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.
A student shall request prior written approval from the campus principal for additional extracurricular activity absences. Prior to giving approval, the campus principal shall confirm the following criteria:
The student has not missed more than three days of school, not including absences related to extracurricular activities;
The student is passing all subjects;
The student passed all sections on the most recent administration of the state assessments; and
The student does not have any discipline referrals.
No school activity shall be scheduled on Wednesday nights or Sundays without written approval from the Superintendent.
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.
In any extracurricular activity for which judges or appraisers make written evaluations or use other written scoring materials during tryouts, the judges or appraisers shall not remain anonymous. The written materials shall identify judges or appraisers either by name or by a numeric code.
The sponsor of such an activity shall develop written guidelines for evaluating or scoring the students and for communicating the results to students and parents. These guidelines shall be approved by the principal and distributed to students and parents prior to the tryouts. Each student and parent shall sign an acknowledgement of having received the guidelines.
Completed evaluations and other written scoring materials shall be available for review by parents, in accordance with law. [See FL]