Good Afternoon,

 

Attached please find the agenda for the upcoming Woonsocket School Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021.  Closed session will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.  Open session will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.  

 

Please be advised that this will be a conference remote meeting.  If you would like to listen to the open session meeting below please find different avenues that you can listen through.  In addition, we have reinstated Public Good and Welfare.  If you would like to speak at the next meeting, please click the link on the agenda labelled "Good and Welfare" and follow the instructions.  Each person will be allowed 3 minutes to speak with a cap of 10 people per meeting.  

Meeting ID

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or

 

Phone Numbers

(‪US)‪+1 413-679-2334

PIN: ‪758 591 149#

 

or

 

WOON Radio - Channel 1240 for AM Radio  or Channel 99.5 for FM Radio

 

Enjoy your weekend!  

 

Best regards,

Kim

Kimberly Blais

Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent/School Committee Recording Secretary

Woonsocket Education Department

108 High Street

Woonsocket, RI  02895

(401) 767-4608 - phone

(401) 767-4647 - fax

 

 

AGENDA

WOONSOCKET SCHOOL COMMITTEE

CONFERENCE REMOTE MEETING

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021

6:30 PM - CLOSED SESSION

7:00 PM – OPEN SESSION

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Meeting ID

meet.google.com/ayg-msfz-ysj

Phone Numbers

(US)+1 413-679-2334

PIN: 758 591 149#

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The School Committee may vote on all items listed on this agenda.

Call to Order

Roll Call

The School Committee may seek to convene in Closed Session for the purpose of discussion the

Town of Barrington v. State of Rhode Island, et al (PC 2019-10870) in accordance with RIGL

§42-46-5(a)2).

Moment of Silence

Pledge of Allegiance

GOOD AND WELFARE – Public Comment (Click on the title - Good and Welfare - to sign up for

Public Comment. Each person will have 3 minutes of public comment. There will be a limit of 10

individuals per meeting).

RECOGNITIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

●●

2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Competition

● 2021 Truman Scholar

● 2021 RI Personal Finance Challenge

● WHS Girls Volleyball Championship

● We Heart Lives PPE Donation

● Food Giveaway Event

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: April 28, 2021 Open Minutes

CONSENT AGENDA

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● Purchases/Transfers

● Field Trip/Conference Requests - None

● Homeschooling Requests - None.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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COMMUNICATIONS

● None.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

● Personnel Matters

● End of Year Events Update

● Contract Negotiations Update

SCHOOL SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

● Curriculum Update - L. Kapiskas, P. Bourget

● SELAC Update - L. Kapsaskis

● Finance Update - P. Bourget, A. Leclaire

● Health and Wellness Update - D. Burke, A. Costa

● Facilities Update - P. Bourget, A. Leclaire

CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS

● Technology/Facilities Update - A. Notarianni

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1. None.

NEW BUSINESS

1. Discussion/Approval of the appointment of the Special Education Director - P. McGee

2. Discussion/Approval on the return of in person School Committee meetings - L. Kapisaks, A.

Leclaire, P. McGee, A. Notarianni

3. Discussion/Approval on the WSC Resolution On Gun Free Schools - P. Bourget

4. Discussion/Approval on the WSC Resolution Expressing Support for a Moratorium on the

Expansion of Charter Schools - P. Bourget

5. Discussion/Approval on the WSC Resolution Expressing Support For the State Reimbursement

of Transportation Services Cost for Public and Private School Pupils - P. Bourget

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,

 

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