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Questions & Answers of Incoming 9th Graders

Frequently Asked Questions

Listed are some commonly asked questions and the answers:

Q. Is there a summer commitment with athletic teams?
A. It depends on the sport. Most teams will have workouts during the summer. You can contact the individual coaches under "Incoming 9th Graders"

Q. What is the season for each sport?
A. Fall Sports: (mid August thru mid Nov.) Football, Boys Water Polo, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Cross Country.

Winter Sports: (mid Nov. thru mid Feb.): Boys & Grils Basketball, Boys & Girls Soccer, Wrestling, Girls Water Polo.

Spring Sports: (mid Feb. thru mid May): Baseball, Softball, Boys & Girls Swimming, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Boys Golf, Boys & Girls Track.

Q. Do students receive PE credit for participating on an athletic team?
A. Yes.

Q. What is the time commitment for each sport?
A. During the season of sport, team usually practice 2 hours per day, 5 days per week.
Some teams may practice in the early evenings. Also, the teams will usually hold Saturday workouts. Practices are mandatory.

Q. Is it possible to play two sports?
A. It usually is not possible to play two sports during the same season. However, it is very possible to play two or three sports during the year. If you play more than one sport, during the summer, you can workout with each team. The coaches will help set up a schedule where your time is shared with each team.

Q. Does a student need to be proficient in a sport to try out?
A. High school athletics is competitive athletics. Not everyone makes a team. All students are encouraged to tryout for a sport if they have the interest. The level of proficiency varies with each sport.

Q. Is it possible to participate in Athletics and be a member of the Band?
A. Yes. It can work out