ASHTON – The AFC school board approved the motion for the AFC football team to become an 8-man football team beginning the fall of 2021. AFC will pursue a fall of 2020 implementation if an opening becomes available.
The board hosted a public hearing on tuition waivers prior to the regular board meeting. Board members asked a couple of clarifying questions. Amber Dimmig spoke in favor of renewing the waiver. She also thanked the board for their consideration of renewing the waiver and expressed her appreciation to the board for having the policy in place currently. The board approved the tuition waiver in the regular meeting. The waiver allows teachers who live outside of the district to enroll their children in AFC schools without paying out of district tuition fees.
The 20-21 School Calendar was approved. Start date will be August 17 and 18 with teacher institutes. First day of student attendance will be Wednesday, Aug. 19.
Personnel approved during the meeting include: Alyssa Navejas was approved for hire as a teachers' aide in the Early Childhood classroom, Alecia Spangler was approved for hire as the assistant softball coach, Bryson Wallace was approved for hire as the assistant baseball coach and Chris Hager was approved for hire as the track coach.
The FMLA request by Kimberly Waters was granted.