Agenda set for Five Town CSD board meeting: recognizing students, preparing for next year

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 5:45pm

ROCKPORT — The agenda for the upcoming Five Town CSD school board meeting Wednesday, May 5 has been set. 

The meeting will be held virtually at 7 p.m. 

Meeting URL: and 

The public can participate via Zoom. Questions can be asked via the Zoom chatbox or by using the Zoom raised hand feature.


1. Call to Order

2. Adjustments to the Agenda

3. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda

4. Recognition

a. Summa Cum Laude
Babb-Brott, Anya
Baeza, Ava
Blohm, Julian
Cazemajou, Alexia
Cortese, Lane
Day, Julianna
Doble, Isaiah
Feldman, Ruben
Fisher, Bryler
Griebel, Charles
Heidorn, Lexi
Heintzman, Kaitlin
Johanson, Freya
Kaloustian, Eryn
Mott, Sofia
Munson, Wyatt
Nelson, Lillian
O’Brien, Katherine
O’Brien, Rose
Orsmond, Ian
Porter, Elias
Putansu, Logan
Southworth, Thomas
Steinhoff, Achille
Thorn, William

b. National Honor Society Inductees
Andreaus, Reygan
Bland, Brian
Bratz, Iselin
Clifford, Ryan
Gallace, Isabella
Hansen, Arianna
Hilchey, Parker
Jordan, Anna
Jurek, William
Knauer, Kate
Kohlstrom, Joshua
Long, Carrie
Powers, Ella
Schenk, Lauren
Woodruff, Sadie

c. National Technical Honor Society Inductees
Berryman-Moore, Jasper
Colbry, Katelyn
Hammond, Andi
Jones, Hailey
Jurewitz, William
Mikha, Zhenya
Nappa, Luke
Richmond, Carlton
Saucier, Alison
Tolman, Mikayla

5. Notice of Resignations

a. Carla Fancy, Assistant Director of Student Special Services
b. Mary Wells, Applied Academics Teacher

6. Minutes

a. Approval of the April 7, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

7. Nominations (Note: Executive Sessions Possible for Nominations - 1 MRSA § 405(6)A)

a. Teacher Nominations for 2021-22
Michele Metzler, History Teacher, 2 units, 20, $82,716.00 (2020-21)
Trevor Paul, English Teacher, M11, $63,224.00 (2020-21)
Kailey Smith, Drama Teacher/Auditorium Manager, B10, $57,186.75 (2020-21)

b. Stipend Nominations

Position Nominee Points Bonus Amount

Certification Committee Chair Lisa Damian-Marvin 32 20% TBD
Dept Head, Applied Academics Janet Heath 16 15% TBD
Dept Head, English Patti Forster 24 10% TBD
Dept Head, Math Barrett Burns 24 0% TBD
Dept Head, Science Lisa Damian-Marvin 23 20% TBD
Dept Head, Social Studies Nell Dailey 17 20% TBD
Dept Head, Visual & Performing Arts Kim Murphy 16 20% TBD
Dept Head, World Languages Jill Cote 16 20% TBD
F1 Coordinator/Intercultural Support Tom Gray 23 20% TBD
NEASC Co-Chair (x2) Sue Klemmer 21 20% TBD
NEASC Co-Chair (x2) Sara Cole-Pardun 21 15% TBD
Odysseyware Administrator Bill Anderson 27 0% TBD

