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Rising Seventh Grade: Vaccines and Athletics Physicals

We want all of our rising seventh grade families to be aware of some seventh grade specific announcements.


Vaccinations – North Carolina law requires Tdap and Meningococcal vaccines for entry into seventh grade, and proof of vaccinations must be received by September 30, 2022.  Students without proof of vaccination by September 30, 2022 will be excluded from school until the proof of vaccination is received.  More information can be found at is a great time to schedule vaccine appointments so that all vaccines are up-to-date prior to the start of your child’s seventh grade year. 


Athletics – Seventh grade students are eligible to participate in Middle School Athletics.  WCPSS Middle Schools offer the following athletic opportunities:

  • Fall Sports: Football, Girls Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Cheer
  • Winter Sports: Girls and Boys Basketball
  • Spring Sports: Boys Soccer, Girls Softball, Girls and Boys Track and Field


Prior to trying out for any sports, participating students are required to have an updated athletic physical that was completed in the past 365 days.  To submit your completed physical form, please register with the WCPSS Dragonfly Digital registration system at this Registration Link .  You will also submit your completed physical form into the Dragon Fly system.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Athletic Director, Coach Pete Anderson, at