Glastonbury Public Schools
September 25, 2017 7:30 PM
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
1. Call To Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Awards and Recognition
3.a. Glastonbury High School Girls' Tennis Team
4. Student Representatives' Report
4.a. Katherine Furey, Class of 2019
4.b. Rebecca Cohen, Class of 2020
5. Informal Session for Public Comment
6. Special Reports
7. Business Requiring Action
7.a. Approval of Eastbury School Usage Plan
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the Eastbury School Usage Plan passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.b. Preparations for School Closing
7.b.1. Approval to request a commitment by November 1, 2017, from 4th grade parents asking to grandfather their student for fifth grade in their current school for the 2018-2019 school year only
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the administration to request a commitment by November 1, 2017,from parents of 4th grade students scheduled for transfers asking to grandfather their students for fifth grade in their current school for the 2018-2019 school year only, with the understanding that transportation will not be provided passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.b.2. Approval to authorize an additional $2,000 stipend for teachers announcing their retirement for June 30, 2018 by December 1, 2017
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the authorization of an additional $2,000 stipend for teachers announcing their retirement for June 30, 2018 by December 1, 2017 passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.c. Approval of Student Trip to Williamsburg, Virginia
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the student trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, reserving the right to cancel the trip if there are government advisories against travel to this destination or any other serious threats or crises or any other reason deemed appropriate by the Board passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.d. Approval of Student Trip to Washington, D.C. and Gettysburg
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the student trip to Washington, D.C. and Gettysburg reserving the right to cancel the trip if there are government advisories against travel to this destination or any other serious threats or crises or any other reason deemed appropriate by the Board passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.e. Approval of Submission of ELL Title III Grant
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the submission of the ELL Title III Grant passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.f. Approval of Submission of the Consolidated Grant Application
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board approves the submission of the Consolidated Grant application passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.g. Acceptance of 2018-2019 School Year Calendar for First Reading
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts the 2018-2019 School Calendar for first reading passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.h. Acceptance of 2019-2020 School Year Calendar for First Reading
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board accepts the 2019-2020 School Calendar for first reading passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

7.i. Approval of Superintendent's Contract
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Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the Superintendent's Contract for 2017 - 2020 passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

8. Reports and Discussion
8.a. Program Reports
8.a.1. Foreign Language and ELL Program Report
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8.a.2. Health and Physical Education Program Report and Curriculum Review
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8.a.3. School Counseling Program Report
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8.b. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and Advanced Placement (AP)Report
Attachments
8.c. Post Secondary Plan Report Class of 2017
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to extend the meeting past 11:00 pm passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

8.d. Professional Development Report Fall 2017
Attachments
8.e. Education Foundation
8.f. Magnet Schools
9. Approval of Minutes
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the minutes of the September 11, 2017 meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

9.a. Meeting of September 11, 2017
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10. Committee Reports
11. Chairman's Report
12. Superintendent's Report
12.a. Self Insurance Reserve Fund
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12.b. Receipt of Financial Report
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12.c. Smith Middle School Clubs
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12.d. After School Clubs-Gideon Welles School
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12.e. Dates to Remember
13. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn the meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Jeremy Grieveson and a second by Dr. Douglas Foyle.

13.a. Please note: It is possible that the Board of Education may go into Executive Session