Art Club Carolyn Brown 24 20% TBD
Band Craig Ouellette 47 0% TBD
Chorus Kim Murphy 40 20% TBD
Civil Rights Team Advisor Johanna Billington 12 15% TBD
Class Advisor – Junior Jennifer Brassbridge 6 20% TBD
Class Advisor – Junior Lora Levenseler 6 0% TBD
Class Advisor – Senior Danielle Patten 10 0% TBD
Class Advisor – Senior Mike Grey 10 20% TBD
Gay Straight Trans Alliance Co-Advisor Johanna Billington 5 10% TBD
Investment Club Janet Heath 8 15% TBD
Musical Assistant Director/Producer Gretchen Henderson 14 0% TBD
Musical Assistant Director/Producer Jane Self 14 20% TBD
Musical Director Kim Murphy 57 20% TBD
Musical Pit Band Director Craig Ouellette 21 0% TBD
Musical Technical Co-Director Kailey Smith 18 0% TBD
Musical Technical Co-Director Tom Heath 18 20% TBD
NHS Advisor Craig Ouellette 20.5 0% TBD
NHS Advisor Melissa Howard 20.5 0% TBD
PALS Advisor Jill Cote 23 20% TBD
Pep Band Craig Ouellette 22 15% TBD
PEERS Advisor David Cooper 17 10% TBD
Prom Coordinator – Jr/Sr Amy Clevette 34 15% TBD
Spring Play Director Kailey Smith 28 0% TBD
Spring Play Technical Director Tom Heath 19 20% TBD
Student Council Advisor Sara Cole-Pardun 23 15% TBD
Washington Trip Coordinator Lisa Damian-Marvin 53 20% TBD
Winter Play Director Kailey Smith 37 0% TBD
Winter Play Tech Director Tom Heath 26 20% TBD
Yearbook & School Pictures Jennifer Munson 45 20% TBD

8. Region 8/Midcoast School of Technology Budget Hearing

9. School Board Chair’s Report – Becky Flanagan

10. Superintendent’s Report – Maria Libby

11. Student Representatives Report –Julianna Day, Oliver Worner, Bailey Curtis

12. Administrative Reports

a. Deb McIntyre, Assistant Superintendent
b. Shawn Carlson, CHRHS Principal
c. Valerie Mattes, Director of Student Special Services

13. Standing Committee Reports

a. Curriculum – Met May 3.
Textbook Approvals
• The Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, Course: Honors Integrated Humanities, Teacher Requesting: Tom Gray and Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $10/book
• Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White, by Frank H. Wu, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $17.99/book
• How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $13.87/book
• So You Want to Talk about Race, Ijeoma Oluo, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $8.66/book
• The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $11.49/book
• White Rage, by Carol Anderson, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $8.29/book
• Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, by Jose Antonio Vargas, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $9.99/book
• Citizen: An American Lyric, by Claudia Rankin, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $12.45/book
• Tell Me How It Ends, by Valeria Luselli, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $12.45/book
• Tomorrow Will be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality, by Sarah McBride Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $15.89/book
• Stamped, by Jason Reynolds Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara ColePardun – Cost $8.99/book
• #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, by Charleyboy, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $12.95/book
• Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent, by Isabel Wilkerson, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $19.02/book
• The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $9.15/book
• Indigenous People’s History of the United States, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $13.99/book
• Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Course: English, Teacher Requesting: Sara Cole-Pardun – Cost $10.25/book

b. Finance – Met April 7, minutes attached. Meets prior to School Board meeting May 5.
• Finance Update

c. Personnel – Next meeting May 11, 4:30 p.m.

d. Negotiations – Met April 8 and April 29.

e. Joint Policy – Met April 12, minutes attached. Next meeting May 24, 3:30 p.m.

First Reads
IHBGA – Home School Students Participation in Programs
IHCDA – Post-Secondary Enrollment Options
IJJ – Instructional and Library Materials Selection
IJJ-E – Citizen’s Challenge of Educational Media Form
ILA – Comprehensive Assessment System
IMG – Animals on School Premises
IMGA – Service Animals in Schools
JLCB – Immunizations of Students

Reviewed with minor or no revisions
IHBG – Home Schooling
IHBGB-E – Statement of Rights for Private School Students with Disabilities
IJOA – Educational Field Trips
IJOA-A – Eligibility Requirements for the Washington Trip
IJOA-E – Request for Student Travel Form
IJOA-E-R – Extended Field Trip, International Participation Protocols
IL – Evaluation of Instructional Programs
ILD – Educational Research: Student Submission to Surveys, Analyses, or Evaluations

14. School Advisory Committee Reports

a. DEI Task Force – Met April 28. Next meeting May 26, 6:30 p.m.

15. Future Agenda Items

16. Executive Session to Discuss a Personnel Matter – 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(A)

17. Executive Session to Discuss Labor Contracts – 1 MRSA §405 (6)(D)

18. Executive Session to Discuss Labor Contracts – 1 MRSA §405 (6)(D)

19. Adjourn