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


Monday, December 10, 2007, Sharon Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher demonstrations / 5:30 p.m. – Reception honoring Sharon as a National Blue Ribbon School
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance led by Kevin Persinger and Boy Scout Troop 82

Roll Call

08-151 Approval of Minutes of November 19, 2007 regular meeting (action)

08-152 Approval of Minutes of December 3, 2007 work session (action)

08-153 Approval of Minutes of December 5, 2007 work session (action)

Community Participation

08-154 Staff presentation to commemorate Sharon Elementary School’s “National Blue Ribbon School” award

08-155 Remarks by Dr. Thomas M. Brewster, Virginia State Board of Education, Resolution Commending Sharon Elementary
School as “National Blue Ribbon School”

08-156 Opening remarks and welcome by J.R. Simpson, Principal, Sharon Elementary School

08-157 Remarks by Jeannie Thompson, President, Sharon Elementary School PTO

08-158 School Board Commendations to:

- 26 Sharon students who earned at least one perfect 600 score on their spring 2007 SOL tests;
- Cristen Walton & Tyler Fink: Outstanding student demonstration of Six Pillars of Character Counts

08-159 School Board member questions and reports

Public Hearing: Revisions to School Division’s Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan
Public Hearing: Recommendations for School Division’s Proposed 2008-2009 Operating Budget

Budget & Finance

08-160 Payment of bills (action)

08-161 Budget report (information)

08-162 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

08-163 Calendar information:

6:00 p.m. Monday, January 7 – Budget work session at Central office complex
6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22 – Regular meeting at Central office complex

08-164 Results of environmental study of Gleason property by Engineering Concepts, Inc. (information)

08-165 Results of geo-technical testing of Gleason property by Geotechnics, Inc. (information)

08-166 Participation in consortium for distribution of federal funds to support limited English proficient students (action)

08-167 Statement of 2008 legislative priorities (action)

08-168 Capital improvement update (information)

08-169 Communications

Teacher Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)
Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

08-170 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries,
including mid-year review of superintendent’s performance goals and objectives.

2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters, including the conduct of
follow-up hearings related to pupil personnel case #s 07-15, 07-16, 07-20 and 07-22.

2.2-3711.A.7 – Legal Matters / Discussion briefings by staff members pertaining to actual or probable litigation.


08-171 Personnel actions (action)

Disposition of Pupil Personnel Matters

08-172 Dispositions associated with pupil personnel case #s 07-15, 07-16, 07-20 and 07-22. (action)

Other business

08-173 Additions to agenda