School district to eliminate athletic and activity event admission fees

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District plans to cease charging for admission to district athletic and activity events beginning with the 2019/2020 school year.

The recommendation comes from the Board of Trustees Budget Committee, according to a Monday, April 29 announcement.

“Our families and community members greatly contribute to the schools each day and are truly our partners in education,” reads the release. “The Natrona County School District Board of Trustees will eliminate charging admissions to school Athletic and Activity events beginning with the next academic year.”

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In order to offset the costs, the school district said that $75,000 per year will be added to the Kelly Walsh High School and Natrona County High School budgets.

The changes are part of the Budget Committee’s school allocations recommendation to the trustees. The Board of Trustees will vote on the Fiscal Year 2020 budget on July 10.