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


Monday, March 21, 2011
Gleason Forum Hall at Clifton Middle School
5:00 - Teacher of the Year Reception / 6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting


Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance led by members of the Builder’s Club

Roll Call

11-180 Approval of Minutes of February 21, 2011 Regular Meeting (action)

11-181 Approval of Minutes of March 14, 2011 Work Session (action)

Community Participation

11-182 Opening remarks and welcome by Brenda Siple, Principal, Clifton Middle School

11-183 Special presentation by cast of Clifton Middle School production of A Year with Frog and Toad

11-184 Remarks by President of the Clifton Middle School PTA

11-185 School Board Commendations to:

Six Pillars of Character Counts: Adam Vess, Bibhas Amatya, and Victoria Sydenstricker
Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year: Cindy Morgan, Callaghan Elementary School
Other Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year Finalists:
Alleghany High School: Stephen Hodges
Clifton Middle School:Katy Yohn
Boiling Spring Elementary School:Brenda Wallace
Falling Spring Elementary School:Martha Nicholson
Mountain View Elementary School: Joleen Feazell
Sharon Elementary School:Connie Puckett

11-186 School Board member comments

Budget & Finance

11-187 Budget report (information)

11-188 Payment of bills (action)

11-189 Annual school division audit (information)

11-190 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

11-191 Calendar information:

- 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 – Joint budget work session with Board of Supervisors
at County Government Complex
-Monday, April 4 – VSBA Blue Ridge Regional Forum at Radford

-6 p.m. Monday, April 11 – Regular meeting at Mountain View Elementary School

-6 p.m., April 19 - Joint Board of Control at JRTC
-April monthly calendar

11-192 Authorize commendations for 155 CMS students who scored 600 on their 2009-2010 SOL tests (action)

11-193 Approval of 2011-2012 contract for health insurance services (action)

11-194 Approval of computer lab upgrade at Callaghan and Boiling Spring Elementary Schools (action)

11-195 Approval of application for waiver of pre-Labor Day opening requirement (action)

11-196 Approval of software and servers purchase for computer program (action)

11-197 Mountain View Elementary Title I School Improvement Update (information)

11-198 Approval of purchase to upgrade keyboarding lab at Clifton Middle School (action)

11-199 Results of fall, 2010 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (information)

11-200 Approval of bid for facility repair at Alleghany High School (action)

11-201 Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

11-202 Proposed 2011-2012 school division budget (action)

Field Trip Requests:

11-203 44 Clifton Middle School SCA/Peer Helper students to New York City, NY, June 13-16, 2011 (action)

11-204 Communications

Classified Advisory Committee (information)
Minority Advisory Committee (information)
Parent Advisory Committee (information)

Teacher Advisory Committee (information)

Closed Session

11-205 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments,
resignations and salaries.
15.2-2907.D – Discussion and consideration of issues associated with a possible
governmental consolidation.
2.2-3711.A.7 - Legal Matters and discussion briefings by staff pertaining to possible litigation.


11-206Personnel actions (action)

Other business

11-207 Additions to agenda