April 2015 – Superintendent, Dr. Debbie Howell, is pleased to announce that Mrs. Chelsea Stenger, has been named as April’s “Educator of the Month”. According to Howell, “When I picture an exemplary educator, Mrs. Stenger comes to mind. Her dedication to her students, her school, her community, and her profession are unparalleled.”
Mrs. Stenger holds a Bachelors in Elementary Education from Franklin College and a Masters of Education degree from Indiana Wesleyan. Mrs. Stenger began teaching at Laurel School in 2006. While at Laurel School she has taught special education, third grade, and is currently teaching fifth grade. Read more…
The nomination form for FCCSC Educator of the Month can be completed and submitted online by clicking here. You can also download a PDF version of the nomination form for printing. For full details about the Educator of the Month program, click here.
All athletes, coaches, and families are encouraged to attend the 1st annual middle school athletic recognition night. Athletes from Brookville Middle School as well as all County sports will be recognized at this event. Click here for more details.
Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 6:00pm in the BMS Gymansium
Fall Student Registration
Mark your calendars. Fall semester registration dates have been set.
|BES – BMS – LES – MCS
July 27th 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
July 28th 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
July 29th 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
July 27th 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
July 28th 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
July 29th 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
July 30th 12 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
July 31st 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
|Freshmen orientation will be held July 28th @ 9 a.m.|
New Principal @ LES Next Year
February 10, 2015 – The Franklin County Community School Corporation and The Board of School Trustees appointed Mrs. Lisa Baudendistel as the new principal at Laurel School beginning July 2015. Mrs. Baudendistel has worked in the Sunman-Dearborn Community School Corporation since August of 2002. During this time, she served as the Assistant Director of Special Education for 6 years, the assistant principal at Sunman-Dearborn Middle School for 3 years and is completing her 4th year as principal at Sunman-Dearborn Middle School. Mrs. Baudendistel began her career at Laurel School in 1990 as a teacher for students with mild disabilities. She held this position until August of 2000. Read more…
February 1, 2015 – On Saturday January 31st, 26 Brookville Middle School Jr. High Choir students traveled to North Decatur High School for the ISSMA (Indiana State School Music Association) District contest. They were entered in 19 events, which included 3 ensembles and 16 solos, under the direction of Mrs. Pat Smith and Ms. Kati Holman. They returned home with 46 gold and 9 silver medals, with one student earning her way to the State ISSMA on February 21st in Indianapolis.
Congratulations to Brookville Elementary for earning an “Exemplary/A” rating from the Indiana Department of Education for the fifth consecutive year!
Changes in Indiana Academic Standards
In the spring of 2015 (March and April), the current ISTEP Assessment will continue to be called ISTEP, however, the Assessment will measure the New Indiana College and Career Academic Standards (IASCCR) adopted by the State Board of Education in July of 2014. The Franklin County School Corporation, principals, teachers and support staff are diligently preparing our students to achieve at the highest levels possible with deeper reading, writing and mathematical understanding. (Click to read more)
Non Resident Transfer Students
Franklin County Community Schools are now accepting applications for non-resident transfer students. If you live outside of the district, but would like to attend a Franklin County School, click the image to the left and learn how.
We believe it is the function of the Franklin County Community School Corporation to educate our students for a life that will be satisfying and meaningful to them as persons and will contribute to the improvement of their community, state, and nation. The educational system shall be student-centered, addressing their needs and potential so they may be more adequately prepared vocationally, socially, intellectually, and morally.
Recognizing the diversity of pupil needs and interests, the curriculum and activity programs shall be varied to meet individual desires so that student may acquire the skills necessary to make a living, find satisfactory leisure time activities, develop self-esteem, gain the respect of others, and develop the desire to contribute to our representative society. The programs shall be revised, as necessary, to assist the students to adjust to life in an ever-changing world, teaching them how to think and act in real-life situations, encouraging them to develop worthwhile attitudes and ideals, and allowing them to appreciate the acquisition of useful knowledge, habits, and skills.