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Welcome to Bloomfield Hills Schools Middle School Athletics! 

Sports are offered during four sport seasons for 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

Please Note: All students must have a completed Bloomfield Hills Schools Athletics Physical Form (ONLY this form will be accepted) on file in the main office of your school to be eligible to participate in extra-curricular sports. A new form is needed every school year.

All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students must pay a participation fee of $150 to be eligible to participate in sports for the school year. For students in a "no-cuts" sport, the fee is due at the start of the season and for students trying out for the "cut" sports, the fee is due once they have made the team. Checks can be made out to Bloomfield Hills Schools and turned in to the main office. Payment can also be made online at www.bloomfield.org/recreationsignup

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Important Information

Athletic Supplies & Equipment

Students are responsible for supplying their own personal equipment such as shoes, inner clothing, and towels. Bloomfield Hills Schools provides uniforms and protective equipment where appropriate. Students are responsible to return all equipment provided by the Bloomfield Hills Schools at the end of the season.

Picking Students Up from School After Practice

Please arrange prompt rides home from school after practices and games are completed. Please refer to the schedules for the time you should be at school to pick up your child.

Away Contest Transportation

The district will only provide one-way bus transportation to the away venues. Families will need to arrange to pick up the student at the end of away events.

Athletic and Co-Curricular Code of Conduct

Please review the Athletic and Co-Curricular Code of Conduct with your child.

Program Dates

Season 1: September-October

  • 7th and 8th grade Football
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Basketball
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Tennis
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Boys Soccer
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Boys/Girls Cross Country

Football
7th and 8th graders only. A new rule that went into effect during the 08-09 school year allows any 7th or 8th grader to play regardless of their weight. Football is a travel team. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Practice is every day after school.

Girls Basketball
6th grade basketball is an intramural sport. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. They do not compete against other schools. Practices and games are in the morning before the start of the school day, Monday - Thursday. Students may still participate if there is a scheduling conflict with any school sponsored club.

7th/8th grade basketball is a travel team. There are separate teams for 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Students who do not make the team are encouraged to join the cross country team.

Girls Tennis
Girls Tennis is a travel team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. Tryouts will be held at the beginning of the season. 23 girls will make the team. Practices are every day after school. Students who do not make the team are encouraged to join the cross country team.

Boys Soccer

6th grade soccer does not have tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Practice is 4 days per week after school, Monday-Thursday. There are three game days during the season. Students may still participate if there is a scheduling conflict with any school sponsored club.

7th/8th grade soccer is a travel team. There is one team which includes 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Those who don't make the team are encouraged to join the Cross Country team.

Cross Country
Cross Country is a co-ed team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Cross country is a travel team. Practice is every day after school. Girls and boys practice together but run separately at meets.

Season 2: November-January

  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Boys Basketball
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Swimming
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Diving

Boys Basketball
6th grade basketball is an intramural sport. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. They do not compete against other schools. Practices and games are in the morning before the start of the school day, Monday - Thursday. Students may still participate if there is a scheduling conflict with any school sponsored club.

7th/8th grade basketball is a travel team. There are separate teams for 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Students who do not make the team are encouraged to join the Intramural Basketball Team.

7th/8th grade Intramural basketball is played after school Monday – Thursday. Students will be assigned to teams and will receive a game schedule. The number of participants will determine the number of teams. All games are played at West Hills. There are playoffs and a championship game at the end of the season.

Girls Swimming
Girls Swimming is a team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. It is a travel team. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Students are expected to have basic skills for swimming. Exact practice times will be determined prior to season. Students are expected to provide their own transportation to every practice.

Girls Diving
Girls Diving is a team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. It is a travel team. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Students are expected to have basic skills for diving. Exact practice times will be determined prior to season. Students are expected to provide their own transportation to every practice.

Season 3: February-March

  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Volleyball
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Wrestling
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Boys Swimming
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Boys Diving

Girls Volleyball
6th grade volleyball is an intramural sport. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. They do not compete against other schools. Practices and games are in the morning before the start of the school day, Monday - Thursday. Students may still participate if there is a scheduling conflict with any school sponsored club.

7th/8th grade volleyball is a travel team. There are separate teams for 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Students who do not make the team are encouraged to join the Intramural Volleyball Team.

7th/8th grade Intramural volleyball is played after school Monday – Thursday. Students will be assigned to teams and will receive a game schedule. The number of participants will determine the number of teams. All games are played at West Hills. There are playoffs and a championship game at the end of the season.

