STUDENT ELIGIBILITY RULES FOR TRAVEL (NWASD S.H page 56-57)In order to participate in extra/co-curricular activities, students in grades 4 through 12 must demonstrate satisfactory educational progress.
Students will be eligible to participate in extra/co-curricular activities. Eligibility will be based on the previous quarter grades and bi-monthly grade checks. The bi-weekly grade checks will be due every other Friday and will determine eligibility for the upcoming two-week period. The following criteria will determine eligibility.
1. Students in grades 6-12 (6-12 for boat/snow machine travel) will be eligible for extra-curricular activity and travel if the student:a. A “C” (2.0) average, with no “F’s” to compete and travel in student activities:b. Students with less than a “C” (2.0) average can still practice and be part of an organization;c. Students ineligible for the grading period (currently the semester) may become eligible anytime after the mid-grading period (currently four weeks) if at that time (the fifth week) their average has been raised to a 2.5 GPA with no grade lower than a “C.”d. Maintains an acceptable behavior and attendance as assessed by the Principal during the participation period of time. Students in grades 9-12 must also adhere to all Alaska School Activities Association rules for participation.2. All students must complete the Student Travel/Eligibility Form. In cases where the student receives a disapproval from one (1) or more teachers the Principal or designee shall make the decision to determine the student’s eligibility for travel.3. All students are allowed a maximum of fifteen (15) days for student travel per year. Absences for travel beyond the fifteen (15) day limit must have the specific approval of the Principal.4. All students must be in regular attendance at school on the day of their departure and depending on the time of day the students return to their community, the Principal will decide if it is appropriate for them to return to school that day.5. Students over the age of 18 MUST have a photo ID to travel and it is highly recommended that students under the age of 18 carry a photo ID.