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


Monday, April 20, 2009, Alleghany High School
5:00 p.m. – Marine Biology Class Presentation in Room 202
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting


Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance led by Jacob Downer, SCA President

Roll Call

09-299 Approval of Minutes of April 6, 2009 Regular Meeting (action)

Community Participation

09-300 Opening remarks and welcome by R. Kenneth Higgins, Principal, Alleghany High School

09-301 Remarks by Jacob Downer, Alleghany High School SCA President

09-302 Remarks by Lee Anne Bowling-Angle, Alleghany High School PTSA President

09-303 School Board Commendations to Alleghany High School staff and students:

Virginia International Faculty Educator of the Year, Honorable Mention: Lucrecia Polo

Virginia Health Occupations Student Association state competition awards;

Virginia Council on Economics Education EconChallenge state competition award;

Virginia Skills USA State Culinary Arts state competition awards;

Virginia High School League state, regional and district forensics awards;

Virginia High School League, Region III wrestling champion; and

Blue Ridge District Academic Competition championship.

09-304 School Board Commendations to Virginia School Boards Association Student Art Contest winners from each

09-305 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

09-306 Payment of bills (action)

09-307 Budget report (information)

09-308 March 31 student membership report (information)

09-309 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

09-310 Calendar information:

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 – VSBA Blue Ridge Region Forum

6:00 p.m. Monday, May 18 – Regular meeting at Central office complex

09-311 Perkins grant application and annual revisions to school division career and technical education plan (action)

09-312 Textbook adoption for sports medicine course (action)

09-313 Staffing plan for K-8 summer school program (action)

09-314 Authorization for 2009-2010 extra-curricular staff assignments (action)

09-315 Annual renewal of access authorization to selected dental insurance provider (action)

09-316 Sharon Elementary School roof replacement bid award (action)

09-317 Update on Alleghany High School renovation planning process (action)

09-318 Proposed plan for limited repair and renovation of Alleghany High School within constraints of School Board
operating budget (information)

09-319 Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

Field trip requests:

09-320 Nine Alleghany High School students to Virginia Tech Girls Basketball Camp, Blacksburg,
Va., June 25-27 (action)

09-321 Communications

Classified Employee Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Parent Advisory Committee to the Superintendent (information)

Closed Session

09-322 Code of Virginia:

2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations and
salaries, including proposed classified staff contract renewals for 2009-2010 and first review of
superintendent’s 2008-2009 evaluation.
2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters, including follow-up
hearing associated with pupil personnel case #09-19 and first hearing associated with pupil personnel
case #09-25.
15.2-2907.D – Discussion and consideration of issues associated with a possible governmental


09-323 Disposition of personnel actions as recommended by the superintendent (action)

Pupil Personnel

09-324 Disposition of pupil personnel actions as recommended by the superintendent (action)

Other business

09-325 Additions to agenda