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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda 


Date:         

October 5, 2022

Time:

6:30PM

Location:

City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852


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1.

SALUTE TO FLAG



2.

ROLL CALL



3.

MINUTES

3.1.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, September 21, 2022

3.2.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Special Meeting Of The Lowell School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, September 21, 2022

4.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

4.1.

Permission To Enter : October 5, 2022

5.

MEMORIALS

5.1.

Sheila Singer, mother of Marcy A. Winer Moody School Paraprofessional

6.

MOTIONS

6.1.

[by Susie Chhoun]:

Request the Superintendent develop a legislative agenda for the Committee’s consideration which advances the policy interests of Lowell’s students and families at the state level ahead of the next legislative session.

6.2.

[by Jackie Doherty]:

Request the Family Resource Center return to previous dates for registering pre-k and kindergarten classes.

6.3.

[by Eileen DelRossi]:

Request the superintendent to look into Massachusetts Safe and Supportive Schools Grants to enhance overall safety in all schools across the district.

6.4.

[by Eileen DelRossi]:

Request the superintendent to provide a report on the pros and cons of installing metals detectors at LHS.

6.5.

[by Stacey Thompson]:

Motion to have a list of the current cultural field trips that the district is sponsoring this year to advance exposure and education to different cultures, to include sites such as Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit currently showing at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center.

7.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

7.1.
7.2.

2022 MCAS Results and Accountability Report

7.3.

Report on Motions

7.4.

Response To Motion 06. CAO Of 06/04/22 By Jackie Doherty Regarding Sex Education in Middle Schools

7.5.

Response To Motion 07. CEEO Of 09/07/22 By Jackie Doherty Regarding Enrollment Analysis

7.6.

Response To Motion 21. COO Of 09/07/22 By Eileen DelRossi Regarding Internal Hiring Process

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.1.
8.2.

Permission to Post: Director of English Language Services Grades K-12

8.3.

Permission to Post: Two District Support Specialists

8.4.

Permission to Post: Human Relations Assistant (HR Generalist)

8.5.

Permission to Post: Two Security Guards

8.6.

Permission to Post: Attendance Monitor

8.7.

Permission to Post: Bilingual Family Liaison-Lead

9.

CONVENTION/CONFERENCE REQUESTS

9.1.

Out of State & Overnight Travel Request: For Bailey & Daley School Literacy Specialists

10.

COMMUNICATIONS

10.1.

Invitation from Mass Association of School Committees

11.

ADJOURNMENT



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