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 Middle School Spring Sport online registration is open!

  • Online registration is REQUIRED for all participants. See eligibility section below.
  • Click 2018 MS Spring Sports to review season start dates, practice dates and general information  presented by Mr. Liesch, Associate Athletic Director and Head of Middle School Sports.
  • Please register by Thursday, March 22nd.
Season Start Dates:

Wednesday, April 11th:   5-8 Boys’ & Girls’ Track, 7-8 Girls Soccer, 7-8 Boys’ & Girls’ Tennis
Monday, April 16th:  7-8 Boys’ & Girls’ Golf (weather permitting)

MS Athletics Eligibility

  • Students registering for MS athletics must have a current Health Physical Form on file with the Health Office.  If your child participated in a fall or winter sport, his/her Health Physical Form is current.
  • The physical exam must be dated on or after April 1, 2016 to be valid for the 17/18 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 .

2017/18 Middle School Sports Online Registration:

  • Each family must set up one Family Athletic Account per household before registering a student to a sport. This account will be used for all future Middle and Upper school team sport registrations. Your child’s Student ID number is required to register a student for sports.
  • Please do not register your child more than once.  If you already set up your  Family Athletic Account, please login to review your child’s registrations.
  • 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 Sport registration is open!

The registration deadline is Wednesday, February 28th. Late registrations may delay eligibility to practice or play.

Mark you calendar for Monday, March 5th!

All Upper School spring athletes and at least one parent are expected to attend the spring sport meeting. Times and locations are noted below:

  • 6:30 PM in the JAC:  All spring sports EXCEPT L-P’s Boys’ Baseball. Checkin begins at 6:00 PM. The all sport meeting starts at  6:30 p.m., followed by team meetings at approximately 7:15 p.m.
  • 7:00 PM at Racine Lutheran High School – L-P’s Boy’s Baseball 

2017/18 Upper School Sports Online Registration

  • All managers and players must register for the team.
  • Each family must set up one Family Athletic Account per household before registering a student to a sport. This account will be used for all future team sport registrations. Your child’s Student ID number is required to register a student for sports.
  • Please do not register your child more than once.  If you already set up your  Family Athletic Account, please login to review your child’s registrations.
  • If your child participated in a 17/18 fall or winter sport, their exam is current. See US Athletic Physical Examination information section below for more details.
  • Athletes must be cleared to participate before practicing with the team.
  • 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: Required for all incoming freshman, first time athletes and students new to The Prairie School. Returning students with expired physicals are required to submit a current exam form. 
  • Per WIAA rules, only a WIAA Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Clearance form signed by both the physician and parent that documents the exam date and medical release to participate can be accepted.  Exams completed on or after April 1, 2016 are valid for the 17/18 school year.
  • When registering online, please upload the WIAA Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Clearance form.
  • 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.
  • The following forms are now submitted electronically: Athletic permit card (formerly known as alternate year card, parent/athlete informed consent, concussion acknowledgement and sports medicine authorization.

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]fhc.org
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.