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1 Athletics and Eligibility September 10, 2013 Walkertown High School Athletics

2 How can we all help? From active involvement to monetary involvement: Volunteer to help: in the concessions salesVolunteer to help: in the concessions sales Students and adults can join the booster clubStudents and adults can join the booster club Attend a variety of athletic eventsAttend a variety of athletic events Purchase 50/50 raffle tickets at eventsPurchase 50/50 raffle tickets at events Banners – purchase one, solicit one, support themBanners – purchase one, solicit one, support them Working together we can build a tradition of excellence for Walkertown Athletics Athletic Boosters The Athletic Boosters help provide for the physical / facility enhancements for Walkertown that are not funded by public funds. Additionally we provide volunteer help to the many athletic programs as requested by the coaches and staff.

3 Athletic Boosters Here are just some of the items that the booster club has helped with so far:  Irrigation for the baseball and softball fields  A Kubota Tractor and implements for field maintaince  A paint machine for preparing fields and painting the logo  Concession Stand Equipment  Paint  Scoreboard Installations  Fertilizer  Varsity Letters  Scoring Table and Chairs Just to name a few…

4 Walkertown Athletics Athletic Director Tim Hagmann Asst Athletic Director Jeremiah Handy Asst AD EligibilityAmber Carter Athletic TrainerMargo Long Fall Sports: Season begins 8/1/2013 FootballHead CoachMichael Springston Volleyball Head CoachDanette Handy Cross CountryHead CoachMatt Vera Men’s SoccerHead CoachRebecca Crotts Women’s GolfHead CoachNate Ziglar CheerleadingHead CoachKayla Harrison

5 Walkertown Athletics Athletic Director Tim Hagmann Asst Athletic Director Matt Crews Athletic TrainerMargo Long Winter Sports: Season begins 10/30/2013 Men’s BasketballHead CoachDavid Allen Women’s BasketballHead CoachMatt Vera WrestlingHead CoachChad Sapp Men’s SwimmingHead CoachDanette Handy Women’s SwimmingHead Coach Martha Musser Indoor TrackHead CoachMatt Vera CheerleadingHead CoachLauren Schaefer

6 Walkertown Athletics Athletic Director Tim Hagmann Asst Athletic Director Matt Crews Athletic TrainerMargo Long Spring Sports: Season begins 2/12/2014 BaseballHead CoachBobby Smith SoftballHead CoachAngela Palmer Women’s SoccerHead CoachRebecca Crotts Men’s TrackHead CoachChad Sapp Women’s TrackHead Coach Matt Vera Men’s GolfHead CoachMichael Springston Men’s TennisHead CoachMatt Crews

7 REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION Student must receive a medical examination once every 365 days by a duly licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant.Student must receive a medical examination once every 365 days by a duly licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant. Students absent from athletic practice for five (5) or more days due to illness or injury shall receive a medical release by a physician before re- admittance to practice or contests.Students absent from athletic practice for five (5) or more days due to illness or injury shall receive a medical release by a physician before re- admittance to practice or contests. WSFCS Participation forms WSFCS Participation forms PhysicalPhysical Proof of insurance coverageProof of insurance coverage Gfeller –Waller Concussion Statement FormGfeller –Waller Concussion Statement Form Sportsmanship signatures – student and parent.Sportsmanship signatures – student and parent. Parental permission formParental permission form

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9 To participate in high school interscholastic athletics, you must meet requirements set by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, as well as rules established by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education. To qualify under state rules, a student must: AGE ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS Have passed 3 out of 4 classes during the previous semester and earned a 2.0 QPA during previous semester and the previous nine- week grading period. Those who do not maintain a 2.0 will be given the opportunity to participate in Academic Support. ACADEMICS Student may not participate if he/she becomes 19 years of age on or before August 31, 2013.

10 ATTENDANCE Cannot miss more than 10 days in a 90 day semester, this includes all absences (excused and unexcused)Cannot miss more than 10 days in a 90 day semester, this includes all absences (excused and unexcused) Have no more than eight consecutive semesters in attendance nor more than four seasons of participation in any sport since entering grade 9Have no more than eight consecutive semesters in attendance nor more than four seasons of participation in any sport since entering grade 9 Be in school 50 percent of any student day on which there is an athletic contestBe in school 50 percent of any student day on which there is an athletic contest Cannot participate in practice or games on days student is assigned OSS, ISS or have accumulated 4 or more “time- outs” in one day.Cannot participate in practice or games on days student is assigned OSS, ISS or have accumulated 4 or more “time- outs” in one day. ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS

11 ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY Transfers 5. TRANSFER POLICY: After initial entry into the ninth grade, and absent a bona fide move as provided in the Residence section in this Handbook: (a).a student transferring from one member school to another member school within the same LEA must sit out 365 days for athletic participation. The LEA may create criteria for immediate athletic eligibility for transfers within the LEA. (b).A student transferring from one member school in one LEA to another member school in a different LEA must sit out 365 days for athletic participation. Exceptions for immediate athletic eligibility for transfers from one LEA to a different LEA will be heard by a special NCHSAA transfer committee. NOTE: If a member school is not part of a defined LEA (e.g., charter school, non-boarding parochial school, etc.), then the member school itself will be considered its own LEA for purposes of this policy (i.e., exceptions involving these member schools will fall under subsection (b) above).

12 We recognize interscholastic athletic events should be conducted in such a manner ensuring good sportsmanship prevails at all times. Every effort should be made to promote a climate of wholesome competition. Unsportsmanlike acts will not be tolerated. A student shall be under the coach’s supervision and control at all times the student is participating in an athletic event. Code of Sportsmanship

13 To be eligible to participate in athletics, the student, with the consent of his/her parents, must agree in writing to submit to random alcohol and drug testing. The student shall be tested for alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, and any other controlled substances the Superintendent deems appropriate. “It’s My Call” Information about the alcohol/drugs testing policy, program and procedures is provided in a separate brochure which all athletes and their parents are expected to read. Information about the alcohol/drugs testing policy, program and procedures is provided in a separate brochure which all athletes and their parents are expected to read. Alcohol / Drugs

14 Alcohol / Drugs Consequences for a positive test The student shall not be suspended from school as a result of a positive test. a)FIRST OFFENSE. In the event a student fails or refuses to participate in the alcohol/drug test when selected at random or tests positive for alcohol or drugs, the student shall be ineligible to participate in athletics for 365 days. However, if the student agrees to be assessed and enroll in and successfully complete an alcohol and/or drug abuse education and/or intervention program, the student shall regain eligibility to participate in athletics immediately. a)SECOND OFFENSE. In the event a student tests positive for a second time or fails or refuses to participate in the second alcohol/drug test when selected at random, the student shall be ineligible to participate in athletics for 365 days.

15 As a student athlete, I am a role model. Using inappropriate language; taunting, baiting; or the use of unwarranted physical contact directed at opposing players, coaches, and fans are contrary to the sprit of fair play and good sportsmanship my school, conference and the NCHSAA expects of its members. I accept my responsibility to model good sportsmanship that come with being a student-athlete. NCHSAA – Student Athlete Pledge

16 As a parent I am a role model. I will remember school athletics are an extension of the classroom, offering learning experiences for the student. I will show respect for the opposing players, coaches, spectators and support groups. I certify that the home address as parents shown in this document (WSFCS Participation Forms) is my sole bona fide residence and will notify the school principal immediately of change in residence, since such a move may alter the eligibility status of my student-athlete. Parent Pledge

17 Go Wolfpack!!!


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