2-18-2008

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

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Monday, February 18, 2008, Jackson River Technical Center
5:00 p.m. – Culinary Arts Program Demonstration
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 JRTC Vocational Club Presidents

Roll Call

08-207 Approval of Minutes of January 22, 2008 Regular Meeting (action)

08-208 Approval of Minutes of February 4, 2008 Called Meeting & Work Session (action)

Community Participation

08-209 Opening remarks and welcome by Tom Beirne, Director, Jackson River Technical Center

08-210 School Board Commendations to:

VHSL Group AA, Blue Ridge District Champions: Alleghany High School Academic Competition Team

Outstanding demonstrations of leadership by JRTC Club Presidents: Tanya Johnson, FBLA; Kayla Dabbs,
HOSA; Ethan Berry, Skills USA; Jacob Downer, DECA; and Katelyn Murray, FCCLA

08-211 Special presentation by cast of Alleghany High School theater production of An Evening of Culture

08-212 Shari Peterson, AHS PTSA, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-213 Sue Brown, opposition to School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-214 Donnie Buzzard, Mountaineer Athletic Club, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-215 Ethan Craft, student, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-216 Michelle Elmore, parent, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-217 Allison Hicklin, AHS PTSA, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-218 Melanie Mason, AHS Band Boosters, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-219 Patrick McPeek, Boiling Spring PTA, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-220 Lynda Thompson, AHS Choir Boosters, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-221 Sandra Denius, parent, support for Alleghany High School swim team

08-222 Brittany Walker, student, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-223 Recognition of February School Board Member Appreciation Month

08-224 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

08-225 Payment of bills (action)

08-226 Budget report (information)

08-227 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

08-228 Calendar information:

6 p.m. Monday, March 3 – Budget work session at Central office complex
6 p.m. Monday, March 17 – Regular meeting at Clifton Middle School

08-229 Follow-up to January 22, 2008 School Board resolutions associated with Alleghany High School (information)

08-230 Authorize commendations for 17 AHS students who scored 600 on their first semester SOL tests (action)

08-231 Trends in CTE certifications, credentials, CTE dual enrollment

08-232 Fall 2007 SOL Test Results at Alleghany High School and Clifton Middle School (information)

08-233 Purchase 114 computers for Alleghany High School & Clifton Middle School (action)

08-234 Purchase eight computer network servers for five schools and the central office (action)

08-235 Request waiver of state pre-Labor Day opening requirement for 2008-2009 school year (action)

08-236 Adopt 2008-2009 school calendar (action)

08-237 Proposal to Alleghany Foundation for Phase II of recreational facility upgrades at CMS and Mountain View (action)

08-238 Presentation of proposed 2008-2009 staffing plan for Alleghany County Public Schools (information)

08-239 Presentation of proposed 2008-2009 Alleghany County School Board budget (information)

08-240 Capital improvement update (information)

Field trip requests:

08-241 Up to 40 AHS science students to National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD, February 29, 2008 (action)

08-242 Communications

-Fall Semester Attendance Summary (information)

-Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

-Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

-Minority Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

-Classified Employee Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

08-243 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries.

2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of a student disciplinary matter, case # 08-02, and a request for
release from compulsory education, case # 08-03.

Pupil Personnel

08-244 Disposition of Superintendent’s recommendations in pupil personnel case #s 08-02 and 08-03 (action)

Personnel

08-245 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

08-246 Additions to agenda

Adjournment