The Parent/Student Handbook can be found on your school’s athletic web page.
Student-athletes are expected to attend school in order to participate in extracurricular activities If a student-athlete is absent from school, or misses any part of the school day, the student-athlete must obtain permission from the Principalship (Athletic Director) to participate in any activity. A note from home is not sufficient.
Student-athletes are required to take D211 transportation to and from extracurricular events. Student-athletes who wish to return home from an event with their parent, must seek approval from the coach prior to the event. Student-athletes are not permitted to be transported by anyone other than D211 or their own parent.
Participation is a privilege Respect Confidence Commitment Sportsmanship
IHSA District 211
The student-athlete must be passing at least twenty- five (25) credit hours (may include PE) of high school work per week. Any student-athlete that does not meet this requirement, will be ineligible for competition the following week. The student-athlete, unless entering high school for the first time, must have credit on the school records for 25 credit hours of high school work for the previous semester. If a student-athlete does not satisfy this requirement, he/she will be ineligible for the following semester.
Eligibility for competition is assessed at the end of the following grading periods: Quarter 1 Semester 1 Quarter 3 Semester 2
Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors “F” at 1st/3rd quarter = probation “F” at 1st/2nd semester = ineligible Under 2.0 GPA at quarter or semester = probation Under 2.0 GPA for two consecutive grading periods = ineligible Physical education or driver education are not included in the 2.0 GPA
Freshmen & transfer students “F” at 1st/3rd quarter = probation “F” at 1st semester = probation “F” at 2nd semester = ineligible Under 2.0 GPA at quarter or semester = probation Under 2.0 GPA for two consecutive grading periods = probation Physical education or driver education are not included in the 2.0 GPA
If a student is placed on probation, they will be assigned to a guided/athletic study hall by the Athletic Director Coaches will receive weekly reports indicating student progress Students who fail to attend study hall will be ineligible to participate in athletics Placement in study hall is for the duration of the current grading period
IHSA Policies District 211 Policies
Illinois legislation signed into law on August 7, 2009 gives the IHSA authority to test for steroids during the season
Drug/alcohol/tobacco use Theft Fighting Inappropriate use of Social Media Hazing
Hazing includes any humiliating or dangerous activity expected of a student in order to join a group regardless of the that student’s willingness to participate. EXAMPLES: Singled out Physically humiliated Subjected to nudity or any sexual acts Physically endangered Subjected to boundary testing
First offense – 25% of the scheduled competitions Second offense – one-year suspension from competitions Third offense – expulsion from all extracurricular programs throughout the remainder of high school career
Program philosophy Expectations Locations/times of practices 8 to 18 online schedules Social Media Team requirements Procedures
Appropriate concerns to discuss with coaches Physical/mental treatment of child The gathering or sharing of information Concerns about your student-athlete’s behavior
Inappropriate concerns to discuss with parents Playing time Play calling Other student-athletes
Insurance is offered as a cost- effective supplement to your insurance. Cost is dependent on specific choices offered District 211 does not carry accident insurance on students If interested, please visit your school’s athletic web page for information.
Athletic Trainers are available after school and throughout practices each day, and provide the following services: Impact Testing (concussion) Injury treatment and evaluation Injury Rehabilitation
We wish you a successful season and hope you enjoy your experience as a District 211 student-athlete! Remember … Those who persevere will be champions … in the classroom and in the athletic arena!