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
Scheduled Meeting Dates:
July 17, 2013 August 7, 2013 August 21, 2013* (in addition, a retreat will be held on School Board Administrative Efficiencies & Staff Reports – 9:00 am in 6th floor Conference Room of the Ruppert Sargent Building) September 4, 2013 September 18, 2013* (in addition, a retreat will be held on Board Development & Goal Setting – 9:00 am in the 5th floor Conference Room of the Ruppert Sargent Building) October 2, 2013 October 16, 2013* – Community Priorities Workshop (Andrews PreK-8 School, 6:00 pm) November 6, 2013 (in addition, a retreat will be held on School Board Budget Priorities – 9 a.m. -12 p.m. at the Ruppert Sargent Building) November 13, 2013 (This meeting was changed from the original date and will be held at Jones Middle School.) December 4, 2013 December 18, 2013* January 15, 2014* February 5, 2014 February 19, 2014* March 5, 2014 (presentation of Funds 51, 60, 65 and 94 FY'15 budgets) March 12, 2014 (presentation of proposed FY'15 Fund 50 School Operating Budget) March 19, 2014 April 2, 2014 (public budget hearing and scheduled vote on the FY'15 School Operating Budget) April 23, 2014* May 7, 2014 May 21, 2014* June 4, 2014 June 18, 2014*
Additional meetings during budget season will be held March 12 and 26 (with public hearings on the budget). A budget retreat will be held at 4:00 p.m. on March 26 in the conference room of Jones Magnet Middle School.
*Meeting scheduled to be held at Ruppert Sargent Building, One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA, First Floor Conference Room. All other meetings are scheduled to be held at Jones Magnet Middle School.
PLEASE NOTE: All meetings are scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m.