For the purpose of this policy” Co-Curricular Activities” includes all athletics, activities clubs and sports.
The Superintendent shall annually submit a list of recommended co-curricular activities to the School Board for approval. Board approval is contingent upon the following:
The activity will contribute to the leadership abilities, social well-being, self-realization, good citizenship, or general growth of student participants.
Fees assessed students are reasonable and do not exceed the actual cost of operation.
The District has sufficient financial resources for the activity.
Requests from students.
The activity will be supervised by a school–approved sponsor.
Non–school sponsored student groups are governed by Board Policy 7:330 – Student Use of Buildings – Equal Access.
Academic Criteria for Competitive and/or Performance Activity Participation
Selection of members or participants is at the discretion of the teachers, sponsors or coaches, provided that the selection criteria conform to the District’s policies. In order to be eligible to participate in any school–sponsored or school–supported competitive and/or performance activity, a student must satisfy all academic standards and must comply with the activity’s rules and the student Honor Code of Conduct.
Building Principals are responsible for the scheduling and announcing of student co-curricular activities.
CROSS REF.: 4:170, 6:190-R, 7:240, 7:300, 7:330
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
REVISED: November 29, 2007; July 1, 2011, May 2017, June 2017