March 9, 2010 ~ Second Tuesday School Board Meeting

March 9, 2010 – School Board Meeting
LOUDOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
4:00 & 6:30 P.M. School Board Meeting Room
21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA
Presiding: John Stevens, Chairman

RECOGNITIONS
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) CAMPUS Counselor/Coordinator Dr. Deborah Johnson introduced Dominion High School student Greg Mitchell, who spoke about the Diversity in Education College & Career Fair. LCPS Director of Elementary Education Dr. Mike Martin introduced a resolution declaring March 8-12 Principals Appreciation Week.

ACTION
The School Board Approved:
Minutes; Licensed and Classified Personnel Actions; IFB #10-9, Band Uniforms for Tuscarora and Woodgrove high schools; IFB #10-10, Fire Alarm Maintenance; School Board Policy Revision §4-24, Methods of Procurement; and School Board Policy Revision §7-7, School Calendar.
... the minutes of the January 26, 2010, School Board meeting.
... obtaining and considering the results of the engineering analyses necessary to effectively determine the physical and programmatic feasibility of all possible options to meet future Ashburn area school needs within the Ashburn area, and that it expresses its willingness to work with the Board of Supervisors to facilitate such analysis to determine the feasibility of all possible options.

INFORMATION ITEMS
Planning & Legislative Services:
Executive Director Dr. Sam Adamo reported that 10 students from the Lansdowne community who are eligible to go to Stone Bridge High School opted to go to Tuscarora High School.
 
STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Amanda Smith of Freedom High School was introduced as the student School Board member for March.

DELEGATIONS

Lauren Huyck, Chris Decker, Michelle Chance, Ann Denzin, Roy Frederickson, Arlene Sapsara, Kim Burns, Tammy Fossett, Darrell Miller, Elisa Spillare, Alice Parkin, Kristen Langhorne, Carolyn Ronis, Dwight Berg, Melanie Fandaco, Zachary Goldman, Jeff Goldman, Pat DiBari, Eric Hornberger, Jean Martin, Ed Joseph, Michelle Detweiler, Stephanie Hoffer and Erica LaFew spoke about the need for future school sites in Ashburn. Jack Webber spoke about a school disciplinary matter.

CALENDAR

March 12

7:30 a.m.

School-Business Partnership Breakfast

Friday

National Conference Center

March 15

5:30 p.m.

Personnel Services Committee

Monday

School Administration Building

March 16

8:30 a.m.

Technology Steering Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

7:00 p.m.

Special Education Advisory Committee

School Administration Building

March 17

7:00 p.m.

Minority Student Achievement

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Advisory Committee

March 18

7:00 p.m.

29th Annual LCPS Regional Science &

Thursday

Briar Woods High School

Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony

March 22

6:30 p.m.

School Board Work Session/Public Hearing

Monday

School Administration Building

and Staff Briefing for J. Michael Lunsford

Middle School and HS-7 Attendance Zones

March 23

5:30 p.m.

Finance & Facilities Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

4th Tuesday School Board Meeting

School Administration Building

March 24

3:00 p.m.

Curriculum and Instruction Committee

Wednesday

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Committee on Academies

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

Diversity in Education College &

Dominion High School

Career Fair

March 25

8:00 a.m.

Loudoun Education Foundation

Thursday

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

School Board Work Session for J. Michael

School Administration Building

Lunsford Middle School and HS-7

Attendance Zones

March 29-

SPRING BREAK – All Schools Closed

April 2

April 1-2

SPRING BREAK – All Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

Thursday-Friday

April 5

6:30 p.m.

School Board Public Hearing and Staff

Monday

School Administration Building

Briefing for J. Michael Lunsford Middle

School and HS-7 Attendance Zones

April 6

5:30 p.m.

Legislative & Policy Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

April 7

6:30 p.m.

School Board Work Session for J. Michael

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Lunsford Middle School and HS-7

Attendance Zones

April 8

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

April 13

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION BEGINS – Elementary Schools Throughout

Tuesday

Loudoun

8:15 a.m.

Career and Technology Education Foundation

Monroe Technology Center

Board of Trustees

3:00 p.m.

Finance & Facilities Committee

School Administration Building

4:00 & 6:30 p.m.

2nd Tuesday School Board Meeting

School Administration Building

April 14

7:30 p.m.

Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents

Wednesday

School Administration Building

(LEAP)

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.