4-2-07

        
P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle
Low Moor, VA  24457

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Monday, April 2, 2007, Falling Spring Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher demonstration / 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 Falling Spring Elementary School students

Roll Call

07-244     Approval of Minutes of March 19, 2007 Regular Meeting (action)
07-245     Approval of Minutes of March 27, 2007 Work Session (action)
07-246     Approval of Minutes of March 28, 2007 Work Session (action)

                  Community Participation

07-247     Opening remarks and welcome by Debbie Farmer, Principal, Falling Spring Elementary School
07-248     Remarks by Margaret Sizemore, President, Falling Spring Elementary PTO
07-249     Remarks by Shawn Truett, Alleghany County Council of PTAs and PTOs
07-250     School Board Commendations to:
                        Falling
Spring Elementary School students who earned perfect 600 scores on their 2006 SOL tests
                        Outstanding student demonstrations of Six Pillars of Character Counts: Akasha Traver, Bradley
                                Paxton, Tiffany Vance, and Alex Salyards,
Falling Spring Elementary School.
    
                   School division Spelling Bee winner:  Mariah Mays, Falling Spring Elementary School
                       
Chamber of Commerce Elementary School Teacher of the Year:  April Easton, Falling Spring
                                Elementary
                       
Other Chamber of Commerce Elementary School Teacher of the Year Finalists:
                                Boiling Spring Elementary School: Cindy Ferris;
                               
Callaghan Elementary School: Donna Rhodes;
                               
Mountain View Elementary School: Cynthia Wheeler; and
                               
Sharon Elementary School: Shawn Truett;
                      
Chamber of Commerce Middle School Teacher of the Year: Mike Isbell; and
                       Chamber of Commerce High School Teacher of the Year: Lynda Jennings
07-251     School Board member questions and reports

                  Budget & Finance

07-252     School division audit report (information)

                  Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations    

07-253     Upcoming School Board meetings and in-service training opportunities (information)
07-254     Status of action plan for attainment of 100% graduation rate by 2014 (information)
07-255     Instructional staffing plan based on 2007-2008 budget and enrollment projections (information)
07-256     Results of fall, 2006 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (information)
07-257     Revised job descriptions: cafeteria manager and executive secretary to the director of administrative
                  services (action)
07-258     School bus purchases (action)
07-259     Capital improvement update (information)

                  Field trip requests:

07-260     Update on planning for summer AHS foreign language department field trip to Puerto Rico (information)
07-261     90 CMS 7th graders to Washington, D.C. & Baltimore, MD, April 4-5, 2007 (action)
07-262     30 Mountain View SCA students to Washington, D.C., May 30-June 1, 2007 (action)       

                  Policy Revisions

07-263     Extend regulations GCBD-RA and GCBD-RAA to include full-time cafeteria employees (action)

07-264     Communications

                      Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Classified Employee Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
                      Minority Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

07-265     Code of Virginia:

                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations
                                                 and salaries, including proposed certified staff contract renewals for 2007-2008.
                      2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of matters related to student
                                                 discipline, safety and security.
                      2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / 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

07-266     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business

07-267     Additions to agenda

                  Adjournment