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1470 Industrial Ave
​Billings, MT 59101

 

Director of Athletics and Activities 
Mark Wahl
Email: wahlma@billingsschools.org
 
Scheduling Coordinator: 
Joni Bertsch
​Driver's Ed/Activities
Phone: (406) 281-5074
Email: bertschj@billingsschools.org
 
Accountant: 
​Julie Glasson
Financial/Stipends
Phone: (406) 281-5073
Emailglassonj@billingsschools.org


Activities Main Office:
Kelly Sharp
Facility Use/Activities
Phone: (406) 281-5100
Email: sharpk@billingsschools.org

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Middle School Activity Calendars

High School Activity Calendars


Student Accident Insurance


Billings Public Schools has purchased a student accident insurance policy from Hartford Insurance for the 2019/2020 school year. Coverage includes all Billings Public Schools students involved in school sponsored and supervised activities. That would include things like recess, injuries occurring in the classroom, hallway, gym, etc, as well as the athletics. It would also include after school events as long as they are school sponsored and supervised. Maximum coverage is $25,000. To see coverage, click below.
 
 
If you have any questions regarding the district's insurance coverage or claims please contact Kham Moua at 281-5116

 

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Billings Public Schools Online Apparel Store

Click on the link above to order apparel with the Billings Public Schools logo (no individual school logos available here)

 


 2019-2020 Physicals

The MHSA requires all students in grades 6 - 12 who participate in school sports to have a physical every year.  The physical must be performed after May 1st for the following school year.  This physical form should be printed, filled out and taken to the appointment.  Please turn this form in to your school office after completion.  Both parent/guardian and student must sign the form for it to be valid.

Please see below for info on sports physicals offered by Billings Clinic.

Starting May 20th, you will be able to register your student and pay in advance at billingsclinic.com/sportsphysicals.  

Free sports physicals will also be offered at Ortho Montana, 2900 12th Ave N suite 100E on Wednesday May 29th from 4:00 - 5:30pm.  No appointment necessary

If these dates or times are not convenient, students may have the physical done by their own physician or at any other medical center. 

Billings Clinc Expresscare in the Albertsons store at 511 Central is offering $40.00 sports physicals during the month of July.

  This examination must be certified by a licensed medical professional acting within the scope and limitations of his/her practice.   Please note:  Physical exams must be completed prior to the first practice.  Completed forms should be turned in to the school where they will be participating/attending.

 


 

Athletics Calendar

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 Middle Schools offer 5 season of athletics for their students.  

Season 1 August 19th* - October 7th
Football for 7th & 8th graders
Cross Country for 6th, 7th and 8th graders
Softball for 6th, 7th and 8th graders
 

Season 2 Oct 7th - November 26th
Girls Basketball for 7th and 8th graders
Wrestling for 6th, 7th and 8th graders

6th grade basketball in partnership with Park and Rec
 

Season 3 December 9th - February 4th
Boys Basketball for 7th & 8th graders

6th grade basketball in partnership with Park and Rec
 

Season 4 February 3rd - March 24th
Volleyball for 6th, 7th and 8th graders

Season 5 March 23rd - May 19th
Track - 6th grade running events only, 7th & 8th grade running and field events
* Please note that practice for Season 1 starts before school starts.  Please contact your school for times.

Required forms:
· PHYSICAL FORM—all 6th, 7th & 8th graders must have a new physical every year in order to participate in athletics.  It must be obtained after May 1st in order to be valid for the next school year.
· CONCUSSION FORM
· MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
· MEDIA RELEASE FORM
· BPS PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
· CODE OF CONDUCT
These forms can be picked up at your school or found below in the activity forms section.
 
Each activity requires a $45.00 participation fee - does not include required jersey or t-shirt.

​Football jersey - $35.00 required for football

T-shirt (worn for all sports except football and wrestling) $9.00 - required

​Black shorts - $6.00 - optional students may wear any black shorts.

HIGH SCHOOL

High Schools offer 3 seasons of athletics.


Dates are the first day of practice until the last day of a state tournament or championship game.  Please check with your school for specific try-out and practice days and times

Fall Season


Golf August 15th - October 4th - try-out required
Football August 16th - November 23rd
Cross Country - August 16th - October 26th
Volleyball - August 16th - November 16th - try-out required
Soccer - August 16th - November 2nd - try-out required
Cheerleading & Dance - August 16th - March 12th -  try-out required

Winter Season

Basketball - November 21st - March 14th - try-out required
Swimming - November 21st - February 14th
Wrestling - November 21st - February 14th

Spring Season

Softball - March 9th - May 23rd - try-out required
Tennis - March 9th - May 17th - try-out required
Track and Field - March 9th - May 23rd 

REQUIRED FORMS:
Required forms:

· PHYSICAL FORM—all students must have a new physical every year in order to participate in athletics.  It must be obtained after May 1st in order to be valid for the next school year.
· CONCUSSION FORM
· MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
· MEDIA RELEASE FORM
· BPS PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
· CODE OF CONDUCT
These forms can be picked up at your school or found below in the activity forms section.

REQUIRED FEES:
Activity Pass - $30.00
.  All students involved in extra-curricular activities are required to buy an activity pass.  This admits them to all regular season activities at all Billings Public Schools.  It is not valid for play-off games or divisional or state tournaments.  This is a once a year fee.

Participation fee - $50.00.  This fee is a per sport fee and must be paid at the beginning of the season.

Some sports may have other fees.  Please check with your student's school and/or coach.

Activity Passes

Individual Adult Pass

An individual adult pass entitles the person named on the pass admittance to most Billings Public School activities.  It is not valid for post-season games, including play-off games and divisional or state tournaments.  An individual adult pass may be purchased at Senior, Skyview, and West high schools and also at the district activities office which is located at 1470 Industrial Ave. (across the street from Fireside Lanes)

Price of an Individual pass - $75.00

Family Pass

A Family pass entitles the family named on the pass, which includes 2 parents and any children 8th grade and under admittance to most Billings Public School activities. High School students are not included in a family pass and must buy their own activity card. Passes are  not valid for post season games, including play-off games and divisional or state tournaments.  
​Family passes may be purchased at Senior, Skyview and West High schools and also at the district activities office which is located at 1470 Industrial Ave. (across the street from Fireside Lanes)

Price of a family pass - $150.00

High School Activity Pass

High school activity passes entitle the high school student pictured on the pass admittance to most Billings Public School activities.  The pass is not valid for any post season games including, play-off games and divisional or state tournaments.  

High School activity passes are only available to high school students enrolled at Senior, Skyview or West and must be purchased at the student's home school.

​Price of a high school activity pass - $30.00

Golden Age Pass

Billings Public Schools is pleased to offer a free life-time pass to any resident of Yellowstone County who is age 62 or older.  The pass entitles the person named on it admittance to most Billings Public Schools activities.  It is not valid at any post season games, including play-off games and divisional or state tournaments.  The Golden Age pass is available at Senior, Skyview and West high schools and at the district activities office which is located at 1470 Industrial Ave.(across the street from Fireside Lanes)  The person requesting a Golden Age pass must present a valid ID showing they live in Yellowstone County and are age 62 or older.

Price of a Golden Age pass - FREE!

Non-Athletic Extra Curricular Activities

Middle School

Each middle school offers a wide variety extra-curricular activities.  Please check the school's website for more information on the opportunities for students to get involved. 

High School

Each high school offers a wide variety extra-curricular activities.  Please check the school's website for more information on the opportunities for students to get involved.  

Student Activity Forms