. Recommendation Regarding Football Helmets
6. AP Exams at URI
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment – Future Meetings:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 – SC Meeting – 7:00 PM – High School Library
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – SC Meeting – 7:00 PM – High School Library

Posted May 3, 2018
Office of Secretary of State Website
Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building Foyer
Superintendent’s Office
Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton Town Halls

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5-8-18_d_policy.pdf14.84 MB
5-8-18_e_business.pdf21.07 MB
5-8-18_f_consent_agenda_items.pdf21.39 MB
5-8-18_g_reports.pdf1.29 MB
5-8-18_h_fyi.pdf1.34 MB
5-8-18_sc_addendum_items.pdf772.49 KB