Lapel Elementary School students Emma & Georgia Manning led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board approved the minutes for the February 16, 2012 school board meeting as presented.
The Board acknowledged Lapel Elementary School which provided the information on the board room bulletin board for March.
Assistant Superintendent Sterling Boles reported on the summer reading program for the school corporation.
Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the findings of a recent loss prevention survey of Frankton-Lapel Community Schools performed by Indiana Insurance.
Mr. Fields reported on a request by Kayla Covell to possibly start an adult volleyball club at either Frankton Elementary School or Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School.
Jennifer Van Blair presented a request to the Board that the Frankton Girls Softball League would like to erect a building on the softball diamond that is owed by the school corporation and leased to the softball league. The Board approved the request providing the softball league provide proof of insurance coverage. The softball league will also contact Chuck Covell to oversee the construction of the building.
The Board approved the following out-of-state field trip requests:
The Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School Key Club members to Cincinnati on April 29, 2012.
Lapel High School Show Choir into Chicago, Illinois for a musical during their Spring Show Choir Tour. The Board’s original approval for the trip did not include going out of state.
The Board approved the following recommendations:
Debbie Johnson - Special Education Teacher, 2012-13 school year
Lapel Middle School
Rusty McCarrol – Golf coach
The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
The Board congratulated the Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School boys basketball team for winning the sectional title for the first time in the school’s history.
The following documents were signed by all board members: Minutes of the February 16, 2012 school board meeting; and accounts payable voucher register.
Announcements were made of the following dates:
March 13, 2012: Academic Hall of Fame Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Madison Park Church of God
March 22, 2012: Kindergarten & Age 4 Pre-school Round Up at Frankton & Lapel Elementary Schools, 12:00-7:00 p.m.
April 2-6, 2012: Spring Break
April 19, 2012: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.