Janitell is a first-rate school for athletics and physical education, and we have high expectations for students. There are many benefits of athletics for teens, including:
Improved physical fitness: Participating in athletics can help teens improve their physical fitness, including strength, endurance, and coordination.
Stress relief: Athletics can provide a healthy outlet for stress and help teens relax and feel more balanced.
Improved mental health: Athletics can help improve mental health by providing a sense of accomplishment and boosting self-esteem and confidence.
Social connections: Athletics can provide opportunities to make new friends and be part of a team.
Educational benefits: Participating in athletics can help improve academic performance, as it can foster discipline, time management skills, and a positive attitude towards school.
Development of leadership skills: Athletics can provide opportunities to develop leadership skills, such as teamwork, communication, and decision-making.
Life skills: Athletics can help teach teens valuable life skills, such as discipline, perseverance, and goal-setting.
Janitell is a proud partner of the South Metro League, where you can find schedules and scores from across the league. Look for the button that says "scores and team standings." The South Metro League site shows directions to schools, and allows you to track the Jags throughout the playoffs.
If you have questions, please contact Janitell's Athletic Director, Shaun Vancil.
In order to keep all athletes safe, parents/guardians must complete a sports packet before athletes are allowed to try out for any sport. This packet includes emergency contact information for coaches to keep on-hand and the District Physical Form. All Sproul coaches have completed concussion training and are CPR/First Aid certified.
All teams have closed practices to spectators. Please contact the coaches if you'd like to observe.
Please take the time to read the following information. These guidelines have been developed to help ensure that our athletic seasons are safe and successful here at Janitell. Please read these guidelines with your child and sign the attached signature form specifying that you understand and will participate in our athletic events appropriately. Sportsmanship is vitally important.
Indoor practices are closed to relatives and friends. Please pick your child up outside.
Spectators are not allowed on the playing field/court or in the locker room before, during or after games and practices.
Practices usually end by 4:45 p.m.- no later than 5:00 p.m. Please have rides available at this time.
Players will be evaluated each week and must maintain academic eligibility. Athletes are students first and therefore are not allowed to fail any classes in order to participate. Our coaches have the discretion of making their eligibility stricter. Players will be notified before the season begins of specific eligibility requirements.
Players will only wear school issued uniforms. Other adornments are prohibited.
Students must be in attendance at least half of the day (11:00 A.M.) in order to participate in after school activities.
We do not guarantee playing time. Athletes will be given plenty of practice time, but game play is dependent on individual situations and competitive needs.
Please be courteous and use positive remarks toward game officials, coaches, players and visiting teams. Remember, you are a role model for your child and are also representing Janitell. (Some officials are getting experience at the junior high level.)
Please abide by our 24 hour rule, which states if you have concerns with the coach, you need to make an appointment with myself or the coach the day following the game or practice.
Some away games may require students to return home late. Please make appropriate arrangements.
Team pictures will be made available by an unaffiliated photography studio. You are not obligated to purchase these pictures.
Students serving time in ISD or OSS the day of a contest may not participate in the contest. Students serving time in ISD are expected to practice for that day.
Students serving OSS for any reason may be dismissed from the team.
“ Widefield School District #3 maintains a high standard of conduct for all athletes, coaches, and spectators. We encourage you to attend athletic contests and cheer on our student athletes. In the event that a spectator fails to act in a worthy manner, the spectator may be asked to leave the athletic contest. The administration welcomes and appreciates your support.”
Thank you for your assistance, and feel free to call me with any questions or concerns,
Assistant Principal & Athletic Director