12-17-2018 Regular Meeting

P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

(540) 863-1800



December 17, 2018 – Central Office Complex

100 Central Circle, Low Moor, VA 24457

6:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting



              Call to Order / Moment of Silence / Pledge of Allegiance


              Roll Call


              Community Participation

19-121    School Board Commendations

19-122    Public Comments

              a. Bob Umstead

19-123    School Board Member and Superintendent Comments


19-124    Consent Agenda (action)

        A.  Approval of Minutes of November 19, 2018 Called Meeting and Regular Meeting

        B.  Approval of payment of bills

        C.  Cafeteria report

              D.  Communications/Monthly Reports

                   1. JRTC monthly report


              Budget & Finance

19-125  Budget report (information)

              Superintendent’s Reports & Recommendations

19-126    Calendar information:

                  - December 11, 1:30 p.m.:  Callaghan Elementary Spelling Bee

                  - December 11, time TBA:  Clifton Middle School Spelling Bee

- December 19, 1:00 p.m.: Mountain View Elementary Spelling Bee  

                  - December 24 – January 4:  Schools closed

                  - January 7, 6:00 p.m.: Budget Work session at Central Office Complex

                  - January 8, 12:00 p.m.: Joint Board of Control meeting at JRTC

                  - January 10, 9:00 a.m.:  Administrative Budget Committee at Central Office Complex

                  - January 14 - Regular monthly meeting at Central Office Complex, including public hearing                      on 2018-2019 operating budget

                  - January 21 – Holiday

                  - January 22 – Schools closed

                  - January 31, 1:30 – Division Spelling Bee at Clifton Middle School

                   - January monthly calendar

19-127    Instructional plan updates from each school (information)

19-128    Curriculum revision recommendations for Alleghany High School (information)

19-129    First review of 2019-2020 academic calendar (information)

19-130    Approval for change in Grade Reporting (action)

19-131    2017-2018 SAT and ACT results (information)

19-132    Studer Survey update (information)

19-133    School lunch debt update (information)

19-134    Consider price increase of adult meals (action)

19-135    One-to-One Initiative Update (information)

19-136    Approval of Division Technology Plan (action)

19-137    Capital improvement and operational maintenance update (information)

19-138    Disposal of surplus property (information)


              Policy Revisions

19-139    Policy JJAC (information)


              Other Business

19-140    2018-19 Academic Calendar Revision

19-143    Revision to 2018-2019 School Board Meeting Calendar

19-144    2018-19 Legislative Priorities 


              Closed Session

19-141   Code of Virginia:

  • 2.2-3711.A.1 – Personnel Matters / Actual and potential appointments, assignments, resignations, terminations, and salaries and including discussion of Staff Case 19-S7.
  • 2.2-3711.A.2 – Student Matters / Discussion and consideration of disciplinary matters/reinstatements
  • 2.2-3711.A.7 - Probable Litigation / Consultation with legal counsel and briefings by staff members or consultants pertaining to actual or probable litigation, where such consultation or briefing in open meeting would adversely affect the negotiating or litigating posture of the public body. For the purposes of this subdivision, "probable litigation" means litigation that has been specifically threatened or on which the public body or its legal counsel has a reasonable basis to believe will be commenced by or against a known party. Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to permit the closure of a meeting merely because an attorney representing the public body is in attendance or is consulted on a matter.
  • 2.2-3711.A.19 – Discussion of school safety reports.



19-142  Personnel actions (action)