Athletics News & Information

  • Boys basketball sign ups were Tuesday, October 8.  Only athletes with physicals on file were allowed to sign up.  If your student athlete did not have a physical on file and would still like to sign up they may do so by getting a sports physical by a doctor and bringing it to Mrs. Melcher in room 231 BEFORE Friday, October 18.  There will be no one added to the tryout list after Friday, October 18.

     

    All boys that signed up for basketball tryouts must provide Mrs. Melcher (Room 231) a copy of their grades by Friday, October 18.  Students that do not prove accademic eligibility with a printed copy of their grades by Friday, October 18 will be removed from the list and no longer allowed to tryout.

     

    The Athletic Director will be collecting physicals for the year and passing out information for fall sports.  To insure your physical is on file, be sure to give it the Athletic Director only.

    Physicals can be turned in throughout the year, but need to be on file at the time of sign up for a particular sport.

    To be valid for the 2019-2020 school year, a physical must be dated AFTER APRIL 15 OF 2019.


    Pay to participate fees will now be collected online through Payschool.  A link is posted under the pay to participate tab.  The fee is $150 ($80 for reduced lunch qualifiers, $40 for free lunch qualifiers)

    The Athletic Director or coach will not be collecting fees.

    A reminder to parents:  Novi and Northville Middle Schools have a three dollar ($3) fee to attend wrestling, volleyball, and  basketball games.

     

  • Athletic Philosophy

    The total development of the student is the focus of a responsible athletic program.

    Successful programs provide for physical, mental, social, and emotional growth. 

    We believe that:

    • The middle school age athletes are at a unique stage of development
    • Development, being able to learn from experience, making choices about future sports involvement, and having a positive learning experience are important priorities
    • Participation for as many youngsters as possible is desired
    • The program emphasis should be directed toward skill mastery, team concepts, cooperation with peers, and the fun of involvement and fair play
    • Athletics are an extension of the classroom
    • The learning outcomes we seek for our athletes
    • The development of confidence and poise
    • Game concepts
    • Learning from winning or losing
    • Total effort
    • Friendships
    • Positive behavior
    • Sportsmanship.