Webb City Junior High School students will participate in football, volleyball, wrestling, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country and track. To be eligible to participate in these sports you must be a good school citizen and meet all the requirements of the Missouri State High School Activities Association. All athletic practices are scheduled outside the school day and are supervised and coached by qualified staff members. General requirements for participating in junior high school athletics are as follows:
1. Must have proper attitude toward the sport, coach, and other teammates.
2. Must be prompt in reporting for all practice sessions and games.
3. Must be willing to follow instructions and to put forth enough personal effort to benefit the team as a whole.
4. Must display personal conduct at all times that will mold good character for the individual and build good will for the school and community.
5. Must have taken a physical examination during the current school year and have it on file prior to participating.
6. Must be covered by health and accident insurance.
7. Students absent during the last two blocks of the day are ineligible to participate without prior administrative approval.
Activity Physical Examinations and Insurance
The MSHSAA requires that all students who participate in activities sanctioned under their guidelines have a current physical examination, concussion form and proof of accident insurance on file in the principal's office. Physical exams are valid if they were taken after February 1 of the previous school year or during the current school year. Insurance applications may be secured at the Principal's office.
Tryouts for cheerleaders are held each spring. Cheerleaders are selected on the basis of teacher evaluation and ability. Outstanding school citizenship, enthusiasm, school spirit, personality, knowledge of cheers and jumps, ability to cooperate with others and grades are all important in the selection of cheerleaders. The cheerleading tryouts are closed to everyone except the students trying out, sponsors and judges. Each student trying out must meet all requirements for participation in extracurricular activities
To be eligible to participate in music or athletic competitions, a student may not fail more than one class each nine week period. A student may not miss school time to participate in an activity or competition if they have missed school six days with a sporadic attendance during each nine-week period or ten days in a semester.
The purposes of the Webb City Junior High School Student Council are to assist in carrying out policies of the school administration; to create understanding among the students, faculty, and administration: to develop character and leadership; and to contribute service to the school.
National Junior Honor Society
The National Junior Honor Society was chartered at Webb City Junior High School December 21, 1959, for the purpose of creating an enthusiasm for scholarship, promoting worthy leadership, stimulating a desire to render service, and encouraging the development of character among students.
Junior High School dances are closed dances and only seventh and eighth graders enrolled in Webb City Junior High School are permitted to attend these dances. Parents and guardians of junior high students are always welcome to attend any junior high dance or school activity.
The school does not provide insurance for students who are injured on school property during routine educational programs or activities. If you do not have any type of medical coverage and would be interested in obtaining a low cost accident policy, forms may be obtained at the Principal's office.