Core Values (RAISE) Respect & Sportsmanship Academic Excellence Integrity & Character Spirited & Safe Competition Equity & Access Vision We promote academic achievement, athletic excellence, positive sportsmanship, and upstanding citizenship by providing the greatest education-based interscholastic athletics program. Mission Every student will attain the mental, moral, physical, and social-emotional skills to excel in the classroom, community, and the realm of competition. Purpose To provide an innovative education-based interscholastic athletics program that maximizes diverse participation through a commitment to equity and access. On-line Athletic Registration The myMCPS Parent Portal is NOW OPEN FOR WINTER SPORTS REGISTRATION!! Be sure to get your student-athlete registered prior to Friday, November 15th, the first day of winter sports. If you are having trouble getting your student-athlete registered, click here for a parent guide to on-line registration. Sporting Events The Magruder girls volleyball team will compete in the State Championship Saturday 11/16/19, at the University of Maryland's Ritchie Coliseum. Opening serve is at 7:30 pm. View the MPSSAA Fan Focus for more information and important parking restrictions. Let's go lady colonels, bring the championship back to MoCo! Our Whitman boys soccer team will travel to Loyola University Saturday, 11/16/19, to defend their state title. Game time is 7:30 pm. View the MPSSAA Soccer Fan Focus for additional information. Go Vikings!! MPSSAA Football regional action is taking place across the county and beyond this week. Visit mpssaa.org for brackets, game times and locations. Best of luck to all our amazing student-athletes. Together #WeRAISE! Sports Spotlight Shout out to the Northwood (2nd) and Montgomery Blair (3rd) boys cross country teams, along with the Walter Johnson girls team (3rd) for placing in the 2019 Cross County State Championship Meet. Walter Johnson runner Jenna Goldberg placed 1st at the Cross Country State Championship Meet, in the girls 4A individuals, with a historical 2nd best time that was less than a second away from the record - AMAZING! The Montgomery Blair Blazers are the 2019 Team Handball Champions! Way to "Blaze" the trail to the top! Congratulations to the amazing cheer teams at Damascus (3rd), Clarksburg and Walter Johnson for making it to the State Cheerleading Championships! Such an exciting close to the 2019 cheer competition season. Congrats to our 32nd annual Montgomery County Cheerleading Championship Competition winners: Division III: 1st - Montgomery Blair; 2nd - Seneca Valley; 3rd - Gaithersburg; Spirit - Gaithersburg / Division II: 1st - Northwood; 2nd - Northwest; 3rd - Whitman; Spirit - Paint Branch / Division I: 1st - Damascus; 2nd - Winston Churchill; 3rd (tie) - Clarksburg & Sherwood; Spirit - Damascus Sports Insight Check out "Sports Insight" on MCPSTV, a web and TV series about the MCPS high school and middle school athletics program.The monthly program provides a behind the scenes look at MCPS athletics, while highlighting student-athletes, teachers, coaches and support staff, covering a variety of topics like sportsmanship and community involvement.