FM(LOCAL) - STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Extracurricular Activity Absences
The District shall make no distinction between absences for UIL activities and absences for other extracurricular activities approved by the Board. A student shall be allowed in a school year ten extracurricular absences not related to post-district competition, five absences for post-district competition prior to state, and two absences for state competition.
Additional absences, to a maximum of 15, shall be permitted when a student has a grade average of at least 80 in the courses or subjects to be missed.
Exemptions — No Pass, No Play
In addition to the courses exempted by the University Interscholastic League (UIL), courses designated by the District as Pre-Advanced Placement (AP) courses shall also be exempt from no pass, no play. Students in approved Pre-AP classes shall be exempt from no pass, no play rules with a failing grade between 65 and 69. Students with a failing grade less than 65 shall not be exempt from no pass, no play in any Pre-AP course. Students in all other courses must meet UIL eligibility requirements.
Use of District Facilities
School-sponsored student groups may use District facilities with prior approval of the appropriate administrator. Other student groups may use District facilities in accordance with policy FNAB.
[For eligibility of a private school student, including a homeschool student, to participate in extracurricular activities, see FD(LOCAL).]