Seventh grade students have been exploring the science of sound in their music class. Here they are experiencing how sound is created and carried through vibrations. The students used common tin cans, rubber bands, cardboard and water to create different pitches.
Afton's FFA students were having fun playing the Jenga game made by Agriculture and Technology students.
Here is our lunch squad keeping everyone safe!
Hello, Afton Community! On March 28, 2023, there is a Town Hall meeting in response to the Transportation Survey. The time will be from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the board of education room. Please use door #1 on the Sand St. side of the school building for this meeting. Here is a link to the full presentation in pdf form: https://5il.co/1qjjp
Hello, Afton Community! Attached are the slides from the 2023-2024 Initial Budget Presentation. Here is a link to the pdf of the presentation: https://5il.co/1qjk6
The scholar athlete teams for the winter are the following: Boys and Girls Indoor Track, Wrestling, Girls Bowling, and Boys Basketball! Congratulations to all of these students on their accomplishments this season!
Hello Afton Community! If you haven't already, we are again asking for you to share your input about Afton Central School District on Thought Exchange. If you already shared your thoughts, please go back in to rate other responses. Link: https://tejoin.com/scroll/158558380
Important Changes to School Calendar: April 10 and May 26, 2023 will be used as school recess days if no more than one additional emergency closing day is used prior to April 1, 2023. This is due to unused emergency closing days that are built into the instructional calendar. Students will not have school on Monday, April 10 and Friday, May 26 as long as no more than one emergency closing (snow) day is used prior to April 1, 2023. The district will keep you informed of any changes to the above, should we use more than one snow day prior to April 1. Please contact the district office at 607-639-8229 with any questions.
Thank you to our Crimson Knight parents and athletes who attended the Spring Sports Meeting. All of the coaches and staff appreciate the support. If you were unable to attend, there is one more chance on Monday, March 13, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. to make up for the missed information. Please make sure you attend. Otherwise, the athlete will not be able to participate until the meeting has been completed. We look forward to seeing you then. Thank you from the Afton Athletic Department.
Hello, Afton Community! Board of Education Petitions are now available. Please review the information below; contact the District Clerk at 607-639-8229 if you have any questions.
This week is National School Social Worker Week! Thank you, Kendra Wagstaff and Angela Perry for the valuable work you do for our students!
Hello, Afton Community! We wanted to remind everyone that we will host our Spring Sports Night tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. This meeting is for all parents and guardians of our modified, JV, and varsity athletes. We will provide valuable information for track, baseball, and softball athletes. Those who attend will receive pizza, chips, drinks, and gifts. This event is required for student athletes and their parents/guardians. It is an excellent opportunity to get essential information and connect with coaches. We look forward to you joining us.
Last week, Elementary had a great PJ Day!
Hello, Afton Community! The 6th grade is holding a can/bottle drive as a class fundraiser. You can turn in cans anytime until March 24th! You can drop them off in either library. We appreciate your support.
This year’s Jericho Student Art Showcase will be March 18th – March 25th at the Jericho Arts Gallery located at 15 N. Main Street, Bainbridge, NY. The opening reception will be on Saturday, March 18th at 12:00 PM and is open to the public. Mackenzie Payne and Mason Barker are two Afton seniors whose work will be featured.
The modified girls basketball team finished up their season on March 2nd with a great game at BG. They began the 4th quarter down 23-16 but stormed back to take a 2-point lead with under 2 minutes to go. BG then went back up by 2 and Afton missed a chance to tie at the buzzer. The girls finished with 8 wins and 5 losses. Congratulations to the team for the hard work they've put in to the last several weeks to improve both individually and as a team! Coach Rupakus is proud of their hard work!
Hello Afton Community! Here is the timeline of our district strategic planning process! 1. March 3rd - April 14th - Thought Exchange – Share your input at this link: https://tejoin.com/scroll/158558380 2. April 20th - Define Mission Vision Core Values 3. May 30th - Stakeholders Group Planning Day to Finalize Plan 4. May 31st - Action Planning 5. Mid to late June – Finalized Strategic Plan Release
Hello, Afton Community! We wanted to remind everyone that we will host our Spring Sports Night on March 8th at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. This meeting is for all parents and guardians of our modified, JV, and varsity athletes. We will provide valuable information for track, baseball, and softball athletes. Those who attend will receive pizza, chips, drinks, and gifts. This event is required for student athletes and their parents/guardians. It is an excellent opportunity to get essential information and connect with coaches. We look forward to you joining us.
We are beginning our district strategic planning process and it begins with you today! We are thrilled to announce that we are utilizing Kevin McGowan's Blueprint for Excellence program to ensure successful results for the future of Afton Central School District. We are again asking for you to share your input about Afton Central School District on Thought Exchange which is the first step of McGowan's Blueprint for success. You can access it at the link and QR code below: https://tejoin.com/scroll/158558380
Afton Elementary Celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday today with many Dr. Seuss activities! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!