Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School senior Kayla Powell led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the August 11, 2005 and August 25, 2005 school board meetings as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School, which provided the information on the bulletin board for September.
  • The Board approved the 2006 budgets for the General Fund, Transportation Bus Replacement Fund, Transportation Operating Fund, Debt Service Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Pre-School Special Education Fund, and Retirement/Severance Bond Fund.
  • Superintendent Ned Speicher updated the Board on the construction projects.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the financial status of the school corporation as of August 31, 2005.
  • Assistant Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the ISTEP+ testing schedule for the 2005-06 school year.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the opening of school enrollment and primetime assistants.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the teacher inservice day being moved from Friday, September 30th to Monday, October 10th.
  • The Board approved the following commencement days for the Class of 2006: Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School - Friday, June 2, 2006 at 7:00 p.m., and Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School - Saturday, June 3, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The Board approved the following Conflict of Interest Statements:
    • Joanne Amick, Rob Amick, Dorinda Cassiday, Richard Cassiday, Phil Etchison, Wanda Etchison, Bobby Fields, Rhonda Fields, Eric Hagan, Lisa Hagan, Jennifer Hoss, Jerry Hoss, Jacki Hudson, Kevin Hudson, Cathy Huntsinger, Dennis Huntsinger, Michele Johnson, Mike Johnson, Nancy Likens, John Maryan, Karen Maryan, Linda Steele, Rob Steel, and Kent Williams.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
  • Frankton Elementary
    • School supplies (crayons, glue, paper, folders, scissors, markers, pens, pencils, etc.) ($200-$300 approximate cost) from Dave Pettigrew
  • Lapel Elementary
    • 13 flags & holders for classrooms ($75 approximate cost) from War Mothers
  • Lapel Jr.-Sr. High
    • $400.16 from an anonymous donor for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
    • $50 from an anonymous donor for the athletic department
    • $700 from the Bulldog Corner for state championship rings
    • $370 for the golf team as follows: Anonymous, $100; John Maryan & Family, $250; Bauer's Market, $20
    • $1,380 from Gary Ingle for the athletic department
    • $1,000 from Wal-Mart for the Student's to England fund
    • Donation of a microwave oven for the teacher's lounge and a small refrigerator for the coaches room from Jan & Steve Passwater
  • The Board approved a resolution of neutrality to reduce the 2006 Capital Projects Fund plan to pay for the Pension Bonds in the Debt Service Fund.
  • The Board approved the following recommendation:
    • Corporation: Martha McFadden - Alternative school teacher
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The Board approved to wave all fees for the Perkinsville Church for their annual fish fry so that all profits can be sent to aid the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Tami Davis, Pipe Creek Township, spoke to the Board concerning the alternative school.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members:
    • Minutes of the August 11, 2005, and August 25, 2005 school board meetings; 2006 budgets; resolution of neutrality; revised teacher contracts; and letters of appreciation to Dave Pettigrew, Bulldog Corner, John Maryan & Family, Bauer's Market, Gary Ingle, Wal-Mart, Jan & Steve Passwater, & War Mothers. Also, Conflict of Interest statements by Board President Nancy Likens.
  • Announcements were made of the following days:
    • September 22, 2005: Construction bids will be received, 2:00 p.m.
    • September 29, 2005: Lapel High School Groundbreaking Ceremony, 10:00 a.m.
    • October 10, 2005: Teacher Inservice Day (No School)
    • October 13, 2005: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  • October 13 - End of 1st 9-Week Grading Period
  • October 18 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 3pm - 6:30p (Students Released 30 Minutes Early)
  • October 19 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 3pm - 6:30p (Students Released 30 Minutes Early)
  • October 20 - No School
  • October 23 - Fall Break (No School)
  • November 22-24 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)
  • December 22 - Start of Winter Break at End of School Day
  • December 22 - End of 1st Semester

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