Frankton-Lapel Community Schools


  • School Corporation Attorney Mike Lacey swore in the new Board members Alan Bays and Brian Gill.
  • The Board elected officers for 2010-11 as follows: President - Nancy Likens; Vice President - Joe Kelich; Secretary - Joanne Amick. The following appointments were made: Corporation Attorney - Mike Lacey; Corporation Treasurer - Lynn Hall.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the June 10, 2010 school board meeting as amended.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the opening school schedule as follows:
  • July 16 - State of Indiana school bus inspection
  • August 10, 11, & 12 - FES, LES, & LMS registration
  • August 17 - LHS new student registration
  • August 18 & 19 - FJSHS & LHS registration
  • August 20 - FJSHS registration
  • August 23 - New Teacher Orientation
  • August 24 - Organization Day
  • August 25 - First Day for K-12 Students
  • 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 following committee assignments for the Board for 2010-11:
    • Instruction-Curriculum-AIDS Advisory Committee - Joanne Amick, John Henderson
    • Facilities Committee - Alan Bays, Joe Kelich, Rob Steele
    • Finance/Negotiations Committee - Alan Bays, Joe Kelich, Nancy Likens
    • High Abilities Committee - Joanne Amick, Brian Gill, Nancy Likens
    • Student Support Committee - Joanne Amick, Alan Bays, Nancy Likens
    • Technology Committee - Brian Gill, Joe Kelich, Rob Steele
    • Public Relations/Community Involvement - Joanne Amick, John Henderson, Nancy Likens
    • Ebbertt Education Center Executive Council - Nancy Likens
    • The Board approved the salary for board members as $2,000 per year per board member for 2010-11.
  • The Board approved the following schedule for the 2011 budget adoption:
    • Thursday, August 5 - Budget work session
    • Thursday, August 12 - Regular board meeting: request permission to advertise 2011 budget
    • Wednesday, August 18 - 1st publication of 2011 budget
    • Wednesday, August 25 - 2nd publication of 2011 budget
    • Thursday, September 2 - Special Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2011 Budget (7:30pm)
    • Thursday, September 16 - Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2011 Budget (7:30 pm)
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Thomas Parke - grade 1
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Joel Cantrell - grade 7
      • Austin Lopez - grade 7
      • Jared Cantrell - grade 9
      • Jacob Cantrell - grade 11
      • Molly Jones - grade 12
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Olivia Snyder - Kindergarten
      • Austin Bodkin - grade 2
      • Jackson Snyder - grade 2
      • Esther Urquidez - grade 2
      • Audrey Webb - grade 2
      • Makenzie Edwards - grade 3
      • Cassandra Gordon - grade 4
      • Hallie Moreland - grade 4
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Thaddeus Fry - grade 6
    • Lapel High School
      • Allison Morris - grade 11
      • Julie Hall
      • Alicia O’Neill
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Corporation
      • 250 coupons from Pizza Hut for a free personal pan pizza for the FLCS summer reading program (125 to FJSHS & 125 to LMS)
      • 5 framed lithographs of “The Life of Abraham Lincoln” from The Lincoln Legacy Group and the Southern Indiana Education Center

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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