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Whitewater
Middle School
10201 Running Rapids Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
Courier #: 317
P: 980-344-3400  |  F: 980-343-1814 
Principal: Beth Thompson
LC: Beacon Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Athletics

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Athletic Director: Derwin Calhoun

Important information on Physical Education







WHITEWATER Physical Education Welcome letter.docx​​ (opens in new window) ​

2017-18 Volleyball Schedule(opens in new window) ​


​Athletic Participation Fee

The fee to participate in Middle School Athletics is $50. If a student is on free lunch, then the student's fee may be waived. IF the student does not qualify to receive free lunch, then they will be required to pay the fee. The fee must be paid PRIOR to the FIRST game. Students need to provide proof of their lunch eligibility by showing the documentation of the CMS Child's Nutrition Office. If you a request form please do by calling 980-343-6041 or emailing lunch@cms.k12.nc.us


Visit CMS Athletic Zone Page (opens in new window) to stay up to date on Whitewater's athletic events.

 

Athletic Eligibility Requirements

Only students in grades 7-12 may participate in interscholastic athletic competition (State Board of Education Regulation).  No student may be eligible to participate at the middle school level for a period lasting longer than four (4) consecutive semesters beginning with the student’s entry into the seventh grade. The principal shall have evidence of the date of each player’s entry into the seventh grade and monitor the four (4) consecutive semesters. In order to qualify for public school participation, a student must meet the following requirements, but is not limited to the following requirements:​​

7th Grade​​

A student who is promoted from the sixth grade to the seventh grade
  automatically meets the GPA, attendance and minimum load
  eligibility requirements for the first semester.

Must have earned a 2.0 GPA from previous semester (beginning second
  semester)

Must have 85% attendance (beginning second semester)
Must have passed a minimum load of work during the previous semester
  (beginning second semester) *

Must be currently enrolled in at least one-half of the minimum academic
  course load

Must be in attendance at school for at least one-half of the instructional day
May participate at the school where he/she is enrolled
Shall not participate if he/she becomes 15 years of age on or before
  August 31 of said school year

8th Grade

• Must meet local promotion standards
• Must have earned a 2.0 GPA from previous semester
• Must have 85% attendance from previous semester
• Must have passed a minimum load of work during the previous semester *
• Must be currently enrolled in at least one-half of the minimum academic
  course load

• Must be in attendance at school for at least one-half of the instructional day
• May participate at the school where he/she is enrolled
• Shall not participate if he/she becomes 15 years of age on or before
  August 31 of said school year

Exceptional Children
(Grades 7-12)

• The 2.0 eligibility rule will be waived if (1) I.E.P. goals are being met;
  (2) satisfactory progress is being made in mainstreamed classes, and
  (3) has the principal’s recommendation.​


*Middle School: A minimum load is defined as passing six out of eight courses in the A/B format of block scheduling during the traditional school day.

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