A number of administrative contracts were approved at the Wednesday meeting for the Napoleon Area School Board of Education. Dr. Erik Belcher was awarded a 5-year administrative contract as superintendent, and three-year agreements were approved for primary elementary principal Matt Dietrich, and for high school principal Ryan Wilde.

The Napoleon Board accepted the retirement-resignation of Jennifer Fitzenriter as bus driver, after 20 years of service to the district.

Chad Brubaker stepped down as varsity football coach; and a number of assistant coaches were hired for the spring, including Kristen Vollmar in girls softball, Tim Downey in track, and Mackenzie Plassman in water polo.

Brandon Behnfeldt was approved as a full-time assistant coach in football for the coming year.

The Napoleon Board passed a resolution thanking everyone in the community for making in-person education happen this year.

A couple of spring trips were approved in the music department at Napoleon high school. The Jazz choir will perform at Kings Island in late May; while the band will travel to New Orleans for performances, leaving on April 28th.

The Napoleon Board also heard a presentation on a proposal for the Lifewise Academy, which is a non-denominational Bible-based program that will be available to students in grades K-3 that would like to attend in release time from school.

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