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:
School Athletic Websites
23-24 Athletic Participation Forms
The packet below contains several forms that must be completed every year and filed before a student may participate:
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:
- CIF Information (California Interscholastic Federation - Southern Section, Governing Board) and Blue Book and Association Rule and more
- Concussion Fact Sheet - English
- Hoja informativa para conmociones cerebrales - Spanish
- Keep Your Heart in the Game - English/Spanish
- Parent Student CIF Heat Illness Information - English
- Opioid Fact Sheet for Student Athletes