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NOTICE OF VACANCY ON
THE BLAND COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Pursuant to Sections 24.2-228 and 24.2-226(C) of the Code of Virginia,
the Bland County School Board will fill the vacancy on the Board,
which occurred on July 1, 2014. As required by law, the School Board
intends to fill that vacancy within 45 days of its occurrence and will
consider a motion to appoint a new member at a Special Meeting, on a date
yet to be determined, at the Bland County School Board Office,
361 Bear Trail, Bastian, VA 24314. The appointment will be effective
through December 31, 2014.
be eligible for appointment under Virginia law, including that an applicant
1. Be a qualified voter of
Seddon District of Bland County; and
2. Not be an employee of the Bland County
Persons interested in filling the vacancy must submit a letter of interest
and a resume to the Clerk of the School Board not later than 5:00 p.m.
on July 31, 2014. The letter should address the following questions:
1. Why do you want to serve on
the Bland County School Board? What contributions do you anticipate
bringing to the School Board, based
your professional, community, and personal experiences? What perspective
will you bring?
2. Describe, in broad terms,
what you consider the most critical issues facing Bland County Public
Schools within the next two, five, and ten years?
3. What do you feel are,
potentially, the most significant decisions facing the School Board during
the term of this appointment? Please describe,
context, your understanding of factors to be considered in making these
decisions. How will your own experience and perspective help you and the
Board address these issues?
4. Due to the limited duration
of this appointment, how do you envision yourself supporting and
contributing to the work of the School Board?
you envision your role and your relationship with the Superintendent, board
members, staff, and community?
5. If appointed, what do you
envision to be your lasting contribution to the students of Bland County
Public Schools and to the county at the end
The letter of interest and
resume must be mailed or hand-delivered to:
Mrs. Debbie French, Clerk
Bland County School Board
361 Bears Trail
Bastian, VA 24314
The Bland County School Board will conduct a public hearing on Friday,
August 1, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. to receive comments on the appointment to fill
Applicants may speak but are not required to speak. Speakers will be
limited to three minutes each and may sign up prior to the hearing at 6:00
Written comments on the appointment may also be submitted to the address
above. The Board reserves the right to interview candidates prior to the
Any information provided by applicants may be subject to release to the
public under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Bland County School Board will hold a special meeting at the School
Board Office, 361 Bears Trl., Bastian, VA on Tuesday, August 12, 2014,
at 5:00 p.m.
PURPOSE OF THE MEETING: To appoint an interim School Board
Member from the Seddon District.
On Friday, June 27th the Bland County School Board voted to consolidate
schools in Bland County. At this time the decision was made to
use the current Bland Elementary/Bland High School location for the new
Bland County Elementary School and the current Rocky Gap
Elementary/Rocky Gap High School as the location for the new Bland County
The start of the 2014-2015 school year will be delayed until
September 2, 2014.
Click here for the Bland County Public Schools Proposed Plan of
Efficiency Review presented at the June 27th meeting.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Bland County School
Board will hold
their regular monthly meeting on Monday, August 25, 2014, at 5:00
at the School Board Office, 361 Bears Trl., Bastian, VA.
The Bland County School Board Office, all
Bland County Public Schools, and the bus garage will be closed
on Fridays beginning the week of June 9 through August 1, 2014.
2014-2015 School Calendar
*subject to change*
2014 MEETINGS, MINUTES,
2013-2014 SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT INVOLVEMENT SURVEY
JV/VARSITY SPORTS SCHEDULE -
Click here for game schedules.
STUDENT ACCIDENT INSURANCE COVERAGE
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS - Information
for parents & students, click here
REVISED ATTENDANCE POLICY
REVISED TOBACCO POLICY
BLAND COUNTY PUBLIC
SCHOOLS STANDARDS OF STUDENT CONDUCT