School Committee Meeting

May 26 2015 - 5:45pm - 9:30pm
CTC Room 107/High School Library

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

5:45 PM Executive Session – Career and Technical Center – Room 107
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 at CTC (Room 107)/Pledge of Allegiance/Silent Meditation

II. Executive Session – 42-46-5(a)(1)(2)+(8b) – for the purpose of discussions pertaining to an individual’s job performance or character (approval of executive session minutes of May 12, 2015 - Pre-deprivation Hearings/Non-renewal of Teacher Contracts); for the purpose of discussions pertaining to collective bargaining (approval of Executive Session Minutes of May 12, 2015 – NEA ESP Contract; NEA ESP Contract; and NEA Certified Staff Grievance) and potential litigation (NEA Certified Staff Appeal); 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 May 12, 2015 – 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. Early College, Dual and Concurrent Enrollment Policy (R)
B. Nutrition and Physical Activity Policy (REV)
C. Standards for Student Behavior – High School/CTC (REV)
D. Standards for Student Behavior – Middle School (REV)
E. Standards for Student Behavior – The R.Y.S.E. School (REV)
F. Secondary Grading Policy (REV)

VIII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Field Trips (N)@
B. Preschool Legal Opinion (N)@
C. Existing Preschool Program (N)@
D. Agreement with Locke Lord Edwards (N)@
E. Amended and Restated Resolution Authorizing the Acquisition and Financing of Computers through a Master Finance Agreement and Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Master Finance Agreement, Equipment Schedule and Related Documents, and Determining other Matters in Connection Therewith (N)@
F. Special Education Local Advisory Committee (LAC) By-Laws (N)@
G. Appointments/Resignations to School Committee Subcommittees (N)@
H. Presentation from RI Association of School Committees Annual Meeting (N)@
I. Champlin Foundations Advanced Manufacturing Grant Proposal (N)@
J. Gun Free Schools Resolution (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
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Repair of Laptops
2. Attendance at Graduation
3. CTC Grant
4. Attendance at HTC Meeting
5. Nexamp Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment – Next Meeting: June 9, 2015 – School Committee Meeting – 7:00 PM CHS Library

5-26-15_sc_packet_-_policy_section.pdf13.35 MB
5-26-15_e_business.pdf3.08 MB
5-26-15_f_consent_agenda_items.pdf2.45 MB
5-26-15_fyi.pdf8.84 MB
5-26-15_approval_of_exec_minutes_of_5-12-15_-_not_sealed.pdf49.82 KB
5-26-15_regular_minutes.pdf165.63 KB
5-26-15_exec_-_nea_esp_contract_sealed_until_agreed.pdf55.41 KB