Q: What sports are offered at Cross Schools?
A: Cross Schools offers a wide range of sports for students in grades 5-12, including basketball, cross country, football, golf, sporting clays, cheerleading, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Q: When do athletic seasons start?
A: Athletic seasons vary depending on the sport, but generally start in the fall (August/September) and run through the spring (May/June).
Q: Are there tryouts for sports teams?
A: Yes, there are tryouts for most sports teams. However, we strive to provide opportunities for all students who are interested in participating in athletics.
Q: What are the requirements for participating in athletics?
A: Students must have a current physical on file and meet academic eligibility requirements in order to participate in athletics.
Q: Are there any additional fees for participating in athletics?
A: Yes, there is a fee for each sport in which a student participates. These fees help cover the cost of uniforms, equipment, and other expenses associated with athletics.
Q: What is the role of parents in Cross Schools athletics?
A: We encourage parents to support their child's participation in athletics by attending games, volunteering as coaches or team managers, and providing positive reinforcement and encouragement. Cross Schools has a Booster Club that we encourage parents to become involved in supporting.
Q: How are coaches selected for Cross Schools teams?
A: Coaches are selected based on their experience, qualifications, and commitment to our school's mission and values.
Q: What is the philosophy of Cross Schools athletics?
A: Our philosophy is to provide a positive, supportive, and competitive athletic experience that promotes character development, teamwork, and sportsmanship. We believe that athletics should be an extension of the classroom, and that the lessons learned on the field or court are just as important as those learned in the classroom.