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    Colors: Garnet and Gray

    Mascot: Bulldogs   

    Athletics Hotline (updated daily in-season): 610-240-1250

    Athletics Office: 610-240-1204

     

    The TEMS interscholastic program emphasizes safety, participation, fun and fundamentals. Our school offers athletic programs which provide for the athletic and social development needs of our students. These are open to all 7th and 8th grade students as per the PIAA guidelines.

     

    Fall sports: Girls Field Hockey, Football, Soccer, Girls Volleyball 

    Winter season: Basketball, Wrestling

    Spring season: Boys Baseball, Lacrosse, Girls Softball, Track & Field

     

    TEMS is a member of the Central League Middle School Scheduling Group, which includes the following middle schools:

    Bala Cynwyd

    Beverly Hills

    Black Rock

    Drexel Hill

    E.T. Richardson

    Garnet Valley

    Haverford

    Northley

    Springton Lake

    Radnor

    Ridley

    Paxon Hollow

    Strath Haven

    Tredyffrin/Easttown

    Valley Forge

    Welsh Valley

     

     

    Schedules

    Game schedule at http://tems.digitalsports.com

    Daily practice & game schedule at http://www.tesd.net/Page/2351

    Daily practice & game hotline at 610-240-1250

     

     

    Getting Started with TEMS Athletics: 4-minute intro video

     

    When and how does the sport season start? 

    There are three sports seasons.  The fall season usually starts in mid-September, the winter season starts around mid-November, and the spring season starts in mid-March.  Students should listen to the morning announcements for organizational meetings and first practices. Questions about starting times can be directed to the main office.  To be eligible to attend practice, students must have all paperwork completed in the athletic/main office and they need to have taken an ImPACT baseline test.

     

    Paperwork and Physicals

    All student-athletes in Pennsylvania must complete the PIAA forms to be eligible to participate and/or try out for any sport. Those forms can be found at piaa.org, or at our school website under Athletics – Participation Paperwork. Sections 1-5 & 10 are to be completed by a parent/guardian. Section 6 must be completed by a physician after June 1 of that school year. Paperwork can be turned in at the TEMS athletic office. If a student-athlete is participating in a second or third sport during a school year, only Section 7, completed by a parent/guardian, is needed. Paperwork due dates: Fall – September; Winter – November ; Spring – March.
     

    Team Selection

    We encourage all students to participate in any of the sports offered. However, certain teams select players through a try-out process. Currently, those teams are boys and girls basketball and boys baseball. The try-out schedule will be posted on the athletic bulletin board, outside the main office, and on the athletic page on the school website. They will also be announced on the morning announcements.


    Practices

    The coach will give the players information on what they need to bring to practice (attire, equipment, etc.) at the team meeting before the first practice. Practices typically conclude between 4:30-5:00. Parents are responsible for picking up their student-athletes promptly. Teams that practice at the VFMS fields (Varsity/Unlimited Football, Boys/Girls Lax) are transported back to TEMS by bus at the end of practice. 

     

    ImPACT test

    All student-athletes playing an “impact” sport (all except track and field) must have an ImPACT baseline test completed before participating. A baseline test is good for two years, therefore student-athletes typically take one baseline test during their athletic career at TEMS. Testing dates and times are offered at the beginning of every season. Those dates are posted on our school calendar and stated on the morning announcements. More information about the ImPACT test can be found at: 

     

    Academic Eligibility

    To be eligible for interscholastic athletic sports in grades 7 and 8, a student must be passing at least four major (CORE) subjects. (See PIAA academic eligibility).

    In a typical student schedule, that means the student may not be failing more than one (1) major subject or more than three (3) special areas.  Eligibility is determined on a weekly basis.  In the case where a student's work in any preceding marking period does not meet the standards provided for in this article, the student shall be ineligible to participate in interscholastic athletics for the first four (4) weeks of the next grading period.

     

     

    Let’s Go Bulldogs!!

     

     

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on September 26, 2022