The UIL has posted start dates, mandates, and rules in regards to Football, Volleyball, Cross Country and Team Tennis. The GISD Athletic Department is working on an organized plan of action along with specific additional guidelines to help parents and students understand virtual instruction, social distancing, and practice plans. This information will be released as soon as possible.
In addition GHS Football, Volleyball, Cross Country and Team Tennis athletes will start practice on August 3. Per UIL rules, GJH athletics will start the first day of school.
More details will be released as they are established.
Can a student opt for virtual instruction and still participate in athletics? Yes, but athletes can only participate in team practices before or after school and not during the athletic period.
Will there be punishment, or loss of playing time if I choose virtual instruction? No there will not be a penalty.