08.18.21 School Committee Retreat

Posted by MSC on 8/23/2021

 

“Education must be seen as a pathway to attaining lifelong learning, satisfaction, happiness, wellbeing, opportunity and contribution to humanity.”  

—Yong Zhao, Jim Watterston in The changes we need: Education post COVID-19

 

summer reading

Masconomet encourages summer reading! All students should read at least two books, including at least one from the summer reading guides linked here:
Middle School summer reading lists 

High School summer reading lists 

 

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Developed School Committee Goals for 2021-2022 School Year
  • Discussions overall touched on numerous themes, including: 
    • Trust, communication, morale, relationships, community-building 
    • Mental health, SEL, agency, skill development, success 
    • Purpose of education, environment for change, teaching/learning methods
    • Vision, strategic plan, capital plan, budget process, leadership
    • Collaborations, subcommittees, schedules, roles, responsibilities, resources

  • Goals will be finalized and presented at a public meeting

COMMUNITY RESOURCES: 

 

NEXT SC Meeting: 

Our next School Committee meeting will be Wed, Sept. 1 at 7pm. This meeting will be held in person. Please refer to the “Public Meetings” page on the Masconomet Website for upcoming meetings. Meeting agendas, minutes, documents, and videos are also posted on-line at: https://www.masconomet.org/domain/41. Email any questions, comments or concerns to our committee chair Zillie Bhuju at zbhuju@masconomet.org