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

Monday, April 21, 2008, Alleghany High School
5:00 p.m. – AHS Forensics Team Demonstrations in Rooms 103 & 104
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance led by members of the AHS Honor Society
National Anthem performed by the AHS Concert Choir’s Beauty Shop Quartet

Roll Call
08-293 Approval of Minutes of April 7, 2008 Regular Meeting (action)

Community Participation
08-294 Opening remarks and welcome by R. Kenneth Higgins, Principal, Alleghany High School
08-295 School Board Commendations to:

Alexandra Rose, Emily C. Lewis, Jacob Downer, Brittany Walker: Outstanding AHS student demonstrations of Six
Pillars of Character Counts
Michael Mason, AHS Senior: Selection to participate in the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp
Alleghany High School Girls Cross Country Team: Group AA, Blue Ridge District Champions
Alleghany High School Girls 4x800 Relay Team, Indoor Track: Group AA, Blue Ridge District Champions
Alleghany High School Forensics Team: Group AA, Blue Ridge District Champions
Justin Lipes: Group AA, Blue Ridge District Wrestling Champion
VSBA Student Art Contest winners from each school




08-296 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance
08-297 Payment of bills (action)
08-298 Budget report (information)
08-299 March 31 student membership report (information)
08-300 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations
08-301 Calendar information:

5 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 – VSBA Blue Ridge Region meeting at Radford University
Friday, May 2 – VSBA Workshop: Budget & Financial Reports at Charlottesville Omni
6 p.m. Monday, May 19 – Regular meeting at Central office complex
Friday, June 6 – VSBA Workshop: School Law Update at Charlottesville Omni


08-302 Perkins grant application and annual revisions to school division career and technical education plan (action)
08-303 Textbook adoptions for dual enrollment classes (action)
08-304 Staffing plan for K-8 summer school program (action)
08-305 Authorization of 2008-2009 extra-curricular staff assignments (action)
08-306 Pilot bus stop program with YMCA (information)

Policy Revisions
08-307 Regulation EEAD-R, “Use of School Buses by Organizations” (action)

08-308 Communications
Minority Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
Classified Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session
08-309 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries, including proposed classified staff contract renewals for 2008-2009 and first review of superintendent’s 2007-2008 evaluation.
2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters, including conduct of hearing associated with pupil personnel case #08-05.
2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Discussion of issues associated with potential land acquisitions and/or disposals.

08-310 Personnel actions (action)

Pupil Personnel
08-311 Disposition of pupil personnel case #08-05 (action)

Other business
08-312 Additions to agenda