7:300 - Extracurricular Athletics

Policy 7:300

Students

Extracurricular Athletics

Student participation in school-sponsored extracurricular athletic activities is contingent upon the following:

  1. The student must meet the academic criteria set forth in Board Policy 6:190, Co-Curricular Clubs and Activities.
  2. A parent/guardian of the student must provide written permission for the student’s participation, giving the District full waiver of responsibility of the risks involved.
  3. The student must present a current certificate of physical fitness issued by a licensed physician, an advanced practice nurse, or a physician assistant. The Pre-Participation Physical Examination Form, offered by the Illinois Elementary School Association, is the preferred certificate of physical fitness.
  4. The student must show proof of accident insurance coverage either by a policy purchased through the District-approved insurance plan or a parent(s)/guardian(s) written statement that the student is covered under a family insurance plan.
  5. The student must agree to follow all conduct rules and the coaches’ instructions as set forth in Board Policy 7:240, Conduct Code for Participants in Extracurricular Activities.


The Superintendent or designee (1) is authorized to impose additional requirements for a student to participate in extracurricular athletics, provided the requirement(s) comply with Board Policy 7:10, Equal Educational Opportunities, and (2) shall maintain the necessary records to ensure student compliance with this policy.

Adopted: May 22, 2017

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