The Botetourt County School Board is requesting input from the
community to assist in the development of a profile for the next
Superintendent of Botetourt County Schools. Members of the
community will have the opportunity to offer input as follows:
Community Input Meeting
Lord Botetourt High School
August 6, 2015
A survey is also available on the Botetourt County Public Schools
website and can be accessed at:
The Virginia Department of Education is asking parents and other members of the public to complete a 16-item online survey on improving annual School Performance Report Cards for schools, school divisions and the commonwealth.
The survey takes 15-20 minutes to complete. Responses are anonymous.
The survey may be accessed at
and will remain active until .
Gina G. Patterson,
Virginia School Boards Association
200 Hansen Road, Suite 2
Charlottesville, VA 22911
800-446-8722 or 434-295-8722 Office
Virginia School Boards Association, a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of Virginia school boards, promotes excellence in public education through advocacy, training and services.
The School Board of Botetourt County will hold a Special Meeting
on Thursday, July 23, 2015,
at 7:30 a.m. in the Board Room
at the Central Administration Office,
143 Poor Farm Road,
Fincastle, VA, 24090
The purpose of this meeting is to:
Discuss the Superintendent Search
The Code of Virginia (§22.1-217.01) requires local school divisions to annually post information for parents of those students who are identified as hearing impaired or visually impaired.
Notice of a Joint Meeting of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and the Botetourt County School Board
BCPS is now using an online auction site called GovDeals to dispose of "surplus items." In the past, these items have been sold at a public auction at BTEC.
All items are available to the general public at www.govdeals.com/bcps. This link will (soon) be listed as "Surplus Auction" under Quick Links on the Division website.
On behalf of Botetourt County Public Schools and the Virginia Department of Education, we would like to recognize the tireless efforts of our teachers across the Commonwealth.
Teachers are essential to the growth and development of our children and the Commonwealth takes great pride in recognizing and celebrating the important role they play.
The VDOE will be tweeting #ThankATeacher messages all week long – please join with us by following @VDOE_news. I hope that you and other officials in your division will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week by planning a special community event and that you will take time out to#ThankATeacher next week.
BCPS is reviewing textbook materials for:
The Textbook Expo will be held on from 3.30 to at Greenfield Elementary School (Art Room). This is a great opportunity to visit each textbook representative and ask questions.
Please come and join us on Tuesday, April 21st for a Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting. The meeting will take place at Cloverdale Elementary School in the school library at 7 pm. We will have an evening focused on “What Will My Child Need to Know for Kindergarten?” Botetourt County teachers will share kindergarten readiness skills and provide information and activities to help you prepare your child for kindergarten and learn how teachers plan for differentiation.