**If your student is going to try out for a sport East Middle School must have a current physical on file. Physical forms and other forms that have to be signed before participating can be found in the "Athletic Manual and Forms" section **
East Middle School Offers 9 Different Ways to Participate As A Student-Athlete
Football (Sixth grade students are ineligible to participate in football),
Cheerleading, Volleyball, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball,
Co-ed Soccer, Co-Ed Tennis, Softball, and BaseballTo participate in school-sponsored athletics, they must meet the following criteria:
In grades six, seven and eight, the student must pass all three core courses each semester.
A student shall not participate on a sixth, seventh or eighth grade team if the student becomes 15 years of age on or before August 31 of that school year.
A player must have attended school at least 85% of the previous semester.
Student and Parent/Legal Guardian shall read, initial, sign, and return the Student-Athlete & Parent/Legal Guardian Concussion Information Sheet before participating in practice or participating in interscholastic athletic contests.
The student must receive a medical examination once every 365 days by a duly licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant.Kesha CollinsEast Middle School Athletic Director(910) 428-3278