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


Monday, September 15, 2008, Boiling Spring Elementary School
5:00 p.m. Teacher Demonstration / 6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance led by Madison Ferris and Faith Daly, Boiling Spring Elementary students

Roll Call

09-69 Approval of Minutes of August 18, 2008 Regular Meeting (action)
09-70 Approval of Minutes of August 28, 2008 Called Meeting (action)

Community Participation

09-71 Opening remarks and welcome by Jan Hobbs, Principal of Boiling Spring Elementary School
09-72 Remarks by Steve Noel, President of the Boiling Spring Elementary PTA
09-73 School Board Commendations to:
- 21 Boiling Spring students who earned at least one perfect 600 score on their spring 2008 SOL tests
- Riley Griffith, Boiling Spring Elementary student: Outstanding demonstration of Six Pillars of Character Counts
- ACPS employees who retired at the end of the 2007-2008 school year
09-74 School Board member questions and reports

Budget & Finance

09-75 Payment of bills (action)
09-76 Budget report (information)
09-77 Ten-day student membership report (information)
09-78 Cafeteria report (information)

Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

09-79 Calendar information:

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 27 – Annual professional development workshop and annual evaluation and goal setting work session at Central.

6:00 p.m. Monday, October 20 – Regular monthly meeting at Callaghan Elementary School.

6:00 p.m. Monday, October 27 – Work session conduct final review of school division compliance with efficiency review recommendations at Central.

09-80 Recognition of Alleghany County Public Schools by the Virginia Educational Research Association (information)
09-81 Project Talent Search annual report (information)
09-82 Report on “adequate yearly progress” of Alleghany County Public Schools under “No Child Left Behind” (information)
09-83 Resolution recognizing Alleghany County Public Schools as one of only 17 Virginia school districts in which the division and all of its schools achieved “adequate yearly progress” under “No Child Left Behind” (action)
09-84 Comparison of federal AYP graduation rate with new Virginia “On Time” graduation rate (information)
09-85 Internet Safety Curriculum (action)
09-86 Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

Field trip requests:
09-87 20 AHS Marine Biology students to St. John Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, March 27-April 2, 2009 (action)

Policy Revisions

09-88 Replacement for Policy GBMA, “Classified Employee Grievance Procedure” (action)
09-89 Review and confirm Policy GAB/IIBEA, “Acceptable Computer Use,” for state compliance purposes (action)
09-90 New regulation GAB-R2/IIBEA-R2, “Guidelines for Internet Safety” (action)

Closed Session

09-91 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, including hearing associated
with pupil personnel case #09-06.


09-92 Personnel actions (action)

Pupil Personnel

09-93 Disposition of pupil personnel case #09-06 (action)

Other business

09-94 Additions to agenda