Penn Wood Patriots Athletic Department
PWMS Mission Statement: Penn Wood Middle School Athletics is co-curricular program that works to enhance the learning in the classroom by developing student athletes that uphold our R.A.I.S.E core values. Through our core values and the rigor of practice and competition, our student athletes will be better prepared for the challenges that lie ahead in high school and beyond. We seek to engage as many students as possible in our programs and hope that a positive experience will encourage them to continue a healthy active lifestyle in the years ahead.
PWMS Vision Statement: We envision the Penn Wood Middle School Athletics Program to be a celebration of the hard work and commitment of our student athletes. By hiring and training quality coaches we will create safe training environments that focus on holistic player development and preparing athletes for peak competition performance. We envision our athletic events as an opportunity where our parents and Patriot community members can encourage and celebrate our student athletes regardless of game results. We envision a program where all coaches, athletes, parents and administrators uphold our core R.A.I.S.E values.
What does R.A.I.S.E. look like within our atheltics program?
Respect: I acknowledge and admire my opponents and thank them for helping me raise the level of my performance. I acknowledge and admire the time and effort that my coaches devote to helping me develop as a student athlete. I acknowledge and admire my teammates as they help me learn to trust, inspire and motivate others. I appreciate the difficult role that officials play in competition and I thank them for supporting fair play.
Accountability: I am willing to accept my obligations and responsibilities as a student athlete. I understand that my education is and always will be the most important factor in my future success. My actions in every classroom will demonstrate my dedication to my success.
Integrity: I understand the importance of being honest with everyone in the Patriot family. I know that in order to be seen as a trustworthy student and teammate, I must always try to do the right thing even in the face of fear or disappointment.
Safety: I will honor and respect my teammates and opponents by performing at my best within the rules and laws of the game. I will honor the decisions of my coaches and the officials as their first priority is my safety.
Excellence: I understand that each day is a new opportunity to demonstrate my talent, intelligence and unique qualities to the world. I will not waste a moment in my quest for excellence!