Activities & Athletics

Atchison Public Schools strongly encourages students to participate in extracurricular and co-curricular activities. The wide range of activities and athletic programs that are available to students helps them explore interests and develop talents. Students enhance their character and citizenship skills while practicing good sportsmanship, which prepares them for success in their next level of education and in life after school.

At the district's middle and high schools, students have the opportunity to participate in a long list of activities. These range from academic competitions, leadership opportunities, and fine arts. In addition, athletic programs that focus on teamwork and sportsmanship are available to students throughout the school year.

Elementary students also develop their leadership skills through participation in student leadership groups that plan many activities for their school through the year.

Middle School Athletics/Activities

Activity Season Girls Grade Level Boys Grade Level
Football Fall
7, 8
Volleyball Fall 7, 8
Girls Basketball Late Fall 7, 8
Wrestling Late Fall
7, 8
Boys Basketball Winter
7, 8
Cheerleading Fall/Late Fall/Winter 7, 8 7, 8
Track Spring 7, 8 7, 8
Student Council All Year 6, 7, 8 6, 7, 8
Band All Year 6, 7, 8 6, 7, 8
Choir All Year 6, 7, 8 6, 7, 8
AMS Players Fall/Winter 6, 7, 8 6, 7, 8
Yearbook All Year 7, 8 7, 8
KAYS All Year 6, 7, 8
Science Olympiad Winter/Spring 7, 8 7, 8
Spelling Bee Winter/Spring 6, 7, 8 6, 7, 8

High School Athletics/Activities

Cross Country Fall Cross Country Fall
Football Fall Tennis Fall
Soccer Fall Soccer Fall
Wrestling Winter Volleyball Fall
Basketball Winter Basketball Winter
Bowling Winter Bowling Winter
Tennis Spring Cheerleading Fall/Winter
Track Spring Track Spring
Baseball Spring Softball Spring
Golf Spring Golf Spring
Co-Curricular Programs/Organizations
Student Council All Year

Instrumental Music All Year

Vocal Music All Year

Musical/Play Fall or Spring

Theater All Year

Forensics All Year

Newspaper All Year

Yearbook All Year

Yearbook on Dvd All Year

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