A Chance to Make an Informed Decision on November 5th

Our school district believes that participation in athletics, band, choir, drama, and other student organizations is an important part of offering opportunities to students. For many students, participating in these groups or as a member of a team makes for a much better school experience. In fact, research supports that students who participate in extracurricular activities perform better and have a higher rate of graduation than students who do not.

 

The budget reduction plan for Lebanon City Schools was released last week. This plan provides details regarding the planned cuts should the school levy fail on November 5. While most of the plan includes budgetary cuts, there is a part of the plan that calls for an increase in pay-to-participate fees.

 

Currently, high school athletes pay $250 per sport to participate. Junior high athletes pay $175 per sport. The revenue from these fees, around $250,000 per year, funds approximately one-third of the total cost for the athletic program. To continue our athletic program if the levy fails, 100% of athletic operating costs will need to be funded by the participants in the program. This means that pay-to-participate fees would increase from $250/$175 per sport to $700-$800 per sport depending on the total number of athletes.

 

Our athletic department has been fielding questions about pay-to-participate and we understand that a large increase will damage our program and lead to some students not participating. However, the core mission of a school district is to educate students in the classroom and without the additional revenue from this levy, our district simply cannot continue to supplement athletic costs.

 

The intent of this communication is to make all athletes and parents aware of the possibilities discussed here so that you can make an informed decision on November 5.

11/6/2019 12:30 AM

2019-2020 OHSAA Pre-Participation Physical Form

Please be advised that the 2019-2020 OHSAA Pre-Participation Physical Form that is listed under RESOURCES is an ACCEPTED form by the OHSAA.

5/1/2020 1:19 PM

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2018-2019 8W Schedule
Date Day Event H/A Time Location Results
08/09/2018 Thu vs. KNIGHTS FEEDER/TRAILBLAZERS H 05:00 PM Lebanon Jr. High -
08/09/2018 Thu vs. Parent Athlete Pre Season Meeting H 07:00 PM LEBANON JR. HIGH -
08/16/2018 Thu vs. Scrimmage vs. CHCA H 05:30 PM FORMER LJHS GYM -
08/21/2018 Tue @ Beavercreek Orange - BUS 4:15 PM A 6:30 PM Jacob Coy Middle School W 2 - 0
08/28/2018 Tue vs. Miamisburg H 6:30 PM Former LJHS gym W 2 - 0
08/30/2018 Thu vs. PICTURE DAY H 04:00 PM LEBANON JR. HIGH -
08/30/2018 Thu @ Miamisburg BUS 4:25 PM A 6:30 PM Miamisburg Middle School W 2 - 1
09/05/2018 Wed vs. Lebanon Maroon H 6:30 PM LHS Main Gym L 1 - 2
09/06/2018 Thu vs. Centerville H 6:30 PM LJHS Main Gym L 0 - 2
09/10/2018 Mon @ Van Buren BUS 4:15 PM A 6:30 PM Van Buren Middle School L 1 - 2
09/11/2018 Tue @ Springboro BUS 4:45 PM A 6:30 PM Springboro Jr. High School L 0 - 2
09/13/2018 Thu vs. Beavercreek Black H 6:30 PM Lebanon Jr. High W 2 - 0
09/17/2018 Mon vs. Kettering H 6:30 PM LJHS Main Gym W 2 - 0
09/18/2018 Tue vs. Beavercreek Orange H 6:30 PM Lebanon Jr. High W 2 - 0
09/20/2018 Thu @ Kettering BUS 4:15 PM A 6:30 PM Kettering Middle School W 2 - 1
10/02/2018 Tue @ Centerville BUS 4:30 PM A 6:30 PM Watts Middle School L 0 - 2
10/04/2018 Thu vs. Van Buren H 6:30 PM LJHS Main Gym W 2 - 0
10/09/2018 Tue vs. Springboro H 6:30 PM LJHS Main Gym W 2 - 0
10/10/2018 Wed @ Beavercreek Black - BUS 4:15 PM A 6:30 PM Jacob Coy Middle School L 1 - 2
10/11/2018 Thu vs. Jr. High Night @Varsity game H 06:00 PM Jim VanDeGrift Stadium @ Lebanon Jr. High School -
10/13/2018 Sat @ GWOC TOURNAMENT VS. Sidney - BUS 12:15 PM A 02:00 PM Kettering Middle School W 2 - 0
10/13/2018 Sat @ Troy GWOC Tournament A 03:00 PM Kettering Middle School L 0 - 2
10/23/2018 Tue vs. LJHS Fall Sports Awards H 07:00 PM LEBANON JR. HIGH -