SCHOOL COMMITTEE NEWS: Big Issues To Be Discussed At March 13 Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington School Committee meets this Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7pm in the Large Instruction Room at Wilmington High School.

There are some newsworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • The School Committee will consider finalizing next year’s school calendar.
  • The School Committee will review proposed changes to the High School’s Program of Studies after a presentation from Principal Linda Peters.
  • The School Committee will receive an update from the district’s Behavioral Health Task Force.
  • The School Committee will receive a presentation on adopting the Seal of Biliteracy. The Committee will receive an update on the Global Child Spanish Classes.
  • The School Committee will receive a presentation on the Wilmington CARES program.
  • Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand will discuss the district’s upcoming Behavioral Health Fair on March 28; the Director of Technology Job Posting; an update on the cost of the NEASC accreditation visit to Wilmington High; and the upcoming administration of the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
  • The School Committee will receive a student presentation on the High School’s DECA program. The Committee will also consider an out-of-state field trip request for members of the program to attend DECA’s International Conference in Orlando.
  • The School Committee will accept a $1,500 donation from the Wilmington Educational Foundation to fund the district’s 2019 STEM Fair.
  • The School Committee will receive subcommittee reports and any public comments.

The meeting will be telecast live by Wilmington Community Television on WCTV-Meetings — Channel 22 on Comcast and Channel 38 on Verizon.  The meeting will also streamed on WCTV’s website HERE.

Wilmington Apple intends on reporting on many of the items above – and any other news that comes from the meeting.

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  1. I would love to see former Selectman Champoux and O’Connell serve as DECA judges at the district and/or national level. As a former DECA member and leader (and current volunter), I think they’d both enjoy it and would make fantastic judges!

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