May 25, 2010 ~ Fourth Tuesday School Board Meeting

May 25, 2010 – 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
LCPS employees were recognized for 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service to the school division. Those honored by Superintendent Edgar B. Hatrick III included:
 
40 years
Kathleen M. Barry-Rodgers, Elizabeth S. Cooper, Kay G. Davis, Sandra R. Dennis, Nan D. Furr and Larry A. Simms.

35 years
Susan K. Blissert, Karen M. Elliott, Elmer C. Fox, Barbara A. Green, Mary M. Kearney, Shirley D. Mastria, Maxine Miller, Frances R. Moore, Karen B. Moore, Richard M. Murdock, Clinton H. Poland, Ashby F. Smith Jr., Debra A. Velasco, Maria R. Washington-Cox and Amy P. Wood.

30 years
Martha L. Akers, Lynne Austin, Rosanna B. Blair, Cathleen B. Burk, Carolyn A. Bush, Thomas K. Corley, Kenneth J. Fawcett III, Rickie L. Felton, Allison B. Graves, Joyce A. Hardcastle, Cynthia N. Heskett, Candace E. Hileman, Celinda V. Hollingsworth, Janice M. Jennings, LeeAnne F. Johnson, Cathryn D. Kotch, Michael A. Krepich, Gregory K. Mitchell, Rachel P. Newell, Laurie M. Novack, Barbara A. Paciotti, John V. Panettieri, Diana B. Parks, Peter Peters, Landon M. Piercy Jr., Anne C. Poland, Patricia M. Raye, Jeanne G. Sottosanti, Kathryn G. Williamson and Marion H. Wolf.

25 years
Brian M. Anderegg, Ellisa R. Arbogast, Donna J. Baird, Sheila K. Bender, Charlotte R. Benevento, Karen S. Blodgett, Gayle S. Bourassa, Sharon D. Carpenter, Becky L. Carr, Carolyn F. Clement, Joanne E. Cockerill, Lavone E. Conrad, Lisa M. Cook-Schultz, Julie A. Cornelius, Joseph A. D'Arcangelis, Elaine A. Farrar, Rosie C. Foster, Alisa A. Gladstone, Roy S. Hall, Lance H. Heiner, David J. Hembach, Ella S. Hopson, Colleen M. Huhn, Davrian N. Hunt, Mary P. Jones, Leslie R. Kash, Roger D. McLean, Joanne L. Montana, Donna L. Nelson, Keturah D. Neville, Gloria J. Nicholson, Bonnie J. Pratt, Theresa L. Robbins, Vincent S. Sacco, Ernest L. Simmons Jr., Dennis E. Sizemore, Joseph S. Spicer, Debra L. Stickman, Mickey R. Thompson, Douglas T. Trammel, Connie S. Wacker, J. Weston Walters. Robin M. Wortman and Rosalind H. Zietz.

Dr. Hatrick also honored Herb Bryan for his service to the Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee (MSAAC).

ACTION
The School Board Approved:
Minutes; licensed and classified personnel actions; School Board Policy revisions §2-5, Elections, Term of Office and Vacancy in Office and §2-22 Meeting Procedures; School Board Policy §4-6 Insurance Management; School Board Policy revisions §7-13 Tuberculosis Test, §7-14 Physical Examination and DMV Records Required of Bus Drivers and §7-15, Drug and Alcohol Testing for Employees Required to Hold a Commercial Driver's License (CDL); School Board Policy revision §8-32 Weapons; Kindergarten Non-Enrollment for the 2009-2010 School Year; Construction Change Orders; Construction Status Report; Deed of Easement and Vacation Between the Loudoun County School Board, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the Loudoun County Sanitation Authority – Creighton's Corner Elementary School Property; RFP #06O, Audit Services, Renewal; RFP #08L, Environmental and Hazardous Materials Testing, Inspection and Consulting Services; IFB #255 PE Equipment and Supplies for New Schools and Ongoing Needs – Part 1; IFB #256 PE Equipment and Supplies for New Schools and Ongoing Needs – Part 2; Transfer Requests in Excess of $50,000; and Student Expulsions.
…School Board Policy Revision §2-21, Annual, Regular and Special Meetings.
…Ashburn Area Schools, Site Assessment Studies.
…A resolution requesting the Board of Supervisors to request the Circuit Court to order a special election to issue general obligation bonds of the County or to apply for Virginia Public School Authority financing not to exceed $27,820,000 in general obligation bonds for school purposes.
…School Board Policy Revision §8-28, Disciplinary Action by the Division Superintendent
…RFP #10-K, Vendor-Management Custodial Inventory
…Authorization to pick up employee's contribution to VRS.

