The Board approved the minutes for the July 10, 2008 school board meeting as presented.
Frankton High School band director James Handshoe and Lapel High School band director Greg Scott reported on the band performances at the 2008 Indiana State Fair. The Board honored the band directors for their outstanding performances at the Fair.
Assistant Superintendent Sterling Boles reported on the results of the 2008 bus inspection that was conducted by the State Police on August 11th.
Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the adoption schedule for the 2009 budget as follows:
Thursday, August 28 - 1st publication of 2009 budget
Thursday, September 4 - 2nd publication of 2009 budget
Thursday, September 11 - Public hearing on 2009 budget (7:30 p.m.)
Thursday, September 25 - Adoption of 2009 budget (7:30 p.m.)
Mr. Fields reported on the initial enrollment for grades K-12 for the beginning of the 2008-09 school year.
The Board approved the gasoline, diesel fuel, and fuel oil bids as presented.
The Board approved the following cash tuition requests:
Jesse Bradley, grade 1, Lapel Elementary School
Logan Bradley, grade 4, Lapel Elementary School
Harrison Burrell, grade 1, Lapel Elementary School
Marisa Carl, grade 6, Lapel Elementary School
Kelsey Caplinger, grade 10, Lapel High School
Kerrigan Connors, grade 3, Lapel Elementary School
Reagan Finley, grade 7, Lapel Middle School
Grace Follmar, grade 4, Lapel Elementary School
Matthew Follmar, kindergarten, Lapel Elementary School
Hayley Granger, kindergarten, Lapel Elementary School
Maddison Granger, grade 2, Lapel Elementary School
Cameron Harris, grade 7, Lapel Middle School
Karlie Hutton, grade 1, Lapel Elementary School
Ashton Moneyhun, grade 9, Lapel High School
Zoe Moore, pre-school, Lapel Elementary School
Chase Needler, grade 10, Lapel High School
Thomas Paige-Maciejko, grade 10, Lapel High School
Jacob Perry, grade 8, Lapel Middle School
Matthew Perry, grade 5, Lapel Elementary School
Josiah Ponsler, grade 9, Lapel High Schol
Ashton Richardson, pre-school, Lapel Elementary School
Anna Robertson, kindergarten, Lapel Elementary School
Joey Schnarr, grade 7, Lapel Middle School
Evan Spaulding, grade 11, Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
Caitlin Stewart, grade 1, Lapel Elementary School
Collin Stewart, grade 1, Lapel Elementary School
Jacob Troxell, grade 8, Lapel Middle School
Rachael Truitt, grade 9, Lapel High School
Colin Vipperman, pre-school, Lapel Elementary School
The Board approved a new extra curricular accounting software system from Komputrol for all the schools in the corporation. Also approved were all the new forms required for the system.
The Board approved the following gifts:
Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
$1,608.01 from the J.R. White Memorial Golf Outing for the athletic fund
Donation of a conference room table, 8 chairs, and a wood case marker board from Joseph Kelich
The Board approved the mileage reimbursement for 2008-09 as 58.5¢ per mile.
The Board approved a resolution of neutrality to reduce the 2009 Debt Service Fund plan to pay for the Pension Bonds in the Debt Service Fund.
The Board approved the construction invoices for August.
The Board approved the following recommendations:
Frankton Elementary School
Katie Andrews - High ability teacher
Melissa Klabunde - Grade 4 teacher
Jerrica Martin - Kindergarten teacher
Malina Meadows - Title I teacher
Meghan Hersberger - Age 4 pre-school teacher
Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School
Chad Cook - Business teacher
Phil Davis - One period of ACP U.S. History
Tom Gordy - Biology teacher (first semester)
Stephan Hamaker - Girls varsity basketball coach
Lapel Elementary School
Stephanie Branham - Half-day kindergarten teacher
Stacy Brown - Age 4 pre-school teacher
Cyndy Jones - Age 4 pre-school teacher
Gay Scott - Half-day early childhood teacher
Holly McClintick - Age 4 pre-school teacher
Lapel High School
Katie Andrews - Varsity volleyball coach
The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
The following documents were signed by all board members:
Minutes of the July 10, 2008 school board meeting; resolutions; teacher contracts; and letters of appreciation to Danny Chandler/J.R. White Memorial Golf Outing and Joseph Kelich.
Announcements were made of the following dates:
August 15, 2008: First Day of School for 2008-09
September 11, 2008: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.