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Middle School

Middle School Athletics

The Middle School athletics program provides an introduction to interscholastic sports. Coaches focus on skills development, fitness, and the enjoyment and responsibilities of being on a team. Demonstrating the ability to overcome self-imposed limitations, rising higher in thought and action, and facing challenges with conviction—all vital components of a Principia education—are some of the lessons Middle School athletes learn.

Fall
  • Cross Country
  • Flag Football
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Tennis
  • Girls Volleyball
Winter
  • Boys Basketball Blue
  • Boys Basketball Gold
  • Girls Basketball Gold
  • Girls Basketball Blue
  • Girls Swimming
Spring

Boys Baseball

Girls Soccer

Boys Tennis

Track and Field

Girls Lacrosse (co-op with Whitfield)

Physical education is included in the Middle School academic curriculum through PE sessions twice a week, as well as through the Principia Adventure program.

In PE, fundamental movement skills developed in earlier years are applied as activity- and sport-specific motor skills in a wide variety of settings. A strong focus is placed on fitness, and the curriculum also includes dance and aquatics.

Principia Adventure takes advantage of our on-campus outdoor climbing wall and ropes course, as well as offering biking instruction. The program helps students practice interpersonal and decision-making skills, goal setting, appropriate risk taking, and problem solving—while developing movement, coordination, and basic climbing and biking skills.