The Board of Education believes that individual students shall have opportunities to grow physically and intellectually through experience in self-discipline and contribution to a team effort made possible through competitive interscholastic athletics. An interscholastic athletic program shall be conducted in the school district to further the development of students as competitors and spectators through friendly interschool contests. The purpose of the program is to develop leadership, good sportsmanship, personality development, new friendships and a friendly rivalry with other schools.


The Board will provide interscholastic athletic competition for secondary school students in a variety of sports. Students will be allowed to participate in the individual sports on the basis of physical condition and desire. Qualified professional staff will be provided for coaching, and for the supervision of all athletic events.


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Note: The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.


Adopted: December 14, 2000




Cross Refs: AC, Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment

JFCA, Student Dress Code

JFCF, Hazing and Bullying


Advance R-IV School District, Advance, Missouri



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