Overview

Jefferson students have many opportunities to participate in athletics. Interscholastic sports are offered to 7th and 8th grade students who can qualify for the teams. Boys’ interscholastic sports consist of basketball, cross country, football, wrestling, and track. Interscholastic competition for girls is offered in cross country, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading and track. There is a separate fee to participate in each of these activities. In addition a physical examination form must be on file in the health office prior to practicing or competing, which includes try-outs.

Interscholastic sports take place outside of regular school hours and are in addition to the regular physical education program. Students involved in sports must remain academically eligible to participate. Eligibility requires that a student maintain a satisfactory rating in both effort and citizenship and passing grades in all subjects. For more details on these programs, please use the top navigation under Athletics to get to the appropriate section.
 
Intramurals are open to all students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.  Intramurals sports take place outside of the regular school hours. Activities include basketball, bowling, golf, ping-pong, softball, volleyball, floor hockey, etc. Students may not participate in intramurals if they are excused from physical education because of injury or illness. For a fee students may participate in one or all of these activities. There are additional fees for bowling and golf.  For more detailed information about Intramurals, please look under Programs & Activities on the top navigation or click here.       
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