Abbott proudly offers after-school sports and as an enrichment opportunity designed to build strength in body, mind and character. As a public school, all students are invited to try out for a sport at no cost. Academic and behavior standards must be maintained to continue participation in an after-school sport. It is an honor to represent Abbott as an athlete in our community and so students, parents and coaches must remember to wear the green and white with pride.
Abbott competes against middle schools in the San Mateo Foster City School District as well as others in the peninsula area. We are a member of the Art Davis Athletic League (ADAL) which serves schools from San Mateo to Palo Alto. Specific rules, schedules and standings can be found at the ADAL website: teamsideline.com/adal.
After school sports are not part of the general San Mateo Foster City School District budget. The programs are supported by the Education Foundation as well as by donations from parents. All families are encouraged to contribute $125 per player per team to pay for officials, facility fees, etc. Those that cannot contribute will not be denied the opportunity to play. Athletes and their families are encouraged to visit the San Mateo Ed Foundation website: smfcedfund.org
To participate in a sport at Abbott, students must first complete the proper paperwork. Students may pick it up from their PE teacher or download it here from the website. Students must maintain satisfactory grades, a 2.0 GPA, as well as behavior. Because the league includes schools from throughout the peninsula, there may be games and practices over vacation! If you commit to a team, you are expected to participate fully. If playing and practicing over intersession is going to be a problem, please talk to the coach before hand. To find out details about specific sports, please contact the coach or Athletic Director.
Tryouts August. Competition September – October.
All fall athletes must attend Abbott's Sports Night on Wednesday, September 7 at 6:30pm.
Tryouts October. Competition November – December.
Tryouts January. Competition February – March.
Tryouts March. Competition April – May.
** Teams supported at all SMFC S Middle Schools (Abbott, Bayside S.T.E.M., Borel, Bowditch) through the S.P.O.R.T. non-profit. Additional teams may be created based on need and interest and are known as Club Sports.
Want to start another sport that you don’t see on the list? Contact the Athletic Director for more information.
Have questions that you need answers to? Please contact the Abbott PTA Sport Liaison: Jennafer Carson at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Did you know that the San Mateo Foster City School District does not fund after school competitive athletic programs?
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