School budget cuts are being discussed in Fluvanna County, and according to the superintendent, everything is on the table.
Fluvanna County School Superintendent Gena Keller met with more than 200 staff members Thursday evening to get their thoughts on how to make up a $300,000 shortfall.
Some of the ideas discussed were going to a four-day work week, and cutting pre-K or alternative education programs. Cuts to sports programs and other activities are also being considered.
"We do pay for fuel costs and we pay for coaches stipends and so we're looking at what we maybe can save by cutting back on some of the athletics and some of the activities even as early as the winter," Keller said. "That's not something I would advocate for a quality school system, but we have to look at everything."
"The budget has been cut for years," said teacher Rebecca Newman. "The cuts this year have been pretty drastic, and so by this point we've done everything we can possibly do to limit the impact on the students. There's nothing left. There is no other place to go."
The school division is planning a forum for October 29 to talk with parents about the possible cuts.