Athletics

Paul R. Smith Athletic Information

New Safety Procedures

School Event Safety Protocols

Beginning in 2018, Pasco County Schools will have new safety procedures in place for all sporting events.  Only clear plastic , clear vinyl,  and clear Ziploc bags will be permitted.  Diaper bags and medically-necessary bags are permitted and are subject to search.  No other bags of ANY kind will be permitted, including backpacks, fanny packs, purses and duffle bags.  All bags are subject to search. Please click here for more information: http://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/comm/page/new_event_security_procedures

     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 6th-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