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Athletics information

ATHLETICS INFORMATION:

Dear Parent/Guardian and Students:

Thank you for showing interest in participating in the middle school athletic program.  We strongly encourage all students to participate regardless of skill level and are committed to providing a positive experience for all athletes that participate.Please read each section carefully:

Eligibility:  In order to be eligible to participate in any sport each student must:

  1. Have an athletic physical on file with the Administration.  (See Athletic Physical Form)
  2. Complete “Athletic Clearance” form.
  3. Complete “Code of Conduct” form.
  4. Complete insurance information form or purchase school insurance. Please note school insurance is available.
  5. Have the $55 athletic fee paid and have no outstanding athletic fees.
  6. Earn C’s or better in all classes.
  7. Be in attendance all day unless a pre-arranged absence has been scheduled.

Team Selection:

  1. Oregon Trail Middle Schools has a “no cut policy.”
  2. All students who are eligible may participate in games.
  3. Playing time is at the discretion of the coach.

Supervision and Transportation:

  1. Practice will be from 2:30- 4:30 p.m. every day. (Unless otherwise set by the coach). Rides should arrive no later than 4:45 p.m. to transport students home. Supervision will only be until 4:45 p.m. during practice.
  2. There will be ONE-WAY transportation to away competitions except designated on the schedule. It is the responsibility of the parents/guardians to arrange a timely return trip home from games.

Practice Attendance and Attire:

  1. Students must attend practice every day they are in attendance at school or they will be benched for a portion of the next game.
  2. If your student will miss practice due to a pre-scheduled appointment please notify the coach in writing prior to the absence.  If student misses practice due to a sudden emergency please notify the coach a.s.a.p.
  3. Students should bring clothing to be prepared to practice in all weather conditions including wet, cold, and warm weather.

Sportsmanship:

  1. Students are expected to display good sportsmanship both on and off the court/mat/field.  Any exhibit of poor sportsmanship will result in an apology letter and a game suspension.
  2. Spectators are expected to set an example of good sportsmanship as well.  If a spectator is disruptive during an event he/she will be asked to leave.