Lapel Elementary School students Lilly Ratzlaff and Sierra Ratzlaff led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board approved the minutes for the December 14, 2006 school board meeting as presented.
The Board acknowledged Lapel Elementary School which provided the information on the bulletin board for January.
Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the financial status of the school corporation at the end of 2006.
Mr. Speicher reported on the State of Indiana graduation rates and announced that Frankton High School and Lapel High School had been awarded Best Buy “Honor Roll” status by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
Vicki Marshall from the Healthy Tobacco Free Organization of Madison County and Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School students Ashley Swartz and Jelinda Pimentel presented the School Board with an award for adopting a tobacco free policy for all Frankton-Lapel Community Schools buildings and grounds.
Mr. Speicher reported on the construction progress at all the school sites. The Board approved the monthly construction bills as presented.
Greg Drennen of Lorenz Williams Clinton reported on the design development plans for the renovation of the administration office. The Board approved the plans and construction documents.
Assistant Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the results of the latest ISTEP+ and GQE test.
Mr. Speicher reported on the special student assembly program at all the schools on January 26, 2007 featuring Lieutenant Colonel Todd Beer, pilot of Air Force One.
The Board approved the Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School summer band schedule as presented by Lapel Band Director Greg Scott.
The Board approved the following out-of-state field trips:
Lapel Elementary sixth grade to Louisville, KY on May 25, 2007.
FFA members to Louisville, KY in February, 2007 to a farm machinery show.
The Board approved participation in the Title One program for 2007-08.
The Board approved the monthly claim documents as submitted.
The Board approved the following recommendation:
Amber Cole – Nurse
The Board approved the following resignations:
Lapel Jr.-Sr. High
Ben Durham – Remediation/Head Football Coach
Tim Maxwell – Bus #1, Frankton route
The following documents were signed by all board members:
Minutes of the December 14, 2006 school board meeting.
Announcements were made of the following dates:
February 8, 2007: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.