Shocked by the high school fees in O'Fallon

May 17, 2013 

Last week I went to register my son for kindergarten in O'Fallon and I was shocked to learn that school fees were $180. I believe that is double what they were last year.

I think every parent should be given in exact detail what these fees cover. I immediately sent my sister, who is a junior high school teacher in another state, a message asking her how much their fees were. She told me $5. That's only to cover the cost of the lock for their kids' lockers.

So, we are paying double what we paid last year, and now the school day is getting shorter, so we are paying more for less now. This is highway robbery, and people should not be happy.

Micah Turner


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