STUDENT PARTICIPATION FEES…                                                    

Students in the Northwest Local School District shall be assessed a Non Refundable $200 participation fee for extra-curricular activities.  Payment may be made via one of the following methods:  cash, check, money order or through the EZPay website (a link to EZPay is located at .)  If paying by check, a separate check must be written for each student’s participation fee.  All checks should have the student’s name and sport clearly written in the memo section of the check.  The chairperson of the district Athletic Council shall be the superintendent’s designee to administer the Participation Fee Program.  The following procedures will be used to assess and collect participation fees:

  1. The activities for which a participation fee will be assessed include teams and performing groups that participate in interscholastic contests and/or produce public performances that are not part of the required curriculum.  Examples include athletic teams, show choirs, marching bands, drama groups and cheerleaders.                                                                                                                      

  2. Clubs, service organizations, and curriculum related groups are exempt from participation fees.  Examples include student government, foreign language clubs, concert choirs, concert bands, key club, student trainers, managers, stats, middle school performing and drama groups, Academic Quiz Team and wrestlettes.