Core Values (RAISE) Respect & Sportsmanship Academic Excellence Integrity & Character Spirited & Safe Competition Equity & Access Vision We promote academic achievement, athletic excellence, positive sportsmanship, and upstanding citizenship by providing the greatest education-based interscholastic athletics program. Mission Every student will attain the mental, moral, physical, and social-emotional skills to excel in the classroom, community, and the realm of competition. Purpose To provide an innovative education-based interscholastic athletics program that maximizes diverse participation through a commitment to equity and access. Promoting a Positive Culture MCPS is dedicated to promoting a positive culture in our schools, on our athletic teams and in our community. The following are some resources compiled for the numerous stakeholders committed to providing our students with a safe, positive environment to learn, grow and progress in. Identifying Hazing & Promoting a Positive Culture Power Point Letter to MCPS Sports Community Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Understand Bullying and Hazing What Parents Need to Know - Extracted from the Hazing Prevention.Org High School Resource Guide What Students Need to Know - Extracted from the Hazing Prevention.Org High School Resource Guide High School Resource Guide: Hazing Prevention.Org School Safety Mapping Tips for Teams and Athletic Coaches to Eliminate and Prevent Hazing On-line Athletic Registration The myMCPS Parent Portal is open for Fall 2019 registration. Make sure you get your student athletes registered in time for the August 14th fall start date. If you are having trouble getting your student-athlete registered, click here for a parent guide to on-line registration. Over 9,500 student-athletes registered for spring sports using the myMCPS Parent Portal! Our first full year of utilizing on-line registration for athletics has been a huge success!! Sports Spotlight For the 2018–2019 school year MCPS athletic teams won a total of 207 championships, including 13 state championships, 34 district or regional championships, 129 division or county championships, and 30 sectional championships. In addition, four MCPS teams won sportsmanship awards during state competition and precisely, 151 MCPS student-athletes won individual state championships. Congratulations to all our student-athletes who continue to R.A.I.S.E and amaze! Sports Insight Check out "Sports Insight" on MCPSTV, a web and TV series about the MCPS high school and middle school athletics program.The monthly program provides a behind the scenes look at MCPS athletics, while highlighting student-athletes, teachers, coaches and support staff, covering a variety of topics like sportsmanship and community involvement.