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 15 extracurricular absences for competition at the district-level and below.
A student shall be allowed unlimited extracurricular activity absences for post-district competitions. For purposes of this policy, a student who advances to sale in a stock show shall be considered a participant in a post-district competition. The day of the show shall be counted as a district-level day unless the student advances to the sale, in which case the day of the show shall be counted as a post-district day.
Earning Additional Absences
A student who meets the Longhorn Pride criteria for attendance, academic performance, and behavior outlined in the student handbook shall earn an additional two absences each six weeks for competition at the district level and below. Additional absences shall accumulate to a maximum of 12 for the school year.
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.