Fees ahead for student activities?



Should spectators pay to attend a Powell High School athletic event? The Powell school board considered that question during budget discussions last week, not reaching an answer. School board member Kim Dillivan asked whether it would be worth looking into charging a minimal fee at games to help bring in revenue. PHS Activities Director Tim Wormald said he has talked to the Cody school district about the idea. Based on what Cody has earned through ticket sales, he estimated Powell games could possibly bring in somewhere between $7,000-$10,000. Across the state, some school districts charge for athletic events, while others don’t, he said. “I don’t know if $10,000 is worth the feedback that we might get from the community, but we’ve definitely looked...

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