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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda




Date:
February 15, 2017
Time: 6:30PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852


1.
ROLL CALL


2.
SALUTE TO FLAG


3.
MINUTES
3.I.
Approval of the Minutes of the Regularly Scheduled School Committee Meeting of Wednesday, February 1, 2017
4.
PERMISSION TO ENTER
4.I.
Permission to Enter: February 15, 2017
5.
MEMORIALS
5.I.
Memorial - Thomas Fleming

Thomas Fleming, retired Moody School Custodian and brother of Sharon Smith, payroll Clerk,  Anne Ruddy, Greenhalge School Custodian, Katherine Fleming, Bartlett School Custodian, uncle of Lynn Moran, Special Education Department Clerk.

5.II.
Memorial - Paul Jude Oates


Paul Jude Oates, father of Suzanne Keefe, LHS English Department Chair and father-in-law of Mark Keefe, LHS teacher.


6.
MOTIONS
6.I.
[By Jacqueline Doherty]:

Request the City Manager to provide the Committee with a report that details the City’s Maintenance of Effort Agreement for the last year related to expenditures on the schools.

6.II.
[By Jacqueline Doherty]:

Request the Superintendent provide the committee with a report of the transportation cost estimates of bussing students to a high school at Cawley over the next 12 years based on the number of students by neighborhood currently attending our schools.

6.III.
[By Jacqueline Doherty]:

Request the Superintendent provide the committee with a report that looks at our K-12 student population by zip code to determine the number of students from each neighborhood.

7.
REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
7.I.
2017 Kathryn P. Stoklosa Knowledge Bowl Competition
7.II.
2017 Graduation Dates and Lowell High School Commencement Speaker
7.III.
Response to Robert Gignac's Motion of 01/18/17 regarding Extracurricular Activities Throughout the District
7.IV.
Response to Jacqueline Doherty’s motion of 01/18/17 regarding the Time Allocated for Recess, Lunch, Physical Education, and Health.
7.VI.
2017-2018 School Year Calendar
7.VII.
2017-2018 School Committee Meetings Dates
7.VIII.
Personnel Report
8.
NEW BUSINESS
8.I.
Approval of an Educational Research Request
8.II.
Update and Phase II of the Eagle Scout Textile Recycling Presented by Michael Wojas
9.
ADJOURNMENT


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