Sports Eligiblity Essay

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ATHLETICS

Are You Eligible for Sports?

To Be Eligible for Sports at Ann Sobrato High School:

1. You must maintain a 2.0 G.P.A. 2. You must have taken 4 classes prior to and be enrolled in at least 4 classes in Morgan Hill USD while playing a sport. 3. You must be eligible in your last grading period of 8th grade if you want to play as a fall freshman. 4. If you have taken summer classes to make up grades, they must be of like type. Check with your counselor to verify class substitutions. 5. You must be meeting minimum standards toward graduation. At the beginning of each semester, you must have the following minimum units completed towards graduation.

| | | |
| |Beginning |Total # of Credits |
|Grade |Semester # |Minimum |
|10 |3 |50 |
| |4 |75 |
|11 |5 |100 |
| |6 |130 |
|12 |7 |160 |
| |8 |190 |

6 You must have a physical examination after July 1st and before the season for each year of eligibility. 7 You must have medical insurance coverage on file with Ann Sobrato High School. 8 You must have started 9th grade in Morgan Hill Unified School District or, if not, then you must fill out paper work to make you eligible. There is no PROBATION PERIOD for 9th-12th grade athletes. All athletes participating in sports must have their parents attend an orientation meeting. Dates are to be announced.

NCAA ELIGIBILITY All college athletic programs are regulated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that has established rules on eligibility, recruiting and financial aid. The NCAA has these membership divisions – Division I, Division II and Division III. Institutions are members of one or another division according to the size and scope of their athletic programs and whether they provide athletic scholarships. If you are planning to enroll in a college as a freshman and you wish to participate in Division I or Division II athletics you must be certified by the NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse ensures consistent…