April 26, 2011 ~ Fourth Tuesday School Board Meeting

April 26 2011 – School Board Meeting
LOUDOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
6:30 P.M. School Board Meeting Room
21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA
Presiding: John Stevens, Chairman

RECOGNITIONS
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Supervisor of Special Education Michele Wiley introduced a resolution celebrating May as Better Hearing and Speech Month. LCPS Director of Employee Relations Rick Till introduced LCPS Delores Creech as the president of the Virginia Association of School Personnel Administrators (VASPA).

ACTION

The School Board Approved:
Licensed and classified personnel actions; IFB #261, Copy Paper Renewal; IFB #284, PE Equipment and Supplies for New Schools and Ongoing Needs – Part I; IFB #285, PE Equipment and Supplies for New Schools and Ongoing Needs – Part II; IFB #286, Brass and Woodwinds for the New School and Ongoing Needs; IFB #287, Percussion and Keyboards for the New School and Ongoing Needs; IFB #288, General Music, Furniture and Strings for the New School and Ongoing Needs; Deed of Easement and Vacation Between the Loudoun County School Board and the Town of Leesburg – Frederick Douglass Elementary School Property; and Construction Status Report.

… awarding a contract to Branch & Associates of Roanoke, in the amount of $21,891,000 for the construction of Frederick Douglass Elementary School.

… the purchase of 48.32 acres of land (PIN 167-40-4216 and PIN 167-30-6040) along Braddock Road adjacent to J. Michael Lunsford Middle School in the amount of $4,240,350.90 for the site of a future (presently undesignated) elementary school.

… Policy §7-28, Involuntary Reassignment

INFORMATION
Deputy Superintendent: Deputy Superintendent Ned Waterhouse presented Policy Review of §3-6, Appointment; §3-7, Oath; §3-8, Punishment; §3-9, Expenses; §3-10, Records; §3-11, To Attend Meetings of School Board; §3-13, Evaluation; §8-3, Fire Drills; §8-6, Sexual Discrimination/Harassment; and §8-7, Daily Observance of One Minute of Silence.

Personnel Services: Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services Dr. Mary Ann Hardebeck presented Policy Review of §7-16, Dismissal, Suspension, or Probation and §7-18, Resignation.

Business and Financial Services: Assistant Superintendent for Business and Financial Services E. Leigh Burden presented School Staff Update to the Joint Board of Supervisors and School Board Committee on Fiscal Planning.

CALENDAR

May 3

5:30 p.m.

Legislative & Policy Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

May 9

6:30 p.m.

Special Education Advisory Committee –

Monday

School Administration Building

Town Hall Meeting

May 10

8:15 a.m.

Career and Technology Education

Tuesday

Monroe Technology Center

Foundation Board of Trustees

3:30 p.m.

Finance & Facilities Committee

School Administration Building

4:00 & 6:30 p.m.

2nd Tuesday School Board Meeting

School Administration Building

May 11

7:30 p.m.

Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents

Wednesday

School Administration Building

(LEAP)

May 17

7:00 p.m.

Special Education Advisory Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

May 18

6:00 p.m.

LCPS Staff Retirement Dinner

Wednesday

The Golf Club

Lansdowne Conference Center & Resort

7:00 p.m.

Minority Student Achievement Advisory

School Administration Building

Committee (MSAAC)

May 19

8:00 a.m.

School-Business Partnership Executive

Thursday

School Administration Building

Council

4:00 p.m.

Joint School Board/Board of Supervisors

School Administration Building

Committee

May 24

5:30 p.m.

Finance & Facilities Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

4th Tuesday School Board Meeting –

School Administration Building

Presentation of Service Awards

May 25

8:30 a.m.

Technology Steering Committee

Wednesday

School Administration Building

May 26

8:00 a.m.

Loudoun Education Foundation

Thursday

School Administration Building

4:00 p.m.

School Health Advisory Board

School Administration Building

May 30

Memorial Day Holiday – All Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

Monday

May 31

6:00 p.m.

CAMPUS Celebration

Tuesday

School Administration Building

June 3

7:00 p.m.

Adult Education Graduation Ceremony

Friday

Stone Bridge High School

June 7

9:30 a.m.

Douglass School Awards Program

Tuesday

Douglass School

5:30 p.m.

Legislative & Policy Committee

School Administration Building

June 8

7:30 p.m.

Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents

Wednesday

School Administration Building

(LEAP)

June 9

7:00 p.m.

LCPS Social Science Fair Awards

Thursday

Heritage High School

Ceremony

7:00 p.m.

Gifted Advisory Committee

School Administration Building

COMCAST – Public Access Channel 18 telecasts School Board meetings live and at noon on Thursday following the live meetings. The meeting will also be Web cast at www.LCPS.org.