11-16-2015 Regular Meeting

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



Monday, November 16, 2015 at Alleghany High School
6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting




Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance led by Drew Harlow and Christopher Honaker

Roll Call


16-126    Approval of Minutes (action)

         a.     October 19, 2015 Regular Meeting

              Community Participation

16-127    Opening remarks and welcome by Dwayne Ross, Principal, Alleghany High School

16-128    Remarks by Alleghany High School PTSO president – Robert Tucker

16-129    School Board Commendations:

- AHS students who earned a perfect SOL score on Spring 2015 tests

- Girls’ Cross Country, District Runner of the Year and Conference 31 Runner-up: Marlee Parker

- Boys’ Cross Country, Conference 31 Runner of the Year: Thomas “TJ” Wright

- State FFA Competition, 3rd place: Alleghany High School FFA Team: Caleb Armstrong, Hunter

Gibson, Josh Masters, Seth Richmond, Adam Simmons, Austin Tucker, and Forrest Vaughn

- State FFA Competition Individual Winners: Hunter Gibson, Josh Masters, Seth Richmond, Adam

Simmons, and Forrest Vaughn

- AHS “ABCD” Staff Awards: Mark Jefferson, Daphne Livesay, Darlene Oyler, and Eddie Smith

- VSBA Academy Awards
16-130    Public Hearing:  Five-Year Comprehensive Plan and Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan

16-131    Public Comment (specific to agenda)

16-132    School Board member comments             

              Budget & Finance

16-133    Budget report (information)

16-134    Payment of bills (action)

16-135    Cafeteria report (information)

              Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations         

16-136    Calendar information:                   

-November 18-20 – VSBA State Convention in Williamsburg

-December 8 - 12:00 p.m. – JRTC Joint Board at JRTC

-December 14 - Regular monthly meeting at Central Office Complex

-December monthly calendar

16-137    Annual Nursing Program report (information)

16-138    Free and reduced lunch report (information)

16-139    Textbook adoption projections (information)

16-140    Accreditation and accountability results for 2015-2016 (information)

16-141    2014-2015 SAT and ACT results (information)

16-142    2015-2016 curriculum revision recommendations for Alleghany High School

16-143    Review of draft 2016-2017 academic calendar (information)

16-144    Instructional office update (information)

16-145    Transportation update (information)

16-146    Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

16-147    Consider joint school system proposal (action)

              Policy Revisions:

16-148    General policies recommended by VSBA and/or administration (action)

16-149    Approval of Policy BDDH / KD, Public Participation at School Board Meetings and
              BDDH-R / KD-R, 
Regulations Pertaining to Public Participation at School Board


16-150    Approval of Policy JFCD, Weapons in School, and Policy JFCD-R, Weapons in
Superintendent’s or Superintendent’s Designee’s Review (action)

16-151    Communications (information)

a. Monthly JRTC report

b. Parent Advisory Committee

c. Teacher Advisory Committee


              Other Business

16-152    Addition to the agenda

              Closed Session

16-153    Code of Virginia:

                 -2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments,
                                        assignments, resignations, terminations, and salaries, and
                                        including review of superintendent’s goals and objectives.


16-154    Personnel actions (action)