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

Monday, April 23, 2007, Alleghany High School Gymnasium
5:00 p.m. – Presentation by AHS Leadership Class
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting

                  Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
                          Pledge of Allegiance led by students in the Alleghany High School leadership class

Roll Call
07-266     Approval of Minutes of April 2, 2007 Regular Meeting (action)

                  Community Participation

07-267     Opening remarks and welcome by Kenny Higgins, Principal, Alleghany High School
07-268     Remarks by Bonnie Murray, President, Alleghany High School PTSA
07-269     Remarks by Bob Putman, President,
Alleghany High School Band Boosters
07-270     Remarks by David “Boo” Crizer, President, Mountaineer Athletic Club
07-271     Remarks by Melanie Dawson, Co-Chairman, Alleghany County Council of PTAs and PTOs
07-272     Recognition of 2007
Virginia School Boards’ Association Art Contest Finalists:
                     Boiling Spring Elementary School:  Amy Southern
Falling Spring Elementary School:  Adam Livesay
Mountain View Elementary School:  Breanna McKinnell
Sharon Elementary School:  Tyler Fink
07-273     Recognition of 2007 Virginia School Boards’ Association Art Contest Winners:
                     Callaghan Elementary School:  Sidney Schweikhard
Clifton Middle School:  Jennifer Tobin
Alleghany High School:  Elizabeth Campbell
07-274     School Board Commendations to:
    Alleghany High School students who scored perfect 600 scores on the fall, 2006 SOL tests
   Alleghany High School Academic Competition Team:  Undefeated in first regular season of VHSL competition
                     John Rollinson
: 2006-2007 National Merit Scholarship Semi-finalist
Jamey Lee Smith:  2007 Farm Bureau Insurance/VHSL Group AA, Region III Male Student-Athlete of Year
                      Matthew Crizer
, Boys Basketball: All Blue Ridge District First Team, All Region III Second Team
                     Sammi Jo Salyers
, Girls Basketball: All Blue Ridge District First Team, All Region III First Team, and scored 1,147
                                   career points
                     Seth Wright, Winter Track: First at Blue Ridge District Meet, Third at Region III Meet, and Seventh at AA State Meet
                     Ben Umstead, Winter Track: First in 600-Meter run at Blue Ridge District Meet
                     Amanda Huffman, Forensics, Serious Dramatic Interpretation:  Third at Blue Ridge District competition, Second at
                                   Region III competition, and Eighth in AA State competition
                     Emilee Loope, Clifton Middle School: Service as Legislative Page at 2007 Virginia General Asembly
07-275     Falling Spring Elementary featured in 2007 Va. School Boards Association Showcase for Success (information)
07-276     School Board member questions and reports

                  Budget & Finance
07-277     Payment of bills (action)
07-278     Budget report (information)
07-279     Final
March 31, 2007 Average Daily Membership (information)
07-280     Cafeteria report (information)

                  Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations    
07-281     Resolution in support of H.R. 648 to restructure federal “No Child Left Behind” law (action)
07-282     Perkins grant application (action)
07-283     Staffing plan for K-8 summer school program (action)
07-284     Purchase of two mobile lap top computer sets for Clifton Middle School (action)
07-285     Provider of school division banking services for 2007-2010 (action)
07-286     Additions and revisions to selected job descriptions (action)
07-287     Capital improvement update (information)

                  Field trip requests:

07-288     15 AHS drama students to International Thespian Festival, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., June 25-July 1

                  Policy Revisions

07-289     13 revisions and additions as recommended by VSBA and administrative staff (action)

                  Closed Session

07-290     Code of Virginia:

                      2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries,
                                                         including proposed classified staff contract recommendations for 2007-2008.
                      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 position relative to the possible purchase of an option to purchase one of
                                                 at least two properties for a possible school site.

07-291     Personnel actions (action)

                  Other business
07-292     Additions to agenda