April 2, 2012

Students Commended by School Board


    The Alleghany County School Board held its regular monthly meeting at Mountain View Elementary School on Monday, April 2, 2012.  During the meeting, School Board members were entertained by the Mountain View Glee Club, who sang the Mountain View school song.  The Board also recognized several groups of students for their academic and extra-curricula achievements.

MVE Glee Club
The Mountain View Glee Club sang the MVE school song during the School Board meeting Monday night.

The School Board recognized the Virginia School Boards Association Student Art Contest winners from each school at their meeting Monday night. Pictured from left: Cristi Miller, Art teacher; students David Kahle (MVE),
Isabelle Borduas (SES), Ashley Thompson (FSES), and Elizaz Dillard (CES); Susan Clonch, Art teacher; student Tia McDaniel (CMS), Kaarn Thomas and Daryl Shreve, Art teachers.

All Virginia choir members Brittney Crowder and Zach Nicely received certificates of recognition for their achievement.

Nine fourth grade MVES students were recognized by the School Board for scoring 600 on the 2011 SOL tests. Pictured from left are David Kahle, Dylan Gibson, Chase Nicely, Madison Brown, and Daniel Thompson.

The AHS Forensics team received certificates of recognition for their 2011 Blue Ridge District Championship. In the front row from left to right are Tabby Green, Forensics Coach Kelly Huff, Rachel Kimberlin, Tristan Elmore, and Jared Downer. In the back row from left to right are Andrew Gibson, Derek Ratliff, Caitlyn Caldwell, and Halley Pendleton.

All Virginia band members received certificates of recognition from School Board member Todd Persinger. Pictured left to right are Mr. Persinger, students Zach Nicely and Will Mason, and AHS Band instructor Andrew Clifford.

The School Board recognized six third grade students at MVES who scored 600 on the 2011 SOL tests. Pictured from left are Derek Benoit, Carlee Bates, and Connor Hoke.

The School Board awarded certificates to twenty-two   MVES fifth grade students who scored 600 on the 2011 SOL tests. Pictured in the front row from left are Katie Baker, Daly Terrell, and David Neff.  In the back row are Luke Bradley, Mary Elizabeth Cottrell, Meghan Craft, and  Grace Hostetter.