The Derry Area School
District commends those students choosing to attend athletic competitions in
support of our teams. This support is
recognized by the student athletes competing and can help motivate them on the
way to success. Students participating
in a student section are given the privilege of representing our school spirit
at home and away athletic competitions.
This privilege comes with a great responsibility however, and we ask
that those participating please review and abide by the following guidelines.
that meets the Derry Area School District dress code guidelines.
paint that does not cover more than half of your face.
and cheering for your team during introductions, the contest and post-game
that support your school team.
in assigned student cheering section.
planned and appropriate cheers.
should be seated and not loitering in hallways or walking areas.
not properly clothed will be asked to leave the site.
face paint or masks that conceal the identity of an individual.
cheers, chants, songs, actions, or gestures directed toward opposing teams,
their fans or the officials, including during pre-game and introductions.
are not permitted in an athletic site.
singling out a player, official, or coach with chants, cheers, and comments.
– cowbells, horns, sirens, and whistles. Both the presence and use of balloons,
sirens, whistles, vuvuzelas, and portable listening devices (without earphones)
theme, sign, or chant that aims to target a race, individual, or team is not
and spectators will be asked to leave the premises if this type of behavior