School in competition there are criteria established in several areas: residence, academic, attendance, discipline, and personal responsibility.
1. Residence: Student/athletes must comply with the rules and regulations as determined by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA).
Academic: Student/athletes must pass five full-credit classes (or the equivalent, excluding physical education) from the previous quarter in order to be eligible to participate.
Attendance: Student/athletes must arrive at school by 11:00 A.M. with an acceptable written excuse in order to be eligible to participate that day. The Principal will adjudge extenuating circumstances. Student/athletes on probation will be liable for an earlier deadline.
Discipline: In the event that a student/athlete commits a serious violation of the rules and regulations of Elder High School, he may be denied permission to participate in athletics/extracurriculars by the Principal.
Personal Responsibility: As in the classroom, each coach/moderator is afforded the opportunity to determine specific benchmarks for his/ her team or club in the form of expectations, rules, and regulations. These may exceed those listed above for Elder High School, but as a general rule will fall reasonably close to the school’s policies. The Elder student/athlete is first and foremost a student of Elder High School and is expected to adhere to the expectations defined for all students.
Ohio High School Athletic Association: Elder High School agrees, as a member of the OHSAA, to adhere to the policies of the
Department of Guidance and Testing.
Elder operates a counseling and testing service under the supervision of certified counselors and in cooperation with all members of the faculty. Counselors and faculty members are available to students and parents for consultation upon request for an appointment.
determination and inform the student/athlete of the penalty for an infraction.
Through the auxiliary service program, personnel are available in the areas of remedial reading, remedial math, school