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

Monday, September 17, 2007, Boiling Spring Elementary School
5:00 p.m. – Demonstration by Karen Staunton, media specialist, Boiling Spring Elementary School
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance led by Emily Moyers, 5th grader, Boiling Spring Elementary School

Roll Call

08-58 Approval of Minutes of August 20, 2007 Regular Meeting (action)

Community Participation

08-59 Opening remarks and welcome by Jan Hobbs, Principal, Boiling Spring Elementary School

08-60 Remarks by Steve Noel, parent and spokesperson for Boiling Spring Elementary PTA, bus routes

08-61 Remarks by Scott Jennings, parent of Boiling Spring student, bus routes

08-62 Remarks by Rommie Lowe, parent of Boiling Spring student, bus routes

08-63 Remarks by Tammie Hoke-Looney, President, Boling Spring Elementary School PTA

08-64 School Board Commendations to:

- 12 Boiling Spring students who earned at least one perfect 600 score on their spring 2007 SOL tests
- Outstanding student demonstrations of Six Pillars of Character Counts: Kaylee Malone & Taylor Malcom
- ACPS employees who retired at the end of the 2006-2007 school year

08-65 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

08-66 Payment of bills (action)

08-67 Budget report (information)

08-68 Ten-day student membership report (information)

08-69 School activity fund and cafeteria fund audit reports (information)

08-70 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

08-71 Calendar information:

5:00 p.m. Monday, September 24 – Work session to analyze efficiency review and conduct other planning activities at Central
1:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, September 28 – Annual school board in-service training session at Central
6:00 p.m. Monday, October 15 – Regular monthly meeting at Callaghan Elementary School.

08-72 Revise school board meeting calendar to shift year-end close-out meeting from June 30, 2008 to July 1, 2008 (action)

08-73 Report on “adequate yearly progress” of Alleghany County Public Schools under “No Child Left Behind” (information)

08-74 Resolution recognizing Alleghany County Public Schools as one of only 18 Virginia school districts in which the division and all of its schools achieved “adequate yearly progress” under “No Child Left Behind” (action)

08-75 Project Talent Search annual report (information)

08-76 Transportation update (information)

08-77 Status of administrative response to December 11, 2006 School Board resolution regarding AHS (information)

08-78 Update on proposed improvements to Alleghany High School (information)

08-79 Declaration of surplus property for public sale (action)

08-80 Capital improvement update (information)

Field trip requests:

08-81 12 AHS students to Virginia Tech Honors Band performance, January 18-20, 2008, at Blacksburg, Va. (action)

08-82 42 AHS choir students to New York, NY, March 19-22, 2008 (action)

08-83 200 AHS band students to spring competition in Washington, DC, April 11-13, 2008(action)

08-84 10 AHS drama students to International Thespian Festival, Lincoln, Neb., June 22-29, 2008 (action)

Closed Session

08-85 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and salaries.
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.


08-86 Personnel actions (action)

Other business

08-87 Additions to agenda