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Knights Eligibility, Grades, Fees & Homeschool Info

Knights Eligibility, Grades, Fees & Homeschool Info
Highlands Christian Academy is a member of the FHSAA.

Academic Eligibility
 Students in grades 9-12 must have a cumulative 2.0 unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale to remain eligible.
 Students in grades 6-8 must have been regularly promoted from the previous grade, carrying a normal class load, and maintaining a 2.0 GPA.

Limits of Eligibility
 Students have four consecutive years of eligibility, beginning when they first enter the 9th grade.
 Four years after a student enters the 9th grade, that student shall become ineligible.
 Junior high students may participate in interscholastic athletics one year as 8th grader, one year as 7th grader, and one year as 6th grader.
 A student who reaches the age of 19 prior to September 1st shall become permanently ineligible.

Transfer and Eligibility
If a student transfers from another school to Highlands Christian Academy and has participated in a sport during the same school year, that student must be authorized for Good Cause in order to be eligible in that sport. This applies to homeschool students as well.

Good Cause Policy: Student must go before the Secondary Principal, explain the reason for transferring, and be approved to participate immediately.

Homeschool Students
Qualified homeschool athletes may participate in the athletic program at the discretion of the administration. All homeschool applicants must fill out the Highlands homeschool student information card. Homeschool athletes must comply with the rules and standards of Highlands. They must also comply with the FHSAA rules regarding homeschool programs. These forms are available for download HERE or in the Athletic Office.

FHSAA Forms
In accordance with the bylaws of the FHSAA, each student must have a current physical examination, which is good for one calendar year. No student may try out for a sport or participate in any way until he or she has had a physical exam. Players and parents must also fill out a Consent and Release Certificate. These forms are available HERE or in the Athletic Office.

Athletic Fees
Each student who participates in the athletic program at Highlands is required to pay an athletic fee. These fees vary depending on the number of sports played. The due dates will be September 15th for Fall sports, December 15th for Winter sports, and February 15th for Spring sports. Athletic Fees are as follows:

Highlands Athletes Fees
Elementary
 First Sport – $100
 Second Sport – $50
 Third Sport – $25

Secondary
 First Sport – $150
 Second Sport – $50
 Third Sport – $25

Homeschool Athletes
 Elementary – $200
 Secondary – $300

Individual Team Dues
There may be additional fees per team. These fees include but are not limited to personal equipment, travel costs, etc. This will be communicated by each coach to the parents if there are any extra fees per sport. Fundraising options may be available.

Admission Prices
Entrance to regular season home games at Highlands are $4 for adults and $3 for students. Highlands staff and students enter free. Season passes can be purchased. Admission prices for District and Regional games are set by the FHSAA.

Booster Packages
Royal Booster – $1,000 Donation
Family Passes to All Highlands Home Games
2 Highlands Polo Shirts

White Booster – $500 Donation
Family Passes to All Highlands Home Games
2 Highlands Polo Shirts

Gold Booster – $250 Donation
Family Passes to All Highlands Home Games
HCA Polo Shirt

Knights Pride Booster – $150 Donation
Family Passes to All Highlands Home Games

Season Passes
Single / Family
Volleyball $25 $50
Soccer $25 $50
Basketball $25 $50
Softball $25 $50
Baseball $25 $50
All Sports $50 $100

Season passes are good for all regular season home games but do not include District, Regional, or State Series games. Checks can be made payable to Highlands Christian Academy. Order forms can be picked up in the Athletic Office. Donations are also greatly appreciated.

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