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The Harrisonburg City School Board is a six-member legislative body whose primary function is to ensure that an educational program of high quality is established and continually maintained. Meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. All meetings are open to the public and citizens are invited to attend.

School Board's 2015-2016 Guiding Principles

Meetings

The school division uses a paperless school board meeting format.  All agendas and minutes (once approved) are posted at the following link which utilizes BoardDocs.  Click on the Meetings tab to see the current meeting (most recent and/or upcoming).  Under the Meetings section, click on the down arrow to view meeting minutes from previous years.  Meeting minutes for years not listed can be viewed at Central Office.

BoardDocs for Harrisonburg City Public Schools

All meetings are at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Date Location
July - NO MEETINGS  
August 3 & 4 - Professional Development Retreat VSBA Charlottesville
August 18, 2015 School Board Office
September 1, 2015 - 6:00 pm
(work session)
School Board Office
September 15, 2015 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
October 6, 2015 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
October 15, 2015
Joint Meeting with City Council
School Board Office
October 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm
(work session)
School Board Office
November 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm (video of meeting)
(closed session at 5:30 pm)
City Council Chambers
November 17-20, 2015
VSBA Annual Convention
Williamsburg, VA
December 1, 2015 (video of meeting)
(closed session at 6:30 pm)
City Council Chambers
December 14, 2015 - 5:30 pm
Special Meeting (work session)
School Board Office
January 5, 2016 (video of meeting)
Organizational/Regular Meeting
City Council Chambers
January 19, 2016 - 5:30 pm
(work session)
School Board Office
January 25, 2016
Joint Meeting with City Council
City Council Chambers
February 2, 2016 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
February 22, 2016 - 5:30 pm
(work session)
School Board Office
February __, 2016
(budget work session if needed)
School Board Office
March 1, 2016 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
March 8, 2016 - 5:30 pm
(budget work session)
School Board Office
March 15, 2016 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
April 5, 2016 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
April 19, 2016 - 5:30 pm
(work session)
School Board Office
April 25 - 5:30 pm (special meeting)
(closed session)
School Board Office
May 3, 2016 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
May 16, 2016 - 5:30 pm (special meeting)
(closed session)
School Board Office
May 17, 2016
6:00 - Interview Board vacancy applicants and hold public hearing
7:00 - Regular meeting (video of  meeting)
City Council Chambers
May 31, 2016 - 5:30 pm (special meeting) City Council Chambers
June 7, 2016 (video of meeting) City Council Chambers
June 21, 2016 - 5:30 pm
School Board Office

If the board cancels or changes the date of any regular school board meeting, appropriate notice will be given and posted on this website.  Special called meetings and budget work sessions will be announced and posted as they are needed.