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Students with failing grades prohibited from school sports events

 


A new rule at Goldendale High School (GHS) prohibits students with failing grades from attending extracurricular activities including sporting events. The “Student Good Standing Rule” was presented to students and parents at the beginning of the year during each class’s orientation.

GHS principal Clay Henry says the rule is intended to ensure students graduate on time, which he says is the number one priority.

“If they have two or more Fs,” Henry says, “they cannot attend an event, even if they come with a parent.” A student with one F is allowed to attend, because according to Henry, it is a learning process.

Henry says the school is still trying to set up a system to let...



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