<p>WHEREAS: Since being elected in June of 2020, Cambridge Public Schools has greatly benefited from the hard work and dedication of Student Member Anaïs Killian, who is graduating CRLS in June 2022 after serving two terms as a student representative; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: Student Member Killian has been an integral member of the Committee, ensuring that the students have had an input on policy decisions and relaying vital information from the student community to the Committee on a wide variety of topics; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: During Student Member Killian's tenure on the Committee, she has worked tirelessly on menstrual equity launching the Period Equity Bank program which gives students free sanitary products which can be taken home by students; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: Student Member Killian was also instrumental in creating a non-binding vote for student members ensuring that student's voices are heard, increasing school to student communication, strengthening curriculum requirements for health and wellness classes, and advocating for the student community-working on addressing sexual harassment and assault issues at CRLS and updating the Title IX policy leading to better reporting methods; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: In addition to her work on the Committee, Student Member Killian served on numerous stakeholder committees and working groups including four CPS interview committees, the ACLU Summer Institute Council, the DESE Kaleidoscope Community Council, CRLS French Club President, Homeless Volunteering Club 4 President, and one of 26 students to serve on the MIAA Student Advisory Committee; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: Student Member Killian has provided the Massachusetts Association of School Committees and other local organizations with training on how to work with student members; and</p> <p>WHEREAS: Student Member Killian was a consummate professional during her time at the Committee consistently going above and beyond and will be greatly missed by the Committee; now, therefore, be it</p> <p>RESOLVED: That the School Committee go on record in its appreciation for Student Member Killian for her hard work as a student representative, thanking her for her dedication to Cambridge Public Schools and wishing her well at Harvard College next year; and be it further</p> <p>RESOLVED: That the Executive Secretary be and hereby is requested to forward a suitably engrossed copy of this resolution to Student Member Killian on behalf of the entire School Committee.</p>

School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
05/17/2022 Adopted

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