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 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, 2016 to be valid for the 17/18 school year.
  • Health Physical Forms are due in the Health Office on Thursday, August 3, 2017.
  • 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:

MS basketball online registration is now open!  

  • For gender specific information, please click MS Boys’ Basketball or MS Girls’ Basketball. Please do not register your child more than once.  Login to your Family Athletic Account to review registrations for the year.
  • MS spring sports registration continues.
  • Each family must set up one athletic team registration 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.
  • A Student ID number is required to register a student for sports.  This number may be located on the PowerSchool parent account or your FACTS portal.
  • Athletes are ineligible to practice or compete until the electronic registration is submitted and accepted.

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.

2017 Fall Sports Banquet is Wednesday, November 8th at 6:00 PM in the dining room.

All fall athletes and families are invited to attend the complimentary banquet to celebrate a successful season. Pizza and beverages will be served in the dining room. Teams awards will be presented following dinner. Enter through door 5.

Athletes are encouraged to showcase their athletic awards on a Prairie letter jacket.  In-store inventory is limited. Orders may take several weeks to arrive. Click LETTER JACKET for store location. 

Season sport photos by VARITAY Studios are available for purchase (prints and digital rights) for a limited time. Order today!

2017/18 Upper School Sports Online Registration

Upper School basketball registration is now open!

  • US basketball registration deadline is noon on Friday, October 27th.   Late registration may delay your child’s eligibility to start practice. Please do not register your child more than once. Login to your Family Athletic Account to review registrations for the year.
  • Parent/Athlete mandatory winter sport meeting is Monday, October 30th at 6:30 p.m. in the JAC.  Each US basketball player and at least one parent are required to attend.
  • Spring sport information coming soon.
  • Each family must set up one athletic team registration account per household before registering a student to a sport. The family account will be used for all future athletic registrations.
  • A Student ID number is required to register a student for sports.  This number may be located on the PowerSchool parent account.
  • Per WIAA rules, only a WIAA Physical Clearance Form can be accepted. Upload the WIAA Physical Clearance Form when registering online. See US Athletic Physical Examination information section below for more details.
  • Athletes must be cleared to participate before practicing with the team.

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

.US Fall Sports Parent Meeting

All parents who missed the mandatory US Fall Sports parent meeting held on August 7th are required to review the material presented during the meeting with their child. Continued eligibility is contingent on fulfilling the requirements.

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.
  • Upload the WIAA Physical Clearance form when registering a student for a team sport online.  
  • Per WIAA rules, only a WIAA Physical Clearance Form signed by both the physician and parent that documents the exam date and medical release to participate can be accepted.
  • 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 is expired, post-dated, 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]
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.