Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Elementary School 6th grade student Sara Woolum led the Pledge of Allegiance. Sara also shared with the Board a fund raising project she did to purchase books and stuffed animals for Riley Hospital
  • Newly elected Board members Joanne Amick, Alan Bays, and Brian Gill were sworn in by Corporation Attorney Mike Lacey.
  • The Board elected officers for 2015 as follows: President – Joe Kelich; Vice President – Brian Gill; Secretary – Tami Davis. 
    • The following appointments were made: Corporation Attorney – Mike Lacey; Corporation Treasurer – Lynn Hall.
  • The Board approved the minutes for the December 11, 2014 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Frankton Elementary School, who provided the information on the bulletin board for January.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for December 2014.
  • Assistant Superintendent Sterling Boles reported on the Technology Committee and reported on the recommendations of the committee. 
    • The Board approved a new Employee and Student Responsible Use Policy.
  • The Board approved the following committee assignments for the Board for 2015:
    • Instruction-Curriculum-AIDS Advisory Committee – Joanne Amick, Tami Davis
    • Facilities Committee – Alan Bays, Joe Kelich, Mike Rusche
    • Finance & Negotiations Committee – Alan Bays, Brian Gill, Joe Kelich
    • High Abilities Committee – Joanne Amick, Randy Cunningham, Brian Gill
    • Student Support Committee – Joanne Amick, Alan Bays, Mike Rusche
    • Technology Committee – Tami Davis, Brian Gill, Joe Kelich
    • Public Relations & Community Involvement - Joanne Amick, Randy Cunningham, Mike Rusche
    • Ebbertt Education Center Executive Council – Joanna Amick
  • 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 participation in the Title One program for 2015-16.
  • The Board approved the following transfer tuition request:
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Jayden Jones – pre-school
  • The Board approved the following out-of-state field trip:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School National Honor Society members to Timber Ridge Ski Lodge in Michigan for a ski trip on January 30-February 1, 2015.
  • The Board approved the following gift:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
    • $5,000.00 Toolbox for Education Grant to Jason Smith, science teacher, from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Rachael Woodcox – Maternity leave for Amanda Russo for the 2014-15 second semester
    • Lapel High School
      • Julie Turner – Math teacher
  • The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members: 
    • Minutes of the December 11, 2014 school board meeting; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • February 12, 2014: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.

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