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The Maroa-Forsyth school district has added a new member to their administrative staff.

The Maroa-Forsyth High School Athletic Director's position recently came available within the district. In an effort to save the district money in having to make an outside hire and add another administrator, the district name Josh Jostes their AD. Superintendent of Maroa-Forsyth Schools Mike Williams explains, Jostes currently serves as a physical education and drivers education teacher, along with being the head football coach.

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With Jostes's schedule, the flexibility was there for him to take on a larger role with the district. Williams explains a couple of the classes Jostes taught will be combined with another class to allow Jostes the opportunity to take care of the Athletic Director responsibilities.

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Williams notes long time Athletic Director Dana Dale will now oversee the transportation of the school. He explains the school has taken what was a full time administrative role and broken it into two part time roles, which will save the district money during tough economic times.

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Williams says the district is always looking for ways to increase the opportunities for the students. He adds this move is about finding ways to save money and keep the programs already available.

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