Twentynine Palms High School believes that an interscholastic athletic program provides an opportunity for students to acquire tools for lifelong personal growth and fulfillment of potential. These tools include self-discipline, teamwork, perseverance, desire to play fair, and grace in both winning and losing. Furthermore, lifelong participation in physical activity is valuable for physical fitness and mental health. While TPHS takes great pride in winning, it does not condone a winning at any/all costs attitude. Athletics is just one aspect of the educational program and will be conducted in a way that is complementary and supportive of the district’s educational vision.
Value of Athletics
Research indicates that students involved in co-curricular activities have a greater chance of being successful during adulthood. Many of the positive character traits required as a participant in athletics are exactly those that will promote a successful life beyond high school.
Throughout this online process, the student athlete and the parent will fill out form fields, read important information pertaining to athletics, and check boxes to agree to the information before proceeding.