10-17-05

110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite A
Covington, VA  24426

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Monday, October 17, 2005, Callaghan Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Presentation by panel of Callaghan Elementary teachers.
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 Cole Bradley, Jonah Eggleston, Callaghan 5th grade students
                          Music performed by Callaghan 4th and 5th grade students under direction of Tammy Crane, music teacher
                  Roll Call

06-78       Approval of Minutes of September 19, 2005 Regular Meeting (action)

                  Community Participation

06-79       Opening remarks and welcome by Nancy Moga, Principal, Callaghan Elementary School
06-80       Joy Tingler, President of Callaghan PTO and representative of Alleghany County Council of PTOs & PTAs
06-81       School Board Commendations to:
                        Outstanding student demonstrations of Six Pillars of Character Counts: Brittany Keyser, Tyler Cline;
                       
Perfect attendance for 2004-2005: Matthew Anderson, Cody Bates, Christopher Canterbury, Joseph Cochran,
                        Cody M. O’Connor, Zoe Stein, Lacey Waid, Mikala Webb;
                       
Development and leadership of Callaghan Book Club: Donna Rhodes, Julia Linthicum
06-82       Presentation of VSBA Academy Awards
06-83       School Board member questions and reports

                  Budget & Finance

06-84       Payment of bills (action)
06-85       Budget report (information)
06-86       September 30, 2005 student enrollment report (information)
06-87       Budget development calendar & designation of 6 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2005 as date for public hearing on                        2006-2007 budget (action)
06-88       Appointment of school board liaisons to administrative budget committee (action)
06-89       School activity fund and cafeteria fund audit reports for 2004-2005 (information)
06-90       Cafeteria report (information)
06-91       Resolution designating November 13-19, 2005 as American Education Week (action)
06-92       Annual Jackson River Governor’s School report (information)
06-93       Update on revisions to school division’s six-year comprehensive improvement plan (information)
06-94       Designation of
6 p.m. Monday, November 21 as date of public hearing on revisions to six-year plan (action)
06-95       Capital improvement update (information)
06-96       Certification of joint work session with Board of Supervisors to discuss capital improvement plan (action)

                  Field trip requests:

06-97       Three AHS concert choir students to VMEA Honors Choir performance in Norfolk, Va., Nov. 17-19, 2005 (action)
06-98       41 AHS concert choir students to New York City, April 19-22, 2006 (action)        

                  Policy Revisions

06-99       New Regulation GCBD-RFB, “Leave Without Pay for First Year Employees” (action)
06-100     Revised Regulation GCBD-RF, “Leave Without Pay for Sabbatical Purposes” (action)

06-101     Communications

                      Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Classified Employees Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Safe Schools Committee minutes (information)
                      Monthly School Resource Officer Reports (information)

                  Closed Session

06-102     Code of Virginia:
                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries.
                      2.2-3711.A.4 – Personal Privacy Not Related to Public Business / An appeal of restricted access to school
                              property.
                      2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Discussion of potential land acquisitions and/or disposals.
                      2.2-3711.A.10 – Special Awards / Employee award distribution process.

                  Personnel

06-103     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

06-104     Additions to agenda 

                  Adjournment