22-82: Resolution Designating Novemeber 15-19 as American Education Week



100 Central Circle, P.O. Drawer 140

Low Moor, VA 24457




            At a regular meeting of the Alleghany County School Board held on October 18, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., at the Central Office Complex, the following action was taken:



      PRESENT:                                                                                                           VOTE:

Jacob L. Wright, Chairman                                                                                  

Danielle I. Morgan, Vice Chairwoman                                                                

Gerald E. Franson

Jason R. Helmintoller

Donnie T. Kern                                                                                                     SUSPENDED

John B. Littleton                                                                                                               

Richard A. Shull                                                                                                   



On motion of _____, seconded by _____, that the following resolution be adopted:


WHEREAS, public schools are the backbone of our democracy, providing young people with the tools they need to maintain our nation’s precious values of freedom, civility, and equality, and

WHEREAS, by equipping young Americans with both practical skills and broader intellectual abilities, schools give them hope for, and access to, a productive future; and

WHEREAS, education employees – be they custodians or teachers, bus drivers or librarians – work tirelessly to serve our children and communities with care and professionalism;

WHEREAS, schools are community linchpins, bringing together adults and children, educators and volunteers, business leaders, and elected officials in a common enterprise; and

WHEREAS, Alleghany County Public School employees have demonstrated outstanding commitment and success in serving the needs of our community and its children,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Alleghany County School Board hereby proclaims November 15-19, 2021 as the 100th annual observance of American Education Week.


Adopted this 18th day of October, 2021.





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Jacob L. Wright, Chairman                                         Lorie C. Bess, Clerk