Lapel Middle School 6th grade student Madelyn Paddock led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board approved the minutes from the October 8, 2015 school board meeting as presented.
The Board acknowledged Lapel Middle School, which provided the information on the bulletin board for November.
Superintendent Bobby Fields reported on the health insurance claims for October 2015.
Lapel High School seniors Travis Hobbs and Regan Metzger spoke to the Board on the possibility of the weighting of the Calculus BC class.
Mr. Fields updated the Board about the refinancing of the school corporation bonds.
Mr. Fields reported on the free textbook statistics for 2015-16.
Mr. Fields reported on the parent-teacher conferences that were held October 14 & 15, 2015.
The Board approved the 2016-17 school corporation calendar.
The Board approved the following fund raising activities:
Frankton Jr.-Sr. High
Youth Leadership Academy
Students of Service
Class of 2017
National Honor Society
Lapel High School
Varsity Basketball Team
The Board approved the following gifts:
Frankton Elementary School
$1,120.00 from the Madison Christian Church, First Methodist Church, and Frankton Christian Church to purchase items for students in need (such as coats, hats, gloves, and boots) for the Goodwill Fund
$75.00 from the Frankton Pythian Sisters for the Read-In
$50.00 from Rydman & Fox for the Read-In
Lapel Elementary School
$2,500.00 from the Parent Teacher Group for the Transportation fund
$6,542.54 from the South Madison Community Foundation for teachers to purchase instructional materials
The Board approved an Indemnification Policy for the Payroll Clerk and Insurance Clerk.
The Board approved a resolution to place remaining 2015 appropriations from the various Frankton-Lapel Community Schools funds in the Rainy Day Fund as determined by the superintendent to help protect the school corporation in shortfalls of state funding and/or shortfalls in property tax collections.
The Board approved an amendment and restatement of the Valic retirement plan that includes law changes.
The Board approved the following recommendations:
Frankton Elementary School
Ray Utterback – 6th grade girls basketball coach
Lapel Middle School
Justin Coomer – 8th grade boys basketball coach
Andrew Pelsue – 6th grade boys basketball coach
The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
Assistant Superintendent Sterling Boles thanked Board Member Joanne Amick for training the school corporation bus drivers on bus seat safety.
The following documents were signed by all board members:
Minutes of the October 8, 2015 school board meeting; letters of appreciation to Madison Christian Church, First Methodist Church, Frankton Christian Church, Frankton Pythian Sisters, Rydman & Fox, LES Parent Teacher Group, and South Madison Community Foundation; Indemnification Policy resolution; Rainy Day Fund resolution; and accounts payable voucher register, payroll claim listings, and hand check listing.
Announcements were made of the following dates:
November 25-27, 2015: Thanksgiving Break
December 10, 2015: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.