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Sports Information

Mike Garrod, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
garrodm@dewittschools.net 
517-668-3246

Welcome to the DeWitt Junior High athletic page!

We appreciate your continued commitment to support our student athletes in maintaining strong academics and his or her growth as a leader, team player and athlete on the field. It is our intent to provide all of the information you need to navigate your families journey through our athletic, arts, and academic programs. Should you have a suggestion, please email Junior High Athletic Director Mike Garrod at garrodm@dewittschools.net or 517-668-3246.

The DeWitt Board of Education sets fees annually for student participation pricing. Sports Participation Fees (Pay to Play):

High School fee $225/Year ($500 Family Limit)

Junior High fee $150/Year ($300 Family Limit)

The limit for families with both high school and junior high athletes is $500.

Sports Participation:

Fees are due on the first day of practice/tryouts. If preferred, 1/2 may be paid on the first day of practice/tryouts, with the remainder being due by the first competition. Sports Participation Fees will be waived for families that qualify for free/reduced lunch through Food Services.

Physical:

Students must have a valid, up to date physical on file at the junior high office before they can tryout, practice, or compete. These forms are available at the HS athletic office as well as the Junior High Office. All physicals must be dated April 15th or later.

Eligibility:

Student eligibility requirements are set by the DeWitt Board of Education in consultation with the Michigan High School Athletic Association. At DeWitt Junior High the athletic director pulls weekly eligibility reports by noon on Friday. Any student that is failing any class is deemed not eligible for the full following week. Student's eligibility will be redetermined the following Friday for the following weeks competition.  For trimester eligibility, a student must have 5 out of 6 passing grades per semester to be eligible for the next semester.   

Spectator Information:

        Ticket prices for admission are $3 for adults and $2 for students.  Senior citizens who are over 60 and children under 5 are free.  DeWitt sports passes and         CAAC passes are also accepted.          

MHSAA New Concussion Care Medical Insurance
       Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the Michigan High School Athletic Association is providing athletic participants at each MHSAA member junior                                    high/middle school and high school with insurance that is intended to pay accident medical expense benefits resulting from concussion. The suspected                                     concussion must be sustained while the athlete is participating in an MHSAA in-season covered activity (practice or competition). Policy limit is $25,000 for each                     accident.
       This program intends to assure that all eligible student-athletes in MHSAA member schools in grades 7 through 12, male and female, in all levels of all sports under the          jurisdiction of the MHSAA, receive prompt and professional attention for head injury events even if the child is uninsured or under-insured. Accident medical                             deductibles and co-pays left unpaid by other policies are reimbursed under this program.

         For help with filing a claim, please click on the following link.

Athletic Code of Conduct:

Please take time to read and understand our athletic code of conduct. This document covers the rules and expectations of our athletes on top of the student code of conduct. The best place for our student athletes to start his or her season is with a strong understanding of the high expectations we have of them.

Junior High Code of Conduct, and Athletic Code of Conduct