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Requirements For Extracurricular Activities
Extra-curricular activities are important components of the total educational program. Student participation in these activities should not interfere with, or detract from student participation in the rest of the educational program.

8th & 9th Grade
Absenteeism will affect participation. If a student is absent all or part of the school day, participation in that day's activity will be prohibited without the approval of the principal.
Students participating in extracurricular activities at Russellville Junior High must meet the following standards:

8th Grade
All eighth grade students must pass four (4) academic courses the previous semester. Three (3) of these must be in the core curriculum areas specified by the Arkansas Department of Education. (English, Math, Science, Social Studies)

9th Grade
First semester ninth grade students must meet the guidelines of passing four (4) academic courses the previous semester. Three (3) of these must be in the core curriculum areas specified by the Arkansas Department of Education. (English, Math, Science, Social Studies)

At the end of the second semester, the ninth grade students must meet the requirements of the senior high scholarship rule in order to participate the fall semester of their tenth-grade year.

Those requirements are:
1. Pass four (4) academic courses the previous semester
AND
2. Have earned a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 from all academic courses the previous semester.
OR
Have achieved at or above the 50th percentile on the Basic Battery on the norm-referenced test administered by the state.