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1 Getting Plugged In: A guide for Parents and Students

2 Parents…

3 West Forsyth PTSA  Provides support to the school, administration, students and teachers to have a stronger academic environmnet

4 OK West  Athletic Booster club  The parents and coaches of all sports work together to provide support for West Forsyth Athletics

5 Band Fans & Drama Department  Band Fans – work to support the band programs  Marching Band  Concert Band  Jazz Band  Drama Department – provides support for drama programs  One act plays  Fall drama  Spring Musical

6 Students…

7 Why join a club?  To give back to the community  To enhance your resume/applications  Meet with friends with common interests  Make connections with teachers & community leaders

8 Extracurricular Activities  In order to participate in extracurricular activities students must enroll in the It's My Call, It's Our Call program allowing for random drug testing.

9 Academic Clubs  Academic Competition (ACE)  Math, Social Studies, English, Science, General Knowledge  Drama Club/Improv Club  Family, Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)  Future Teachers of America

10 Academics Club  Spanish Club  French Club  German Club  Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)  Technology Students’ Association  Tri-M Music Club  German Club  Latin Club

11 Special Interest Clubs  Multicultural Society  Equality Club

12 Honor Societies  National Art Honors Society  National Honor Society  National Dance Honor Society  National Spanish Honor Society  Science Honor Society

13 Service Clubs  Anchor Club – girls  Children’s Cancer Support Club  Friends of Rachel Club  Girls’ Service Club  Habitat for Humanity  Interact  Key Club  Red Cross  Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)  Senior Men’s Club  Titan Green

14 School Service  Sophomore Class Council  Junior Class Council  Senior Class Council  Student Leadership Committee  Inter-Club Council

15 Not School Sponsored – but Meets Here  Fellowship of Christian Students  Young Political Leaders

16 Finance Academy  An academic program for college bound students with an interest business and finance  Students participate in  a set of classes throughout their high school career  Business related field trips  An opportunity for an internship

17 Fall Athletics  Dates: Early August – November / December GirlsBoys Tennis Cross Country JV & V Volleyball Golf Field Hockey Dance JV & Varsity Cheer JV & V Football JV & V Soccer Cross Country

18 Winter Athletics  Dates: Early November – Mid March GirlsBoys JV & V Basketball Winter track Swimming Dance JV & V Cheer JV & V Basketball Winter track Swimming Wrestling

19 Spring Athletics  Dates: Mid February – Early June GirlsBoys JV & V Soccer Track JV & V Softball Lacrosse Tennis Track JV & V Baseball Lacrosse Golf

20  All Athletes must be in classroom attendance a minimum 85% of the Previous 90-day Semester  No athlete shall miss more than 13 ½ days in the previous 90-day semester  This includes all absences (Excused or Unexcused)

21  All NCHSAA Policy Regulations Are Enforced  No athlete shall miss 10 days in the previous 90- day semester  This includes all absences as well (Excused or Unexcused)

22  If school is on an A/B Day Format of “BLOCK” scheduling, a student must pass six (6) out of eight (8) courses during what traditionally referred to as a semester  No work previously passed by a student submitted as part of a minimum load

23  Athlete must maintain a 2.0 QPA at the end of each Quarter  Any Athlete that does not meet the 2.0 QPA Policy will enter the Academic Support Tutoring Program (ASTP)  Any Athlete who enrolls in the ASTP must submit their weekly hour log by noon on each Friday to the Athletic Directors Office

24  No student may be eligible to participate at the high school level for a period lasting longer than eight (8) consecutive semesters, beginning with the student’s first entry into ninth grade or an over- aged seventh or eight grade student’s participation on a high school team, whichever occurs first.  No student may be approved for athletic contest if his/her 19 th birthday comes on or before Aug. 31 st 2013; i.e., the date of birth was on or before Aug. 31 st 1994.

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