Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Lapel Elementary School Student Council members Ellie Bardonner, Allyson Gillespie, Drake Green, Georgia May Hadley, AnnaLee Stow, and Toby Wood led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Corporation Attorney Mike Lacey administered the Oath of Office to newly elected Board members Randy Cunningham, Tami Davis, Melissa Duncan, and Mike Rusche.
  • The Board elected officers for 2017 as follows: President – Brian Gill; Vice President – Tami Davis; Secretary – Joanne Amick. 
    • The following appointments were made: Corporation Attorney – Mike Lacey; Corporation Treasurer – Lynn Hall.
  • The Board approved the minutes for the December 18, 2016 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Lapel Elementary School, who provided the information on the bulletin board for January.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for December 2016.
  • The Board approved the following committee assignments for the Board for 2017:
    • 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 salary for Board members for 2017 as follows: $2,000.00 per year; and a per diem of $112.00 per regularly scheduled Board meeting.
  • The Board approved the following fund raising activities:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Jr. High Student Council
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $50.00 from Lone Oak Wesleyan Women for a sitting ball for Meghan Hersberger’s 1st grade classroom
      • $500.00 from the FES Parent Club for the Robotics Club
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $656.00 from David Miller and the South Madison Community Foundation for the wrestling team
    • Lapel Elementary School    
      • $2,000.00 from the LES Parent-Teacher Group for Reading Week t-shirts
  • The Board approved participation in the Title One program for 2017-18.
  • The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members: 
    • Minutes of the December 8, 2016 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Lone Oak Wesleyan Women, FES Parent Club, David Miller, South Madison Community Foundation, and LES PTG; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • February 9, 2017: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
  • The Board held a meeting of the Board of Finance and Mr. Fields reported to the Board on the financial status of the school corporation.

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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