Orchard Middle School Athletic Clearance Requirements

All students must complete the following obligations before being allowed to participate in an athletic practice, event or contest each school year.  All forms need to be turned in by 10:00 am the first day of tryouts.  Please turn in ALL your paperwork together to the Main Office.  DO NOT TURN THEM IN TO YOUR COACH after practice has begun.  You will be cleared for practice only after all paperwork has been reviewed.

  1. Complete the following items:
    • Have a record of a physical examination signed by a physician which is good for 13 months.
    • Show proof of adequate medical insurance or purchase medical insurance through the school.
    • Purchase an ASB card/sticker for $15.
    • Complete all required forms at http://www.familyid.com/orchard-middle-school.
  2. Be a bona fide resident of the Wenatchee School District.
  3. Be under 15 years of age prior to June 1 of the current school year.
  4. Be cleared during the first (10) ten school days of the season. An appeal for an exception may he made with a building administrator.

To Be Eligible

To be eligible to participate in after school athletics is different then being cleared.  The student must also:

  1. Be in good standing with no serious or major disciplinary action pending.  To be in “Good Standing” means that during the current or past semester the student shall not:
    • Have been involved in the use or possession of tobacco, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs or controlled substances.
    • Have engaged in activities at or away from school that are detrimental to the student’s citizenship or the good reputation of the school.
  2. Be making reasonable academic progress.
    • In-district Programs; To be eligible, a student must be passing in five classes.
    • League Programs; To be eligible on a travel team in the middle school league, the student must be passing all classes.  Grade checks will be done frequently.  There can be no U’s, or F’s in current classes or on the last report card.
  3. Be in school attendance for 4 periods or more on the day of the activity unless excused by the office.