11-21-05

110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite A
Covington
, VA  24426

 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Monday, November 21, 2005, Multi-Purpose Room at Mountain View Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher demonstration in multi-purpose room. /
5:30 p.m. – Refreshments served 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 Mountain View Elementary School Chorus
                  Roll Call

06-110     Approval of Minutes of October 17, 2005 Regular Meeting (action)
06-111     Approval of Minutes of October 19, 2005 Called Meeting (action)
06-112     Approval of Minutes of October 27, 2005 Called Meeting (action)
06-113     Approval of Minutes of November 7, 2005 Called Meeting (action)

                  Community Participation

06-114     Opening remarks and welcome by Teresa Johnson, Principal, Mountain View Elementary School
06-115     Remarks by Joleen Feazell, Mountain View Elementary PTO
06-116     Special presentation of books written and illustrated by first-grade class of Ms. Anne Koethcke
06-117     School Board Commendations to:
                      
Outstanding student demonstrations of the Six Pillars of Character Counts:
                                       Kenzie Hampton & Bentleigh Asboth;
                      
Establishment of Health Club for MVES Students: Carol Claytor & Cecille McDowell;
                      
Qualified for Blue Ridge Public Television Master Teacher Program: Joleen Feazell; and
                      
Outstanding contributions to regional, state and national image of Alleghany County Public Schools
                                     and the Alleghany Highlands Community: Linda Staley.

06-118     School Board member questions and reports

                  Public Hearing: Revisions to School Division’s Six-Year Comprehensive Improvement Plan
                  Budget & Finance

06-119     Payment of bills (action)
06-120     Budget report (information)
06-121     Cafeteria report (information)

                  Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations    

06-122     Calendar reminders:
                       Joint Alleghany-Covington legislative dinner meeting on November 29, 2005 (information)
                       Public hearing on 2006-2007 school board operating budget on December 12, 2005
(information)

06-123     Proposed school board priorities for 2006 state and federal legislative action (information)
06-124     Final state accreditation results for 2004-2005 (information)
06-125     Summary of current draft of revised Six-Year Improvement Plan (information)
06-126     Annual report of pupil-teacher ratios (information)
06-127     Resolution certifying the effective teaching of values and ideals of Western Civilization (action)
06-128     Approval of 2005-2006 Special Education Advisory Committee membership (action)
06-129     Proposed revisions to
Alleghany High School course offerings (action)
06-130     Parent and community survey (action)
06-131     Capital improvement update (information)
06-132     Final draft of five-year capital improvement plan (action)

                  Field trip requests:

06-133     104 CMS 7th grade students to Washington, D.C., December 1-2, 2005 (action)
06-134     13 AHS marine biology students to National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD, March 24, 2006 (action)
06-135     13 AHS marine biology students to academic competition, Norfolk, VA, February 10-11, 2006 (action)
06-136     13 AHS marine biology students to St. John Research Center, U.S. Virgin Islands, April 12-18, 2006
                              (action)
 

06-137     Communications
                      October 5 Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      October 13 Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      October 18 Minority Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      November 2 Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Monthly School Resource Officer Reports (information)

                  Closed Session

06-138     Code of Virginia:
                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and
                      salaries.
                      2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Potential land acquisitions and/or disposals.

                  Personnel

06-139     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

06-140     Additions to agenda

                   Adjournment