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.

MS Spring Sport registration is due by Wednesday, March 20th!

Parents, please register your student online by March 20th to receive receive team communications and be eligible to start the season.  MS spring sport options and eligibility requirements are noted below. Teams practice on Mondays and Wednesdays unless otherwise noted. Click Athletics Calendar to view practice and competition schedules, download a mobile app and subscribe to or update Notify Me preferences. As of February 6th, track competitions have not been finalized and will be added as soon as possible. Schedules are subject to change.

  • 5-8 Boys’ and Girls’ Golf (Intramural) 4PM-5:45PMMonday only, final week may meet twice. Season begins (weather permitting) on Monday, April 22nd and ends no later than May 23rd
  • 7/8 Girls’ Soccer 4PM-5:30PM (first practice ends at 5:45PM): Season begins Monday, April 8th and ends Wednesday, May 22nd. Expect 3 days per week, Monday & Wednesday plus an occasional Tuesday &/or Thursday
  • 5-8 Boys’ and Girls’ Tennis (Intramural) 4PM-5:15PM: Season begins Monday, April 22nd and ends Monday, May 20th
  • 5-8 Boys’ and Girls’ Track 4PM-5:15PM: Season begins Wednesday, April 10th and ends no later than Wednesday, May 23rd (Additional practices may be scheduled)  

MS Athletics Eligibility

  • A current Health Physical Form must be filed either electronically on the Athletic Team Registration portal or with the school Health Office
  • Physical exams dated on or after April 1, 2017 are valid for the 18/19 school year
  • Parents and athletes are required to review the  Concussion Fact Sheet
  • To comply with Wisconsin Concussion laws, parents and students review and electronically sign a Concussion Acknowledgement form during online registration

2018/19 Middle School Sports Online Registration:

Online registration is required for new and returning athletes. The Athletic Team Registration (ATR) portal link appears below. If you do not have a “Family Athletic Account” (FAA), you must create one using one of your students’ 5-digit Student IDs.  Student IDs may be located on the PowerSchool parent portal – simply navigate to the “Grades & Attendance” page and look to the right of your child’s name. You may also call the MS or Athletic Office for help retrieving your student’s ID number. Once you have created your FAA, add each child who plans to play a sport using their 5-digit Student ID. Finally, register each child for the chosen sport(s). If you need assistance with online registration, please contact Mrs. Panthofer or Mr. Perkins

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.

2019 US Spring Sport registrations are now past due!

Online registration is required for each sport for all new and returning athletes. Late registrations are accepted through the start of each season. Thereafter, Athletic Director and Head Coach approval is required. If your child participated in a fall or winter sport, their WIAA Clearance Form is current.  First-time athletes and/or returning athletes with expired exams must file a new WIAA form,

Season start dates are noted below. Please visit the Athletics Calendar for practice times and locations.
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Track: Monday, March 4th
  • Girls’ Soccer: Monday, March 18th
  • LP Boys’ Baseball: Monday, March 18th
  • Boys’ Tennis: Monday, March 25th
  • Boys’ Golf: Monday, March 25th

2019 US Spring Sport Preseason Meeting

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2018/19 Upper School Sports Online Registration

Online registration is required for new and returning athletes and managers. The Athletic Team Registration (ATR) portal link appears below. If you do not have a “Family Athletic Account” (FAA), you must create one using one of your students’ 5-digit Student IDs.  Student IDs may be located on the PowerSchool parent portal – simply navigate to the “Grades & Attendance” page and look to the right of your child’s name. You may also call the US or Athletic Office for help retrieving your student’s ID number. Once you have created your FAA, add each child who plans to play a sport using their 5-digit Student ID. Finally, register each child for the chosen sport(s). If you need assistance with online registration, please contact Mrs. Panthofer or Mr. Atanasoff.

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
Affiliated with 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.