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High School Athletics

Mission Statement

The mission of Newport-Mesa Unified School District's Athletic Programs is to enrich the mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all student athletes by providing cooperative and competitive opportunities which foster the development of lifelong values of sportsmanship, commitment, integrity, teamwork, individual effort, and good citizenship. 

Participation in Athletic Competition BP 6145.2

The District’s athletic program shall be free from discrimination and discriminatory practices in accordance with state and federal law. The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that equivalent athletic opportunities are provided for both sexes.
Interscholastic, intramural, and/or club athletics participation is open to all persons, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression or the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Administrative Regulation (AR) 6145.2 – Athletic Competition outlines the considerations to determine whether equivalent opportunities are available to both sexes, as well as the criteria used to ensure the District’s athletic program effectively accommodates the interests and abilities of both sexes in athletics.
Any complaint alleging unlawful discrimination within the district’s athletic program shall be filed in accordance with the District’s BP 1312.3 – Uniform Complaint Procedures. Complaints must be filed in writing with the following designated Officer:

Leona Olson
Assistant Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer
Title IX Coordinator & Compliance Officer

A copy of BP and AR 6145.2 – Athletic Competition is available at

2019 - 2020 Athletic Participation Forms

The packet below contains several forms that must be completed every year and filed before a student may participate:

English Athletic Clearance Packet

Spanish Athletic Clearance Packet

These forms are designed to be completed in June and are valid for the summer and the following school year.  Forms filled out later than June are only valid for the remainder of that school year.

Newport-Mesa Policies and Guidelines/Useful Student and Parent Information:
Athletic Eligibility Policy
NMUSD Athletic Handbook
Code of Conduct
Conflict Resolution Protocol
Booster Club Guidelines