Prairie Crossing Charter School encourages its students to take part in the many sports programs available at the school. Participation in sports encourages students to be part of a team, show their competitive spirit and support their school and peers. Interscholastic sports teams are available for students beginning in 5th grade in Cross Country, Cheer, and Track. Students in 6th through 8th grade are eligible to participate in all interscholastic sports offered at the school. PCCS is very proud of our student athletes and highlights our sports’ program achievements with an end of season assembly and a staff vs. student game, which is a spirited tradition at the school. Please refer to the different sport team summaries for more information about each sports program we offer.
General Information regarding Interscholastic Sports:
There is an athletic fee of $150 payable to PCCS Athletics prior to the first game of each season.
Each student who chooses to participate in an interscholastic sport is required to sign a Lakes Region Code of Conduct form and PCCS Eligibility of Students Commitment form. Interscholastic sport practices are after school from 3:45 –5:00 and it is the parent’s responsibility for providing transportation home from these practices.
For information regarding addresses and phone numbers of all off-campus games, please see here.
All 5th-8th grade students are eligible to try out. Practices will be held at John Gage Park directly across the street from the school. All home games will also be played at John Gage Park. For practice each player needs to bring:
- Size 5 ball
- Cleats (rubber – not baseball)
- Shin guards
- Water bottle
Open to all 5th-8th grade students. The season will begin on March 9th and end in the middle of May.
Track Sign-Up Form
Physicals DUE: March 2nd, 2015 by 3:30pm
Athletic Fee DUE: March 12th, 2015
For the 2014-2015 school year, PCCS has joined the IESA. This will allow our 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to qualify for the State Track Meet. There will be more information provided during the Track season.
PCCS currently participates in the following events: 100 M Dash, 200 M Run, 400 M Dash, 800 M Run, 1600 M Run, 400 M Relay, 800 M Relay, 1600 M Relay, 800 Medley Relay, 100 M Hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Put, and Discus.
Boys’ Basketball: All 6th-8th grade boys are eligible to try out. Boys’ basketball runs from October through December each year. There are two teams: a 6th/7th grade team and an 8th grade team. Mr. Gehring and Mr. Aaberg will coach the 6th-7th grade team and the 8th grade team for the 2014-2015 school year.
Girls’ Basketball: All 6th-8th grade girls are eligible to try out. There are two teams: a 6th/7th grade team and an 8th grade team.
Players are responsible for providing their own basketball shoes, black shorts, and water bottles. Uniform tops are provided by the PCCS Athletic Department.
All 5th-8th grade boys and girls are eligible to join the cross country team. The season takes place in early fall. Students will compete in conference meets throughout the season, with boys’ heats, girls’ heats, and mixed heats. The course will vary from 1 1/2 mile to 2 mile races.
Practices will be on campus and will meet in the gym. Players are responsible for providing their own black shorts and water bottles. Uniform tops are provided by the PCCS Athletic Department.
All 5th – 8th grade girls and boys are eligible to try out. Based on try outs, there will be a JV and Varsity squad. The cheer season runs from October through December each year. The cheerleaders will cheer for the JV and Varsity boys’ basketball games, both home and away games. Ms. Sustich and Mrs. Jackson will coach the Cheer Squad for the 2014-2015 school year.
Cheerleading practice is held after school in the gym or Muir Hall. Cheerleaders are responsible for providing their own shoes, bows, socks, and bodysuits. The uniforms and pom pons are provided by the PCCS Athletic Department.