Jurkovic named athletic director at Indian Valley Middle SchoolGNADENHUTTEN -- The Indian Valley Board of Education approved Eric Jurkovic as the athletic director at Indian Valley Middle School Nov. 15. The board also:* Accepted the resignation for retirement purposes for Richard Gatchell, bus driver, effective Jan. 21, 2011.* Approved Jurkovic and Cheri Patterson as LPDC administrators for the school year.* Approved volunteers Shelly Wheeler, Jackie Schupp and Wendy Myer, FFA volunteers; and K. Andrew Tignor, Ski Club volunteer.* Approved Family Medical Leave Act for Denise Cooley and Janelle Allensworth. * Approved Leigh Moughiman, Clara Pearch and William Henry as substitute teachers.* Approved the eighth grade trip to Washington D.C. on May 24-26, 2011.* Accepted donations from New Towne Mall/Earning for Learning Contest at Midvale Elementary, $5,000; Lauren International, $15,000; and Stocker Concrete, $5,000. The next Indian Valley Board of Education meeting will be Monday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. in the high school library.