AGENDA
WOONSOCKET SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020
7:00 PM – OPEN SESSION
HAMLET MIDDLE SCHOOL
60 FLORENCE DRIVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895
The School Committee may vote on all items listed on this agenda.
Call to Order
Moment of Silence
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
GOOD AND WELFARE – Citizens-Pothier Elementary School and Public Comment
RECOGNITIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
● Indoor Track and Field Champions
● Novan Wrestling Team
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: February 26, 2020 Open Session Minutes
CONSENT AGENDA
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● Personnel Actions
○ Certified Appointments/Non-Certified Appointments
○ Rescission of Non-Renewals/Terminations
● Purchases/Transfers
● Field Trip/Conference Requests
○ 2020 SMILE Middle School Challenge Weekend/Kingston, RI/WMS SMILE Teachers and Students/Funded by SMILE Grant
○ New Balance Indoor Nationals, New York, NY/WHS Track Students and Coach/Funded by Fundraising and Athletic Department
○ Hershey Youth Nationals Indoor Track/Staten Island, NY/WHS Track Students and Coach/Funded by Fundraising and Athletic Department
● Homeschooling Requests
END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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COMMUNICATIONS
● None.
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
● Strategic Planning Update
● District Update on the Coronavirus
SCHOOL SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
● Facilities Update - P. Bourget, E. Nadeau
● Policy Update - L. Kapiskas, D. Burke
● SELAC Update - L. Kapiskas
CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
● Facilities Update - A. Notarianni
● Technology Update - A. Notarianni
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. None.
NEW BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Approval on the Homeschooling Policy - 1st Passage - L. Kapiskas, D. Burke
2. Discussion/Approval on the Threat Assessment Policy - 1st Passage - L. Kapiskas, D. Burke
3. Discussion/Approval on the Internet Filtering Policy - 1st Passage - L. Kapiskas, D. Burke
4. Discussion/Approval on the 2020-2021 District School Calendar - 1st Passage - P. McGee
5. Discussion/Approval to create a new Focuss Alternative Therapeutic Environment (FATE) Classroom at Villa Nova Middle School - P. McGee
ADJOURNMENT
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For additional information or to request interpreter services, or other special services for the hearing impaired (i.e., readers/captioners, etc.), please contact Office of Superintendent three days prior to the meeting at (401) 767-4608; or by the Tuesday prior to the meeting, or call 1-800-745-5555 (TTY), 1-800-745-6575 (Voice). This agenda will be posted 48 hours prior to the meeting. Any changes to this agenda will be posted on the Woonsocket Education Department website at www.woonsocketschools.com, McFee Administration Building, Woonsocket Middle School, WACTC, City Hall, and Harris Library and will be electronically filed with the Secretary of State at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. The Woonsocket Education Department does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, or disability. Posted on March 6, 2020.

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