Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • The Board approved the minutes from the May 8, 2008 school board meetings as presented.
  • Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the enrollment projections for the 2008-09 school year.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the drug testing results for 2007-08.
  • Mr. Speicher reported to the Board the financial status of the school corporation.
  • The Board approved the construction invoices for June 2008.
  • The Board approved the proposed revisions to the cash tuition policy.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for the 2008-09 school year:
    • Ryan Cage, 7th grade, Lapel Middle School
    • Gabrielle Cherry, 4th grade, Lapel Elementary School
    • Alex Helms, 4th grade, Frankton Elementary School
    • Erin Stottlemyer, 9th grade, Lapel High School
    • Ian Vipperman, 2nd grade, Lapel Elementary School
    • Katelyn Vipperman, 5th grade, Lapel Elementary School
  • The Board approved a consulting agreement between the school corporation and Ned Speicher during the transition period between Superintendents.
  • The Board approved for the school corporation to advertise for bids on gasoline, diesel fuel, and fuel oil.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • $26.33 from Gordon Food Service for the general fund
    • $1,269.09 from the General Mills Box Tops for Education program
    • $1,060.00 from Marsh to purchase supplies & equipment (die-cuts, cart, paper shredder, table, computer paper)
  • The Board approved the following out-of-state field trip:
    • The Lapel High School band to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah, Georgia in March, 2009.
  • The Board approved the school lunch and breakfast prices for the 2008-09 school year as recommended by Food Service Director Ruth Iser.
    • Lunch prices will be as follows:
      • Elementary, $1.75
      • Middle/High, $1.85
      • Reduced, $0.40
      • Adults, $2.50.
    • Breakfast prices will be as follows:
      • Elementary, $1.25
      • Middle/High, $1.35
      • Reduced, $0.30
      • Adult, $1.50.
  • The Board approved the school nutrition program with the Department of Education for 2008-09.
  • The Board approved the proposed student handbook changes.
  • The Board approved the courses and staffing for summer school.
  • The Board approved the textbook rental fees and registration hours for the 2008-09 school year.
  • The Board approved the school corporation goals for the 2008-09 school year.
  • The Board approved the athletic conference change for Lapel High School.
  • The Board approved for the United Methodist Church in Lapel to use the Lapel Middle School parking lot during their fireworks display on July 5, 2008.
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Corporation
      • Sterling Boles - Assistant Superintendent
    • Frankton Elementary
      • Kelly Hughes - Secretary (one year temporary position)
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
      • Matthew Boles - social studies teacher
      • Randy England - industrial technology teacher
      • Janna Marcus - family & consumer sciences
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High & Lapel High
      • Christina Lade - Spanish teacher
    • Lapel High
      • Ben Herron - Summer band color guard director
      • Amy Scott - Assistant summer band director
  • The Board approved the following resignation:
    • Eileen Hendricks - Special education teacher, effective immediately
  • The Board approved the administrative contracts for July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • Board Member John Mitchell spoke about his leaving the Board after 12 years and thanked the Board.
  • Anthony Klettheimer, Frankton jr. high football coach, spoke to the Board about the donations that had been received from local businesses to help repair the scoreboard and fertilize the jr. high football field. Mr. Klettheimer requested to put up signs at the football field acknowledging the businesses that helped with the jr. high football field. The Board approved this request.
  • The following documents were signed by Board members:
    • Minutes of the May 8, 2008 school board meeting
    • Letters of appreciation to Gordon Food Service, General Mills, and Marsh
    • Summer school contracts
    • Administrative contracts.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • July 10, 2008: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.

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