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

Monday, October 15, 2007, Callaghan Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher demonstrations / 6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance led by Abagail Cash & Tyler Cline, Callaghan Elementary School students.

Roll Call

08-88 Approval of Minutes of September 10, 2007 Called Meeting (action)
08-89 Approval of Minutes of September 17, 2007 Regular Meeting (action)
08-90 Approval of Minutes of September 24, 2007 Called Meeting (action)
08-91 Approval of Minutes of September 28, 2007 Called Meeting (action)

Community Participation

08-92 Opening remarks and welcome by Nancy Moga, Principal, Callaghan Elementary School
08-93 Remarks by Melanie Dawson, President, Callaghan Elementary PTO
08-94 School Board Commendations to:
- 10 Callaghan students who earned at least one perfect 600 score on their spring 2007 SOL tests; and
- Abagail Cash for her outstanding student demonstration of the Six Pillars of Character Counts.
08-95 VSBA Academy Awards
08-96 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

08-97 Payment of bills (action)
08-98 Budget report (information)
08-99 September 30, 2007 student membership report (information)
08-100 Approval of budget development calendar & designation of 6 p.m., Monday, December 10, 2007 as date
for public hearing on
2008-2009 budget
08-101 Designation of school board liaison(s) to administrative budget committee (action)
08-102 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

08-103 Calendar information:
5:00 p.m. Monday, October 22 – Work session to analyze efficiency review and conduct other planning activities at Central
5:00 p.m. Monday, October 29 – Work session to analyze efficiency review and conduct other planning activities at Central
6:00 p.m. Monday, November 19 – Regular monthly meeting at Gleason Forum Hall, Mountain View Elementary School.
08-104 Resolution designating November 11-17, 2007 as American Education Week (action)
08-105 Review option to renovate, expand & flood-mitigate
Alleghany High School by RRMM (information)
08-106 Review option to renovate & expand Covington High School for use as a consolidated facility by OWPR (information)
08-107 Option to purchase property as location for possible construction of a new high school (action)
08-108 Moseley Architects report on activities of
Alleghany High School design team (information)
08-109 Annual Jackson River Governor’s School report (information)
08-110 Annual appointment of individuals to the school division’s Gifted Advisory Committee (action)
08-111 Final report on SOL test performance and accreditation status of Alleghany County schools (information)
08-112 Endorsement of “Improving Smiles Forever” program (action)
08-113 Capital improvement and maintenance report (information)
08-114 Integration of visiting teacher and attendance officer job descriptions (action)

Field trip requests:

08-115 110 Clifton Middle School 7th graders to Washington, D.C. & Baltimore, MD, November 29-30 (action)
08-116 25 Alleghany HS forensics students to George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., November 30-December 2 (action)
08-117 20 Alleghany HS drama students to Radford University, Radford, Va., January 18-20, 2008 (action)
08-118 25 Alleghany HS Spanish students to Puerto Rico, June 25-30, 2008 (action)

Policy Revisions
08-119 Revisions to policies BBBC, GBR, IGBC, and addition of Regulations DN-R and IICA-R (action)

08-120 Communications
Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
Safe School Committee (information)
Classified Employee Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

08-121 Code of Virginia:
2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries.
2.2-3711.A.10 – Discussion or consideration of special awards.

08-122 Personnel actions (action)

Other business
08-123 Additions to agenda