Middle School Athletics
Participation in athletics helps students learn teamwork skills as well as build individual character. Below are descriptions of the athletics offered at the middle school and the dates and grade levels to which each is available.
Cross Country - Offered to our 5th - 8th graders, both boys and girls. Practice starts the first week of school and lasts about 5 weeks. Jerseys are provided.
Girls Basketball- Offered for 7th and 8th graders. Practice begins in late October and lasts until the middle of December. The Rockets play each team in our league twice, once at home and once on the road. Jerseys are provided.
Boys Basketball- Offered to 7th and 8th graders. Their practice begins near the end of Christmas break and goes until around the middle of February. They also play each team twice once on the road and once at home. Jerseys are provided.
Poms - Offered to our 7th and 8th graders. Their season starts in early January and lasts until the middle of February. They practice 2 - 3 times a week and perform at the boys’ basketball game during halftime. Uniforms are provided.
Wrestling - Offered to our 5th-8th graders. Practice for the school team begins in late February and lasts about 5 weeks. They have meets both home and away. They wrestle other opponents in the same weight class.
Volleyball- Offered to our 7th and 8th grade girls. Starts in late February and lasts through March. Matches are played at the high school beginning at 4:00 and will last about an hour. Both teams play at the same time.
Track and Field - Offered to our 5th - 8th graders, both boys and girls. The season starts in April and ends in the middle of May. They practice two to three times a week with meets on opposite days. Meets are both home and away. Athletes are also asked to help at at least one high school meet.
If participating in any sport, students and parents need to read and sign the Code of Conduct. We also need to have a participation card on file in case of emergency. Both are available on the Middle School website or can be picked up at the office.