What is the process for my middle school child to participate in JV/Varsity sports?
First, check the list of sports available to your middle school student for that sport's season. A list of sports can be found on WITS and on the District’s website. Your child must be an elite athlete having played that sport on an elite team. Your child will need to be recommended to “play up” by the JV/Varsity coach of the sport or their physical education teacher. Along with this, you will need to provide examples of teams that your son/daughter has played on and show how they are elite. It will then be forwarded to the Athletic Director at the District for review. You child will then be notified if they are qualified to continue the process
What is the process for my middle school child to participate in modified sports?
First, check the list of modified sports available to your middle school student for that sport's season. A list of sports can be found on WITS and on the District's website. This form must be filled out and returned to school. Once processed, you will receive a WITS email from the athletic department indicating if further action is required (ex. updated physical, medication requirements etc.) Please refer to the start dates/times on the high school website. Please keep in mind that Casey will be listed as North Modified. Transit will be listed as East Modified and Mill will be listed as South Modified.
What is a fitness test and who is it for?
A fitness test is given to only those 7th and 8th graders who are invited to try out for a Varsity or Jr. Varsity sport. It is given prior to the beginning of tryouts. It consists of 5 testing components. One-mile run, flexibility, sit ups, push ups and shuttle run. NYS sets the testing criteria and has times and repetitions that the athletes must achieve.
What is a tanner score?
A tanner score is a scale of physical development in children. It is determined only by your child’s physician. It needs to be stated on your child’s written physical that is handed into your child’s school nurse.
I don't have a parent's log on, what do I do? If I forgot my parent's log on, what do I do?
In both instances, please call Jen at 626-8070.
Can my child participate in two sports in one season?
No, due to schedule conflicts.
How do I sign my child up?
ELECTRONIC SPORTS SIGN-UP AND VERIFICATION VIA PARENT WITS ACCOUNT
- PARENTS log in to your WITS account
- Go to the Athletics” tab
- Go to “Sports sign-up”
- Go to “+ Add”: complete the sports sign-up information for your athlete i.e. athletic agreement, emergency contact information, health history review, etc.
- Follow the directions for next steps and/or completion of missing information specific to your child as indicated in WITS, click “submit”.
Please note: only parents may complete the sports sign-up for their athlete through their parent WITS account. Students may not do so and do not have access via WITS. If you do not have a WITS account as a parent, please call 626-8058 to set up an account.
Who can I call if I still have questions?
North: Julie Arnold, Athletic Director 626-8542
South: Adam Erickson, Athletic Director 626-8219
East: Nicholas Suchyna, Athletic Director 626-8445