Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Lapel Elementary School students Alexis Allen and Madison Bauer led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the August 10, 2006 and August 31, 2006 school board meetings as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Lapel Elementary School, which provided the information on the bulletin board for September.
  • The Board approved the 2007 budgets for the General Fund, Transportation Bus Replacement Fund, Transportation Operating Fund, Debt Service Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Pre-School Special Education Fund, and Retirement/Severance Bond Fund.
  • Lonnie Therber, financial advisor to the school corporation, shared with the Board the potential to refinance the Frankton Elementary bonds at a lower interest rate.  The Board agreed to meet on September 28, 2006 to consider the options to refinance the bonds.
  • Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the financial status of the school corporation as of August 31, 2006.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the new facility appeal.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the health insurance claims for the first part of the year.  The Board approved to advertise for an additional appropriation for the health insurance fund.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the opening of school enrollment.
  • Mr. Speicher reported on the Madison County Community Foundation early childhood initiative.
  • The Board approved the following commencement days for the Class of 2007:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School – Friday, June 1, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School – Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The Board approved the following Conflict of Interest Statements:
    • Joanne Amick, Rob Amick
    • Dorinda Cassiday, Richard Cassiday
    • Phil Etchison, Wanda Etchison
    • Bobby Fields, Rhonda Fields
    • Eric Hagan, Lisa Hagan
    • Jennifer Hoss, Jerry Hoss
    • Angela Howell, Jimmie Howell
    • Jacki Hudson, Kevin Hudson
    • Cathy Huntsinger, Dennis Huntsinger
    • Michele Johnson, Mike Johnson
    • Nancy Likens
    • John Maryan, Karen Maryan
    • Linda Steele, Rob Steele
    • Kent Williams.
  • The Board approved for Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School to pay for supplies, scantron forms, and equipment from the extra-curricular fund titled "General Fund" during the 2006-07 school year.
  • The Board approved the following gift:
    • Frankton Elementary - $305.37 from Target for the Take Charge of Education School Fundraising Program
  • The Board approved for the Lapel 8th grade class to take a field trip to Washington, D.C. in April, 2007.
  • The Board approved the September construction invoices.
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Frankton Elementary School - Carrie Niccum – ½ day kindergarten teacher
    • Lapel Elementary School - Donna Baker – ½ day kindergarten teacher
  • The Board approved the following retirement:
  • Frankton Elementary School - Kay Richardson – Grade 2 teacher, 30 years of service to FLCS, at the end of the 2006-07 school year
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members:
    • Minutes of the August 10, 2006, and August 31, 2006 school board meetings
    • 2007 budgets
    • Letter of appreciation to Target.
    • Conflict of Interest statements by Board President Nancy Likens.
  • Announcements were made of the following days:
    • September 28, 2006: Special Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
    • September 29, 2006: Teacher Inservice Day (No School)
    • October 12, 2006: 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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