110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite A
Covington, VA  24426

Monday, April 3, 2006, Gleason Forum Hall at Clifton Middle School
5:00 p.m.  Teacher demonstrations in Room 204
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting

                  Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
                         Pledge of Allegiance led by members of the Clifton Middle School Builders’ Club
                          National Anthem to be performed by the Clifton Middle School 7th-8th Chorus

                  Roll Call
06-234     Approval of minutes of
March 20, 2006 regular meeting (action)

                  Community Participation

06-235     Opening remarks and welcome by Brenda Siple, Principal of Clifton Middle School
06-236     Remarks by Gayle Kitchen,
Clifton Middle School representative on Alleghany County Council of PTAs &
06-237     School Board Commendations:
Outstanding student demonstrations of Six Pillars of Character Counts: Erin Durham, 6th Grade; Brittany
                  Mays, 7th Grade; and Stephen Caldwell, 8th Grade, all of
Clifton Middle School;
Alleghany County Spelling Bee Winner: Brittany Mays, 7th Grade, Clifton Middle School;
 Outstanding community service to Clifton Middle School: Gayle Kitchen and Lisa Worley, Clifton Middle
                  School PTA;
Outstanding employee service to Clifton Middle School: Mike Isbell, physical education teacher;
Outstanding performance in construction of Boiling Spring Water Filtration Facility: Alleghany County Public
                  Schools Maintenance Staff;
Chamber of Commerce Elementary School Teacher of the Year:  Donna Loan, Boiling Spring Elementary
Other Chamber of Commerce Elementary School Teacher of the Year Finalists:
Callaghan Elementary School: Tracey O’Connor;
                           Falling Spring Elementary School: Betty Bunch;
Mountain View Elementary School: Joleen Feazell;
Sharon Elementary School: Liza Carroll;
Chamber of Commerce Middle School Teacher of the Year: Renada Nicely; and
                   Chamber of Commerce High School Teacher of the Year: Jane DeGroot
06-238     School Board member questions and reports

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations      

06-239     Preliminary March 31, 2006 average daily membership (information)
06-240     Instructional staffing plan based on 2006-2007 budget and enrollment projections (information)
06-241     Proposed purchase of school buses (action)
06-242     Capital improvement report (information)

                  Policy Revisions
06-243     Revisions recommended by VSBA Policy Services (action)

06-244     Communications
                      Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Minority Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Classified Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

                  Closed Session

06-245     Code of Virginia:
                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Discussion of actual and potential appointments, assignments,                            resignations and salaries, including contract renewals of all certified employees.
                      2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Discussion of issues associated with potential land acquisitions and/or
                2.2-3711.A.30 – Competitive Bargaining or Negotiating / Discussion of details associated with proposed


06-246     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

06-247     Additions to agenda