North Knox School Corporation
Bylaws & Policies
 

2431.01 - ATHLETIC CODE OF CONDUCT

STATEMENT

The following North Knox Athletic rules are in accordance with the Indiana High School Athletic Association Constitution.

The conduct of participants in athletics at North Knox, in or out of school, year-round, shall be such as: 1) not to reflect discredit upon our school, and 2) not to create a disruptive influence on the discipline, good order, moral or educational environment in our school. Any such misconduct violating these principles shall be subject to disciplinary measures.

ENFORCEMENT OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT

The principal shall enforce all rules and regulations as described in the Code of Conduct (hereafter the Code) for athletes. All rules regarding behavior and/or training as outlined by the IHSAA, North Knox School Corporation and North Knox High School apply. The Code will be reinforced by the coach of each sport during the year.

Parents/Guardians and athletes are encouraged to sign the acknowledgement stating that they understand the Code and the athlete is subject to disciplinary measure should s/he violate the Code.

Any alleged violation of the Code shall be reported to the principal or his/her designee. Students who are excluded from an activity will be notified in writing by the principal or his/her designee.

The Code is in force twelve (12) months a year, grades nine through twelve (9-12).

APPEALS/APPEALS BOARD

An athlete and his/her parent(s) or guardian has the right to appeal an exclusion by making a written request to the appeals board within five (5) school days after the exclusion decision. The right of appeal is forfeited if this request is not presented within five (5) days of the notification of exclusion.

The purpose of the appeal hearing is to inquire into the athletes alleged violation and to allow the athlete and parent(s) or guardian to present evidence on the student's behalf. The appeal is to determine whether or not the accused student has forfeited his/her privilege to be in athletics. This process has no legal implications or requirements. The appeals board will consist of the Student Council Sponsor, Head Class Sponsors, Chairperson of Faculty Advisory Committee and the Junior High Assistant Principal.

Adopted 6/20/00