School Committee Meeting September 23, 2019

Medford School Committee
Regular Meeting – September 23, 2019
Council Chambers – 7:00PM

I. Roll Call and Salute the Flag

II. Approval of Minutes of September 9, 2019

III. Approval of Bills/Transfer of Funds and Approval of Payrolls

IV. Report of Secretary

V. Report of Committees
– Buildings and Grounds Subcommittee – September 11, 2019 – Mea Mustone

VI. Community Participation

VII. Report of Superintendent

1. Superintendent’s Updates and Comments

2. Recognition of Joseph Farah for Contributions to the Event Horizon Telescope Project – Rocco Cieri

3. Recognition of Ron Morin, Retiring Executive Director of Friends of the Fells – Mayor Burke

4. Recommendation to Approve $1,500 Grant from PFLAG to CCSR to further support our LGBTQ+ population – Dr. Peter Cushing

5. Recommendation to Approve Liquor Permit for Taste of Italy on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in the Medford High School Foyer for 6:30pm-9:30pm

6. Report on Middle School Mathematics Program Overview & Implementation Update – Faiza Khan

7. Report on Middle School Greater Boston League – Robert Maloney

8. Report on Dyslexia Screening Tools – Diane Caldwell

9. Report on English Learner Department Updates – Paul Teixeira

10. Report on Climate Strike Communication – Dr. Peter Cushing

VIII. Old Business

IX. Communications

X. New Business

XI. Negotiations and Legal Matters

Requested Reports:
Out-of-District Students Enrolled in Medford Schools (3/6/19)
Math MCAS – Break Down by Topic and School (3/18/19)
Science MCAS – All Items, Districts, State Scores, Broken Down by School (3/18/19)
Grants (4/1/19)
Security Improvements (4/8/19)
CBA Requests (4/3/19)
Security Checklist Protocol (4/3/19)
Inventory of Large Equipment at All Schools (4/3/19)
MPS Professional Development Conference Days (6/3/19)
Report on Universal Breakfast (9/9/19)
Report on Dyslexia Training (9/9/19)

Source: Medford Public Schools,

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