Monday, January 22, 2007,
Alleghany County School Board Office Complex, 100 Central Circle, Low Moor, Va.
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting


Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

07-164 Approval of Minutes of the December 11, 2006 regular meeting (action)
07-165 Approval of Minutes of the January 8, 2007 work session (action)

Community Participation

07-166 Recognition of school resource officers and program update:
Commendations to former officers: Billy Angle and Matt Booze
07-167 Other School Board Commendations:
Selection as Sarah D. Barder Fellow by Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth:
Deborah Farmer, Principal, Falling
Spring Elementary School

Best Actress Award at Blue Ridge District One Act Play Festival: Emily Arritt, Alleghany High School.

Virginia High School League Trophy Class Award: Alleghany High School Yearbook Staff

Blue Ridge District Cross Country Champion, All Region III and All Timesland First Team: Jamey Smith, Alleghany High School.

Blue Ridge District Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All District and All Region III Quarterback: Jay Nagel, Alleghany High School.

2nd Place in Log Throwing Competition at Virginia State Fair: Brandon Morris, Alleghany High School.

Virginia State Champions in Two-Man Saw Competition at the Virginia State Fair: Chance Breeden and Jonathon Mongold, Alleghany High School.

07-168 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance
07-169 Payment of bills (action)
07-170 Budget report (information)
07-171 Estimated fiscal impact of consolidated composite index (information)
07-172 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations
07-173 Calendar information:
6 p.m., February 5 – Work session at School Board office complex in Low Moor;
6 p.m.
February 19 – Regular monthly meeting at Jackson River Technical Center; and
7 p.m.
February 28 – Joint meeting with Covington School Board at site to be determined.

07-174 Annual school resource officer report and introduction of new officers (information)
07-175 Report bullying awareness activities in schools (information)
07-176 Report on 2006 employee survey (information)
07-177 “Improving Smiles Forever” student dental health program (action)
07-178 Trends in advanced placement and dual enrollment courses (information)
07-179 Final draft of 2007-2008 school calendar (action)
07-180 Mental health counselor job description (action)
07-181 Projected state revenues based on Governor’s proposed 2007-2008 budget (information)
07-182 Capital improvement update (information)

Field trip requests:

07-183 15 AHS marine biology students to the St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, April 4-11, 2007 (action)

07-184 Communications

Classified Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

07-185 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 disciplinary matters.
2.2-3711.A.3 – Real Property / Discussion of issues associated with the county’s competitive
negotiating positionrelative to the possible purchase of an option to purchase one
of at least two properties for a possible school site.
2.2-3711.A.12 – Public Safety / Discussion of plans to protect public safety as it relates to terrorist
activity or any
other similar threat.


07-186 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

07-187 Additions to agenda