Student Activities

Student activities, such as sports, student government, performances, and ceremonies, are a traditional part of the high school experience.  Notably, research shows that students who participate in school activities are more likely to succeed academically and less likely to drop out of school.  The following are resources related to graduation ceremonies, extracurricular activities, and fundraising.

Related Policies

Your local school board policy manual contains TASB's (LEGAL) reference policies and board-adopted (LOCAL) policies.  Your district may also have relevant administrative regulations.  For more information on student activities, see district policy and regulations at the following codes:

FB Equal Educational Opportunity
FJ Gifts and Solicitations
FM Student Activities
FMA School-Sponsored Publications
FMB Student Government
FMD Social Events
FME Performances
FMF Contests and Competition
FMG Travel to Activities
FMH Commencement

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • The University Interscholastic League (UIL) website provides several resources related to interscholastic academic, athletic, and music competitions, such as contest rules, booster club guidelines, and region and area alignment.
  • The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights website provides several resources related to federal civil rights laws, such as Title IX, for districts, students, and the public to address and prevent discrimination in schools.
  • The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse Anabolic Steroid Abuse website provides research, prevention materials, and other resources related to steroid abuse.
  • The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Diversion Control Steroid Abuse website provides brochures on steroid abuse by youths and athletes.
  • The UIL Concussions and Concussion Management Protocol Requirements and Information website provides information on concussion management guidelines, a return to play form, a free concussion management course, and related resources.