Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School student Dylan Melling led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the August 9, 2007 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board held a public hearing to receive questions and comments regarding the proposed 2008 budgets as advertised. No one addressed the Board about the proposed budgets.
  • Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the school corporation auction to be held on September 22, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. at Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the first teacher inservice day to be held on September 28, 2007 at Frankton Elementary School.
  • Lapel Elementary School remediation teacher Linda Steele presented a demonstration of the Cornerstone software that is being used in preparation for ISTEP and GQE testing.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the financial status of the school corporation as of August 31, 2007.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the opening of school enrollment.
  • The Board approved a job description and policy for an auditorium director for the new auditorium at Lapel High School.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
    • Christopher Perry, grade 9, Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School
    • Jama & Nancy Rice, grade 3 & 4, Frankton Elementary School.
  • The Board approved the following commencement days for the Class of 2008:
    • Alternative School ? Thursday, May 29, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School ? Friday, May 30, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Lapel High School ? Saturday, May 31, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The Board approved for Lapel Elementary School and Lapel Middle School to pay for supplies, scantron forms, and equipment from the extra-curricular fund titled "General Fund" during the 2007-08 school year.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • $1,550 for playground equipment as follows:
        • Meijer, $500
        • Jeff & Sherry Risk, $50
        • Sexton Environmental Systems, $500
        • Unified Group Services, $500
      • $1,859.65 from Family Reading Program for student activities
      • $920 from Lifetouch School Studios for student activities
      • 16 DVD players for classrooms from Thompson Consumer Electronics
  • The Board approved Public Law 191-2006 (HEA 1006) stating that Frankton-Lapel Community Schools shall strive to increase the percentage for the student instructional expenditures categories as compared to the other expenditure categories as described in IC 21-10-3-4 for the next fiscal year by identifying efficiencies in all expenditure categories. These include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Technology
    • Maintenance
    • Secretarial
    • Administration
    • Transportation
  • The Board approved the revised joint services agreement with the special services cooperative.
  • The Board approved to pay the first 2007-08 payment for our special education program placements outside of the school corporation.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition rates for 2007-08:
    • High School $200.00
    • Jr. High $ 50.00
    • Elementary $140.00
    • Kindergarten $ 70.00
  • The Board approved the September construction invoices.
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members:
    • Minutes of the August 9, 2007 school board meeting; revised teacher contracts.
    • Special Services Cooperative Joint Services Agreement by Board President Nancy Likens.
    • Letters of appreciation to:
      • Meijer
      • Jeff & Sherry Risk
      • Sexton Environmental Systems
      • Unified Group Services
      • Family Reading Program
      • Lifetouch School Studios
      • Thompson Consumer Electronics
  • Announcements were made of the following days:
    • September 27, 2007: Adoption of 2008 Budget at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
    • September 28, 2007: Teacher Inservice Day (No School)
    • October 11, 2007: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m

Upcoming Events

  • May 19, 26 - Flex Day
  • May 29 - Memorial Day (No School)
  • May 30 - Last Day for Students
  • May 31 - Teacher Record Day

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