Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Lapel High School tennis team members were present to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The team members were named academic All-State as a team and won the tennis sectional.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the October 13, 2016 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Lapel High School, which provided the information on the bulletin board for November.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for October 2016.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the free textbook statistics for 2016-17.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the parent-teacher conferences that were held October 19 & 20, 2015.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the savings from the medical help center.
  • The Board approved the 2017-18 school corporation calendar. 
  • The Board approved the following Conflict of Interest Statements: 
    • Andrea Allison, Greg Allison, Stacy Boles, Sterling Boles, Brent Brobston, Keri Brobston, Anita Casterline, David Casterline, Diana Clark, Larry Clark, Amy Crandall, Steve Crandall, Phil Davis, Tami Davis, Courtney Duncan, Melissa Duncan, Bobby Fields, Rhonda Fields, Brian Gill, Tonya Gill, Greg Granger, Lori Granger, Jill Guion, Kevin Guion, Becky Harrison, Curt Harrison, Angela Howell, Jimmie Howell, Jacki Hudson, Kevin Hudson, Jeff Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Holly McClintick, Matt McClintick, Katrice Mills, Scott Mills, Liz Reddick, Steve Reddick, Darrell Richardson, Tammy Richardson, Heather Rusche, Mike Rusche, Andy Stewart, Stephanie Stewart, Brian Williams, and Valerie Williams.
  • The Board approved the following fund raising activities:
    • Frankton Elementary
      • Student Council
      • Pre-kindergarten
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
      • Choirs
      • Students in Action (2)
      • Students to England
      • Spanish Club
      • Art Club
      • Class of 2018 (2)
      • Wrestling Team
      • Boys Basketball Team
    • Lapel High School
      • Girls Basketball Team
      • Boys Basketball Team
  • The Board approved the following gifts and donations:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $1,075.00 for the Fall Read-In as follows: Dr. Joseph Barnett, $50; C&J Firearms, $25; Cazares Concrete, $100; Henrietta Campbell Cupp, $25; Dunnichay Funeral Home, $50; Frankton American Legion Mayberry Post 469, $50; Frankton First United Methodist Church Women’s Fellowship, $300; Frankton Lions Club, $250; Frankton Pythian Sisters, $75; Ricker’s Oil Company, $50; Rydman & Fox, $100
        $1,038.43 for the Goodwill Fund as follows: $738.43 from the Town of Frankton Churches; $300.00 from an Anonymous donor
      • Donation of coats, gloves, mittens, and hats from the Frankton Madison Christian Church for students in need
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $50.00 from Welch Trucking Co. for the girls softball team in memory of Howard Ebert
      • $20.00 from Danny & Becky Pearson for the athletic department in memory of Howard Ebert
      • $238.00 from Gary Wright to purchase 2 fans for the weight room
      • $2,025.00 for the volleyball teams as follows: Steven & Barbara McAdams, $25.00; Majestic Productions, Inc., $2,000.00
      • $987.50 for the Goodwill Fund as follows: Frankton First United Methodist Church, $653.50; FJSHS Staff Members, $34.00; Anonymous, $300.00
      • $600.00 for the Science Club for Family Science Night as follows: American Chemical Society, $300.00; E&B Paving, $100.00; POET Biorefining, $100.00; St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Assension Health Ministry, $100.00
      • $10,050.00 for the athletic corporation sponsorship as follows: Alford Orthodontics, $400; Antrim Farm, $400; Ashton Family Farms, $400; Baker Chiropractic Clinic, $400; Bendle Lawn Equipment, $400; Bennett & Campbell Heating & Cooling, $250; Central Indiana Orthopedics, $400; Clevenger’s Lawn Care, $400; Drake Farms, $400; Elwood Tire, $250; Frankton First United Methodist Church, $400; Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home, $400; Harvest Supermarkets, $400; Hembree Motor Sales, $250; Kelich Farms, $400; LD Realty, $400; Likens Farms, $400; McAdams Family Dentistry, $400; Modern Trailer Sales, $400; Todd Parker, CPA, P.C., $400; Ricker’s Oil Company, $400; Rydman & Fox, $250; Squeeze Play, $400; State Farm Insurance, $250; Top Cut Lawn Care, $400; Triple S Tires, $400; Utterback Farms, $400
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • $100.00 from Myers Insurance & Real Estate for the STEAM Club
      • $2,000.00 from the LES Parent-Teacher Group for the transportation fund
      • $17,380.00 from the LES Parent-Teacher Group for chromebooks
    • School Corporation
  • U.S. Aggregates Perkinsville Plant donated 3 tons of sand for the HVAC pipe repair at Lapel Elementary School; estimated worth $100.00
  • The Board approved a resolution to place remaining 2016 appropriations from the various Frankton-Lapel Community Schools funds in the Rainy Day Fund as determined by the superintendent to help protect the school corporation in shortfalls of state funding and/or shortfalls in property tax collections. 
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Autumn Fochtman – grade 3
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Olivia Anderson – grade 2
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Levi Alexander – Jr. high wrestling coach
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Ryan Scott – 6th grade boys basketball coach
    • Lapel High School
      • Liz Cress – Junior varsity girls basketball coach
      • Andrew Morgan – Boys swimming coach (volunteer)
      • Brian Shelton – Girls swimming/diving coach (volunteer)
      • Michelle Shelton – Girls swimming/diving coach (volunteer)
  • The Board approved the following resignation:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Randy England – Head football coach
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members: 
    • Minutes of the October 13, 2016 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Dr. Joseph Barnett, C&J Firearms, Cazares Concrete, Henrietta Campbell Cupp, Dunnichay Funeral Home, Frankton American Legion Mayberry Post 469, Frankton First United Methodist Church Women’s Fellowship, Frankton Lions Club, Frankton Pythian Sisters, Ricker’s Oil Company, Rydman & Fox, Town of Frankton Churches, and Frankton Madison Christian Church; Welch Trucking Co., Danny & Becky Pearson, Gary Wright, Steven & Barbara McAdams, Majestic Productions, Inc., Frankton First United Methodist Church, FJSHS Staff Members, American Chemical Society, E&B Paving, POET Biorefining, St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Assension Health Ministry, Alford Orthodontics, Antrim Farm, Ashton Family Farms, Baker Chiropractic Clinic, $400; Bendle Lawn Equipment, $400; Bennett & Campbell Heating & Cooling, Central Indiana Orthopedics, Clevenger’s Lawn Care, Drake Farms, Elwood Tire, Frankton First United Methodist Church, Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home, Harvest Supermarkets, Hembree Motor Sales, Kelich Farms, LD Realty, Likens Farms, McAdams Family Dentistry, Modern Trailer Sales, Todd Parker, CPA, P.C., Ricker’s Oil Company, Rydman & Fox, Squeeze Play, State Farm Insurance, Top Cut Lawn Care, Triple S Tires, Utterback Farms; Rainy Day Fund resolution; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing. 
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • November 23-25, 2016: Thanksgiving Break
    • December 8, 2016: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.

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