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


Monday, March 17, 2008, Clifton Middle School
5:00 p.m. – Teacher Demonstrations
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting


Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance led by members of Girl Scout Troop 2001.

Roll Call

08-247 Approval of Minutes of February 18, 2008 Regular Meeting (action)

08-248 Approval of Minutes of March 3, 2008 Work Session (action)

Community Participation

08-249 Opening remarks and welcome by Brenda Siple, Principal, Clifton Middle School

08-250 Special presentation by cast of Clifton Middle School production of The Music Man

08-251 School Board Commendations to:

Outstanding student demonstration of Six Pillars of Character Counts: Seth Bradley, Daniel Mace, and Daniel
Special CMS employee service commendations
Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year: Lee Anne Bowling-Angle, Alleghany High School
Other Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year Finalists:
Clifton Middle School: Ingrid Zas-Fris;
Boiling Spring Elementary School: Sandy Davis;
Callaghan Elementary School: Lynne Clarke;
Falling Spring Elementary School: Jennifer “Nikki” Burton;
Mountain View Elementary School: LeeAnn Gray; and
Sharon Elementary School: Jill Harlow

08-252 Martha Carter, CMS PTA, support for School Board direction on Alleghany High School

08-253 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

08-254 Payment of bills (action)

08-255 Budget report (information)

08-256 Annual school division audit (information)

08-257 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

08-258 Calendar information:
6 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 – Joint budget work session with Board of Supervisors at County Government Complex
6 p.m. Monday, April 7 – Regular meeting at Falling Spring Elementary School
6 p.m. Monday, April 21 – Regular meeting at Alleghany High School

08-259 Authorize commendations for 105 Clifton Middle School students who scored 600 on their 2007 SOL tests (action)

08-260 Proposed 2008-2009 school division budget (action)

08-261 Follow-up to January 22, 2008 School Board resolutions associated with Alleghany High School (information)

08-262 Capital improvement update (information)

Field trip requests:

08-263 110 CMS 7th graders to Washington, D.C., April 3-4, 2008 (action)

08-264 44 CMS SCA members and peer helpers to New York, NY, June 4-6, 2008 (action)

08-265 Communications

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

Closed Session

08-266 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.


08-267 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

08-268 Additions to agenda