Students must have a physical examination, on file in the athletic office, before they may participate in athletics. A physical dated on or after April 15, 2018 is valid for the 2018-2019 participate in athletics.
A check payable to WEST OTTAWA PUBLIC SCHOOLS in the amount $33.00 is due on or before the first day. Until this is received, athletes will not be allowed to participate. The Panther Fund can provide assistance with start-up costs for student athletes who want to participate but cannot afford those costs.
Athletes will receive a signed Panther Card issued by the Middle School Athletic Office, after their physical is turned in, insurance is paid and eligibility is verified. Cards are issued approximately two weeks prior to the start of the season. Athletes will turn in their Panther Card to their coach on the first day. No Panther Card =No Participation.