Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • The Board elected officers for 2005-06 as follows:
    • President – Nancy Likens
    • Vice President – John Mitchell
    • Secretary – Joanne Amick
  • The following appointments were made:
    • Corporation Attorney – Michael Lacey
    • Corporation Treasurer – Lynn Hall
  • The Board approved the minutes from the June 9, 2005 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board approved the salary for board members as $2,000 per year per board member.
  • Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the June tax payment received by the school corporation.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the status of the health insurance fund for January through June, 2005.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the opening school schedule as follows:
    • August 2 - State of Indiana school bus inspection
    • August 2, 3, 4 - FES & LES registration
    • August 8 & 9 - LJSHS new student registration
    • August 9, 10, 11 - FJSHS schedule changes
    • August 10 & 11 - FJSHS new student registration
    • August 10 & 11 - LJSHS schedule changes
    • August 12 - New Teacher Orientation
    • August 15 - Organization Day (breakfast at FES, recognition program, work at schools)
    • August 16 - First Day for K-12 Students
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the proposed construction projects being approved by the Department of Local Government Finance.
  • The Board approved continuation of the following administrative procedures:
    • Employing non-certified workers and substitute teachers as needed.
    • Authorizing attendance and participation in staff development activities for certified and non-certified personnel.
    • Paying claims early when discounts or penalties might be involved.
    • Transferring between funds as necessary.
    • Investing monies as cash balances permit.
    • Opening of bids by designated committees (previously established) the morning of board meetings for tabulation and presentation to the Board.
    • All mileage reimbursement claims will state the beginning and ending mileage for payment except claims on the FLCS mileage chart.
    • Authorizing in-state field trips. (Out-of-state and overnight field trips are separately approved by the Board.)
    • To accept resignations on behalf of the Board when needed pending approval of the Board.
  • The Board approved the following schedule for the 2006 budget adoption:
    • Tuesday, July 19 - Budget work sessions (4:00 & 6:00 p.m.) (Maximum number of board members at each session is 3)
    • Wednesday, July 20 - Budget work sessions (4:00 & 6:00 p.m.) (Maximum number of board members at each session is 3)
    • Thursday, August 11 - 1st publication of 2006 budget
    • Thursday, August 18 - 2nd publication of 2006 budget
    • Thursday, August 25 - Public hearing on 2006 budget (7:30 p.m.)
    • Thursday, September 8 - Adoption of 2006 budget (7:30 p.m.)
  • The Board approved the following committee assignments for the Board for 2005-06:
    • Instruction-Curriculum – AIDS Advisory Committee - Joanne Amick, John Henderson, Sandy Rodewald
    • Facilities Committee - John Henderson, Sandy Rodewald, Rob Steele
    • Finance/Negotiations Committee - John Mitchell, Nancy Likens
    • LITES Committee - Joanne Amick
    • Promotion/Staff Relations Committee - Nancy Likens, Kent Williams
    • Student Support Committee - Joanne Amick, Sandy Rodewald
    • Technology Committee - Nancy Likens, Sandy Rodewald, Rob Steele
    • Ebbertt Education Center Executive Council - John Mitchell
  • The Board approved the low bid of Ag One to purchase gas and diesel fuel for the 2005-06 school year.
  • The Board approved the low bid of Petroleum Traders to purchase fuel oil for the 2005-06 school year.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
    • 5,000.00 from the Athletic Booster Club to be applied to the sports programs as follows:
      • $500 each to jr. high football, jr. high cross country, jr. high boys basketball, jr. high cheerleading, varsity/jr. varsity volleyball, golf, varsity/jr. varsity baseball, softball, high school boys track, and high school girls track.
    • 295.00 from the Chemical People Task Force for post prom activities
    • $25.00 from the Frankton Flying Colors and Mini Kites 4-H Club for the high school show choir to purchase a musical CD in memory of Whitney Mason and Lacey Curtis
  • Lapel Elementary
    • $670.00 for the Bradford Woods account as follows:
      • Mr. & Mrs. H. Hinkle, $100
      • Ice Cream Plus, $100
      • Alicia Kassebaum, $50
      • Myers Insurance, $100
      • Mr. & Mrs. Pell
      • $120; Barbara White, $200
    • $30.00 from Max Green for the fundraiser
    • $1,711.40 from General Mills Box Tops for Education for the fundraiser
  • Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School
    • $40.00 from Anonymous for the choir
    • $202.00 from Pancho Alvarez for the athletic department to purchase volleyballs
    • $200.00 from Doug Anderson for the show choir
    • $50.00 from Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Bartel for the weight room
    • $400.00 from the Bulldog Backers for the jr. high pep club to purchase cheerleading uniforms
    • $600.00 from the Bulldog Backers for the boys golf team
    • $230.00 from the Bulldog Backers for the athletic department to purchase volleyballs
    • $445.39 from the Bulldog Backers for the athletic department to purchase bats
    • $2,040.27 from the Bulldog Grid Iron Club for the football team to purchase supplies and equipment
    • $500.00 from the Capital Group Companies for the Students to England fund
    • $60.00 from Mr. & Mrs. Roger Elsworth for the weight room
    • $1,000.00 from G.W. Trucking to be used to help the band defray costs for transporting band students to the semi-state game
