Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • High Ability students Emma & Georgia Manning led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved Melissa Duncan as the new Board member to replace Joe Kelich.
  • The Board elected officers for 2016 as follows:
    • President – Tami Davis; Vice President – Brian Gill; Secretary – Joanne Amick. The following appointments were made: Corporation Attorney – Mike Lacey; Corporation Treasurer – Lynn Hall.
  • The Board approved the minutes for the December 10, 2015 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged the High Ability Class, who provided the information on the bulletin board for January.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for December 2015.
  • Assistant Superintendent Sterling Boles reported on the ISTEP scores.
  • The Board approved the following committee assignments for the Board for 2016:
    • Instruction-Curriculum-AIDS Advisory Committee – Joanne Amick, Tami Davis
    • Facilities Committee – Alan Bays, Melissa Duncan, Mike Rusche
    • Finance & Negotiations Committee – Alan Bays, Tami Davis, Brian Gill
    • High Abilities Committee – Joanne Amick, Randy Cunningham, Brian Gill
    • Student Support Committee – Joanne Amick, Alan Bays, Mike Rusche
    • Technology Committee – Tami Davis, Melissa Duncan, Brian Gill
    • 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 the following fund raising activities:
    • Lapel High School
      • Boys Basketball Team (2)
      • Softball Team
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $4,500.00 from Lowe’s to help purchase a chromebook cart
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • $750.00 from Kevin & Jill Guion for the Music Department
    • Lapel Middle School
      • $250.00 from an Anonymous Donor for the show choir
  • The Board approved to declare spare bus 38 as surplus equipment and to sell the bus.
  • The Board approved participation in the Title One program for 2016-17.
  • The Board approved the following transfer tuition requests of students who have been attending Lapel Schools but have moved out of the district.
    • Lapel Elementary
      • Grade 3
        • Benjamin Renner
      • Grade 4
        • Mason Andrews
        • Brent Judge
        • Joseph Judge
        • Sierra Smith
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Grade 6
        • Elizabeth Renner
      • Grade 8
        • Rayna Livingston
  • The Board approved to purchase a 78 passenger school bus from Midwest Transit Equipment.
  • The Board approved the following recommendation:
    • Lapel High School
      • Krissi Purpura – Gymnastics Coach
  • The Board approved the following resignation:
    • Corporation
      • Lue Ann Shuck – Special Education Director, effective August 1, 2016, 39 years of service to Frankton-Lapel Community Schools
  • The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members:
    • Minutes of the December 10, 2015 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Kevin & Jill Guion, and Lowe’s; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • February 11, 2016: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 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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