3-21-05

       110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite A
Covington, VA  24426

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Monday, March 21, 2005, Falling Spring Elementary School
5:00 p.m. Teacher Demonstrations / 5:30 p.m. Refreshments
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting

ITEM #      ORDER OF BUSINESS / TOPIC

                  Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

                     Pledge of Allegiance led by Boy Scout Troop 31 & Girl Scout Troop 570
                    
National Anthem performed by Falling Spring Elementary students selected for All
                    Alleghany County Choir

                  Roll Call

05-196     Approval of Minutes of the February 21, 2005 Regular Meeting (action)

                  Community Participation

05-197     Opening remarks and welcome by Ruth Fuhrman, Principal of Falling Spring Elementary School
05-198     School Board Commendations to:

           The Alleghany County Public Schools Maintenance Staff
The Falling Spring Elementary PTO Executive Board
Chamber of Commerce Elementary School Teacher of the Year:  Robert Shaw, Callaghan
              Elementary
Other Chamber of Commerce Elementary School Teacher of the Year Finalists:
Boiling Spring Elementary School: Valerie Humphries
Falling Spring Elementary School: Rebecca Johnson
Mountain View Elementary School: Sharon Campbell
Sharon Elementary School: Renee Warren
Chamber of Commerce Middle School Teacher of the Year: Bonnie Murray
Chamber of Commerce High School Teacher of the Year: Kelly Huff

05-199     Invitation to attend 2005 Celebration of the Arts, sponsored by Alleghany County Council of
                  PTOs & PTAs
05-200     School Board member questions and reports

                  Budget & Finance

05-201     Payment of bills (action)
05-202     Budget report (information)
05-203     Cafeteria report (information)

                  Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations    

05-204     Annual report on energy management program (information)
05-205     Declaration of used school buses as surplus property (action)
05-206     Capital improvement report (information)
05-207     Application of “hold harmless” provision to composite index (information)
05-208     Proposed 2005-2006 Alleghany County Public Schools budget (action)

                  Field trip requests:

05-209     110 Clifton Middle School 7th graders to Washington, D.C., April 14-15, 2005 (action)
05-210     18-20 students in Mountain View Elementary SCA to Washington, D.C., June 1-3, 2005 (action)

                  Policy Revisions

05-211     Revisions recommended by VSBA Policy Services (action)
05-212     Supplemental revisions recommended by administrative staff (action)

05-213     Communications

                      Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information) 
                      Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                     
Monthly School Resource Officer Reports (information)

                  Closed Session

05-214     Code of Virginia:

                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Discussion of actual and potential appointments,
                      assignments,
resignations and salaries.

                  Personnel

05-215     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

05-216     Additions to agenda

                  Adjournment