Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

  • The Board approved the minutes from the June 9, 2016 school board meeting.
  • Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for June 2016.
  • The opening school schedule was reported as follows:
    • August 1 – All schools returning students fees may be paid; class schedules received upon payment of fees
    • August 1 – FES, LES, LMS new student registration
    • August 1-4, 5 – FES, LES, LMS fees may be paid
    • August 9 – FJSHS & LHS new student registration by appointment
    • August 9-11 – LHS fees may be paid
    • August 10-11 – FJSHS fees may be paid
    • August 12 – FES & LES class lists available on website
    • August 11 – New Teacher Orientation
    • August 15 – Organization Day/In-service Day (meet at LHS for breakfast and introductions, work at schools for the day)
    • August 16 – Teacher Work Day
    • August 17 – First Day for K-12 Students
  • The Board approved the following schedule for the 2017 budget adoption:            
    • Week of August 15-19 – Budget work session (flexible date)
    • Wednesday, August 24 – 2017 budget sent to Gateway
    • Thursday, September 8 – Regular Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2017 Budget (7:30 p.m.)
    • Thursday, October 13 – Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2017 Budget (7:30 p.m.)
  • Mr. Fields updated the Board on the paving of the parking lots at Frankton Elementary School.
  • Mr. Fields updated the Board on the emergency preparedness plan at Lapel High School.
  • The Board approved the following cash tuition requests for 2016-17:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Kindergarten
        • Chloe Sullivan
    • Lapel High School
      • Grade 12
        • Garrison Lambrou
  • The Board approved the food bids for bread and milk for 2016-17 and approved to purchase food and supplies through the bid process of the West Central Indiana Educational Service Center.
  • The Board approved the following gifts:
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • $100.00 from Target for the general fund
      • $149.99 to each teacher from the Parent-Teacher Group
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • $200.00 from the Frankton Lions Club for the National Honor Society
      • $50.00 from the Madison Christian Church for the show choir
      • $194.44 from Target-Take Charge of Education for the general fund
      • $100.00 from Ascension Health Ministry for the Science Club
    • Lapel Elementary School
      • $550.00 from the First United Methodist Church Charlie’s Charities for the Bradford Woods account
  • The Board approved updated policies for Criminal History Information and Criminal Organization Activity in Schools.
  • The Board approved the Student Mobile Device Handbook.
  • The Board approved the following recommendations:     
    • Frankton Elementary School
      • Marci Foley – Speech & Language Pathologist
    • Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
      • Maggie Barr – Special Education/Functional Academics Teacher
      • Tony McCord – Mathematics/Science Teacher
      • Tina Phillips – Guidance Counselor
    • Lapel Middle School
      • Matt Campbell – English/language arts teacher
  • The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
  • The following documents were signed by Board members: 
    • Minutes of the June 9, 2016 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Ascension Health Ministry, Charlie’s Charities, Frankton Lions Club, LES Parent-Teacher Group, LES 6th Grade Class of 2016, Madison Christian Church, Target; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
  • Announcements were made of the following dates:
    • August 11, 2016 – Regular Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m.
    • August 15-19, 2016 – Budget work session (flexible date)
    • August 24, 2016 – 2017 Budget sent to Gateway
    • September 8, 2016 – Regular Board Meeting: Public Hearing on 2017 Budget, 7:30 p.m.
    • October 13, 2016 – Regular Board Meeting: Adoption of 2017 Budget, 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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