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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduled Meeting Dates:
July 16, 2014 August 6, 2014 August 20, 2014* August 23, 2014 (Retreat) September 3, 2014 September 17, 2014* October 1, 2014 October 15, 2014* November 5, 2014 November 6, 2014 (Community Priorities Workshop, location Phoebus High School) December 3, 2014 December 17, 2014* January 21, 2015* February 4, 2015 February 18, 2015* Cancelled due to inclement weather March 4, 2015 March 11, 2015 (Budget Hearing - held at Jones) March 18, 2015 (Budget Hearing - held at Jones) March 25, 2015 (Budget Hearing - held at Jones) April 1, 2015 April 22, 2015 (This meeting will be held at Jones Magnet Middle School) May 6, 2015 May 20, 2015* June 3, 2015 June 17, 2015*
The meeting 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.