Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • The Board approved the minutes from the June 11, 2015 school board meeting.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for June 2015.
  • The opening school schedule was reported as follows:
    • August 3 – FES, LES, LMS new student registration
    • August 4-7 – FES, LES, LMS returning student registration
    • August 4 – LHS new student registration
    • August 5 & 6 – FJSHS & LHS new student registration
    • August 10 – New Teacher Orientation
    • August 11 – Organization Day/In-service Day (meet at FES for breakfast and introductions, work at schools for the day)
    • August 12 – Teacher Work Day
    • August 13 – First Day for K-12 Students
  • The Board approved the following schedule for the 2016 budget adoption:
    • Thursday, August 6 – Budget work session (flexible date)
    • Wednesday, August 12 – 1st publication of 2016 budget
    • Wednesday, August 26 – 2nd publication of 2016 budget
    • Wednesday, August 26 – Submit estimated tax rates and tax levies to the fiscal body of the county
    • Thursday, September 10 – Regular Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2016 Budget, 7:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 8 – Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2016 Budget, 7:30 p.m.
  • The Board approved the salary for board members as $2,000 per year per board member for 2015-16.
  • The Board approved a request by Jim Wright, custodian at Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School, to use school grounds for a fundraising event.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for 2015-16:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Pre-School
        • Jackson Kiphart
      • Kindergarten
        • Juan Aguilar
        • Kensey Lusher
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Kindergarten
        • Olivia Anderson
        • Kailyn Bailey
        • Emma Cofer
        • Isabella Davis
        • Alexander Denny
        • Tenley Dyer
        • Layla Etherington-Muey
        • Landyn Fuson
        • Jared House
        • Brooklynn Jones
        • Audrey Long
        • Emery Martin
        • Landon Metz
        • Charles Raines
        • Krace Sheler
        • Jonah Shular
        • Hunter Smith
        • Ryker Smith   
      • Grade 2
        • Matthew Martin
      • Grade 5
        • Madelyn Knight
        • Emma Martin
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Grade 6
        • Ashlynn Allman
        • Lilly Hogg
        • Connor Jackson
        • Crist Jansen
        • Kyle Shelton
      • Grade 7
        • Emily Barkdull
        • Reece King
        • Abigail Spangler
      • Grade 8
        • Gillian Ginnan
        • Gavin King
        • Shayley Stumpf
  • The Board approved the food bids for bread and milk for 2015-16 and approved to purchase food and supplies through the bid process of the West Central Indiana Educational Service Center.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $75.00 from Target-Thanks a Billion for the general fund
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $175.00 from the Frankton Lions Club for the music department
      • $200.00 from the Frankton Lions Club for the National Honor Society
      • $50.00 from the Madison Christian Church for the music department$50.00 from the Madison County Shrine Ladies Club for the music department
      • $400.00 from MedExpress Urgent Care for the high school athletic corporate sponsorship
      • $1,600.50 from Cera Storey & Danielle Trinkle for the high school cheerleaders
      • $25.70 from Target-Take Charge of Education for the general fund
      • $25.00 from Target-Thanks a Billion for the general fund
      • $300.00 from Jeff Thurston for the National Honor Society
      • $520.00 for the football & wrestling teams in memory of Nathan Cress from the following patrons: Virgil, Kaye, & John Canfield, Rich & Leanna Esters & Family; Perry & Cathy Cobb, Brandon, Cindy, Baylor, & Carley Cobb; Andrea Coryell; Denise, Dan, Michelle, & Dianna Etchison & families; Larry & Jeannie Hall; Dennis & Cathy Huntsinger; Ord & Gloria LeMaster; Mo, Tammy & Cooper Means; Stan & Mary Ann Warner
