Athletics

Participant, Spectator and Community Safety

  • To mitigate risk factors associated with COVID-19 and protect the health of our students, staff and community, the following safety protocols will be in place during the 2021-2022 sports season. To attend an event, students, staff and spectators will follow the guidelines listed below:
  • KCKPS will follow the safety guidelines set forth by Kansas High School Activities Association (KSHSAA).
  • KCKPS student athletes (including spirit groups and marching band) will follow the KSHSAA COVID-19 Return to Participation Guidelines. Students who test positive for COVID-19 must obtain clearance from a MD or DO, DC, PA-C or APRN.
  • Spectators will not be allowed near participant groups, or on fields/courts or inside fenced competition playing areas.
  • At the end of each contest all must exit the facility expeditiously.
  • Understand that guidelines are subject to change based upon the Board of Education and local/state recommendation.

Tickets/Attendance at Events

  • There are no limitations for fan entry, however, USD 500 reserves the right to revoke a ticket from anyone not willing to follow these guidelines. Staff members have the authority to enforce mitigation protocols.

Outdoor Events

  • Masks are not required to be worn at outdoor events.
  • Physical distancing is recommended.

Indoor Events

  • Physical distancing is recommended.
  • Concession stands will be limited.
Calendars/Schedules

Middle Schools

Sports Schedule

Season Grades 7/8 Grades 6/7/8
Fall Cheer/Dance
Football
Volleyball
Debate
Cross Country
Winter Boys' Basketball
Girls' Basketball
Wrestling
Spring Soccer Track and Field

Individual Middle School Google Calendars

Argentine • Arrowhead •  Central • Eisenhower
Gloria Willis • Carl B. Bruce • Rosedale

High Schools

Composite Schedule

Individual High School Athletic Webpages

F. L. Schlagle
J. C. Harmon
Sumner Academy
Washington
Wyandotte

Athletics & Activities

High School

Fall Winter Spring
Cross Country
Football
Boys Soccer
Volleyball
Cheer/Dance
Girls Tennis
Debate
Scholars Bowl
Girls & Boys Basketball
Girls & Boys Wrestling
Girls & Boys Bowling
Boys Swimming
Cheer/Dance
Piano
Speech & Drama
Girls & Boys Track and Field
Girls Swimming
Boys Tennis
Girls Soccer
Baseball
Softball
Music

Middle School

Fall Winter Spring
Football
Volleyball
Cross Country
Cheer/Dance
Debate
Girls & Boys Basketball
Wrestling
Cheer/Dance
Drama
Girls & Boys Track and Field
Girls & Boys Soccer
Music
Athletics Administration

High School

Name School
Alma Hall
913.627.6769
J. C. Harmon
Sonya Scott
913.627.7515
F. L. Schlagle
Ty Collins
913.485.6429
Sumner Academy
Jodi Hoyer
913.627.7872
Washington
Rufus Black
913.530.0076
Wyandotte

Middle School

Name School
Sage Eaton
913.608.2182
Argentine
Kendra Parris
913.627.6611
Arrowhead
Rebecca Estes
913.530.8635
Carl B. Bruce
Cassy Kincaid
913.305.7694
Central
Kyle Joyce
913.486.9720
Eisenhower
Ed Franco
913.627.6314
Gloria Willis
Lyndsey Lopez
913.485.2558
Rosedale
Ty Collins
913.485.6429
Sumner
Athletic Forms
Eligibility Requirements

(KCK Board Policy - JH)

Student Activities

The principal shall be responsible for organizing and approving all student activities. All school-sponsored activities shall be supervised by an adult approved by the administration.

Eligibility for Activities - Senior High Schools

Students who participate in any school activity shall meet the following requirements:

KSHSAA Eligibility- Rules of the Kansas State High School Activities Association governing eligibility of students for participation in interscholastic activities shall be minimum requirements for students in schools of USD No. 500. Additional requirements adopted by the Board shall be as contained in these policies and shall not relieve any student of the requirement to comply with all rules, regulations, standards and decisions of the Association.

The principal of an individual high school in USD No. 500 may prescribe eligibility requirements in addition to those required by KSHSAA and the Board but any such additional requirements shall be subject to approval of the Superintendent of Schools and shall be uniformly applied within the school.

