Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School student Garrett Allen led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the October 8, 2009 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School, which provided the information on the bulletin board for November.
  • The Board held a public hearing to receive questions and comments regarding an additional appropriation of $1,000,000 for the General Fund. No one addressed the Board about the additional appropriation. The Board approved the additional appropriation.
  • Frankton 8th grade students Garrett Allen, Taylor Creech, and Shania Ray reported on their trip to Washington, D.C.
  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Jerry Hoss reported on the new storage building that was build by donations from Central Indiana Orthopedics. The Board accepted the building from Central Indiana Orthopedics.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields updated the Board on the proposed technology high school in Madison County. The Board tabled a motion for Mr. Fields to sign a letter of intent to implement a new technology high school.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the current finances of the State of Indiana.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the 2008-09 statistics of the East Central Educational Service Center
  • Mr. Fields reported on the free textbook statistics for 2009-10.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the parent-teacher conferences that were held October 22, 2009.
  • The Board approved for the school corporation to borrow funds on tax anticipation warrants for 2010.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Jaxon LeMay - Pre-school
      • Hayden Ashkettle - Pre-school
  • The Board approved the following out-of-state field trips:
  • The Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Lapel High School to the creation museum in Petersburg, Kentucky on October 29, 2009.
  • The Frankton Jr. High and High School choirs to King’s Island, Ohio on May 15, 2010.
  • The Board approved a resolution for the Public Employees Retirement Fund to authorize Katrice Mills, the new corporation payroll clerk, to accept pension liability on behalf of Frankton-Lapel Community Schools.
  • The Board approved a resolution to place remaining 2009 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 gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $122.93 from Target through the Take Charge of Education Program
      • $175.80 from First United Methodist Church to go towards items for needy students
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Corporation
      • Katrice Mills - Payroll Clerk (to replace Karen Blankenship, who was removed on 10-9-09)
    • Lapel Elementary
      • Lou Ann Mason - Treasurer
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members: Minutes of the October 8, 2009 school board meeting; additional appropriation resolution; PERF resolution; transfer of Rainy Day funds resolution; and letters of appreciation to Target and First United Methodist Church. Also, Indiana Bond Bank 2010 Advance Funding resolution by Board President Alan Bays, Board Secretary Joanne Amick, and Corporation Attorney Mike Lacey.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • November 25-27, 2009: Thanksgiving Break
    • December 10, 2009: 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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