Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • The Board elected officers for 2009-10 as follows: President - Alan Bays; Vice President - Nancy Likens; Secretary - Joanne Amick. The following appointments were made: Corporation Attorney - Michael Lacey; Corporation Treasurer - Lynn Hall.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the June 11, 2009 school board meeting as amended.
  • The Board appointed Brian Gill as the new Board member representing the Town of Lapel.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the opening school schedule as follows:
    • July 21 - State of Indiana school bus inspection
    • July 28, 29, & 30 - LES & LMS registration
    • August 4, 5, & 6 - FES & FJSHS registration
    • August 6 & 7 - LHS new student registration
    • August 10 & 11 -LHS registration
    • August 12 - New Teacher Orientation
    • August 13 - Organization Day (meet at LHS for breakfast and introductions, work at schools for the day)
    • August 14 - First Day for K-12 Students
  • Mary Lee Ewald reported on the Madison County CAPE program.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the drug testing results for 2008-09.
  • 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 salary for board members as $2,000 per year per board member for 2009-10.
  • The Board approved the following schedule for the 20010 budget adoption:
    • Thursday, August 27 - 1st publication of 2010 budget
    • Thursday, September 3 - 2nd publication of 2010 budget
    • Thursday, September 10 - Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
      • Public hearing on 2010 budget (7:30 p.m.)
    • Thursday, September 17 - Special Board Meeting for Adoption of 2010 budget, 7:30 p.m.
  • The Board approved to advertise for new school buses for 2009-10.
  • The Board approved the transfer of funds from the Rainy Day Fund to the General Fund, Pension Bond Debt Service Fund, Capital Projects Fund, and Transportation Fund to cover the end of the fiscal year expenses.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
  • Frankton Elementary School
    • Amari Welcome - Grade 1
  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
    • Morgan Hylemon - Grade 9
    • Cheyenne Meiring - Grade 10
  • Lapel Elementary School
    • Ava Fallon - Kindergarten
    • Mack Fallon - Grade 2
    • Carter Schott - Grade 3
    • Bo Toombs - Grade 5
  • Lapel High School
    • Michael Finch - Grade 9
    • Savanna Wiens - Grade 9
    • Brittnee Butgereit - Grade 10
    • Macey Wiens - Grade 11
    • Tyler Hufhand - Grade 12
    • Carissa Morris - Grade 12
    • Jake Stanbrough - Grade 12
  • The Board approved the following gift:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $50.00 from Fix & Sons, Inc. for the Best Buddies program
  • The Board approved a new employee acceptable use of school owned technology policy.
  • The Board approved a new student acceptable use of school owned technology policy.
  • The Board approved the gasoline, diesel fuel, and fuel oil bids as presented.
  • The Board approved a new volunteer application form.
  • The Board approved the food bids for milk and bread products for 2009-10.
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
  • Lapel Middle School
  • John Willis - Math & science teacher
  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
  • Suzanne Wheeler - Jr. high social studies teacher
  • Monica Abernathy - Athletic secretary
  • Lapel High School
  • Chad Kemerly - Assistant principal
  • Jerry Kemerly - English teacher
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by Board members: Minutes of the June 11, 2009 school board meeting; summer school contracts; letter of appreciation to Fix & Sons, Inc., and accounts payable voucher register.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
  • August 13, 2009: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
  • August 27, 2009 - 1st publication of 2010 budget
  • September 3, 2009 - 2nd publication of 2010 budget
  • September 10, 2009 - Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
    • Public hearing on 2010 budget (7:30 p.m.)
  • September 17, 2009 - Special Board Meeting for Adoption of 2010 budget (7:30 p.m.)

Upcoming Events

  • December 22 - Start of Winter Break at End of School Day
  • December 22 - End of 1st Semester
  • January 8 - Students Return from Winter Break
  • February 19 - President's Day (Flex Day)

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