The athletic program is an integral part of the physical education program and is organized to meet the needs and interests of students possessing athletic skill achievements. The program should have as its major aim a program of wholesome competition wherein students are enabled to gain those educational values, which can only be derived from such contests. The student body as a whole shall benefit through interests, activities, and sportsmanship opportunities.
Only those students who are eligible under the rules of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, Inc. and who are capable of assuming the responsibilities of being official representatives of our District through their manners, conduct, appearance and sportsmanship shall be permitted to be members of any athletic squad.
Desirable Outcomes for the Participant -
Personal happiness and worthy use of leisure time.
Opportunity to learn new games and improve playing skills.
Development of physical vigor and desirable habits in health, sanitation, and safety.
Opportunity to make lasting friendships and teammates.
Opportunity to become acquainted with members of opposing teams and to visit and play in other communities.
A chance to assume responsibilities of athletic competition as a representative of the school and community.
A chance to observe and to exemplify good sportsmanship.
An opportunity to develop leadership qualities and characteristics.