A.E. Phillips students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in core subjects to participate in sports/cheerleading/dance line. Seventh and eighth grade students may participate in the parish football, softball, baseball, soccer, cross-country, volleyball, or track programs at Ruston Junior High School, provided they maintain a 2.5 or better GPA. Sixth grade students may participate in parish football. Parents are responsible for providing transportation and must sign students out in the office at the appointed time. Students are to remain in class until they are called from the office. Students must have a physical and proof of insurance to participate in sports.