Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Board Member Alan Bays led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the June 12, 2014 school board meeting.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for June 2014.
  • The opening school schedule was reported as follows:
    • July 31 – FES new student registration
    • August 4-9 – FES returning student registration
    • August 4 – LES & LMS student registration
    • August 5, 6 & 7 – FJSHS & LHS new student registration
    • August 11 – New Teacher Orientation
    • August 12 – Organization Day/In-service Day (meet at LHS for breakfast and introductions, work at schools for the day)
    • August 13 – Teacher Work Day
    • August 14 – First Day for K-12 Students
  • The Board approved the following schedule for the 2015 budget adoption:
    • Thursday, August 7 – Budget work session (flexible date)
    • Wednesday, August 13 – 1st publication of 2015 budget
    • Wednesday, August 27 – 2nd publication of 2015 budget
    • Wednesday, August 27 – Submit estimated tax rates and tax levies to the fiscal body of the county
    • Thursday, September 11 – Regular Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2015 Budget (7:30 p.m.)
    • Thursday, October 9 – Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2015 Budget (7:30 p.m.)
  • The Board approved the salary for board members as $2,000 per year per board member for 2014-15.
  • The Board approved for Chuck Covell, an FLCS bus driver, to use his bus to take Frankton Troop 398 on an out-of-state field trip. 
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for 2014-15:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Presli Ginder - kindergarten
      • Mia Grant - kindergarten
      • Ashlyn Hoose - kindergarten
      • Mason McNally - kindergarten
      • Keagan Remington - kindergarten
      • Jacey Rhodes - kindergarten
      • Morgan Thoman - kindergarten
      • Owen Warner - kindergarten
      • Alivia Claborn - grade 1
      • Kaeden Claborn - grade 5
      • Lapel Elementary School
      • Austin Mahaney - kindergarten
      • Mallory Pierce - kindergarten
      • Sophia Bertolotti - grade 1
      • Delanie Haynes - grade 1
      • Elijah Suchocki - grade 1
      • Hayden Pierce - grade 2
      • Isaac Wilson - grade 3
      • Brooklyn Gephardt - grade 4
      • Patrick Pehl - grade 4
      • Lapel Middle School
      • Kelsey Reth - grade 6
      • Logan Gephardt - grade 7
      • Seth Baugh - grade 8
      • Morghyn Gephardt - grade 8
      • Hanna Reth - grade 8
    • Lapel High School
      • Camryn Carpenter - grade 9
      • Josiah Hudson - grade 9
      • Jenna Kelly - grade 10
  • The Board approved the food bids for bread and milk for 2014-15 and approved to purchase food and supplies through the bid process of the West Central Indiana Educational Service Center.
  • The Board approved the following fund raising events:         
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Cheerleaders
      • Football Team
      • Washington, D. C. Trip
    • Lapel High School
      • Cheerleaders
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $550.00 for the National Honor Society as follows: Frankton Lions Club, $250.00; Jeff Thurston, $300.00
  • $2,000.00 from Majestic Productions for the boy’s basketball team
      • $1,000.00 from Majestic Productions for the boy’s golf team
      • $100.00 from Matt McClintick for the library
      • $500.00 from Pioneer Hi-Bred International for the FFA
  • The Board approved the appointment of Diana Eddleman as the school corporation’s representative to the local library board. 
  • The Board approved the following recommendations: 
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Jesse Pruitt – Social studies teacher
      • John Delph – Assistant football coach
      • Danny Elsten – Assistant football coach
      • Jessie Frasier – Assistant football coach
      • Dean Riddle – Summer basketball coach
      • Robert Ryan – Science teacher/Assistant varsity football coach
      • Randy England – Varsity football coach
      • Mark Luzadder – Assistant varsity football coach
    • Lapel High School
      • Elizabeth Venable – Mathematics teacher
      • Wes Bowling – Assistant football coach
      • Todd Miller – Assistant football coach
  • The Board approved the following retirement:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Kevin Sipe – English/Journalism teacher, effective immediately, 37 years of service to FLCS
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by Board members: 
    • Minutes of the June 12, 2014 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Frankton Lions Club, Jeff Thurston, Majestic Productions, Matt McClintick, and Pioneer Hi-Bred International; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • August 7, 2014 – Budget work session (flexible date)
    • August 13, 2014 – 1st publication of 2015 budget
    • August 27, 2014 – 2nd publication of 2015 budget
    • August 27, 2014 – Submit estimated tax rates and tax levies to the fiscal body of the county
    • September 11, 2014 – Regular Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2015 Budget, 7:30 p.m.
    • October 9, 2014 – Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2015 Budget, 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  • 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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