• 6th Grade Activities Information

    A list of 6th grade activities and information pertaining to each is below. There is also information below that will help to answer questions that might arise.

    Will 6th graders need a physical to participate: No

    Will 6th graders be required to register online? Yes, 6th graders can register here https://bismarck-ar.rschooltoday.com/

    Will 6th graders be required to view the “Know the Risks” video: No, but participants and parents should view the “Know the Risks” from the online registration page.

    Will 6th graders have to read and sign the Code of Conduct form: Yes. All forms are a part of the online registration. 

    Is there a fee for 6th grade activities: Yes. The fee for 6th grade activities will be $20.00 per activity. There is a $100.00 cap per individual or $200.00 per family.

    Will the district provide uniforms: Yes. A T shirt will be provided which can be used for multiple activities. Participants will provide their own shorts.

    How will the teams/playing time set up: Teams will be divided evenly and not by any perceived skill level. There will be no A team, B team, etc. Playing will be equal for all participants.

     

    6th Grade Activity Programming—BPS Middle Schools 2020-2021

    The Bismarck Public Schools will be offering several activities for 6th grade students during the 2020-2021 school year.  Many of the activities below were previously offered through the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District.

    Football—Football will be offered through the Bismarck Midget Football League from mid-August to mid-October 2020.  Games are played on Saturdays with practices being held two times per week at Hughes Field. For more information and to register, please go to their website at www.bismarckmidgetfootball.com.)

     Girls Basketball—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer girls basketball to 6th grade students.  The season begins August 31, 2020 and ends October 31, 2020.  Each team will practice for one hour twice each week.  Practice schedules will be organized at the beginning of the season.  Practices will be held at each middle school.  Each team will play 6 games and one jamboree where they play 2 games.  Games will be played on the following dates and locations:

    *Saturday, Sept. 12—Simle Middle School

    *Saturday, Sept. 19—Simle Middle School

    *Saturday, Sept. 26—Horizon Middle School

    *Saturday, Oct. 3 – St. Mary’s Middle School

    *Saturday, Oct. 10— Shiloh Middle School

    *Saturday, Oct. 17 – Wachter Middle School

    * Saturday, Oct. 31 – Wachter Middle School

     

    Boys Basketball—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer boys basketball to 6th grade students.  The season begins November 4th, 2020 and ends January 16, 2021.  Each team will practice for one hour twice each week.  Practice schedules will be organized at the beginning of the season.  Practices will be held at each middle school.  Each team will play 6 games and one jamboree where they play 2 games.  Games will be played on the following dates and locations:

    *Saturday, Nov. 14—Simle Middle School

    *Saturday, Nov. 21—Wachter Middle School

    *Saturday, Dec. 5—St. Mary’s Middle School

    *Saturday, Dec. 12—Simle Middle School

    *Saturday, Dec. 19—Shiloh Middle School

    *Saturday, Jan. 9—Horizon Middle School

    *Saturday, Jan. 16—St. Mary’s and Horizon Middle Schools

     

    Girls Volleyball—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer girls volleyball to 6th grade students.  The season begins January 25, 2021 and ends March 20, 2021.  Practice schedules will be organized at the beginning of the season.  Each team will play 6 games and one jamboree where they play 2 games.  Games will be played on the following dates and locations:

    *Saturday, Feb. 6—Horizon Middle School

    * Saturday, Feb. 13 – Simle Middle School

    *Saturday, Feb. 20– Wachter Middle School

    *Saturday, Feb. 27—St. Mary’s Middle School

    *Saturday, March 6 —Wachter Middle School

    *Saturday, March 13—Shiloh Middle School

    *Saturday, March 20—Horizon, Simle, Wachter

     

    Boys Soccer—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer boys soccer to 6th grade students.  The boys’ season begins August 24, 2020 and ends October 10, 2020.  Games will be played on Saturdays, unless noted below.  Each team will play 6 games and will have one jamboree where they play 2 games.   Practices are held twice each week with sites TBD.

     Boys Games

    *Thursday, Sept. 3rd  

    *Thursday, Sept. 10th

    *Saturday, Sept. 12th

    *Saturday, Sept. 19th

    *Saturday, Sept. 26th

    *Saturday, Oct. 3rd

    * Saturday, Oct. 10th (jamboree)

    Girls Soccer—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer girls soccer to 6th grade students.  The girls’ season begins March 22, 2021 and ends May 15, 2021.  Games will be played on Saturdays and one Tuesday at the Cottonwood complex.  Each team will play 6 games and will have one jamboree where they play 2 games.   Practices are held twice each week with sites TBD. 

     

    Girls Games

    *Thursday, April 8th

    *Saturday, April 10th

    *Saturday, April 17th

    *Saturday, April 24th

    *Saturday, May 1st

    *Saturday, May 8th

    *Saturday, May 15th  (Jamboree)

     

    Wrestling—The Bismarck Public Schools will be offering 6th grade wrestling in conjunction with the 7th and 8th grade program.  The season will run October 26, 2020 through December 19, 2020. Practices will be held twice each week in conjunction with the 7th and 8th grade.  Competitions are TBD.

     

    Cross Country—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer cross country to 6th grade students.  The season will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 and ends on Saturday, Oct. 17th.  There will be 5 meets held for the 6th grade students on dates that will be determined once the 7th and 8th grade cross country schedules are completed.

     

    Boys and Girls Track and Field—The Bismarck Public Schools will offer track and field to 6th grade students in conjunction with the 7th and 8th grade program. The season will begin Tuesday, March 23rd , 2021 and will end the week of May 10th-14th, 2021.  Practice will be held twice each week following the 7th & 8th grade practice.  There will be 4 meets held for 6th grade students on dates that will be determine once the 7th & 8th grade track schedule is completed.

    Boys and Girls Golf—There will be no competitive golf offered to 6th grade students through the Bismarck Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.  6th grade athletes will be allowed to practice at times throughout the season.  Please contact your coach for more information.  Golf is also offered through the Dakota Junior Golf Association during the summer in June and July. For more information visit their website at www.djga.org.

    Dance—There will be no dance offering to 6th grade girls through the Bismarck Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.  The private Just For Kix program and other studios such as Let’s Dance, Northern Plains DAnce, and Culture Shock offer dance.

    Cheerleading -  Cheerleading will be offered to 6th graders for the 7th & 8th grade girls basketball season beginning October 26th  and ending December 19th. 6th graders may also cheer for midget football which is not affiliated with BPS. For more information on midget cheer visit their website at www.bismarckmidgetfootball.com.