Athletics

Skinner Middle School Participates in all of the sports offered through the Denver Public Schools Prep League.  Teams are coached by Skinner teachers and staff. Practices, meets and games take place after school and occasionally on Saturdays.

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Physicals
All students are required to have a sports physical to participate in a district sponsored sport. Students are eligible for practice and games once this physical has been documented and the school has a copy on file (see below). If you need information about where to go for a physical, please contact Mr. Kelly, Athletic Director. Free sports physicals are available at the Denver Health School Based Health Clinics at North High and Lake Middle School.

All 3 parts of this form must be completed in full and turned into the Athletic Director ONLY, Robert Kelly and not to the coach of the specific sport. Click to download form: Physicians_Permit_Emergency_Card

  1. PHYSICIAN PERMIT FOR ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION (valid for one year from date of exam)
  2. PARENTS PERMISSION (specify which sport/s)
  3. EMERGENCY CARD

You may contact Mr. Kelly, Skinner Athletic Director at 720-424-1441 or ROBERT_KELLY@dpsk12.org


Eligibility
Students must maintain their eligibility on a weekly basis to practice and participate in team games.  Students are responsible for bringing their signed eligibility progress reports to their coaches regarding the three standards of “Characteristics of a Successful Learner.” 3s and 4s must be reported on the weekly progress report during the sport season for students to be eligible for that week.

 
Characteristics of A Successful Learner:

1.    Student completes class work

2.    Student completes homework

3.    Student follows school and class rules


Participation Fee
Students must submit a $25 fee to the school treasurer for each season they participate in a sport.  The fee supplies referees at games, bus transportation to away games, uniforms, equipment, and a coach.


Fall SportsEarly     

  • Cross Country – 6 – 8 co-ed
  • Soccer – boys – 6 – 8
  • Softball – girls – 6 – 8
  • Cheer Squad – co-ed – 6 – 8 (year round)

Fall Sports – Late

  • Flag Football – 6 – 8 co-ed
  • Volleyball – girls – 6 – 8
  • Cheer Squad

Winter Sports

  • Basketball – boys and girls – 6 – 8
  • Cheer Squad

Spring Sports

  • Baseball – boys – 6 – 8
  • Tackle Football – co-ed – North High Vikings Futures Program
  • Soccer – girls – 6 – 8
  • Cheer Squad

Attend a game and cheer on the Skinner Scorpions!  Please click here to see the current athletics schedule. Please click here to learn more about DPS Prep (middle school) Athletics.

For more information about Skinner Athletics, see Athletics at Skinner 17-18.  You may also contact Robert Kelly, Skinner Athletic Director at 720-424-1441 or ROBERT_KELLY@dpsk12.org

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