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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

IESA Sports & Activities Eligibility

August 3, 2015

For all IESA sports and activities, athletic as well as non athletic, passing work shall be checked weekly Monday through Saturday. Grades will be checked at JMS on Thursday to allow for coaches to be notified by Friday.

Students must be passing each subject each week to be eligible.

Weekly grade checks shall be cumulative and pertain only to quarter grades.

To maintain eligibility, students must:
1. Attain a 2.0 GPA in the previous semester;
2. Pass all classes in the previous semester; and
3. Pass all classes weekly during current semester
4. Any student failing to meet weekly academic requirements will be suspended from the sport or activity for 7 calendar days or until all academic requirements are met, whichever is longer. Any student failing to attain a 2.0 GPA or pass all classes in the previous semester will be ineligible for all contests/events during the subsequent semester. (see page 9, of District 186 Handbook)

Travel to Contests
All students must travel to sporting events and activities and return home from such events with the team on which the student participates by using a school approved means of transportation. (see page 10, District 186 Handbook)