12-11-06

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Monday, December 11, 2006, Sharon Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher demonstrations in library /
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 Girl Scout Troop 2001

Roll Call

07-137     Approval of Minutes of November 20, 2006 Regular Meeting (action)
07-138     Approval of Minutes of November 27, 2006 Called Meeting & Work Session (action)
07-139     Approval of Minutes of December 4, 2006 Work Session (action)

                  Community Participation
07-140     Opening remarks and welcome by J.R. Simpson, Principal,
Sharon Elementary School
07-141     Remarks by Jeannie Thompson, President, Sharon Elementary PTO
07-142     School Board Commendations:
                    Outstanding employee service to
Sharon Elementary School: Mae Hall
                    Outstanding community service to Sharon Elementary School School: Jeannie Thompson & Lisa
                    Smith
 
                  Sharon Elementary students who earned perfect 600 scores on their 2006 SOL tests

07-143     Remarks by Bob Umstead, President, Alleghany Education Association
07-144     School Board member questions and reports

                  Budget & Finance

07-145     Payment of bills (action)
07-146     Budget report (information)
07-147     Cafeteria report (information)

                  Public Hearing: Proposed 2007-2008 Alleghany County Public Schools Operating Budget
                  Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations    

07-148     Facility improvement plan for Alleghany High School (action)
07-149     Statement of Legislative Priorities: 2006 (action)
07-150     Affiliation with National School Boards Association (action)
07-151     First draft of proposed 2007-2008 school calendar (information)
07-152     Textbook adoption committee appointments (action)
07-153     Federal monitoring review of food services program (information)
07-154     Capital improvement update (information)

                  Field trip requests:
07-155     12 AHS drama students to Va. Thespian Conference, Longwood Univ., Farmville, Va., Feb. 16-19, 2007 
                 (action)
07-156     15 AHS marine biology students to Blue Crab Bowl competition, Gloucester Point, Va., Feb. 23-24, 2007
                 (action)
07-157     15 AHS marine biology students to National Aquarium, Baltimore, Md., March TBD, 2007 (action)
07-158     36 AHS foreign language students to Puerto Rico, summer, 2007 (action)        

                  Policy Revisions

07-159     Six revisions based on VSBA recommendations and General Assembly actions (action)
07-160     Communications
                      Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                  Closed Session
07-161     Code of Virginia:
                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignation and
                      salaries, including superintendent’s mid-year performance assessment.
                      2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters.             

                  Closed Session

07-161     Code of Virginia:
                      2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Discussion of issues associated with potential land acquisitions
                      and/or disposals, including discussion of issues associated with the county’s competitive
                      negotiating position relative to
 the possible purchase of an option to purchase one of at least two
                      properties for a possible school  site.

                  Personnel

07-162     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

07-163     Additions to agenda

                  Adjournment