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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 2010 Board of Directors Summary

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Held April 9-10, 2010

Approve the minutes of the MSHSAA Board of Directors, March 11, 2010; MSHSAA Appeals Committee, March 16-17, 2010; and the MSHSAA Appeals Committee Telephone Conference Call, March 30, 2010. Approved the general consent items as presented. Motion passed 8-0 with all voting affirmative. Transfer Waiver Applications (By-Law 238.3-a-9) (Duplicate school names indicates an additional transfer(s) student(s) for that school): Benton, Bernie, Bishop LeBlond, Bishop LeBlond, Blair Oaks, Bloomfield, Branson, Brookfield, Cardinal Ritter, Caruthersville, Central (Cape Girardeau), Central (Springfield), Central (St. Joseph), Central (St. Joseph), Christian, DeSmet, DeSmet, DeSmet, East (Joplin), El Dorado Springs, Eldon, Elsberry, Eureka, Eureka, Eureka, Eureka, Forsyth, Fort Osage, Fort Osage, Ft. Zumwalt North, Ft. Zumwalt West, Hancock, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood East, Hazelwood West, Hazelwood West, Hickman, Hickman, Hickman, Hickman, Hickman, Hogan Prep Academy Charter, Jasper, Jefferson City, Jefferson City, Jefferson City, Jefferson City, John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Joplin, Kearney, Kearney, Kickapoo, Kirkwood, Kirkwood, Kirkwood, Kirkwood, Kirkwood, Lafayette (St. Joseph), Lafayette (St. Joseph), Lafayette (St. Joseph), Lafayette County, Lawson, Liberty, Lindbergh, Louisiana, Lutheran North, Marquette, Marquette, McAuley Catholic, McAuley Catholic, Neosho, Nerinx Hall, New Bloomfield, New Covenant Academy, Nixa, North Platte, North Platte, North Platte, Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau), Notre Dame de Sion, O’Hara, Owensville, Parkview, Parkway North, Parkway North, Parkway North, Parkway North, Parkway North, Parkway North, Parkway South, Perryville, Plattsburg, Richland (Essex), Rockhurst, Sarcoxie, Savannah, Saxony Lutheran, Seckman, Silex, South Callaway, St. Francis Borgia, St. Mary’s (Independence), St. Paul Lutheran, St. Pius X (Festus), St. Pius X (Festus), St. Pius X (Festus), Ste. Genevieve, Trinity Catholic, Trinity Catholic, Truman, Truman, Twin Rivers, Ursuline Academy, Villa Duchesne, Visitation Academy, Warsaw, Washington, Washington, Waynesville, Webster Groves, Webster Groves, Webster Groves, Wellington-Napoleon, Westminster Christian Academy, and Willard. Transfer Hardship Applications (By-Law 238.3-a-8) (Duplicate school names indicates an additional transfer(s) student(s) for that school): Alta Vista Charter, Ash Grove, Ash Grove, Belton, Belton, Belton, Belton, Blue Eye, Blue Springs, Blue Springs South, Blue Springs South, Blue Springs South, Blue Springs South, Blue Springs South, Branson, Brentwood, Bunceton, Butler, Carrollton, Cassville, Central (New Madrid County), Central (Park Hills), Centralia, Chillicothe, Chillicothe, Chillicothe, Christian, Cole Camp, Conway, Cuba, Cuba, DeSoto, Dexter, Dexter, Diamond, Diamond, El Dorado Springs, Eureka, Farmington, Festus, Fox, Francis Howell North, Ft. Zumwalt North, Ft. Zumwalt North, Ft. Zumwalt South,

