Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

T'Wolves Will Pay $150 To Play Sports.(Mountain View)

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

East Mountain High School students wanting to participate in athletics next school year will be able to join, but it will cost $150.

The school's governing council passed a nearly $2.2 million budget for the 2003-04 school year at a special meeting Monday.

In April, the council was considering a budget that excluded about $38,000 needed for an athletics program. But at the governing council's regular meeting on May 8, the council agreed to impose a $150 fee for each student participating in each sport.

The fee should raise about $30,000 next school year, said Al Rodney, chairman of the council's budget committee. …

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