2151 Interscholastic Activities
The Board recognizes the value of a program of interscholastic athletic activities as an integral part of the total school experience to all students of the District and to the community. The program of interscholastic athletic activities shall include all activities relating to competitive sport contests, games, or events, or exhibitions involving individual students or teams of students of this District when such events occur between separate schools within this District or with any schools outside this District.
As permitted in RCW 28A.600.200, the Board recognizes that the District and its schools are members of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (“WIAA”) and delegates control, supervision, and regulation of the WIAA rules and regulations to the WIAA. The Board shall require that all schools who participate in WIAA-approved activities follow the rules and regulations established by the WIAA. The Board retains the right to establish eligibility standards that meet or exceed the rules and regulations of the WIAA.
The Board recognizes that all comprehensive District high schools are members of the Metro Athletic League (“Metro League”) and that any newly opening or re-opening comprehensive high school will be a participating member of the Metro League. The Board shall require that all schools who participate in Metro League-sanctioned activities will follow the rules and regulations established by the Metro League.
The Board expects that:
The Superintendent or his or her designee is authorized to prepare rules for the conduct of student activities including, but not limited to, use of alcoholic beverages; use of tobacco; use or possession of illegal and/or controlled substances, including marijuana (cannabis), or opiates not prescribed by a physician; physical appearance; curfew; unsportsmanlike conduct; absence from practice; gambling; or any infraction of civil law. Rules and disciplinary actions related to rule violations shall be distributed to each participant and his/her parents prior to the beginning of an interscholastic activity season.