Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School students Chaleen Ray and Shania Ray led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes for the April 21, 2011 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board acknowledged Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School which provided the information on the bulletin board for May.
  • Lapel High School Show Choir director Jeannine Terhune reported on the show choir’s spring tour.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the enrollment projections for 2011-12.
  • Mr. Fields gave a report on appropriations spending for the school corporation through April, 2011.
  • The Board approved the bookstore hours and textbook rental fees for 2011-12.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for the 2011-12 school year:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Riley Wilhoit - kindergarten
      • Richard Holden - grade 6
      • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Jacob Shannon - grade 11
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • Landon Allman - pre-school
      • Charles Graddy - pre-school
      • Rylie Hudson - pre-school
      • Henry Ko - pre-school
      • Kadyn McNeely - pre-school
      • John Newman - pre-school
      • Ava Nickelson - pre-school
      • Camden Williams - pre-school
      • Tyler Williams - pre-school
      • Madison Ake - kindergarten
      • Andrew Biven - kindergarten
      • Hannah Combs - kindergarten
      • Colton Cunningham - kindergarten
      • Addison Davidhizar - kindergarten
      • Riley DeHart - kindergarten
      • Serenity Fleenor - kindergarten
      • Bryson Hall - kindergarten
      • Nathan Niesen - kindergarten
      • Cameron Smith - kindergarten
      • Elizabeth Stephenson - kindergarten
      • Elijah Stires - kindergarten
      • Maxfield Wallace - kindergarten
      • Ellen Wielinski - kindergarten
      • Miles Williams - kindergarten
      • Collin Wolfe - kindergarten
      • Carter Mahaffey - grade 2
      • Sam Allen - grade 3
      • Dalton Riddle - grade 3
      • Evan Bennett - grade 4
      • Nathalie Trueblood - grade 5
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Clayton Kovaleski - grade 6
      • Cierra Mahaffey - grade 6
      • Jon Kruse - grade 7
      • Madison Land - grade 7
      • Emily Richards - grade 7
      • Grace Bennett - grade 8
      • Ryan Cleckley - grade 8
      • Kamron Herrington - grade 8
      • McKenzie Land - grade 8
    • Lapel High School
      • Brandon Webb - grade 9
      • Megan Chandler - grade 10
      • Brooke Mason - grade 10
      • Kendall Hall - grade 11
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $2,346.30 from General Mills Box Tops for Education for the General Fund
      • $261.91 from Gordon Food Services for the General Fund
      • $500.00 from Wal-Mart for the reading account
      • 8 books from Smekens Education Solutions, Inc.
      • Book binding machine, plastic book binders, and stamps from DonorsChoose.org
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • $250.00 from the South Madison Community Foundation for the Charlotte’s Web Project
    • Donation of chemicals from Rydman & Fox to spray the athletic fields
  • The Board approved to re-invest the school corporation’s earnings of $782.00 from the Madison County Community Foundation back into the Foundation.
  • The Board approved a request by Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School band director James Handshoe to take band students to Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio on June 4, 2011.
  • The Board approved an updated student handbook for 2010-11.
  • The Board approved the Lapel summer camps for 2011.
  • The Board approved for the school corporation to borrow funds, if needed, on tax anticipation warrants from the Indiana Bond Bank in order to properly manage the cash flow and pay June 30th lease rental payments.
  • The Board approved the following Reduction in Force:
  • Cathy Barr - Title I teacher
  • Rosemary Gillam - Title I teacher
  • Debbie Jenness - Title I teacher
  • Meghan Hersberger - ½ day kindergarten teacher
  • Jody Huntzinger - ½ day kindergarten teacher
  • Nicole Williams - reading coach
  • The Board approved the following retirements:
    • Lapel High School
      • Jeannine Terhune - Music teacher, at the end of the 2010-11 school year, 45 years of service to FLCS
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Pam Crosby - Art teacher, at the end of the 2010-11 school year, 25 years of service to FLCS.
  • The Board approved the following recommendation:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Tod Windlan - Varsity girls basketball coach
  • The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
  • Board Member Brian Gill and Assistant Superintendent Sterling Boles thanked the Lapel High School administration and the local Police Departments for the work they did handling the recent security issue at Lapel High School.
  • Board Member John Henderson commented on the Board approving the Reduction in Force notices.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members:
    • Minutes of the April 21, 2011 school board meeting; letter of appreciation to Rydman & Fox, DonorsChoose.org, Gordon Food Service, General Mills, Wal-Mart, Kristina Smekens, and South Madison Community Foundation; and accounts payable voucher register.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • June 8, 2011: Alternative School Graduation at Administration Office, 7:00 p.m.
    • June 9, 2011: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
    • June 10, 2011: Frankton High School Graduation, 7:00 p.m.
    • June 11, 2011: Lapel High School Graduation, 7:00 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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