        Lapel Middle School
      • $600.00 from an anonymous donor for the athletic department
    • Lapel High School
      • $600.00 from the Lapel Lions Club for the volleyball team
      • $520.00 for the baseball team as follows: Patty Huntzinger, $20; Jason & Suzanne Wheeler, $100; Jenny Dowden, $100; Michael & Heather Rusche, $300
      • $7,500.00 for Bulldog Partners in Athletics as follows: American Legion Post #212, $400; Bendle Law Equipment, $400; Collision Cure, $1,000; Lapel Community Association, $400; Lapel Eagles, $400; Lapel Ice Cream Plus, $400; Manifold Refuse, $250; Myers Insurance, $400; Nardco Heating & Air Conditioning, $400; Optimist Club of Lapel, $400; Pendleton Family Dentist, $400; Pennies & Cents, $400; Ricker Oil Company, $250; Stanley Chevrolet, $400; Weeks Automotive, $400; Wendy’s Restaurant, $400; Wood Realty Group, $400; Wright Family Practice, $400
  • The Board approved the following recommendations: 
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Joe Bowman – Assistant principal
      • Mary Mathis-Hazen – Grade 4 teacher
      • Matt Wiseman – Grade 4 teacher
      • Gina Stuckey – Temporary kindergarten teacher
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Jerry Banda – Varsity volleyball coach
      • Cory Chapman – Assistant band director
      • Amanda Conwell – Guard director
      • Theresa Edwards-Wright – Senior class sponsor
      • Danny Elsten – Assistant football coach
      • Mike Dellinger – Jr. high football coach
      • John Delph – Assistant football coach
      • Jessie Frazier – Assistant football coach
      • Jessica Haney – 8th grade volleyball coach
      • Heather Hutton – Varsity cheerleader/pep club sponsor
      • Todd McGuire – Assistant jr. high football coach
      • Jason Quimby – Jr. high boys cross country coach
      • Kristin Quimby – Jr. high girls cross country coach
      • Kaylie Ritenour – 7th grade volleyball coach
      • Breanna Shively – Assistant volleyball coach
      • Kevin Sipe – Sophomore class sponsor
      • Kelly Stamper – Jr. high cheerleader sponsor
      • Bethany Whitcomb – 8th & 7th grade class sponsor
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Kanda Martin – part-time Social Studies teacher
      • Blake Allen – Tennis coach
      • Tammy Richardson – Jr. high boys & girls cross country coach
      • Linda Steele – Tennis coach
    • Lapel High School
      • Sam Carlton – Assistant football coach
      • Justin Coomer – Varsity boys tennis coach
      • Hilary Eppert – Varsity volleyball coach
      • Kristian Frye – Guard director
      • Rebecca Kadinger – Assistant volleyball coach
      • Todd Miller – Assistant football coach
      • Kim Murdock – Sophomore class sponsor
      • Darrell Richardson – Varsity girls & boys cross country coach
      • Tina Wilson – Varsity cheerleader/pep club sponsor, student council sponsor, & Senior class sponsor
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
    • The following documents were signed by Board members:  Minutes of the June 11, 2015 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Target, Lapel Lions Club, Patty Huntzinger, Jason & Suzanne Wheeler, Jenny Dowden, Michael & Heather Rusche, American Legion Post #212, Bendle Law Equipment, Collision Cure, Lapel Community Association, Lapel Eagles, Lapel Ice Cream Plus, Manifold Refuse, Myers Insurance, Nardco Heating & Air Conditioning, Optimist Club of Lapel, Pendleton Family Dentist, Pennies & Cents, Ricker Oil Company, Stanley Chevrolet, Weeks Automotive, Wendy’s Restaurant, Wood Realty Group, and Wright Family Practice; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • August 6, 2015 – Budget work session (flexible date)
    • August 12, 2015 – 1st publication of 2016 budget
    • August 26, 2015 – 2nd publication of 2016 budget
    • August 26, 2015 – Submit estimated tax rates and tax levies to the fiscal body of the county
    • September 10, 2015 – Regular Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2016 Budget, 7:30 p.m.
    • October 8, 2015 – Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2016 Budget, 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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