The Hampton City School Board is charged by the statutes of Virginia and the regulations of the Virginia Board of Education to provide and operate the public schools of Hampton, Virginia. It is the function of the Board to set general school policy and, within the framework of Virginia Board of Education regulations, to establish guidelines that will ensure the proper administration of the city school program.
Members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend public meetings of the School Board to observe its deliberations. The Board holds two meetings a month. The first is a regular business meeting held at 6:30 p.m. in the Forum of Jones Magnet Middle School, 1819 Nickerson Blvd. This meeting is televised live on Cox Cable Channel WHCS 46 or FIOS Channel 20 and rebroadcast on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays immediately following the meeting. This meeting is also videostreamed on the Hampton City Schools website (www.hampton.k12.va.us). The second meeting of the month is a Work Session and is held at 6:30 p.m. at the School Administrative Office at the Ruppert Sargent Building, One Franklin Street.
For information on addressing the Board at one of the meetings, click on the "Featured" Tab above, select "Documents" and "Protocol for Public Comment Period".
For further information contact Carolyn Bowers, Clerk of the Board at 757-727-2011 or e-mail: email@example.com
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On Wednesdays, March 16 and 23, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, the Hampton City School Board will conduct a public hearing on the Division’s Proposed FY 16-17 School Operating Budget to receive comments from the public. All meetings will be held at Jones Magnet Middle School, 1819 Nickerson Boulevard, Hampton, VA. A copy of this proposed budget will be on file after March 9 and may be viewed at the School Administrative Center, One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA during regular business hours or online at www.hampton.k12.va.us
Scheduled Meeting Dates:
July 15, 2015 August 5, 2015 August 19. 2015* September 2, 2015 September 16, 2015* October 7, 2015 October 21, 2015* November 4, 2015 November 12, 2015 – Community Priorities Workshop (Phoebus High School, 6:00-9:00 p.m.) December 2, 2015 December 16, 2015* January 20, 2016 January 27, 2016 (special called meeting at 11:45 a.m. in the Superintendent's office) January 29, 2016 - Retreat, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Old Point National Bank, 101 E. Queen Street) February 3, 2016 February 17, 2016* March 2, 2016 March 9, 2016 March 16, 2016 (Public Budget Hearing) March 23, 2016 (Public Budget Hearing) March 30, 2016 April 20, 2016* May 4, 2016 May 18, 2016* June 1, 2016 June 22, 2016*
The meetings held on the first Wednesday of the month, as well as all Budget Hearings, are held at Jones Magnet Middle School, 1819 Nickerson Blvd. Those listed above with an * are held at the Ruppert Sargent Building, One Franklin Street.
PLEASE NOTE: All meetings are scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m.