The school board approved the retirements of four longtime employees who have more than 90 years of combined service with the Athens system.
Brookhill Principal Felicia Phillips, Julian Newman teacher Hedy Lou Cannon, Julian Newman teacher Sharon Russ and Athens Intermediate School bookkeeper/secretary Nancy Rush are retiring at the end of the school year.
In other business, the board approved the following:
• Resignations from Josh Fuqua as eighth-grade boys head football coach at AMS, with Fuqua retaining his teaching position, and Jonathan Keenon as custodian at AHS;
• A leave request for Rebecca Munoz, a physical education aide at AIS;
• Twelve-month contracts for AHS custodian Charlotte Shoulders and Central Office employee Tandy Norris.
The board will hold regular meetings next month on May 1 and May 15.