School Board Agenda May 24


The Loudoun County School Board will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, in the School Board Meeting Room at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.

The full meeting agenda is available on the LCPS website. The School Board will accept in-person, virtual and written comments for this meeting. For more information and to learn how to sign up to speak at meetings of the School Board or its committees, please visit the Citizen Participation webpage.

The procedures for commenting to the School Board are as follows: Sign-up for public comment will close at noon on Tuesday, May 24. For those who have not pre-registered, walk-up registrations for in-person public comment will be accepted at the front of the LCPS Administrative Offices from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Walk-up speakers will be added to the end of the in-person comment list.

Telephone registration for in-person public comment will open at 8 a.m. Monday, May 23, and close at noon Tuesday, May 24. Telephone registration will be accepted at 571-252-1030.

The list of pre-registered speakers and the time allotted by the chair for speaking at the meeting will be posted on the front windows at the west entrance to the Administrative Offices and on the school division’s website approximately an hour before the start of the meeting. For the fourth Tuesday of the month meeting, virtual speakers will precede in-person speakers.

Members of the public will be allowed to view public comments and the full meeting in the School Board Meeting Room. The public will be admitted through the west entrance of the Administrative Offices.

Members of the public eligible to address the School Board include residents of Loudoun County (including incorporated towns within); businesses located in whole or in part in Loudoun County; Loudoun County taxpayers; current or former LCPS students; parents and guardians of LCPS students that live outside of Loudoun County; LCPS employees and retirees; or representatives of organizations serving LCPS employees and students.

The following safety protocols are in effect for those entering the Administrative Offices to attend School Board meetings:

  • All persons and items entering the building are subject to search.
  • The following items will not be allowed inside the LCPS Administrative Offices: bags and purses, backpacks, food, sticks or rods of any kind, aerosols, noise-making devices, voice-enhancement devices, mace, pepper spray, weapons of any kind.

The board will consider 11 action items during this meeting: a request to name the Blue Ridge Middle School Library “The Sheila LightnerLibrary”; Fiscal Year 2023 Operating Budget Reconciliation and Adoption; Nomination of Loudoun Education Alliance of Families (LEAF) Members; FY22 Appropriated Unspent Year-End Funds Request; Loudoun County School Board to request financing for approved CIP projects not to exceed $315,885,000 for school purposes; Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) Contract Extension; Request to name Independence High School Stadium “Prince Movers Field”; Revision of Policy 8070, Students - Written Comments and Complaints (Former Policy 8-10); Textbook & Primary Instructional Resource Adoption Recommendations; a Gun Violence Awareness Proclamation; and an LGBTQ+ Pride Month Proclamation.

The agenda contains eight information items:

  • Gifted Advisory Committee Quarterly Update
  • Superintendent's Operational Update
  • Renewal of Hillsboro Charter Academy (HCA) Support Services and Technology Services Contracts and Renewal of the Middleburg Community Charter School (MCCS) SupportServices and Technology Services Contracts
  • Supplemental Staff Request for Middleburg Community Charter School
  • Actions to Address Racial and Hate Speech
  • Revisions to Policy 7310, Staff Discipline
  • Revisions to Policy 7524, Staff Participation in Political Activities
  • Policy 7710 Annual Leave

The meeting will be live-streamed on and televised on Comcast channel 18 and Verizon FIOS channel 43.

Published May 20, 2022