Important Notices and Questions about Extra Curriculum Participation
May a student open enrolled to a district with an approved online program participate in activities in the resident district?
Yes, for up to two activities. Additional activities are allowed at the discretion of the resident district. Iowa Code 282.18 (7)
May a student who is open enrolled to a district with an approved online program participate in athletics in the resident district if they did not participate in athletics the prior year?
Yes. Transfer rule will not apply.
What activities qualify?
Qualifying activities include interscholastic athletics, music, drama, etc. Extracurricular activities are defined as those school-based activities that are not tied to the curriculum. Cocurricular activities are those activities that are outside of but usually complementing the regular curriculum.