Welcome to our Athletics Page
If you child is interested in participating in 7th and 8th grade athletic activities remember that physicals can not be dated before 1 Jun 2018. See below for further information. THE PIAA FORM HAS BEEN UPDATED PLEASE BE SURE YOU USE THE PIAA FORMS dated 22 March 2017 (located in the bottom left hand corner)
General GVMS Sports Info 2018-2019
*Reminder: ALL Sports forms (PIAA Form and Athletic Emergency Card) and the $95 activity fee (checks or money order made payable to “Great Valley School District”) must be handed in together. Sports physicals are valid from June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019.*
TRYOUTS FOR SPTING SPORTS WILL OCCUR AS FOLLOWS:
TENATIVLEY SET FOR THE FIRST WEEK IN MARCH DEPENDING ON WEATHER AND FIELD CONDITIONS.
UPDATES ON PARTICULAR TRYOUT DATES WILL COME IN FEBRUARY.
IF YOU HAVE NOT TRIED OUT FOR A FALL OR WINTER SPORT YOU MUST COMPLETE THE PIAA INITIAL CERTIFICATION FORM.WHICH REQUIRES A PHYSCAL. PHYSICAL MUST BE DATED AFTER MAY 31,2018. THE EMERGENCY FORM AS WELL AS THE 95.00 FEE MUST BE TURNED INTO SCHOOL PRIOR TO TRYING OUT.
IF YOU TRIED OUT FOR A FALL OR WINTER SPORT AND HAVE TURNED IN YOUR PAPERWORK, YOU WILL NEED THE "SECTION 7 RECERTIFICATION" FORM.
IF THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE IN CONDITION SINCE THE INITIAL SUBMISSION (INJURY, CONCUSSION,SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITION - ASTHMA, DIABETES ETC) WHETHER SPORTS RELATED OR NOT YOU WOULD NEED TO SUBMIT A SECTION 8 FORM. (THIS REQUIRES A DOCTORS SIGNATURE) ALONG WITH YOUR FEE AND EMERGENCY CARD.
FORMS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR ATHLETICS WEBSITE TRYOUTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED WITHOUT ALL PAPERWORK AND FEES
Eligibility: In order to participate in ANY extracurricular activity, students must meet certain academic requirements. Any student with a combination of two or more failing or incomplete current marking period grades, either Academic (E, I) or Qualities of a Learner (U), in the same or different courses will be ineligible to participate the following week. Any student with a combination of two or more failing or incomplete grades, either Academic (E, I) or Qualities of a Learner (U), in the same or different courses at the end of a marking period will be ineligible for a period of twenty days from the time report cards are issued.
Academic eligibility for all extracurricular activities will be checked weekly. All athletes must meet both school requirements and PIAA requirements for their particular sport.
Attendance in School: If an athlete is not in school by 11:00 AM, he/she may not participate in any athletic events (games/meets) on that day.
Athletic Director, Great Valley Middle School
610.644.6442 ext. 71003