Cascade Middle School

Athletics

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Welcome to Cascade Athletics!

fall sports registration is open 7/1 - 9/13!

Students will find a connection to athletic activities in which they can participate and find enjoyment during their middle school years. We encourage parents to actively support their children in both their academic and athletic pursuits.

Requirements to Participate

The following three requirements must be completed before your athlete will be eligible to participate in practices and events for the 2019-20 school year.

  1. Register online at FamilyID - please complete this step FIRST so your athlete is on the roster. FamilyID is a secure, user-friendly online registration platform that allows parents to enter information once for multiple family members and athletic teams.
  2. Pay $40.00 Pay-to-Play Fee - online at https://touchbase.bend.k12.or.us/ or by check or cash at the main office
    • Scholarship forms can be requested in the main office.
    • Refunds may be requested from the athletic secretary within the first two weeks of practice if the athlete drops the sport. After the first two weeks refunds will only be issued in the event of illness or injury. No refund is available if an athlete becomes ineligible due to grades or behavior.
  3. Current Sports Physical - download English form / download Spanish form (Part 1 is to be completed by the guardian and Part 2 is to be completed by a Medical Provider)
    • 6th and 7th graders - sports physical must be dated 5/1/19 or later
    • 8th graders - sports physical must be dated 5/1/18 or later

Sports physicals are required for all 6th grade students competing in athletics. Students who continue to participate in extracurricular sports after 6th grade must complete a physical exam in grades 7, 9, and 11, or if this is their first time participating with a Bend-La Pine Schools team. All physicals must be completed prior to the sports season, but not before May 1st of the summer before the current academic year.

    • NEED A PHYSICAL? Click here for more information.

Parent Volunteers

If you would like to help as a volunteer with our athletic programs, please email the coach of the sport you're interested in volunteering for to verify you have met the eligibility requirements.

Practice and Scheduling Info

  • Football -
    • First Practices - Aug. 26-29 (Monday - Thursday) from 4-5:30pm
    • Practices first week of school - Sept. 4-6 (Weds - Fri) from 4-5:30pm. Note there IS practice the first day of school on Weds, Sept. 4.
    • Regular Practices - M/T/Th/F - 4:00-5:30 (no practice on Weds except for the first day of school)
    • SCHEDULE
  • Volleyball -
    • First Practice - Weds, Sept. 4 (this IS the first day of school)
    • Regular Practices - M/T/Th/F - 4:00-5:30 (no practice on Weds except for the first day of school)
    • SCHEDULE
  • Cross Country -
    • Information Meeting for New Parents - Thurs, Sept. 12 after practice from 5:30 - 6:00pm in Coach Morris' classroom B5. This is only for parents that are new to the Cascade cross country program.
    • Athlete Informational Meeting - Weds, Sept. 4 and Thurs, Sept. 5 after school from 3:45 - 4:30pm. Your athlete should attend just one day to learn about the program.
    • First Practice - Friday, Sept. 6 (this is the first 'running' practice)
    • Regular Practices - M/T/Th/F - 4:00-5:15 (no practice on Weds)
    • SCHEDULE

Bend-La Pine Schools require students to attend school ALL day on the day of an athletic event (excluding an absence due to a doctor or dentist appointment) or they will not be allowed to participate.

Busing to games is provided to and from events OUTSIDE of Bend during the school week (ie, La Pine and Redmond). Busing is also provided to events in Bend during the school week, but parents/guardians are responsible for their child's transportation home after the event.

Winter Sports Coach Phone, Email, Schedule
Wrestling Head Coach: Steve Collins
Asst. Coach: Mark Quon
Email, Schedule TBD

Spring Sports Coach Phone, Email, Schedule
Track Head Coach: JC Lizza - Boys
Head Coach: Kari Strang - Girls
Asst. Coach: Leah Boon
Asst. Coach: Julie McCabe
Email, Schedule TBD
Email, Schedule TBD
Email, Schedule TBD
Email, Schedule TBD
Fall Sports Coach Phone, Email, Schedule
Cross Country (6th, 7th & 8th)

Head Coach: Melissa Morris
Asst. Coach: Leah Boon
Website, Email, Schedule
Email, Schedule

Football — 7th Grade

Head Coach: Brian Broaddus

Email, Schedule

Football — 8th Grade

Head Coach: Steve Collins
Email, Schedule
Volleyball — 7th Grade
Head Coach: Alyx Lyons Email, Schedule

Volleyball — 8th Grade

Head Coach: Michelle Thomas
Email, Schedule

Other Sports

Other sports not available as a school sport at Cascade Middle School (such as 6th grade football, 6th grade volleyball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, softball, baseball and tennis are offered through Bend Park and Recreation District (BPRD) or other club organizations.

Middle School Athletic Philosophy

We believe that athletic participation provides a unique opportunity to fulfill man of the personal, social and physical needs common to middle school youth. Participation in appropriate competitive athletics increases an individuals’ sense of personal worth, self-discipline, respect and fair play, which can carry over into daily problem solving through life.

Coaches, teachers and parents have a shared responsibility to help guide, nurture and support youth in developing the confidence, skills and attitudes that will enable hem to make good choices on and off the playing fields.

Through dedication, effort and practice, our youth will develop athletic skills determination and attitudes that will contribute to personal success as well as team goals. Our goal is to develop lifelong learners who enjoy and participate in a variety of healthful activities.

Central Oregon Middle School Athletic Policies

Bend-La Pine Schools' middle schools compete with other middle schools in the Central Oregon areas. All Central Oregon middle schools use the guidelines outlined by the C.O. Middle School Standard Operating Procedures for Athletics. These procedures are available in the counseling office.

Code of Conduct

Any student who participates in school-sponsored athletics or activities must agree to abide by the School District Board Policies, Administrative Rules, Code of Conduct, building rules, and team participation/training contracts. All students who participate in athletics and extracurricular activities are expected to be positive role models for other students and members of the community. Students should demonstrate good conduct at school and in the community at all times.
  • Bend-La Pine Schools require students to attend school ALL day on the day of an athletic event (excluding an absence due to a doctor or dentist appointment) or they will not be allowed to participate. Athletes are also expected to be in school on time at 7:45am the day following an athletic event.
  • Violations of school rules and or behavior issues may result in the temporary or permanent suspension from the athletic team.



Contacts

Athletic Director:
Steven Collins
541-355-7048
Email

Athletic Secretary:
Brenda Spreier
541-355-7004
Email