District Eligibility- Grades for the purpose of eligibility will be calculated using all courses for which the student is enrolled. The student must maintain a current year Grade Point Average of 2.0 with no grades of F on a four point scale. Any student below 2.0, or who has any failing grades, as reported on the mid-quarter and quarter grade reports will be required to participate in the Student Support Plan (SSP). The student will be allowed to practice as long as he/she is engaged in the SSP. After two weeks of SSP the GPA must be 2.0 or higher with no failing grades to continue to practice or participate. A student may participate in weekly co-curricular activities (for example Choir) but shall not compete in post season activities unless a 2.0 GPA is maintained with no failing grades. To be eligible for participation in any interscholastic event scheduled for students in grades 9 through 12, the student shall have a GPA of 2.0 with no grades of F on a four point scale in which the student is enrolled. The eligibility week shall extend from the following Monday morning through the next following Saturday, however the student is eligible once the necessary GPA is established.

All grades will be calculated for Grade Point Average (GPA) will be calculated using a four point scale. Grades will be calculated at the mid-quarter and quarter. Benchmarked courses will use percentages of 90-110 equating to 4, 80-89 equates to 3, 70-79 equates to 2, 60-69 equates to 1 and 59 percent or lower equates to 0. Mid-quarter and quarter grade reports and first and second semester KSHSAA reports shall be submitted to the District Athletic Specialist by the building athletic director.

Student Support Plan - Any student below a Grade Point Average of 2.0 or any failing grades of "F" on the mid-quarter and quarter grade reports will be required to participate in the Student Support Plan (SSP) at his/her school site.

The Student Support Plan (SSP) shall be designed by each high school site to meet the needs of individual students.?? The plan must contain one or more of the following:

  1. After school tutoring prior to attending practice
  2. Saturday tutoring
  3. Wednesday afternoon tutoring
  4. A specific class designed to provide support to improve a student's performance
  5. The intervention plan may also include other options agreed upon by both the coach/sponsor and the student athlete and approved by the principal or athletic director
  6. Other: as documented by a principal approved intervention plan

Eligibility for Activities - Middle Schools

Students who participate in any school activity shall meet the following requirements:

KSHSAA Eligibility- Rules of the Kansas State High School Activities association governing eligibility of students for participation in interscholastic activities shall be minimum requirements for students in schools of USD No. 500. Under the KSHSAA eligibility ruling, students shall have passed at least five new subjects (those not previously passed) of unit weight, or its equivalency, the previous semester or the last semester of attendance. Additional requirements adopted by the Board shall be as contained in these policies and shall not relieve any student of the requirement to comply with all rules, regulations, standards and decisions of the Kansas State High School Activities Association.

Eligibility regulations for the middle schools, grades 7 and 8, of USD No. 500 shall govern the following extracurricular activities: cheerleading, debate, drill team, all athletic teams and participation in any activity or contest involving students from two or more different schools.

The principal of an individual middle school in USD #500 may prescribe eligibility requirements in addition to those required by KSHSAA and the Board of Education but any such additional requirements shall be subject to approval of the Superintendent of Schools and shall be uniformly applied within the school.

Current Eligibility - To be eligible for participation in specified extracurricular and any interscholastic activities weekly, the student shall not have received a failing grade (F) in any subject. Weekly eligibility will be monitored beginning the week prior to the first week of competition. After the first week of competition, students who have a grade below a C in any class will not be able to participate in an athletic or interscholastic event until the grade is passing. Tutoring sessions will be required and grades must be improved to a C or better to participate in activities. Eligibility shall be determined each Friday. The eligibility week shall extend from the following Monday morning through the next following Saturday.

Accumulated Eligibility (semester)- Rules of the KSHSAA governing eligibility for participation in Interscholastic activities shall be the requirements for students schools of USD No. 500. To be eligible for participation in a specified extracurricular and any interscholastic activity during the current semester, the student shall have passed at least five subjects of unit weight, or its equivalency, the previous semester of the last semester of attendance. Students who have "I" or "In Progress" at the close of the semester will have ten school days to complete necessary course work to achieve a passing grade. Credit earned in a USD No. 500 sponsored summer school may be counted as part of the "previous semester" except as limited by regulations of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. For a student eligible for special education services, with an active Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.), the principal may certify successful performance in the I.E.P. as satisfying all or part of the eligibility requirement.

Adding or Eliminating Activities

Administrative recommendations to add or eliminate specific activities may be considered by the Board. Individual patrons or groups of patrons may request the addition or elimination of activities using rules approved by the Board and filed with the clerk.