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March 27, 2023
6:00 PM
Time Details:
March 23, 2023

Town Hall

Central North Meeting Room

210 Central St
Hingham, MA 02043
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School Committee

Monday, March 27, 2023


 March 27, 2023 at 6:00 PM

 Central North Meeting Room, 2nd  Floor

Town Hall , 210 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043


or Remote via Zoom 

Dial-in number: 1-929-205-6099

Meeting ID: 889 9344 4998

Passcode: 470367




1.             Call to Order

 2.           Executive Session  

Adjourn to Executive Session pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, s. 21(a)(3) 

To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for HEA Unit A Teachers and Unit B Paraprofessionals   as  an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the public body and the chair so declares

To discuss strategy with respect to Administrative Assistants negotiations as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the public body and the chair so declares     

3.           Return to Open Session at 7:00 PM

4.           School Showcase:  South Elementary School                

5.             Approval of minutes

              5.1          Minutes of the School Committee meeting held on March 13, 2023

              5.2         Minutes of the School Committee meeting with the Advisory Committee held on March 14, 2023


6.             Questions and Comments

The Hingham School Committee encourages community engagement and welcomes questions and comments as agenda items are discussed at the meeting. In addition, we have set aside up to fifteen minutes at the beginning of this meeting for comments or questions that fall under the purview of the School Committee and are not already on tonight's agenda. If any guests wish to speak, please raise your hand, state your name and address, and address your comments to the Chairperson. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker and must relate to topics within the scope of responsibility of the School Committee. As established by the Massachusetts General Laws, the responsibilities of the School Committee are to (1) select and to evaluate the Superintendent, (2) review and approve budgets for public education in the district, and (3) establish educational goals and policies for the schools in the district. Speakers are encouraged to present their remarks in a respectful manner and to consider the privacy interests of others. The public comment period is not a time for debate or response to comments by the School Committee. The School Committee is not adopting or endorsing any of the comments made during the public comment period. In addition to this public comment period, the School Committee practice provides time for questions and comments from the public on new business items on the agenda.


7.             Superintendent’s Report 

              7.1         Entry Plan Final Report

              7.2         Enrollment Update

              7.3         Budget Update


8.            Communications

              8.1          Communications Received by the Superintendent

              8.2         Student Communications

               8.3          Other Communications


9.             Unfinished Business   

              9.1          To review the 2023-2024 School Calendar and act as appropriate


10.          New Business

10.1       To receive an update on winter sports and waiver for spring sports and act as appropriate

10.2       To discuss out of state competitions for the Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Teams and act as appropriate

10.3       To discuss out of state competition for the Boys’ and Girls’ High School Crew Team and act as appropriate

10.4       To receive report from the Climate Action Committee and act as appropriate

10.5       To discuss School Committee Policy ACAB- Sexual Harassment (first read) 

10.6       To discuss School Committee Policy AC-Non-Discrimination Policy Including Harassment and  Retaliation (first read) 

10.7       To discuss School Committee Policy ACA-Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Sex (first read) 

10.8       To discuss School Committee Policy JICK- Harassment of Students (first read) 

10.9       To discuss the proposed contractor agreement between Hingham Public Schools and The Cape Island Corporation for the replacement of tennis courts at the High School and to grant the  superintendent approval to sign the agreement on behalf of the School Committee


11.          Subcommittee and Project Reports/ Warrants Signed


12.          Other items as may not reasonably be known 48 hours in advance of the meeting

13.          Adjourn 

Next School Committee Meetings:

April 10, 2023 at 7:00 PM

April 24, 2023 6:30 PM Town Meeting at Hingham High School

May 8, 2023 at 7:00PM


This meeting is being offered remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to Chapter 107 of the Acts of 2022 and all other applicable laws temporarily amending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law.  You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law.  If any participant wishes to record this meeting, please notify the chair at the start of the meeting in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, § 20(f) so that the chair may inform all other participants of said recording.

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