Parent Information

This section provides current families with useful documents, forms, team registration link, college information, and more.  Visit back often as this page will be updated on a consistent basis.

2018/19  Middle School Athletics Important Dates:

  • Online registration opens June 25th
  • Fall Sport online registration is due by Friday, August 24th, 2018

MS Athletics Eligibility

  • Students registering for MS athletics must have a current Health Physical Form on file with the Health Office.
  • The physical exam must be dated on or after April 1, 2017 to be valid for the 18/19 school year.
  • The Wisconsin Concussion laws require that all parents and students review and sign a Concussion Acknowledgement form before participating in sports.
  • Parents and athletes are required to review the  Concussion Fact Sheet .

2018/19 Middle School Sports Online Registration:

  • Create a Family Athletic Account. This account will be used for all Prairie students in your household.  A school issued Student ID number is required to set up the account.
  • Each Prairie Student’s ID number can be located on your FACTS Portal Account.
  • Athletes are ineligible to practice or compete until the electronic registration is submitted and accepted.
  • If you need assistance with online registration, please contact Mrs. Panthofer or Mr. Liesch. 

Athletic team registration site:

Click on the image below to set up your family athletic team registration account AND to register your child for a team sport.

 

 

This section provides current families with useful documents, forms, team registration link, college information, and more.  Visit back often as this page will be updated on a consistent basis.

2018 Upper School Spring Sports Banquet
Wednesday, June 13th at 6 PM in the JAC!

All spring sport athletes and their families are invited to attend the complimentary banquet to celebrate another successful season.

2018/2019 Upper School Sports Important Dates:

  • Online registration opens June 25th
  • Fall Sport online registration is due by Wednesday, August 1st.
  • US Fall Sport Preseason Meeting is Monday, August 6th at 6:00 PM in the JAC. All Upper School fall sport athletes and at least one parent are required to attend.

2018/19 Upper School Sports Online Registration

  • All managers and players must register for the team.
  • Create a Family Athletic Account.  This account will be used for all Prairie students in your household.  A school issued Student ID number is required to set up the account. Each Prairie student’s ID number can be located on your FACTS Portal Account.
  • If you need assistance with online registration, please contact Mrs. Panthofer.

Click on the image below to access the Athletic Team Registration site:

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US Athletic Physical Examination Information

  • WIAA Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Clearance Form is required for all incoming freshman, first time athletes and students new to The Prairie School.
  • Returning students with expired WIAA forms are required to submit a current form. 
  • When registering online, please upload either a PDF or JPG file of your child’s WIAA form. 
  • The school Health Physical Form is not valid for US Sports.
  • Exams completed on or after April 1, 2017 are valid for the 18/19 school year.
  • NOTE: The WIAA Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Clearance form will be rejected and the student-athlete will not be cleared to practice or compete if the exam date is omitted, expired, post-date and/or if the form is not signed by a licensed medical professional or is not signed by a parent or guardian.

US Athletic Exam Form and WIAA Links

 US Athletic Trainer

Kayla McClure, Midwest Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Affliated with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Ascension
Email:  [email protected]
Training Room:  262.752.2603
Cell: 262.994.2145

Each athlete must complete baseline concussion testing annually. Contact Kayla McClure to schedule your test prior to the start of your first season of the school year.

Letter Jacket

Click on the image below for information about Prairie letter jackets. In-store inventory is limited. Note, orders take several weeks to arrive.

College Links

Each year, we see more and more of our student-athletes seeking information on opportunities to participate in college-athletics.  We have dedicated this section to providing you resources that will allow you access to valuable information about the types of programs and the steps involved in seeking opportunities to play at the collegiate level. This page will continue to evolve and we hope to add sample resumes as well as alumni collegiate athletes’ comments on their college athletic experience.  As always, we encourage families to contact their Head Coach.  Working with the Prairie College Counseling Office  and our coaches, we will assist you in this process.  However, these opportunities cannot exist without the effort and energy of the family.

NATIONAL STUDENT CLEARINGHOUSE

The National Student Clearinghouse, a non-profit organization, is the nation’s trusted source for student degree and enrollment verification. Any student pursuing college athletics, at any level, must register with the Clearinghouse.  The Upper School College Admissions Office can help you complete this process. Through the Clearinghouse verification reporting solutions, they help educational institutions improve efficiency, reduce costs and workload, and enhance the quality-of-service they provide to their students and alumni, lending institutions, employers, and other organizations. For more information go to 

NATIONAL COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NCAA)

  • The NCAA oversees 88 championships in 23 sports. There are more than 400,000 student-athletes competing in three divisions at over 1,000 colleges and universities within the NCAA. For more information go to www.ncaa.org.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS (NAIA)

  • The association provides exclusive opportunities for over 60,000 young men and women to achieve academically while competing for the love of the game. NAIA member institutions award millions of dollars through athletic aid to eligible student-athletes and create an environment where competitive athletics, academic excellence and Champions of Character walk hand in hand.

NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NJCAA)

  • The purpose of the NJCAA is to promote and foster junior college athletics on intersectional and national levels so that results will be consistent with the total educational program of its member colleges.

RECRUITING REALITIES

  • by Jack H. Renkens Jack Renkens’ book, Recruiting Realities, is a valuable resource and can be obtained using the information below. Recruiting realities was developed to provide student-athletes and their families with an educational resource about the collegiate athletic recruiting process.