September 8, 2009 ~ Second Tuesday School Board Meeting

September 8, 2009 - School Board Meeting
LOUDOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
4:00 & 6:30 p.m. School Board Meeting Room
21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA
Presiding: Robert F. DuPree, Chairman

RECOGNITIONS
Loudoun County Public Schools Supervisor of Guidance Marilyn Jackson and Dominion High School CAMPUS representative Greg Mitchell invited the School Board to the LCPS College Fair on September 27.

ACTION
The School Board Approved:
Minutes; School Board Policy revisions §5-1 Philosophy, §5-2 School Day, §5-3 Daily Pledge of Allegiance, §5-4 Guidelines for Standardized Testing on Certain Days, §5-5.1 Expunging Middle School Student Grades, §5-7 Selection and Review of Library Media Center Instructional Materials, §5-8 Copyrighted Materials, §5-10 Kindergarten, §5-11 Field Trips, §5-12 Foreign Trips; Public Law 81-874 (Impact Aid) Authorized Representative; Student Expulsions; Deed of Easement between the Loudoun County School Board and Verizon Virginia, Inc. – Woodgrove High School Property; Loudoun County Sanitation Authority Deed for Water and Sewer Facilities – Liberty Elementary School Property; IFB #0610, Integrated Pest Management, Renewal; IFB #213, Paper Products, Renewal; RFP #08E, Towing and Vehicle Recovery Services, Renewal; Supplemental Appropriation Request; Exemption from School Attendance for Religious Reasons; School Board Policy Revision – Policy §7-1, Equal Opportunity; School Board Policy Revision – Policy §7-3, Complaints – Injury, Wrong, Unfairness; School Board Policy Revision, §7-61, Participation in Community Affairs; School Board Policy Revision – Policy §7-64, Religious Observance; and licensed and classified personnel actions, including the following administrative appointment:

Alvin E. Hampton IV as director of transportation. Mr. Hampton holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from James Madison University, a master's degree in educational leadership from George Mason University and has graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy. He has served as a mathematics and science teacher at New Kent Middle School in New Kent, Va.; as a Virginia State Trooper; as a fifth grade language arts teacher at Mary Walter Elementary in Fauquier County; as a mathematics teacher at Stafford Middle School in Stafford, Va.; as administrative transportation coordinator for Prince William County Schools; and as supervisor of transportation for Loudoun County Public Schools.

... revised School Board Goals.
... tabling a motion on Grade Weighting of High School Honors Classes until its meeting on September 22.
... School Board Policy revisions §5-9, Textbooks Furnished Free and §5-13, Class Size.
... School Board Calendar for Fiscal Year 2011 School Operating Budget, Fiscal Years 2011-2016 Capital Improvement Program, and Fiscal Years 2011-2016 Capital Asset Preservation Program review and adoption.
... Fall 2009 School Attendance Boundary Calendar.

STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
Roopali Kulkarni, a senior from Stone Bridge High School, was introduced as the September student School Board member.

INFORMATION ITEMS
Personnel Services – Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services Dr. Mary Ann Hardebeck presented a potential calendar for the 2010-2011 school year.
Deputy Superintendent – Deputy Superintendent Ned Waterhouse presented revisions to School Board policies §2-7, Orientation of New Board Members, §2-9, Conflict of Interest, §2-10, Professional Development, §2-11, Annual Meeting and Election, §2-13, Clerk, §2-15, Board Counsel, §2-16, Committees, §2-27, Student Discipline – Appeals and Hearings – Long-Term Suspensions and Expulsions, §8-26, In-School Disciplinary Measures, §8-27, Suspension from School by Principal and §8-28, Disciplinary Action by the Division Superintendent.
Instruction – Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Sharon D. Ackerman presented revisions to School Board Policy §5-5, Assessment and Grading.

DELEGATIONS
Eileen Murdock spoke about the Virginia Standards of Quality and school fees.

CALENDAR

September 14

6:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Committee on Boundary Process

Monday

School Administration Building

September 15

8:15 a.m.

Career and Technical Education Foundation

Tuesday

Monroe Technology Center

Board of Trustees

7:00 p.m.

Special Education Advisory Committee

School Administration Building

September 16

7:00 p.m.

Minority Student Achievement Advisory

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Committee

7:30 p.m.

Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents

School Administration Building

(LEAP)

September 17

8:00 a.m.

School-Business Partnership Executive

Thursday

School Administration Building

Council

September 22

5:30 p.m.

Finance, Construction & Site Acquisition

Tuesday

School Administration Building

Committee

5:45 p.m.

Reception for Governor's School Attendees

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

4th Tuesday School Board Meeting

School Administration Building

September 23

7:00 p.m.

County H1N1 Flu Information Meeting -

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Update from Dr. Goodfriend, director

of Loudoun County Health Department

September 24

8:00 a.m.

Loudoun Education Foundation

Thursday

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

White Coat Ceremony for the Monroe

School Administration Building

Technology Center and the Loudoun

Governor's Career and Technical Academy

September 27

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

LCPS College Fair

Sunday

Stone Bridge High School

September 28

Loudoun Education Foundation Annual Golf Tournament

Monday

Belmont Country Club

6:00 p.m.

Personnel Services Committee

School Administration Building

September 29

8:30 a.m.

Technology Steering Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

8:30 p.m.

Health, Safety & Wellness Committee

School Administration Building

6:30 p.m.

Legislative/Policy Committee

School Administration Building

October 7

6:00 p.m.

Joint School Board/Board of Supervisors

Wednesday

School Administration Building

Sub-Committee Public Input

October 6

6:30 p.m.

Legislative/Policy Committee

Tuesday

School Administration Building

October 7

8:30 a.m.

Curriculum & Instruction Committee

Wednesday

School Administration Building

October 8

4:00 p.m.

Joint School Board/Board of Supervisors

Thursday

County Government Center

Committee

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7:00 p.m.

Gifted Advisory Committee

School Administration Building

October 12

Columbus Day Holiday – All Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

Tuesday

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.