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Date:
April 26, 2018
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617-730-2430
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School Committee Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

Thursday, April 26, 2018


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:55 PM 
WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK. 
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (David Pollak) 
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: April 23, 2018 School Committee Meeting 
ii. Past Record: March 22, 2018 School Committee Meeting 
iii. Student Trip: Brookline High School Baseball Team to Cooperstown, New York; May 12, 2018-May 13, 2018 
iv. Acceptance of Gift (Buddy Bench) from the Baker School PTO
6:05 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
2. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:20 PM (1 hour and 45 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
6:20 PM (30 minutes)
a. Discussion and Possible Vote to Appoint an Interim Deputy 
Superintendent for Student Services (David Pollak)
6:50 PM (45 minutes)
b. 2018 Annual Town Meeting Article 23: Renaming the Devotion School
i. School Committee Ad Hoc Task Force on School Names Update (Helen Charlupski)
ii. Report on Possible Changes to Warrant Language (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
iii. School Committee Discussion and Possible Vote
7:35 PM (5 minutes)
c. 2018 Annual Town Meeting Article 31. Amendment of Article 8.32 of 
the Town’s General By-laws - Sustainable Food Containers and Packaging (David Pollak)
i. Possible Vote
7:40 PM (15 minutes)
d. Proposed Changes to Public Schools of Brookline Student Discipline Policy (1st Reading) (Ben Chang and Andrew Bott)
7:55 PM (10 minutes)
e. Update on FY 2019 Budget (Beth Jackson Stram and Mary Ellen Dunn)
i. Proposed Vote to Approve the Revised FY 2019 Budget 
Request/Allocations
8:05 PM (5 minutes)
4. STUDENT REPORT (Maddie Nagler)
8:10 PM (10 minutes)
5. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Andrew Bott)
8:20 PM (30 minutes)
6. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Beth Jackson Stram)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski) 
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Helen Charlupski)
e. Policy Review (Ben Chang) 
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
8:50 PM (5 minutes)
7. NEW BUSINESS
8. ADJOURNMENT