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Community Input Notice

posted Jul 27, 2015, 3:39 PM by bcps web


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

6:00 p.m.

-or-

A survey is also available on the Botetourt County Public Schools 

website and can be accessed at: 

School Board Meeting

posted Jul 17, 2015, 2:29 PM by bcps web   [ updated Jul 17, 2015, 2:29 PM ]


August 13, 2015 

Location
: School Board Office, 143 Poor Farm Road   Fincastle, VA 

Time: 6:30-Agenda will be available in BoardDocs 

School Performance Report Card Survey

posted Jul 17, 2015, 2:27 PM by bcps web

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

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/schoolreportcards

and will remain active until Friday, August 14, 2015.


Thanks,

Gina G. Patterson, 
Executive Director
Virginia School Boards Association
200 Hansen Road, Suite 2
Charlottesville, VA 22911
800-446-8722 or 434-295-8722 Office
434-295-8785 Fax
gina@vsba.orgwww.vsba.org

Virginia School Boards Association, a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of Virginia school boards, promotes excellence in public education through advocacy, training and services.

Public Notice of School Board Special Meeting:

posted Jul 15, 2015, 3:09 PM by Beth Allen   [ updated Jul 15, 2015, 3:11 PM by bcps web ]

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

Resources for Parents of Students Who Are Hearing Impaired or Visually Impaired:

posted Jun 25, 2015, 10:35 AM by bcps web   [ updated Jun 25, 2015, 10:36 AM ]

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

posted Jun 22, 2015, 12:42 PM by bcps web

A joint meeting of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and the Botetourt County School Board will be held on Monday, June 29, 2015, at 6:30 P. M. in Room 229 of the Greenfield Education and Training Center, located at 57 S. Center Drive in Daleville.

Surplus Auction

posted May 29, 2015, 8:28 AM by bcps web   [ updated May 29, 2015, 8:28 AM ]

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.

Teacher Appreciation Week in Virginia May 4-8, 2015

posted May 8, 2015, 8:59 AM by bcps web   [ updated May 8, 2015, 8:59 AM ]

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.



Textbook Adoption

posted Apr 20, 2015, 6:14 PM by bcps web   [ updated May 5, 2015, 9:51 AM ]

BCPS is reviewing textbook materials for:
  • Foreign Language
  • Introduction to Fashion Design and Marketing 
  • Welding I, II, and III
  • Introduction to Culinary Arts
  • Sports Medicine
Materials are available for preview at your child's school.

The Textbook Expo will be held on April 23rd from 3.30 to 5:00 at Greenfield Elementary School (Art Room).  This is a great opportunity to visit each textbook representative and ask questions.

Text Book Adoption Comments & Questions

SEAC Parent Meeting

posted Apr 20, 2015, 10:05 AM by bcps web

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.

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