Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Where Have All The Students Gone?

Numbers Low Not Only For Kimball Sports, But For Class Sizes As Well

While sitting in a medical center in Fort Collins this past week while my wife was getting her eyes checked, I picked up a magazine and found myself reading a very interesting article about how the number of high school kids who are involved in athletics and sporting activities are drastically decreasing – both at the national level and in the Fort Collins area.

This also got me thinking about our own situation here at the local level.

Some of the figures I will give you were put together by the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS).

The largest drop in numbers is in tack...