Athletics



Statement of Philosophy:

Participation, performance and competition in the HMS athletic program will focus on the opportunity for students to develop and exhibit skills to the best of their abilities. All athletic teams will be treated with equality. Team and individual performance will be recognized and developed.

Goals of the HMS Athletic Program:

  • To build self-esteem.
  • To develop skills.
  • To expand interest in lifetime and leisure activities.
  • To provide opportunity for personal and social growth.
  • To encourage all students to participate.
  • To develop a positive self-discipline.
  • To develop self-motivation.

Objectives of the Athletic Program:

  1. Participation in athletics shall be available to any student expressing a desire to be involved.
  2. The values of good sportsmanship and the dynamics of teamwork shall be stressed constantly.
  3. The importance of teaching young athletes now to give and receive recognition shall be incorporated into practices and games.
  4. The interaction of special friendships and the impact of adult role models should always be a part of the awareness of those working with young athletes.
  5. Students shall be challenged to strive for the highest level of excellence for each athlete as they participate and compete.
  6. Students shall be given the opportunity to explore the capabilities of their changing physical make-up, with the recognition of the potential for further physical growth.
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