The KP School Committee will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the library at King Philip High School.
King Philip School Committee
Monday, November 5, 2012
Friday, October 12, 2012
It's Friday, October 12 and here are the 5 things you need to know!
1. Today's Weather From the National Weather Service 2. KP Sports Today 3. Slots at Plainridge? The Sun Chronicle is reporting that Plainville town officials have met with representatives of the Plainridge Racecourse located on Route 1. Despite meeting already, the selectmen have said that they intend to hire a consultant to help with negotiations since they feel they do not have the expertise to handle 4. 4 Paws Animal Shelter Bake Sale The 4 Paws Animal Shelter Bake Sale will be held at the White Barn HarvestWeen Market on Saturday, Oct. 27 from10 to 4, the last market of the regular season. The Bake Sale will include cakes, cookies, cupcakes, gluten-free products,fudge, breads and our cat and dog treats. The bake sale will …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Today in 5 Things You Need to Know, Senator Scott Brown trails Elizabeth Warren by five points according to a new Boston Globe poll, The Warriors of King Philip have a full slate of games today, a Wrentham based-publisher faces a lawsuit from the national
1. Today's Weather From the National Weather Service 2. Brown Trails Warren by Five Points A new poll from the Boston Globe shows Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren leading Senator Scott Brown 43% - 38% with 18% of those polled undecided. The poll was made of 502 randomly selected likely voters and has a margin of error of 4.4%. Brown and Warren will face off tonight in their second debate at 7:00 p.m. tonight on WHDH, New England Cable News, WBZ Newsradio 1030, and WRKO 630. The Boston Herald and UMass Lowell will also carry online feeds of the debate. 3. KP Sports Today Here is which King Philip athletics teams will be in action today 4. School Committee to Meet Tonight The KP School Committee will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the …
Friday, September 28, 2012
5 Things: Robert Kraft Nominated for Hall of Fame, King Philip School Committee Agenda Released, Warriors Back in Action, and More!
Today in 5 Things You Need to Know, Patriots owner Robert Kraft gets nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the KP School Committee release their agenda for Monday's meeting, a craft fair is to be held this weekend in Foxborough, and more!
1. NWS Weather Update According to the National Weather Service, Friday should be a very wet day with a 90% of rain. 2. King Philip Sports Back in Action After a few days off, the KP varsity squads will be back in action today. Here is who they will be facing. 3. Indian Summer Craft & Vendor Fair in Foxborough Nestled against the backdrop of the State Forest at 68 Mill Street, approx. 50 craftspeople and vendors will present wonderful displays of their products on September 29! A fun day for everyone in the family! The group is partnering with the Foxboro Music Association for this fair, and there will be raffles to raise funds for their ongoing projects and student scholarships. Inside and outside markets. Rain or shine event! 4. …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The committee met on June 18 to approve the school budget, handbooks, and say goodbye to retiring teachers.
The King Philip School Committee approved an operating budget of $25,474,900 along with a FY2013 Debt Service Budget (Proposition 2 ½ excluded) of $2,571,743 Monday night. One of the main discussion points of the budget talk was the potential to rehire some teachers that were let go for budget reasons.The committee hopes to bring back six teachers pending state aid the school system would receive from this year’s state budget. While the state budget hasn't been approved, funding from the state legislature has been seen as more generous than the governor’s proposal according to Wrentham Business Administrator Paul Schafer The school committee also said goodbye to the four retirees of the King Philip school system. At the beginning of the …
Monday, June 18, 2012
The King Philip School Committee will be meeting tonight.
1. The King Philip School Committee will be meeting at the high school library at 7 p.m. 2. The Wrentham Selectmen will be meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. 3. Final exams will be going at King Philip High School today from 7:40 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 4. The Summer Reading Program resignation will being Tuesday at Fiske Library. 5. The weather today is calling for sunny skies with a high of 69 and a low of 53.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The King Philip School Committee approved a new tier structure for activity fees while having the first readings for multiple items.
The King Philip School Committee met at the Woods School in Plainville Monday night to finish old business and complete the first readings for many items. Completing unfinished business, the committee continued to look at the FY2013 budget, this time focusing on activities fees for athletics and band. As explained by Dr. Wendy Wagner Robeson, a new structure would be created for sports fees. Under the current system, sports are divided into three tiers based on the cost of the sport per student. The proposal creates a four tier system starting at $200 with each tier increased by $100. To decided which sport goes where, the total cost of the program is divided by the amount of students participating in the sport. The number is then …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
District studied hiring process after job offer to accused felon.
The King Philip School Committee spoke Monday night about changes to the district's hiring policy. The conversation was spurred earlier this year after the district offered a coaching position to someone accused of a felony in Florida. District Superintendent Elizabeth Zielinski said parents consulted about the matter emphasized the importance of more extensive background checks. She said the school's current checks are for in-state records. "CORI in Massachusetts still only gives Massachusetts backgrounds," she said. "The question is: how much further do you want to go?" Zielinski asked the committee whether it would want extended background checks on the teaching staff, the coaching staff or all the district's volunteers. "We have a lot …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
King Philip School District continues search for high school principal.
The King Philip School District has received about 40 applications for the high school principal job, Superintendent Elizabeth Zielinski said Monday night. The superintendent, speaking at the King Philip School Committee meeting, said efforts toward finding a new principal continue. Zielinski said she had sent a letter to parents asking for volunteers for a search committee. "If we put everyone [who responded] on, we may have a search committee of 60 people," she said. "We got feedback from all three towns." Zielinski said she was hoping to hire a principal by the second week of June, and will create a schedule to accomodate that goal. "There needs to be a transition time between Rob [Wargo, the current principal] and the new person," she …
Monday, May 21, 2012
The agenda for tonight's King Philip School Committee meeting.
Monday, May 21, 2012 7PM King Philip Regional High School Library LIST OF TOPICS REASONABLY ANTICIPATED TO BE DISCUSSED 1. ROLL CALL OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2. SCHOOL COMMITTEE REORGANIZATION 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 4. PAYMENT OF BILLS, FINANCIAL REPORT 5. DELEGATIONS, VISITORS, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, ETC. 6. COMMUNICATION 7. REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT 8. REPORTS FROM SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERS 9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 10. NEW BUSINESS 11. LATE COMMUNICATIONS 12. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES 13. RECOMMENDATIONS OR QUESTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS 14. ADJOURNMENT EXECUTIVE SESSION