The Newcomerstown Board of Education approved, at its meeting March 12, a one-year limited administrative contract for the Director of Food Service for the 2012-2013 school year.

Linda Mullens' contract is effective Aug. 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013.

The board also approved:

Leave of absence for Brian Collins beginning March 12 through March 30.

Resignation for retirement purposes for Bev Darr, kindergarten teacher, effective May 31.

Resignation of Lindsay Parson, high school science teacher, effective May 31.

Donation from Moose Lodge 1337 in the amount of $308.93.

Tuition reimbursement for Roberta Cox and Jeremy Lute.

Participation in the Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional Education Services Agency natural gas program for a five-year period under the terms and conditions of the natural gas and service agreement with Constellation Newenergy - Gas Division LLC.

Appointment of Phil Murphy to Park Board member for a five-year term commencing December 2016.

Preschool Policy and Handbook.

The board will meet again Monday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school conference room.