Open enrollment into the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District was discussed at the boards meeting Sept. 12.
Superintendent Jeff Staggs said the district had 113 students open enroll into the district and less than 50 students open enroll out of the district. However, the exact number of students leaving the district hasnt been certified, administrators believe the number is less than 50 students.
In other business, the board approved the enrollment of three foreign exchange students in the district. The students and their host families include: Anna Voraberger of Austria, who is staying with the Kevin and Gladys Hinds family; Luis Dresch of Brazil, who is staying with the Jack and Rita Cunningham family; and Ben Smith of Norway, who is staying with the Jane Snader family.
The board also established the list of potential make-up calamity days for the 2011-2012 school year. They are: Monday, April 2; Tuesday, April 3; Wednesday, April 4; Thursday, May 31; Friday, June 1; and any additional days will be added on the end of the school year.
In other business approved by the board:
Employment of building technology support staff: Carol Boltz, middle school; Sascha Durbin, West Elementary; and Angela Stewart, East Elementary.
Employment of home instruction tutors: Tim Rogers, Amy Miller, Michelle Love-Schneider and Richelle Lefler.
Contract for physical therapy services at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital. The rate for services will be $75 per on-site hour for physical therapy. The agreement is from Aug. 24, 2011, to Aug. 23, 2012.
Contract for special education programs for audiology services with the East Central Ohio ESC. The contract is valid for one-year beginning July 1.
Donation of $231.08 from the Newcomerstown Moose Lodge 1337.
It was also noted that the applications for the Wall of Honor for Newcomerstown High School alumni and the Citizens Wall of Honor will be accepted until March 31, 2012. The board will review all applications and make any selections at the April 2012 board of education meeting.
The boards next meeting is set for Monday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the high school.