Surveillance testing is mandated twice a week for all student-athletes. This must be done at your school site. No exceptions. Due to COVID-19 transmission, it is recommended that indoor event locations limit inperson attendees to 50 percent of total capacity.Fall Sports:Cross Country (Boys and Girls Club)Football
Basketball (Boys and Girls)
Baseball (Boys and Girls)(FCA)
Soccer (Boys and Girls)Track (Boys and Girls)Flag Football (Girls)Academic RequirementsCOMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES IN GRADES 6 - 8.Student Eligibility
In an effort to relieve some of the stress with students returning to school, ALL students will be Academically Eligible during the first semester of this school year. However, we will move back to our regular policies beginning with the first semester report card for Winter and Spring Sports. Also be advised that the age limit still stands, no student can turn 16 prior to May 1st of the current school year.(I) For determining student eligibility, the grading period shall be a semester. The same period shall also be the minimum length of the ineligibility period.(II) Students participating in competitive interscholastic activities shall pass a minimum of 70% of courses carrying credit toward grade promotion in the semester immediately preceding participation.APS Policy DOES NOT allow 6th grade students to participate in FOOTBALL ONLY. They are allowed to try-out for the other sports.
Other RequirementsTo participate in sports at King, students must complete and turn in:1. Enrolled student at King Middle School2. Examination and Permit card (Parents' consent form)3. Physical form - A doctor's examination is required. Physical can be obtained through your child's Pediatrician, at Whitefoord Clinic (King Middle School location). The cost is $25.00 for a sport's physical, or at the Little Clinic in the Kroger on Glenwood Ave across from Maynard Jackson High School. The Little Clinic is open 7 days a week.