Somers Public Schools
November 11, 2019 7:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Discussion

Rick Lees was recognized for his 12 years of service to the Town of Somers Board of Education

4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Discussion


4.1. Draft of October 28, 2019 Board of Education Minutes
Rationale

The board will review and approve the draft minutes of October 28, 2019.

Attachments
5. AUDIENCE TO CITIZENS/STAFF/STUDENTS
Discussion

Gabrielle Tullock and Sophia Carenzo gave an update on student activities at the High School. Highlights included sports scores, an update on the Veterans Day activities and fundraising activities. 

6. OPPORTUNITY TO ADD/DELETE AGENDA ITEMS
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.1. Warrant of November 11, 2019
Rationale

Board will review and consent the November 11, 2019 warrant.

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7.2. 2nd Warning of DSB Policy 5131.11
Rationale

This policy DBS 5131.11 on Student Bullying is to be deleted and has been replaced by 5131.911.  

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8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1. 1st Warning of Somers DBS Policy 6142.61 - Physical Activity - Recess
Rationale

1st Warning of Somers DBS Policy 6142.61 - Physical Activity - Recess.  The Board will ask the Policy Committee any question they might have regarding the changes.

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9. OLD BUSINESS
10. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
10.1. Five Year Technology Plan
Rationale

Mr. Rob Wilson will present the Board with the Five Year Technology Plan.

Attachments
Discussion

Rob Wilson presented attached 5 year technology plan to the BOE. 

10.2. Pupil Services 19-20 School Improvement Plan for Pupil Services
Rationale

Dr. Messina will present the Board the Pupil Services School Improvement Plan (Pages 8-9)

Attachments
Discussion

Dr. Messina gave an overview of the attached Pupil Services School Improvement Plan. 

10.3. Mabelle B. Avery Middle School's 19-20 School Improvement Plan
Rationale

Mrs. Margot Martello, Principal of MBA will present the Board the 19-20 School Improvement Plan for the middle school. (pages 13-19)

Attachments
Discussion

Mrs. Margot Martello presented School Improvement plan as attached.

10.4. Enrollment Report
Rationale

The Superintendent will discuss enrollment projections.

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10.5. Superintendent's Update
Rationale

Superintendent will update on the Veteran's Day programs and other events.

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11. COMMITTEE REPORTS
11.1. CURRICULUM
Discussion

Had meeting tonight, many first warning to be presented at upcoming meeting

11.2. POLICY
Discussion

Had meeting tonight, new policys coming

11.3. SALARY & NEGOTIATION
11.4. PLANNING
12. CREC UPDATE
Discussion

Next meeting on 19th

13. ADJOURNMENT