DAVIS SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY MANUAL: Extracurricular eligibility
ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY MINIMUM STANDARDS
Students must obtain a minimum term grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 in the preceding grading period and meet the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) standards to participate in cheerleading and activities sponsored by the UHSAA. Student body officers, class officers, etc. must hold and maintain a minimum term GPA of 2.5.
3.1. Students falling below the required GPA will be ineligible to participate in the succeeding grading period. Mid-term progress reports do not apply.
3.2. No student shall be eligible to represent his or her school if he or she has academically failed more than one subject in the preceding grading period. Incompletes (I) are considered failures and must be factored into the GPA until made up.
3.3. Determination of academic eligibility shall be determined when grades are posted. Grades are posted when all grades have been entered electronically and are available to students, parents, and teachers. In no case may the posting date be more than five (5) school days following the last day of the grading period. Grade changes after the posting date cannot restore lost eligibility.
CITIZENSHIP ELIGIBILITY MINIMUM STANDARDS
Students participating in extracurricular activities shall exemplify good citizenship.
4.1. Students receiving one “U” in the preceding grading period will be subject to review by the School Standards Committee. A student may be put on probation and allowed to participate if the committee feels that there have been mitigating circumstances, or that an honest effort is being made to improve.
4.2. Students receiving two or more “U’s” in a grading period will be eliminated from extracurricular activities immediately and for the succeeding term.
4.3. At the discretion of the school principal and School Standards Committee, a student with 5S-200 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Activities Participation one or more “U’s” may participate when their credit has been restored.
4.4 Determination of citizenship eligibility shall be determined when citizenship grades are posted. Grades are posted when all grades have been entered electronically and are available to students, parents, and teachers. In no case may the posting date be more than five (5) school days following the last day of the grading period. Citizenship grade changes after the posting date cannot restore lost eligibility.
7.1. A student who is ineligible to represent his/her school on any varsity, junior varsity, sophomore or freshman team, whether it be pre-season, region or post-season competition shall not:
7.1.1. be in uniform on competition day;
7.1.2. warm-up with the team;
7.1.3. be introduced as a member of the team; or
7.1.4. sit on the bench with the team.
7.2. Participation in interscholastic athletics, cheerleading, and other extracurricular activities is not a constitutionally protected civil right. Therefore, students who are suspended or expelled shall lose the privilege of participation in extracurricular activities, including practice, during the period of suspension/expulsion and shall not be allowed to invoke due process procedures to challenge the denial of extracurricular participation.