Extracurricular Activities and Organizations
Extracurricular activities and organizations are permitted at RHMS for the express purpose of enhancing the core curriculum in the areas of athletics, special interests, service and leadership. In order to participate in these activities and organizations, students must maintain a “C” average or better and not be on suspension for behavior problems.
See the list of Organization or Activities at RHMS
Club Meeting Times Clubs and other activities besides sports will meet during the Activity Period at least once each month of school. Organizations are expected to take on worthwhile projects and represent the school in an outstanding manner to the community. Clubs and activities may be added to the school sponsored list by making application to the office, ensuring that the organization has one faculty sponsor.
Requirements to Participate in TSSAA Sanctioned Interscholastic Sports Athletics and Cheerleading.
To be eligible to participate in athletic contests during any school year,
- The student must earn five credits the preceding school year if less than 24 credits are required for graduation or six credits the preceding school year if 24 or more credits are required for graduation. All credits must be earned by the first day of the beginning of the school year. Academic eligibility for a student is based on the requirements of the school the student was attending at the conclusion of the previous school year. Students who are ineligible the first semester may gain eligibility the second semester by passing five subjects (1/2 credit) or three blocks (one credit per block) or the equivalent. (TSSAA Handbook).
- Students must be passing all subjects with a 70 or above at the beginning of the season and must maintain those grades throughout the season in accordance with TSSAA standards.
- Students must not be on suspension to be eligible to play or practice.
- Students must be in the school four hours on the day of the game or the practice unless there are circumstances beyond a student’s control (e.g., doctor’s appointment). The AD is responsible to review these situations case by case.