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Athlete Eligibility Rules
Excerpted from the SPSD Student and Parent Handbook 2013-
The Saginaw Public Schools are a voluntary member of the Michigan High School Athletic Association. The MHSAA rules can be found in the MHSAA Handbook, which can be located in the school administrative office. The MHSAA rules listed below are only a summary of some of the regulations affecting student eligibility. Visit the MHSAA website at www.mhsaa.com for more details.
Excerpted from the SPSD Student and Parent Handbook:
SPSD Academic Requirements for Athletic Participation
The rules and regulations for athletic participation are driven by the new State Graduation
Requirements and the more rigorous academic standards that are required of all students.
The School District of the City of Saginaw’s guidelines for athletic participation include three components:
The Guidelines apply to both middle school and high school students who participate in interscholastic
All student athletes in grades 6-
All student athletes must attend a mandatory study table Monday-
All eligible student athletes failing to meet 2.0 GPA and study table requirements will result in the following consequences:
All student athletes not meeting the 2.0 cumulative GPA are deemed ineligible and will serve a 2-
Failure to meet these requirements will result in dismissal from activity.
Team study table will not be required on the following days:
On game days and early dismissal, student athletes must leave the building if not supervised by a coach. Each school must reserve a designated study area, cafeteria or media center for student athletes to report. Student athletes are allowed to go to the restroom but should return in a timely manner.