Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School student Maggie Isaacs led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the March 9, 2006 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School which provided the information on the bulletin board for April.
  • Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the health insurance claims for the school corporation for the past year.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the initial enrollments of kindergarten round-up.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the school schedule for the rest of the 2005-06 school year.
  • Mr. Speicher reported a grant opportunity from the Madison County Community Foundation.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the Siemans guaranteed energy savings project at the high schools.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for the 2006-07 school year:
    • Emily Eppert, kindergarten, Lapel Elementary School
    • Lindsay Smith, grade 5, Lapel Elementary School
    • Aubrey Stone, grade 4, Lapel Elementary School
    • Logan Stone, grade 5, Lapel Elementary School
    • Brooks Busch, grade 11, Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School
    • Hayden Heeb, grade 8, Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School
    • Zack Zehner, grade 7, Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School
  • The Board approved the construction invoices for April.
  • The Board declared as surplus approximately 20 Mac computers at Frankton Elementary School and approved of their disposal.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary
      • $495.58 from Target for the Take Charge of Education School Fundraising Program.
      • $24.33 from Gordon Food Service for the General Fund
      • $360.00 for Math Madness as follows: $50 from Anderson Power Sports, $100 from Ed Martin Auto, $60 from Frankton Machine & Tool, $100 from Northside Transmission, and $50 from Tom Wood Honda
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
      • $165.00 from Sheryl Best for supplies for the high school art department
      • $250.00 from The CDM Group, Inc. for the PE/health department.
      • $145.35 from Target for the Take Charge of Education School Fundraising Program
      • $1,000.00 from Jennie Wesson for students who need assistance to go to the prom
      • $970.00 for Spirit Wear shirts as follows: $270 from Sam Pierce Chevrolet, $400 from Squeeze Play, $300 from Texas Roadhouse
      • $1,510.00 from Kevin Cline for the Emma Copeland Reading Scholarship Fund
  • The Board approved the following out-of-state field trips:
    • The mathematics teachers at Frankton Jr.-Sr. High to take approximately 25-30 math students to King's Island, Ohio on May 17, 2006.
    • The mathematics teachers at Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School to take approximately 30 math students to King's Island, Ohio on May 19, 2006.
    • LITES director Genny Zetterberg to take the LITES students to the Center of Science & Technology in Columbus, Ohio on May 19, 2006.
    • Choir director Brad Scott to take the Lapel jr. high and high school choirs to Kings Island, Ohio on May 20, 2006.
    • The Frankton Post Prom Committee to take senior and junior class members to Kings Island, Ohio on April 29, 2006.
  • The Board approved a school hand book change of the athletic eligibility policy for 2006-07.
  • The Board approved the miscellaneous textbook recommendations for 2006-2011.
  • The Board approved the following summer camps:
    • Frankton:
      • Elementary Boys Basketball Camp: June 5-9, 2006. Sponsor: Brent Keck
      • Jr. High Boys Basketball Open Gym: Mondays and Wednesday throughout June and July. Sponsor: Brent Keck
      • High School Boys Basketball Open Gym: Monday thru Friday throughout June and July. Sponsor: Brent Keck
      • Baseball Camp: June 12-16. Sponsor: Brad Buckingham
    • Lapel:
      • Girls Basketball Varsity Team Camp: Purdue University, June 23-25
      • Girls Basketball Camp: Grades 2-7, June 12-16, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      • Boys Basketball Camp: June 5-9 & 12-16, Grades 4-7 from 9:00-10:30 a.m., Grades K-3 from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 noon.
      • Boys Basketball High School League at Anderson University during June.
      • Boys Basketball High School Open Gym: June 5-30 and July 10-21, Monday thru Thursday, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
      • Volleyball Camp: Varsity & jr. varsity, July 17-21, morning & evening.
      • Volleyball Camp: County league, Mondays at Pendleton Heights, June & July.
      • Volleyball Open Gym: June & July, Tuesday evenings, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
      • High School Cheerleader Camp: June 12-15, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • The Board approved the summer band schedule for Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School.
  • The Board approved a payment of transfer tuition fees to the MSD of Wabash County for one of our severely handicapped students for the 2004-05 school year.
  • The Board approved the following recommendation:
    • Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School - Jeff Ash – Assistant softball coach
  • The Board approved the following retirement:
    • Lapel Bus Driver Herschel Teeters, effective March 31, 2006, 42 years of service to FLCS
  • The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
  • Roger Burnett of the Frankton Lions Club spoke to the Board on the excellent work done by the Frankton principals.
  • Tami Davis, Pipe Creek Township, spoke to the Board concerning the printing of the school board meeting agenda in the newspapers before the meeting.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the Frankton-Lapel livestock judging teams placing 1st and 2nd in the Area Livestock Judging Contest and that both teams would be competing in the state contest.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members:
    • Minutes of the March 9, 2006 school board meeting
    • Letters of appreciation to:
      • Target
      • Gordon Food Service
      • Anderson Power Sports
      • Ed Martin Auto
      • Frankton Machine & Tool
      • Northside Transmission
      • Tom Wood Honda
      • Sheryl Best
      • The CDM Group
      • Jennie Wesson
      • Sam Pierce Chevrolet
      • Squeeze Play
      • Texas Roadhouse
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • May 11, 2006: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  • September 4 - Labor Day (No School)
  • 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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