3-21-2016 Regular Meeting Agenda

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P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457



Monday, March 21, 2016 - Mountain View Elementary School / Gleason Forum Hall
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 730

Roll Call



16-237    Approval of Minutes (action)

  1. February 8, 2016 Called Meeting and Work Session
  2. February 22, 2016 Regular Meeting


              Community Participation

16-238    Opening remarks and welcome by Teresa Johnson, Principal, Mountain View Elementary School

16-239    Remarks by Mountain View Elementary PTO representative

16-240  Special presentation of Clifton Middle School’s production of Guys and Dolls Junior

16-241    School Board Commendations:

              -Mountain View Elementary students who earned a perfect score on their spring 2015 SOL’s

               -MVES “ABCD” Staff Awards:  Melisa Crizer and Teresa Gibson

               -School Division Spelling Bee Winner:  David Donnan, Clifton Middle School

                     -Spelling Bee Individual School Winners:

                                 Callaghan Elementary School:  Rylee Bowyer

                                 Mountain View Elementary School:  Alexis Kern

                                 Sharon Elementary School:  Lucy Nicely

                                 Clifton Middle School/Grade 6:  Alana Burch

                                 Clifton Middle School/Grade 7:  Emma Reed

                                 Clifton Middle School/Grade 8:  David Donnan

               -Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year: Sharon Shreve, Callaghan Elementary School  

               -Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year Finalists:

                                 Alleghany High School:   Amanda Sprouse

                                 Clifton Middle School:  Rhianna Schlief

                                 Mountain View Elementary School:  Kristen Asma

                                 Sharon Elementary School:  Melissa Nicely 

16-242   Public Comment

16-243    School Board member and Superintendent Comments

              Budget & Finance

16-244    Budget report (information)

16-245    Payment of bills (action)

16-246    Cafeteria report (information)

16-247    Annual school division audit (information)

16-248    Approval of 2016-2017 school division budget (action)

              Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations         

16-249    Calendar information:

                  - March 23, 6:00 p.m. – Joint work session w/ Board of Supervisors at ACGC 

                  - April 12, *6:00 p.m. - Joint Board of Control at JRTC (*dinner meeting)

                  - April 13 – VSBA Blue Ridge Regional Forum and Art Show in Pulaski, VA

                  - April 14, 9:00 - School Board Retreat with Dr. Wayne Worner at Merry Go Round Farm                
                  - April 18, 6:00 p.m. – Regular meeting at Sharon Elementary School

                  - April monthly calendar

16-250    Approval of 2016-2017 contract for health insurance services (action)

16-251    Overview of School Resource Officer program (information) 

16-252    Career and Technical Education Local Plan (information)

16-253    Web filtering software (information)

16-254    Review of revised Special Education Annual Plan (information)

16-255   Approval of RFP on Alleghany High School Fire Alarm upgrade (action)

16-256   Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)


16-257    Communications

  1. Parent Advisory Committee
  2. Teacher Advisory Committee
  3. JRTC monthly report


16-258    Policy Revisions (action)

  1. Policy GCBD-RF, “Regulations Pertaining to Staff Leaves and Absences” and Policy GCPA-R, “Regulations for Reduction in Professional Staff Work Force”


16-259    Field Trip Requests (action)

  1. 20 AHS Biology students to Locust Spring Campground (Pocahontas County, WV / Highland County, VA) on April 21-22, 2016
  2. 40 CMS Peer Helper students to New York, June 5-8, 2016


              Other Business

16-260    Discussion of joint school system (information)

16-261    Addition to agenda (action)
               Approval of resolutions for VSBA Business Honor Roll Nominations


              Closed Session

16-262    Code of Virginia:

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

                  -2.2-3711.A.19 – Discussion of school safety reports.



16-263    Personnel actions (action)

16-264    Review of job description 5-7 (information)