Ft. Zumwalt West, Ft. Zumwalt West, Grain Valley, Grain Valley, Grain Valley, Greenfield, Halfway, Hallsville, Hancock, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood East, Hermann, Holden, Holden, Houston, Iva E. Wells, Jefferson (Conception), Jefferson City, Jefferson City, John F. Kennedy, Kelly, Kennett, Keytesville, Keytesville, King City, King City, Kingston, Kirkwood, Knob Noster, Knox County, La Plata, Lafayette (St. Joseph), Lafayette (St. Joseph), Lafayette (Wildwood), Lafayette (Wildwood), Lamar, Lee’s Summit North, Lee’s Summit North, Lee’s Summit North, Lee’s Summit West, Liberty, Liberty, Lincoln, Logan-Rogersville, Mark Twain, McCluer North, Mehlville, Mehlville, Mehlville, Miami, Neosho, Nevada, Nevada, North Callaway, North She by, Norwood, Oak Grove, Oak Park, Osceola, Owensville, Ozark, Parkway North, Parkway North, Pattonville, Penney, Raymore-Peculiar, Richmond, Riverview Gardens, Rock Bridge, Rockwood Summit, Rolla, Rolla Junior, Scott County Central, Seckman, Sherwood, Sikeston, Skyline, Slater, South Callaway, Southern, St. Charles, St. Charles, St. Charles, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Mary’s (Independence), Staley, Strafford, Timberland, Timberland, Timberland, Tri-County, Troy Buchanan, Troy Buchanan, Truman, Union, Union, Union, West County, West Plains, West Plains, Westminster Christian Academy, Wheaton, Wheaton, Windsor, Windsor, Winfield, and Wright City. Self-Reported Violations and/or Requests for Lesser Penalties (By-Law 910): Recommend action by school be accepted with reprimand issued and administration acknowledged for self-reporting - Dixon - Self-reported two violations of ByLaw 310 by a baseball and a soccer athlete who did not complete their required 14 days of practice before competing on their respective teams, the school is withholding them each from one contest until their 14 days of physical conditioning are met; Francis Howell - Selfreported a violation of By-Law 212 by allowing a wrestling athlete to compete during the regular and state series after being involved in an assault on another student, formal charges were filed in February, school must forfeit all matches the ineligible student competed in from the date of the incident until the present, all awards and team trophies that were affected must be returned including the 2nd place medal from the State Wrestling Tournament; Lee’s Summit North- Self-reported a violation of By-Law 213 by allowing an academically ineligible player to compete in three basketball contests, contests in which inelig ble athlete participated are being forfeited, student to be withheld from three games once her academic eligibility is reinstated; Liberty (Mountain View) - Self-reported a violation of By-Law 238 by your school staff who failed to remove a transfer student from your girls soccer eligibility roster upon her transfer to another school in October of her sophomore year, the student transferred back to your school the following year without having participated in sports during her sophomore year, student remains eligible, school to put procedures in place to avoid a violation of this nature in the future; Norwood - Self-reported a violation of By-Law

235 by three softball athletes who competed in two nonschool softball practices during the school spring softball season, the students have been withheld from two school practices and according to school policy have been required to complete extra conditioning for missing school practices, the school has put procedures in place to avoid a violation of this nature in the future; Polo - Self-reported a violation of By-Law 235 by a coach who coached nonschool teams on February 6th, coach to be withheld from coaching equal number of games coached in violation on February 6th, school putting procedures in place to avoid a violation of this nature in the future; Truman - Self-reported a violation of By-Law 213 by allowing an academically ineligible student to participate in district choir competition, the student’s ensemble did not advance to state, school putting procedures in place to notify the activities director when grade changes occur after the end of the semester grades have been posted. Recommend action by school be accepted and administration acknowledged for self-reporting with no further action - Lathrop- Self-reported a violation of By-Law 212 by a senior athlete who was charged with stealing in December 2009 and the school was unaware of the violation until March, 2010, upon detection of the violation the student was declared inelig ble at the school for the rest of the school year; Macon - Self-reported a violation of By-Law 212 by a baseball athlete who was arrested and played in one contest before the school learned of the violation, student withheld from five contests as a result of the violation, no formal charges have been made, school putting procedures in place to review eligibility requirements with students; Warrenton- Selfreported a violation of By-Law 235 by a female track athlete who participated in a nonschool running event during the school track season, student did not win any prizes or medals, student being withheld from one school track meet as a consequence of her participating in a nonschool running event during the school track season. Application for approval of Cooperative Sponsorship of Seventh and Eighth Grade Activity (Article III, Section 2): Joplin School District (North and East middle schools) - 11 Man Football (2010-11; Twin Rivers School District (Fisk and Qulin junior highs) - Girls Basketball and Girls Volleyball (2010-11). Application for approval of Junior High School Cooperative Sponsorships (By-Law 107: Community R-VI and St. Joseph (Martinsburg) junior highs- Boys and Girls Track (2009-10); Jefferson (Conception Jct.) and Northeast Nodaway junior highs - Girls Softball (2010-11); King City and Pattonsburg junior highs - 11-Man Football and Girls Softball (2010-11); Marceline and McCartan Memorial junior highs - Boys and Girls Basketball, 11-Man Football, Girls Softball, Boys and Girls Track, and Wrestling (2010-11) Princeton and North Mercer junior highs - 11 Man Football and Girls Softball (2010-11); Mexico and St. Brendan middle schools - Boys and Girls Cross Country, 11-Man Football, Boys and Girls Track, Girls Volleyball and Wrestling

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MSHSAA Journal - August 2010  

August 2010 issue of Missouri State High School Activities Association's quarterly publication.