Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • Lapel High School senior Drew Stecher led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • The Board approved the minutes from the September 13, 2012 school board meeting as presented.
  • The Board approved the 2013 budgets and plans as follows:  General Fund Budget, Debt Service Budget, Retirement/Severance Bond Debt Service Budget, Capital Projects Plan & Budget, Transportation Operating Budget, and Transportation Bus Replacement Plan & Budget.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the official ADM count taken on Friday, September 14, 2012.
  • Mr. Fields reported on the parent-teacher conferences to be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 and Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 3:00-6:30 p.m., with the students being released 45 minutes early on those days.
  • Mr. Fields reported on a joint convocation for FLCS middle school and high school students at Lapel High School on October 18, 2012.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
      • Katlyn House – grade 9
      • Joseph House – grade 10
      • Rebecca Wechsler – grade 11
    • Lapel Elementary
      • Bella Settlemire – pre-school
      • Dalton Clark – grade 1
      • Charlie Prough – grade 5
  • The Board approved an out-of-state field trip request for the Lapel High School band & color guard to attend the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Savannah, Georgia on March 12-17, 2013.
  • The Board approved a new high deductible health insurance plan and salary structure.  The plan calls for a $4,000 deductible for an individual and $8,000 deductible for a family and a 3% raise for employees eligible for health insurance coverage.
  • The Board approved for the school corporation to enter into contract with the Activate Health Clinic.
  • The Board approved a request by the Madison Park Church of God to rent Frankton-Lapel buses for the State Youth Convention.
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Seth Bays – 8th grade girls basketball
      • Mike Burkett – 6th grade boys basketball
      • Mark Jones – 8th grade boys basketball
      • Ken Knepp – 6th grade girls basketball
      • Holly McClintock – 7th grade girls basketball
      • Darrell Richardson – 7th grade boys basketball
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • Parents Jennifer Stern and Kelly Hollingsworth, both from Lapel, spoke to the Board concerning bullying problems at Lapel Elementary School.
  • The following documents were signed by all board members: 
    • Minutes of the September 13, 2012 school board meeting; 2013 budget forms; and accounts payable voucher register.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • October 24 & 25, 2012: Parent-Teacher Conferences – 3:00 to 6:30 p.m.
    • October 26 & 29, 2012: Fall Break – No School
    • November 8, 2012: 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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