Conservation Committee and Water Bodies Committee to also meet.
High School Building Project
Monday, November 19, 2012
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Opening of school, high school building project and budget also discussed.
-346 at L.G. Nourse Elementary -416 at Henri A. Yelle Elementary -498 at J.C. Solmonese Elementary -659 at Norton Middle School -717 at Norton High School There are 57 out-of-district students, while 20 Norton students are homeschooled. The target date is Oct. 1. So far, there have been no bus route complaints. There have, however, been three bullying incidents on the bus that she investigated. Farrell said that she spends one to two and a half hours investigating any report of bullying. Also concerning buses, Farrell will be cracking down on approving bus passes, explaining that parents will be given a couple of freebies for daycare issues or emergencies. Otherwise, students must be picked up on time or ride their own bus as usual. The …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Meeting and budget hearing to take place 6:30 p.m. in middle school auditorium.
Scroll through the attached PDF to see what's on the docket for tonight's School Committee meeting and budget public hearing.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Meeting to take place 6:30 p.m. in the Norton High School library.
Meeting to take place 6:30 p.m. in the Norton High School library. Reports from architect and construction manager on the docket.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Budget on track, Town Meeting article drafts voted on.
$2,439 was transferred from the supervisor’s salary and medical therapeutic line to purchase equipment and materials at Norton High, Middle and Henri A. Yelle Elementary Schools. $3,200 was transferred from the special education professional line to the substitute line at the high school. Micaela Morin of Norton High School proposed a secondary level sculpture class. The Committee approved her request, which will not require the purchase of textbooks. The Committee voted to submit four articles for Town Meeting to selectmen in draft form. These include a transfer of $100,000 from the insurance account for the gymnasium floor at Henri A. Yelle Elementary School, $539,000 to cover the cost of repairs needed at J. C. Solmonese Elementary …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Project officials make adjustments to keep within $34M budget.
Though the estimated cost for the addition and renovations was momentarily derailed, the Norton High School Building Project is back on the right track. In mid-September, after going over the design development, Margaret Wood, owner’s project manager of Pinck & Co., W. T. Rich senior project manager Tom Burns and JCJ Architecture’s project manager Bruce Kellogg estimated that the construction cost was 13 percent higher than the authorized cost. The budge is $34,589,955, which Norton voters approved in May. As a result, they met with Superintendent Dr. Patricia Ansay, the School Committee, Building Committee, Selectmen and high school principal Richard Dewar to review the full range of options for reducing the cost and to identify a …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
To meet 6:30 p.m. in the high school library.
1. Vote to approve Minutes of June 28, 2011 and July 12, 2011 Meeting 2. Update from the architect 3. Update from the Owner's Project Manager 4. Other
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
School Committee member Deniz Savas responds to latest column by Bill Gouveia.
THIS LETTER TO THE EDITOR IS IN RESPONSE TO BILL GOUVEIA'S COLUMN: Luck, Timing Bad For School Committee Lately Bill, You couldn't be more right. It does seem like luck and timing have it in for the School Committee these days. It’s unfortunate that the MSBA is unable to meet to ratify our reimbursement rate before the Town Meeting, however it will meet before the ballot vote. Since you would need to vote YES at both the Town Meeting and at the polls, we will know the outcome before the final vote. I believe you are correct that there is an effort to have the Article reworded to incorporate the MSBA ratification vote on the approved reimbursement rate. Hopefully that will get done to further put the minds of our neighbors at ease. …