    • $240.00 from Marble House, Inc. for the pep club
    • $195.68 from Mr. & Mrs. John Maryan for meals and range balls for the golf team
    • $250.00 from Myers Insurance Agency for the athletic department
    • $53.10 from Roger Renbarger for a meal for the golf team
    • $199.04 from Target through the Take Charge of Education School Fundraising Program
    • $100.00 from Herschel Teeters for the athletic department
    • $750.00 from Wal-Mart for the Students to England fund
    • $40.00 from Neal Whisman for the athletic department
    • $300.00 from Barbara White to be used to help the band defray costs for transportation band students to the semi-state game
    • $1,635.00 for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as follows:
      • Anonymous, $1,000
      • Anonymous, $260
      • Anonymous, $50
      • Anonymous, $35
      • Mr. & Mrs. Brian Gill, $100
      • Tami Paddock, $50
      • Mr. & Mrs. Everitt Parks, $40
      • Julie Storm, $100
    • $1,425.00 for the Trip to England Scholarship as follows:
      • Anonymous, $500
      • Anonymous, $300
      • Anonymous, $100
      • Linda & Norman Bracken, $20
      • Billy French, $50
      • Philip & Kathryn Gaar, $50
      • Mr. & Mrs. Ron Green, $50
      • Jerry Kemerly, $75
      • Mr. & Mrs. Shane Kemerly, $75
      • Brad McQueen for Hickory Furniture Designs, Inc., $25
      • Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Oyler, $50
      • Jan & Steve Passwater, $100
      • Harriett Turner, $30
    • $2,835.00 for the athletic department to purchase state championship rings as follows:
      • Anonymous, $100
      • Anonymous, $20
      • Joseph & Donna Baker, $50
      • Ronald & Nancy Bollman, $20
      • Alan & Phyllis Buckmaster, $100
      • Charles & Nancy Burris, $50
      • Olevia Cascadden, $50
      • James & Charlotte Castor, $30
      • Keith & Alice Cox, $25
      • Frankton-Lapel Community Schools, $1,000
      • Barbara & Larry Hall, $20
      • Robert & Marsha Hudson, $40
      • James & Marilyn Lantz, $150
      • Lapel Lions Club, $300
      • Idabelle Mills, $25
      • Myers Insurance Agency, $50
      • Red Barn Markets, $100
      • Clay & Karen Parkison, $50
      • Jeffrey & Vicky Purdue, $25
      • Dan & Barb Richardson, $100
      • Glenn & Darlene Selby, $30
      • Sally Storms, $100
      • Linda & Robert Steele $100
      • Pat & Paul Stewart, $30
      • Ted Wainscott, $20
      • Barbara White, $200
      • Robert & Carolyn Wilson, $50
  • The Board approved a transfer tuition request from Dan & Kyle Skaggs for their son, Bradley, to attend Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School for the 2005-06 school year.
  • The Board approved for Frankton Elementary School and Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School to pay for supplies and equipment from the extra-curricular fund titled "General Fund" during the 2005-06 school year.
  • The Board approved for new state laws for education to be edited or added to the school corporation policy manual. The news laws are included in the following policies:
    • Student discipline rules - bullying
    • Pledge of Allegiance; Display of flag
    • Moment of silence
    • Habitual truant
    • Administration of medications
    • Entrance age
    • Exit interview - notice form
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Frankton Elementary
      • Jenna Betz - Art teacher
      • Rachel Friend - Special education (LD) teacher
      • Nannette Rastetter - Special education (EC) teacher
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
      • Kevin Cline - Media teacher
      • Stephanie Sumpter - Special education (LD) teacher
      • Bethany Whitcomb - Secretary
      • Gara Syverson - Varsity volleyball coach
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • Jerry Hoss, Principal of Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School, congratulated the FJSHS girls softball team for finishing as runners-up in the state Class 2A softball tourney.
  • The following documents were signed by Board members:
    • Minutes of the June 9, 2005 school board meeting
    • Letters of appreciation to: Athletic Booster Club, Chemical People Task Force, Frankton Flying Colors & Mini Kites 4-H Club, Mr. & Mrs. H. Hinkle, Ice Cream Plus, Alicia Kassenbaum, Myers Insurance, Mr. & Mrs. Pell, Barbara White, General Mills, Pancho Alvarez, Doug Anderson, Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Bartel, Bulldog Backers, Bulldog Grid Iron Club, Capital Group Companies, Mr. & Mrs. Roger Elsworth, G.W. Trucking, Marble House, Inc., Mr. & Mrs. John Maryan, Roger Renbarger, Target, Herschel Teeters, Wal-Mart, Neal Whisman, Mr. & Mrs. Brian Gill, Tami Paddock, Mr. & Mrs. Everitt Parks, Julie Storm, Linda & Norman Bracken, Billy French, Philip & Kathryn Gaar, Mr. & Mrs. Ron Green, Jerry Kemerly, Mr. & Mrs. Shane Kemerly, Brad McQueen at Hickory Furniture Designs, Inc., Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Oyler, Jan & Steve Passwater, Harriett Turner, Joseph & Donna Baker, Ronald & Nancy Bollman, Alan & Phyllis Buckmaster, Charles & Nancy Burris, Olevia Cascadden, James & Charlotte Castor, Keith & Alice Cox, Barbara & Larry Hall, Robert & Marsha Hudson, James & Marilyn Lantz, Lapel Lions Club, Idabelle Mills, Red Barn Markets, Clay & Karen Parkison, Jeffrey & Vicky Purdue, Dan & Barb Richardson, Glenn & Darlene Selby, Sally Storms, Linda & Robert Steele, Pat & Paul Stewart, Ted Wainscott, Robert & Carolyn Wilson
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • August 11, 2005: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
    • August 25, 2005: Public hearing on 2006 budget, at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.

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  • January 8 - Students Return from Winter Break
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