5290.2-Programs-Academic Eligibility-Grades Six through Eight

5290.2
Student Policies
Co-Curricular And Extracurricular Programs

Academic Eligibility – Grades Six through Eight

The West Genesee Central School District appreciates the benefits which may accrue through voluntary participation in school sponsored co-curricular student activities.  For the purposes of this policy, the term “school sponsored co-curricular student activities” shall include interscholastic athletics, clubs, and fine arts activities, for which advisors / coaches are approved by the Board of Education.

 

Academic standards of eligibility for participation in school sponsored co-curricular student activities, including athletics and fine arts, are established as follows:

 

  1. BEGINNING OF FALL ACTIVITIES:

 

1)  Use fourth quarter marking period from previous year (Adjustment based on

Summer School is permitted.)

2)  Final average of 70% in 4 out of 5 core classes

 

  1. BEGINNING OF WINTER ACTIVITIES:

 

1)  Use first quarter marking period

2)  Final average of 70% in 4 out of 5 core classes

 

  1. BEGINNING OF SPRING ACTIVITIES:

 

1)  Use second quarter marking period

2)  Final average of 70% in 4 out of 5 core classes

 

  1. APPEAL PROCESS

 

1)  The eligibility of any student may be appealed at any time to the eligibility committee which will consist of the principal, school counselor and a team teacher.

 

2)  Students who do not meet the eligibility criteria above may remain on the co- curricular team or club but will not compete in contests. An action plan will be developed by the eligibility committee which must include staying after school to complete homework in detention or to receive extra support by the Learning Center.

 

3)  Coaches are responsible for monitoring academic improvement of students. School counselors are responsible for generating eligibility lists which should be submitted to the Athletic Director and Director of Fine Arts.

Presentation:  7/2/2012
First Vote:  8/1/12
Second Vote: 8/15/12