The athletic program is an integral part of the total middle and high school education process. As such, it provides opportunities and emphasizes definite goals which are difficult to duplicate or achieve in other high school activities or later in life. It is desired that athletics be an enriching and healthful experience in which physical, mental and social growth can be stimulated through inter-scholastic competition.
It is also desired that the athletic program will develop individuals who project self-confidence, exhibit improved skills and practice good sportsmanship. A genuine understanding of the athletic requirements, realized through a student-parent conference in which the rules of the Athletic Code are read and discussed, will help to bring about a greater understanding of the aims and objectives of the school athletic program In accordance with New York State Public High School Athletic Association regulations, enforcement of the Athletic Code is the responsibility of the school, parents and athletes.