4-18-05

110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite A
Covington, VA  24426

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Monday, April 18, 2005, Gleason Forum Hall at Clifton Middle School
5:30 p.m. – Refreshments in Cafeteria / 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 members of the Clifton Middle School Builders Club
                          National Anthem led by cast of Clifton Middle School production of “The Lady Pirates of Captain Bree”

                  Roll Call

05-228     Approval of Minutes of the April 4, 2005 Regular Meeting (action)

                  Community Participation

05-229     Opening remarks and welcome by Sherman Callahan, Assistant Principal, Clifton Middle School
05-230     Special presentation by cast of Clifton Middle School production of The Lady Pirates of Captain Bree, under the direction of
                  Robin Simpson
05-231     School Board Commendations to:

                        Outstanding student service to Clifton Middle School: Drama Club
                       
Outstanding employee service to Clifton Middle School and Mountain View Elementary: Food Service Employees
                       
Alleghany High School-JRTC VICA students who placed in top three during Virginia SkillsUSA competition
                        Western Virginia Regional Science Fair Winners: Adrian Lewis & Amanda Peterson
                       
First Place Regional Destination Imagination Champions:
Alleghany High School Destination Imagination Team 2  
                       
District V Festival straight “Superior Ratings;” Alleghany High School Concert Band
                       
District V Festival straight “Superior Ratings:” Alleghany High School Concert Choir
                       
Va. Music Educators Association “Blue Ribbon School” Award: Alleghany High School Music Department
                       
All Virginia Choir: Crystal Laudermilk, Luke Walker & Nicole Shinault
                       
All Virginia Band: Christen Humphries
                       
Blue Ridge District Sideline Cheerleading Champions:
Alleghany High School Sideline Cheerleaders
                       
Blue Ridge District Sportsmanship Award: Alleghany High School Student Council Association

05-232     School Board member questions and reports

                  Budget & Finance

05-233     Payment of bills (action)
05-234     Budget report (information)
05-235     Annual school division by Robinson, Farmer and Cox (information)
05-236     Cafeteria report (information)

                  Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations    

05-237     Grade K-12 math textbook adoption (action)
05-238     Grade 6-12 literature textbook adoption (action)
05-239     Grade 7-12 Spanish textbook adoption (action)
05-240     Grade 7-12 French textbook adoption (action)
05-241     Preliminary staffing plan for K-8 summer school (action)
05-242     Career & technical education local plan update and budget (action)
05-243     Voluntary student accident insurance (action)
05-244     Bid award for membrane filtration system at Boiling Spring water storage facility (action)
05-245     Capital improvement update (information)

                  Field trip requests:

05-246   50 Clifton Middle School SCA and Peer Helper students to New York City, June 1-3 (action)

05-247     Communications

                      Certification of March 31, 2005 average daily membership (information)
                      Classified Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Monthly School Resource Officer Reports (information)

                  Closed Session

05-248     Code of Virginia:

                  2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Evaluation of superintendent, as well as discussion of actual and
                  potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries, including contract renewals of all classified
                  employees.
                 2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Discussion of potential land acquisitions and/or disposals.

                  Personnel

05-249     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

05-250     Additions to agenda

                 Adjournment