Core Values (RAISE) Respect & SportsmanshipAcademic ExcellenceIntegrity & CharacterSpirited & Safe CompetitionEquity & 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. COVID-19 Athletic Information MCPS Athletics has created a series of web pages to distribute information to student-athletes, parents, coaches, and athletic department personnel about the status of athletics for the 2020-2021 school year. This information includes: COVID-19 Athletics Information MCPS Update - Athletics & Extracurricular Activities (July 30, 2020) MCPS Athletics Update - Fall and Winter Cancellation (July 21, 2020) MCPS Athletics Update Overview (July 17, 2020) Return to R.A.I.S.E. Strategic Plan Phase 1 and the most recent Phase 1 Update Information for Student-Athletes and Parents Information for Coaches and Athletic Department Personnel COVID-19 Task Force for MCPS Athletics Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Athletic Virtual Engagement - R.A.I.S.E. Reimagined MCPS Athletics has coined the term “R.A.I.S.E. Reimagineers”, a sport-specific design team, comprised of Athletic Coordinators, Athletic Directors, Sport Directors, District Representatives to the State, and student-athletes from the Student-Athlete Leadership Council, to create the fall, winter, and spring virtual athletics seasons occurring during the first semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. The fall virtual athletic seasons are underway and have opened up some amazing opportunities for engagement with our student-athletes. Visit our R.A.I.S.E. Reimagined web page for more information. On-line Athletic Registration Virtual Seasons - Athletic Registration: All students participating in the fall, winter, and spring virtual seasons, as part of the MCPS interscholastic athletics program, must complete the online registration process. Registration is done electronically through the school specific athletics registration link posted on the school’s website. For more information visit our R.A.I.S.E. Reimagined web page! 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.