Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Plainfield School District 202 considers what to do about students who don't pay athletic or club fees; one option could mean students will be forced to withdraw from their sport.
The Plainfield School District 202 school board and administration are considering options when it comes to student athletes who do not pay for the sport they play. This year, the district issued $350,000 in fees for high school students who participate in athletics or clubs, and nearly half, or $172,000, of those fees still have not been paid, said Angela Smith, the district’s assistant superintendent for business and operations. Sign up for the Plainfield Patch newsletter For the district’s four football teams alone, $40,000 out of $87,000 in fees issued has not been collected, Smith said. Supt. John Harper said those families who have not demonstrated any financial hardship, who do not qualify for waivers or who have not asked for a …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The biggest changes include fees for the new all-day kindergarten program and the combination of graduation, registration fees for middle school and high school.
After signing off on all-day kindergarten, the new middle school Odyssey intervention program and the reduction in force of first- through fourth-year teachers and support staff, the Valley View School District Board of Education had one more matter to tend to in preparing for the upcoming school year. The board voted to approve school fees for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years, including fees for the brand-new all-day kindergarten program, which was also given the OK on Monday. The new fees combine registration, graduation, band/P.E. locks and co-curricular non-athletic activities fees for middle schoolers and bundle graduation and P.E./band lock fees into the high school registration fee. A 20 percent late charge for parents who fail …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
New system is expected to be in place by August; virtual checks will also be allowed.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Plainfield School District 202 families will be able to pay their school fees online this fall, and track their financial obligations throughout the year. The district plans to have a new online fee payment system in place by Aug. 1, in time for families to pay their student fees for the 2011-12 school year. The new system will reduce manual data entry for bookkeepers and secretaries, improve accurate record keeping and allow student fee data to be updated within 24 hours. This improvement should in turn reduce family phone calls and visits to schools to pay their fees. Parents and guardians will be able to pay their fees with a credit card or virtual checks. They’ll be able to pay either in-full, or over time as part of a payment plan. “…