Why does my student show a balance on Skyward?

This year, Prairie has enabled parents to pre-pay for all their student’s field trips. Field trip fees have been pre-calculated and a lump sum should appear under “fees” when you login to your Skyward account.

You can pay this sum, or you can continue to submit payment with your student (the way it’s been done in the past). This is simply the district’s way of cutting down the amount of individual payments to turn in throughout the school year.