Wrestling
Wrestling is a travel team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Practices are every day after school. Students will practice and compete against opponents with similar weight.

Boys Swimming
Boys Swimming is a team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. It is a travel team. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Students are expected to have basic skills for swimming. Exact practice times will be determined prior to season. Students are expected to provide their own transportation to every practice.

Boys Diving
Boys' Diving is a team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. It is a travel team. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Students are expected to have basic skills for diving. Exact practice times will be determined prior to season. Students are expected to provide their own transportation to every practice.

Season 4: April-May

  • 7th and 8th grade Boys Baseball
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Softball
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade B/G Track and Field
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Soccer
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Boys Tennis
  • 6th, 7th and 8th grade Girls Lacrosse
  • 7th and 8th grade Boys Lacrosse

Baseball
Baseball is a travel team for 7th and 8th graders only. There is one team which includes 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Those who don't make the team are encouraged to join the Track team.

Softball
6th/7th/8th grade intramural softball does not have tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Practice is 4 days per week after school, Monday – Thursday. There are four game days during the season.

7th/8th grade travel softball is a travel team for 7th and 8th graders only. There is one team which includes 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Those who don't make the team are encouraged to join the Intramural Softball team or the Track team.

Track & Field
Track and Field is a co-ed team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Track is a travel team. Practice is every day after school. Girls and boys practice together but run separately at meets.

Girls Soccer
6th grade soccer does not have tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it. Practice is 4 days per week after school, Monday – Thursday. There are three game days during the season.

7th/8th grade soccer is a travel team. There is one team which includes 7th and 8th graders. The number of players who sign up will determine whether there are tryouts. Practice is every day after school. Those who don't make the team are encouraged to join the Track team.

Boys Tennis
Boys Tennis is a travel team for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. Tryouts will be held at the beginning of the season. Twenty-eight boys will make the team. Twenty roster spots will be held for 7th and 8th graders with eight remaining for 6th graders. Practices are every day after school. Students who do not make the team are encouraged to join the Track team.  

Girls Lacrosse
7th/8th grade is a travel team. There are no tryouts so every student who comes out for the team will make it.  *3rd/4th and 5th/6th grade girls lacrosse is offered through the Bloomfield Hills Recreation Department.  

Boys Lacrosse
For those interested in information regarding K through 8th grade boys lacrosse please visit the Bloomfield Lacrosse Club website at: http://www.bhillslax.com

Athletic Apparel

Girls Soccer Summer Camp (Grades 6-8 & 9-12)

The girls soccer program will host a summer camp for grades 6-8 and 9-12 from July 29 - August 2, 2019, from 6-8 p.m. at BHHS. This camp will focus on the technical development of the players in finishing, dribbling, passing and receiving, defensing and possession. Goalkeeping coaching will also be provided. All campers will be coached by a member of the BHHS girls soccer coaching staff. Questions? Contact coach Zakaria at AZakaria17@hotmail.com.

Read more about Girls Soccer Summer Camp (Grades 6-8 & 9-12)
Lacrosse Summer Camps for Grades 3-8

The LAX Thirteen Mile Club will be offering 3 sessions (June 25-27, July 16-18, & July 20-August 1) of a Summer Night Camp at EHMS from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $60. For more details or to register visit www.13milelax.com/camps. Four one-hour sessions are also being offered to introduce youth to lacrosse on July 30 and August 1, 6, & 8. Participants must be US Lacrosse members (membership requires a $25 fee). To register visit www.bloomfield.org/rec-signup.

Read more about Lacrosse Summer Camps for Grades 3-8
Middle School Football Camp 2019

All BHMS, EHMS, and WHMS incoming 7th and 8th grade students are invited to attend the Future Black Hawks Football Skills Camp from Monday, August 26 - Thursday, August 28, 2019. The camp is free will take place on the BHHS football field from 3 - 5 p.m. Student athletes will not need a helmet - just cleats to participate. Athletes must have a physical on file (bring physical to the first practice).

Complete the registration at www.bloomfield.org/footballcamp

Questions? Contact BHHS Varsity & EHMS Coach Matt MacLeod at MMacleod@bloomfield.org

Read more about Middle School Football Camp 2019

Athletic Staff

Mike Cowdrey - 248.341.6406
District Athletic Director
MCowdrey@bloomfield.org

Avis Najor - 248.341.5669
Athletic Director
AVNajor@bloomfield.org

John Ciecko - 248.341.5661
Athletic Trainer
JCiecko@bloomfield.org

Angi Lewis - 248.341.6405
Administrative Assistant
ALewis@bloomfield.org

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