November 1, 2011

Regular Meeting - TABLED
Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

I.  Call to Order
    A.  Roll Call
    B.
  Pledge of Allegiance
    C.
  Revision to Agenda Order
     

II.  Public Communications:  Comments on topics of interest
     3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter


III.  Old Business
      
 
      A
Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman, and
           Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve the Revision 
           of the following Board Policies - Second Reading

           Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
           accept and approve as a Second and Final Reading
          
 the following policies which were revised by the
           Board Policy Subcommittee:
 
                6236  Instruction About Religion
                6240  Extracurricular Activities
                6260  Field Trips

      B.  Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman, and
           Terry Schmitt to Accept and Approve the New Policy 6236.1
           – Second Reading

           Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education 
           accept and approve as a Second and Final Reading
           the following new policy which is proposed by the 
           Board Policy Subcommittee:

                6236.1  Observance of  Religious Holidays



IV.  New Business 


  
      
V.  Staff Communications and Reports

 
     A.  Superintendent's Report

      B.
 Staff Reports and Board Discussions

           1.  
Common Core Standards

                    Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and Mr. Paul Vicinus
                                     will report  

           

VI.   Routine Matters

       A.  Financial Statement

            1. 
Approval of the Financial Statement for the period 
                 ending September 30, 2011

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                 approve the Financial Statement for the period 
                 ending September 30, 2011

       B.  Approval of Minutes

            1. 
Approval of the minutes of the regular Board
                 meeting of October 18, 2011

                 Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                 approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting of 
                 October 18, 2011
        


VII.  Information and Reports
        
       A.  Board Members: Communications and Reports
           
            1.  Reports from Other Boards and Organizations

            2.  Other Information and Discussions  
                                 
       B.  Non-Staff Communications and Reports

            1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives
            
 
VIII.  Future Business

        A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates

             1
.  Next Regular Board Meeting, Tuesday,
                  November 22, 2011, 6:00 p.m., Town Hall,
                  50 South Main Street, Legislative Chamber,
                  Room 314

        B.  Request for Future Agenda Items


IX.  Comments from Visitors - 3 minutes per individual, 
       20 minutes per subject matter
        

X.  Executive Session
              

XI.  Adjournment