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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda




Date:
March 1, 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 15, 2017

4.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

4.I.

Permission to Enter: March 1, 2017

5.

MEMORIALS

5.I.

Memorial - Landry

Leon Landry, brother of Terry Couilliard, Central Office Clerk, uncle of Carla Couilliard, Reilly School Clerk.
5.II.

Memorial- Murphy


Jacquelyn M. “Jackie” Murphy, mother of Early Childhood District Support Specialist Patricia Murphy-Painchaud. 



6.

MOTIONS

6.I.

[by Mayor Edward Kennedy]:

Request the Facilities Sub Committee look into issuing parking spots for Veterans at Lowell Public Schools.

6.II.

[by Robert Gignac]:

Request the Superintendent provide a report on the most recent independent audit and management letter.

6.III.

[by Robert Gignac]:

Request the School Committee invite representatives from PrideStar Center for Applied Learning appear before the Student Support Services Subcommittee to discuss their new programming.

7.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

7.I.

Notice of Dedication Ceremony: Maryalice Foley

Documents:
  1. Dedication.pdf
7.II.

LHS Latin Lyceum

7.III.

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

7.IV.

Response To Mayor Kennedy's Motion Of 02/01/17 Regarding Data On LHS Walkers And Athletes


7.V.

Response to Robert J. Hoey's Motion of 01/04/17 on Diversity in Hiring Efforts

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.II.

School Choice Revolving Account

9.

CONVENTION/CONFERENCE REQUESTS

9.I.

Dr. Salah E. Khelfaoui Trip to Laguna Beach CA

Dr. Salah E. Khelfaoui respectfully requests permission to attend the School Resources Network National Conference 2017 to be held in Laguna Beach, CA from Tuesday, April 4th through Friday, April 7, 2017. The cost of the conference, lodging and transportation, not to exceed $1,660.00, which will be reimbursed by the School Resources Network.  The travel expenses of $50/day will not exceed $200.00.  

10.

COMMUNICATIONS

10.I.

Letter of Appreciation to George Bossi

10.II.

Letter of appreciation to Tom Cassidy

11.

PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL

11.I.

UTL Donated Sick Leave Days

The Members of the United Teachers of Lowell hereby donate sixty [60] sick leave days to Michelle McLaughlin, Greenhalge School Paraprofessional
12.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

12.I.

Executive Session:

Collective Bargaining- all Entities of UTL and LSAA 
13.

ADJOURNMENT



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