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Hinsdale High School District 86 voted to get rid of football. Here's what else was cut.


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By Kimberly Fornek
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Pioneer Press

2018/12/21

As part of a package of administrator salary freezes, staff cuts, bus route cuts, new bus fees and higher class sizes, the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board voted to eliminate next school year the following sports, clubs and activities to save the net cost associated with each. The saving will be used for about $42 million in facility improvements over the next six years.

Hinsdale Central

Clubs and activities
Athletes committed to excellence/Red Devil Nation $918
Ambassadors $12,055
Choral director $8,566
Debate team $1,911
Drama club $2,070
Freshman play, September show, spring play $42,740
Faculty sponsors for freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior class boards $29,829
French, German, Latin and Spanish clubs $12,167
Jazz Combo and Pep Band $4,997
Marching band $26,190
J. Kyle Braid program $2,822
Let’s Help Out Club $2,983
Microfinance Club $1,553
National Honor Society $9,158
Newspaper club $9,726
Peer leadership $10,569
Photo Club $3,212
Production assistant $2,070
Puzzle Club $1,553
Robotics Club $2,142
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) $5,270
Variety show $12,850
Varsity club $6,608
Yearbook club $13,646
Total $225,605

Sports
(numbers based on last season’s participation and staffing)
Bass fishing $1,939
Football $129,705
Wrestling $62,692
Boys swimming $37,254
Boys water polo $20,617
Girls swimming $41,368
Girls water polo $23,053
Cheerleading $9,634
Poms $4,978
Total: 331,240

Hinsdale South

Clubs and activities
Athletes Committed to Excellence $5,526
Ambassadors $4,997
Amnesty International/Human Rights $1,911
Archery club $1,862
Art club $1,911
Art Honor Society $2,855
American Sign Language Club $2,486
Book club $1,078
Faculty sponsors for freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior class boards $41,755
Creative writing Club $6,425
Drama Club $2,855
French, German, Latin and Spanish clubs $11,760
Habitat for Humanity $4,283
Homecoming Committee $6,055
Hornet 101 $28,013
Hornet Havoc $2,967
HSTV Buzz $4,311
IHSA Group Interpretation $7,282
IHSA Performance in the Round $4,283
Improv club $1,600
Investment club $2,525
Madrigals $2,618
Marching band $35,731
Music Honor Society $1,317
National Business Honor Society $1,835
National Honor Society $7,624
Photography club $3,212
SADD (Students against Destructive Decisions) $5,644
United Club $1,785
Variety show $3,753
Vespa $17,132
South’s use of WHSD 88.5 radio station $6,925
Worldwide Diversity club $3,212
Wounded Warriors $1,337
Yarning for a Cause $2,745
Total: $241,610

Sports
(numbers based on last season’s participation and staffing)
Bass fishing $5,100
Football 145,817
Wrestling $56,572
Boys swimming $37,764
Boys water polo $29,827
Girls swimming $40,932
Girls water polo $21,892
Cheerleading $27,760
Danceline $29,121
Total: $394,785

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