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

Monday, October 19, 2009, Callaghan Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher Demonstration in Computer Lab Room 108/ 6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting


Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance led by Kaytie-Jo Carter and School Pledge led by T.J. Koonce

Roll Call

10-82 Approval of Minutes of September 21, 2009 Regular Meeting (action)

10-83 Approval of Minutes of September 28, 2009 Called Meeting (action)

10-84 Approval of Minutes of October 1, 2009 Called Meeting (action)

Community Participation

10-85 Opening remarks and welcome by Nancy M. Moga, Principal, Callaghan Elementary School

10-86 Remarks by Jennifer Cales, President, Callaghan Elementary School PTO

10-87 School Board Commendations to:

- 22 Callaghan students who earned at least one perfect score on their spring 2009 SOL assessments;

- Callaghan Brownie Girl Scout Troop 584 and Callaghan Daisy Troop for outstanding community service projects

- Kate Mason, 1st Chair Horn at Senior Regional Orchestra Auditions

10-88 VSBA Academy Awards

10-89 Remarks by Mr. Tommy Hubbard

10-90 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

10-91 Payment of bills (action)

10-92 Budget report (information)

10-93 September 30, 2009 student membership report (information)

10-94 Approval of budget development calendar & designation of 6 p.m., Monday, December 14, 2009 as date
for public hearing on 2010-2011 budget (action)

10-95 Designation of school board liaison(s) to administrative budget committee (action)

10-96 School activity fund audit reports (information)

10-97 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

10-98 Calendar information:

-8:30 a.m. Saturday, October 17 – School Board in-service activities at Central

-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 20 – Jackson River Technical Joint Board of Control meeting at JRTC

-6:00 p.m. Monday, November 16 – Regular monthly meeting at Gleason Forum Hall, Mountain View

Elementary School.

10-99 Resolution designating November 15-21, 2009 as American Education Week (action)

10-100 Approval of Textbook Adoption Committee (action)

10-101 Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

Field trip requests:

10-102 6 Alleghany High School band students to Virginia Tech Honor Band, January 22-24, 2010 (action)

10-103 17 Alleghany High School marine biology students to St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, April 15-22, 2010 (action)

10-104 80 Alleghany High School band students to Cleveland, Ohio, May 28-31, 2010 (action)

Policy Revisions

10-105 Policy GCBE, “Leave Without Pay for Family and Medical Purposes” (action)

10-106 Communications

Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent

Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent

Classified Employee Advisory Committee to the Superintendent

Safe School Committee

Closed Session

10-107 Code of Virginia:

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


2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters, including

hearings associated with pupil personnel cases.

15.2-2907.D – Discussion and consideration of issues associated with a possible governmental



10-108 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

10-109 Additions to agenda