• 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 2019.  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 2019-2020


     
    *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, 2019 through May 31, 2020.*

    Great Valley Middle School Summer Football Schedule

     
    ·     Heat Acclimatization:  Wednesday and Thursday, August 21 & 22 from 3:00-5:00pm

    -     Players will wear athletic clothing, no equipment needed (besides cleats)

    -     We will practice outside to get acclimated to the weather

    -     Bring lots of water!

     ·    First Day of School and Practice:  Monday, August 26 from 2:45-4:55pm

    -     Practice will end at 4:45pm sharp and students will get to go back inside the building to get changed before being picked up at 4:55

    -     This will be the regular practice schedule for our season

    Please arrange the appropriate transportation for our season


    ALL OTHER TEAMS WILL HAVE TRY OUTS TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL. SOME TRYOUTS MAY CONTINUE INTO THE FOLLOWING WEEK

    FALL TEAMS:

    7TH GRADE FOOTBALL                 8TH GRADE FOOTBALL
    7TH GRADE FIELD HOCKEY          8TH GRADE FIELD HOCKEY
    7TH GRADE GIRLS SOCCER          8TH GRADE GIRLS SOCCER
    7TH GRADE BOYS SOCCER            8TH GRADE BOYS SOCCER
    7TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL              8TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL
    CROSS COUNTRY - OPEN TO BOTH GRADES


    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.


     

    John Snyder

    Athletic Director, Great Valley Middle School

    610.644.6442 ext. 71003

    Email: jwsnyder@gvsd.org