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The Middle School athletic program provides instruction for students participating in a variety of sports. It emphasizes good sportsmanship, courage, determination and initiative. Furthermore, the program allows each boy or girl an opportunity to compete against schools throughout the area. Physicals are required for interscholastic competition in seventh and eighth grade. Sixth grade intramural competition does not require a physical.
Students participating in athletic/extra-curricular events are expected to adhere to the rules set forth by the state and local school officials. Students must be in attendance during the school day to participate in extra-curricular activities outside the school day. Exceptions are at the discretion of school administration.
Any student declared ineligible under the prior school district’s Good Conduct Rule, and without having completed the full period of ineligibility at that school transfers to Bettendorf Middle School, will not be eligible for interscholastic competition at Bettendorf Middle School, until the full period of ineligibility has been completed. Once that time period of ineligibility has been completed, the student is then immediately eligible for interscholastic competition at Bettendorf Middle School as far as any Good Conduct Rule is concerned.
All student athletes interested in partaking in Bettendorf Middle School sports programs must have a physical form and an insurance claim form on file prior to participating in a sport. It is our hope that all students will take part in a wide variety of interscholastic sports presented here at Middle School.
Beginning dates for seventh and eighth grades are the same for each sport. Students who are interested in participating in a sport need report to practice on the established season beginning date. Should there be an extenuating circumstance prohibiting a student athlete from practicing on the assigned season beginning date, that student athlete must contact a coach for that sport within the first two days of the season. At such time, the student athlete should express a desire to take part in the sport, and give a brief explanation as to why practice time will be missed. Coaches’ discretion will be used in all other situations concerning late participation in a given sport season.
A fall, early winter and later winter intramural program for all sixth grade boys and girls is offered, including flag football, basketball, wrestling, soccer and volleyball.
Tackle football is offered in seventh grade. Four teams are fielded with each squad having a qualified coach. A round-robin schedule is played among these four teams first and then two inter-scholastic games. In addition, inter-scholastic competition is offered in basketball, cross-country, swimming, track, volleyball and wrestling.
Interscholastic competition is provided in basketball, cross-country, football, swimming, track, volleyball and wrestling.