INFORMATION

School Board: Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee (MSAAC) Chair Phyllis Randall gave the annual MSAAC report. Sugarland Run District School Board member Dr. Joseph Guzman asked about the redirecting of funds to establish High School Summer School.
Business and Financial Services: Director of Financial Services Tim Yetter explained the authorization to pick up the employee's contribution to VRS for the Loudoun County School Board under §414(h) of the Internal Revenue Code, for 40153 Plan 2 and 55553 Plan 2.

CALENDAR

May 31

Memorial Day Holiday – All Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

Monday

June 1

5:30 p.m.

Legislative & Policy Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

June 4

7:00 p.m.

Adult Education Graduation Ceremony

Friday

Stone Bridge High School

June 8

8:15 a.m.

Career & Technology Education

Tuesday

Monroe Technology Center

Foundation Board of Trustees

3:00 p.m.

Finance & Facilities Committee

School Administration Building

4:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

2nd Tuesday School Board Meeting

School Administration Building

June 10

4:00 p.m.

Joint School Board/Board of Supervisors

Thursday

County Government Center

Committee

7:00 p.m.

Gifted Advisory Committee

School Administration Building

June 11

9:30 a.m.

Douglass Awards Program

Friday

Douglass School

June 14

1:00 p.m.

Young Adults Program Graduation

Monday

School Administration Building

Ceremony

6:30 p.m.

Closed School Board Meeting –

School Administration Building

Superintendent's Evaluation

June 15

8:30 a.m.

Technology Steering Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

7:00 p.m.

Monroe Technology Center Graduation

Heritage High School

Ceremony

 

7:00 p.m.

Special Education Advisory Committee

School Administration Building

June 16

7:00 p.m.

Minority Student Achievement Advisory

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Committee

June 17

8:00 a.m.

School- Business Partnership

Thursday

School Administration Building

Executive Council

3:00 p.m.

Curriculum & Instruction Committee

School Administration Building

7:30 p.m.

Academy of Science Graduation

School Administration Building

Ceremony

June 18

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

Friday

8:00 p.m.

Potomac Falls High School Graduation

Potomac Falls High School

Ceremony

June 19

9:00 a.m.

Dominion High School Graduation

Saturday

Dominion High School

Ceremony

9:00 a.m.

Heritage High School Graduation

Heritage High School

Ceremony

9:00 a.m.

Loudoun Valley High School Graduation

Loudoun Valley High School

Ceremony

10 a.m.

Stone Bridge High School Graduation

George Mason University Patriot Center

Ceremony

2:00 p.m.

Broad Run High School Graduation

George Mason University Patriot Center

Ceremony

7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson High School

George Mason University Patriot Center

Graduation Ceremony

June 21

9:00 a.m.

Loudoun County High School

Monday

Loudoun County High School

Graduation Ceremony

2:00 p.m.

Briar Woods High School Graduation

George Mason University Patriot Center

Ceremony

June 22

10 a.m.

Park View High School Graduation

Tuesday

Park View High School

Ceremony

2:00 p.m.

Freedom High School Graduation

George Mason University Patriot Center

Ceremony

5:30 p.m.

Finance & Facilities Committee

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

4th Tuesday School Board Meeting

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.