Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School senior Katie Coryell led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes for the April 16, 2009 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School which provided the information on the bulletin board for May.
  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School seniors Katie Coryell and Joel Hudson reported on their senior class trip to New York City.
  • Lapel Show Choir director Jeannine Terhune and choir member Tom Green reported on the show choir's spring tour.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the kindergarten round-up totals.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the summer school programs for 2009.
  • Title I Director Genny Zetterberg reported on the 2008-09 Title I grant and the grant application for 2009-10.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the Public Law 221 performance of the schools for 2008.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for the 2009-10 school year:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Taylor Runyan - Pre-school
      • Chelsea Bertram - Kindergarten
      • Kenna Patterson - Kindergarten
      • Hope Robleto - Kindergarten
      • Jack Ryan - Kindergarten
      • Emma Sumpter - Kindergarten
      • Hannah Stephens - Grade 6
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Tyler Bowmer - Grade 11
      • Katie Huffman - Grade 12
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Caitlin Calfee - Kindergarten
      • Griffin Craig - Kindergarten
      • Raeah Flowers - Kindergarten
      • Lily Humerickhouse - Kindergarten
      • Jace Phillips - Kindergarten
      • Jacob Gosnell - Grade 1
      • Mariah Mason - Grade 1
      • Elexis Turner - Grade 1
      • Lois Wielinski - Grade 2
      • Tristan Hunt - Grade 3
      • Lillian Gross - Grade 5
      • Andrew Hunt - Grade 5
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Elizabeth George - Grade 6
      • Greer Ginley - Grade 6
      • Lonnie Gross - Grade 6
      • Ryane Long - Grade 7
      • Kendra Smith - Grade 7
      • MacKenzie Gilley - Grade 8
      • Connor Johnson - Grade 8
    • Lapel High School
      • Corrynne Kabrich - Grade 9
      • Matthew Murray - Grade 9
      • Kenzie West - Grade 10
      • Tyler Murray - Grade 11
  • The Board approved a construction invoice from Lee Company for $78.00.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $763.51 from Heather Imel for uniforms for the jr. high cheerleaders
    • Lapel High School
      • $1,500.00 from Stephen Roberts for a music scholarship
  • The Board approved an agreement with Harmony Publishing to publish the Frankton-Lapel Schoolhouse newsletter that goes out to most of the mailing addresses in the corporation.
  • The Board approved to re-invest the school corporation's earnings of $767.00 from the Madison County Community Foundation back into the Foundation.
  • The Board approved to declare some old musical instruments at Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School as having no value so that the instruments can be disposed of, including sold, by the school.
  • The Board approved for Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School band members to take a field trip to Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio on June 11, 2009.
  • The Board approved a retire/rehire policy that allows the school corporation to hire veteran teachers and bring them in at a lower level on the salary schedule than their total years of experience.
  • The Board approved the summer camps for 2009.
  • The Board approved for the school corporation to offer a summer class to be held at the central office for Frankton-Lapel teachers for 3 hours of college credit through Anderson University to be taught by Lapel Elementary 6th grade teacher Debbie Kinner, who teachers this class for Anderson University. The school corporation would pay $500 of the tuition per teacher from stimulus money for this professional development opportunity.
  • The Board approved the bookstore hours and textbook rental fees for 2009-10.
  • The Board approved a change of policy for the completion of service pay for certified employees.
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Malina Sandman - Grade 3 teacher
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Stacy Boles - Guidance counselor
      • Amanda Tumbleson - Art teacher
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Adam Kilian - Special Education teacher
    • Lapel Middle/High School
      • Greg Allison - Social Studies teacher
  • The Board approved the following retirement:
    • Lapel High School
      • Jerry Kemerly - Principal
  • The Board approved the following reduction-in-force:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Jody McMahon - Reading Recovery/physical education teacher
  • The Board approved the following recommendation:
    • Lapel High School
      • Greg Granger - Principal
  • The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members: Minutes of the April 16, 2009 school board meeting; completion of service pay policy; accounts payable voucher register; and letters of appreciation to Heather Imel and Stephen Roberts.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • May 28, 2009: Alternative School Graduation at Administration Office, 7:00 p.m.
    • May 29, 2009: Frankton High School Graduation, 7:00 p.m.
    • May 30, 2009: Lapel High School Graduation, 7:00 p.m.
    • June 11, 2009: 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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