Rogers begins move of eighth grade sports to school day

Posted: February 17, 2016 at 1:06 a.m.

Eighth-grade football, volleyball, girls and boys basketball will join the school day schedule this fall in the Rogers School District.

The vote:

After-school sports programs exist for eighth grade football, volleyball, girls and boys basketball, cross country, track, cheer and pom in Rogers. Board members voted Tuesday to phase in changes to include more middle school sports programming.

In the 2016-2017 school year eighth grade football, volleyball, girls and boys basketball will become part of the school day.

In the 2017-2018 school year eighth grade cross country, track, cheer and pom will also become a part of the school day and the district will add some seventh grade athletic programs.

Source: Staff Report

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