An after-school athletics program is offered to all eligible students. This program provides students with an opportunity to participate in the athletic events and compete against 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students from other schools. Practices are held after school. Games are held after school with some tournaments being held on Saturdays. Physicals are required and are provided, for a fee, off-campus in the fall. A physician must complete the Dutcher Middle School Sports Physical Form. Students must be covered by medical insurance. Students who are not insured can obtain insurance information at the school office.
Dutcher Athletics Athletic Eligibility
Extra-curricular activities are school-sponsored activities offered to students beyond the classroom program. All students are encouraged to participate. All students MUST have a 2.0 Grade Point
Average (GPA) or above and no more than one (1) F to participate in any organized extra-curricular activities held outside the regular class period and/or school day.
Students must be in attendance at school for four (4) or more periods on the day of tryouts or games to participate. Students who have been suspended may not participate in any school activities during the suspension.
Eligibility will be determined by the prior quarter grades. For the beginning of the school year, 8th-grade eligibility will be determined by the previous year’s 4th quarter grades. Incoming 7th graders will be considered eligible to participate until 1st quarter grades are posted.
Any student who has been suspended a total of three (3) days during the first and second quarters may not attend or participate in any second quarter extra-curricular activities. Any student who has been suspended more than five (5) total days may not attend or participate in any extra-curricular activities.
All students and their parents/guardians must read and sign the “Extracurricular Participation Contract.” Forms should be returned to the student’s coach.
Necessary qualifiers for participation:
Student participants should be on time to all practices, dressed appropriately including shoes, for all tryouts and performances. Students who are in attendance at school are expected to be at practice unless prior arrangements are made with the teacher/coach/advisor.
- 2.0 grade point average and no more than one ‘F’ from the previous grading period.
- No more than 3 days of suspension per semester or 5 days per year
- Must attend 4 or more class periods on the day of tryouts or performances to participate.
- Must fulfill all outstanding disciplinary action, i.e., detention, work detail, etc., in order to participate in school activities.
- General classroom behavior may affect participation in tryouts or performances.
- Meet all other participation requirements established by the teacher/coach/advisor.
After School Sports
Girls’ Volleyball, Co-ed Soccer
Boys’ Basketball, Girls’ Basketball, Co-ed Wrestling
Co-ed Track and Field, Girls' Softball