SCHOOL COMMITTEE NEWS: Big Issues To Be Discussed At Tonight’s Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington School Committee meets this Wednesday, May 10 at 7pm in the Large Instruction Room at Wilmington High School.  (The public meeting is preceded by Executive Session meeting at 6:30pm.)

There are some newsworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • The School Committee will receive a report on the district’s recent parent and family engagement survey.
  • The School Committee will be updated on the district’s 1:1 Chromebook program for incoming WHS 9th graders.
  • The School Committee will discuss next steps in the Superintendent Evaluation process.  The evaluation is typically done at one of the committee’s June meetings.
  • The School Committee will review the audit results of the district’s FY15 Financial Report.
  • The School Committee will vote to adopt SIX new proposed policies/procedures in the following areas:
    • Nondiscrimination (Policy AC)
    • Discrimination & Harassment (Procedure AC-R)
    • Student Policies Goals (Policy JA-E)
    • Student Travel (Policy JJH)
    • Field Trips (Policy JOA)
    • Financial Reporting (Policy DI)
  • The School Committee will accept a donation of $57,730 in technology equipment donations from Comcast.

In addition:

  • Superintendent Mary DeLai will present her bi-weekly report to the Committee.
  • School Committee Student Representative Dina Singh is scheduled to give her monthly report to the Committee.

The meeting will be telecast live by Wilmington Community Television on WCTV-E — Channel 99 on Comcast and Channel 39 on Verizon.  The meeting will also streamed on WCTV’s website HERE.

Wilmington Apple intends to report on many of the items above – and any other news that comes from the meeting.  Wilmington Apple intends on live-tweeting the meeting HERE.

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