Athletics

Paul R. Smith Athletic Information

     6th, 7th and 8th grade students can participate in athletics. Sports we play at Paul R. Smith include…

Football– one team 6-8th grade, begins in August
Girls volleyball– two teams 6th -7th grade and 7th-8th grade, begins in August 20th
Cheerleading– one team 6-8th grade, begins in August
Boys soccer– one team 6-8th grade, begins in October
Girls basketball– two teams 6th -7th grade and 7th-8th grade, begins in October
Girls soccer– one team 6-8th grade, begins in January
Boys basketball– two teams 6th -7th grade and 7th-8th grade begins in January
Girls track– one team 6-8th grade, begins in March
Boys track– one team 6-8th grade, begins in March

 

  • Athletic paperwork packet has to be fully completed before a student can participate or tryout. We can only take physicals that are from this packet; no other forms can be used. Paperwork is available in the front office or on the district webpage http://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/athletics/forms/ Use the Middle school forms
  • In order to be eligible to play a student must have a 2.0 grade point average in the previous semester, 6th graders are automatically eligible for 1st semester sports
  • Student athletes who do not behave in school can be removed from the team
  • Parents and athletes must recognize that coaches make the decisions over general team matters, including team selection, participation, and playing time,
  • There is a fee to participate in athletics; the fee must be paid in order to play. $50.00 1st sport, $30.00 2nd sport, 3rd no fee