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Jacoby Creek School 707-822-4896 Msg: 707-633-9090 707-822-4898 1617 Old Arcata Rd, Bayside CA 95524 kmack@jcsk8.org

JCS Student Athletics

At Jacoby Creek School, we consider athletics an integral part of the educational experience.  Athletics provide players with opportunities to further enhance their personal and social growth.  The athletic program strives to promote healthy competition and emphasizes the highest ideals of sportsmanship and respect.  These values along with the dynamics of teamwork shall be stressed constantly.  Through a commitment to exercise and competition, Jacoby Creek School hopes to contribute to the development of an athlete’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being.  Our teams participate in the Bay League (Arcata District, Eureka City, Jacoby Creek, McKinleyville, and Pacific Union).  We offer the following afterschool sports.

General Rules for Athletics

  1. Transportation to all games and activities is the responsibility of the parent and not of Jacoby Creek School District.
  2. Attend coaches meeting, set up by Athletic Director prior to season start-up.
  3. Pre-participation physical evaluation, Acknowledgement of Potential Risk form, and Athletic Contract must be turned in to the school office annually in order to tryout, practice, and/or compete.
  4. Participant may not attend practice or participate in an activity if absent from school or if they leave school due to illness the same day on which the activity occurs.

Sports Seasons

Cross Country (Sept.- Nov.)
Co-ed—(Lower grades may participate with parental supervision).
Practices are held after school @ JCS and around the community. League meets usually take place on Tuesday and Thursday and may be held in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, Hoopa, and McKinleyville—4-6 meets during the season. Jacoby Creek School hosts the Arcata Marsh Run—volunteers are needed.

Golf (Sept.-Mid. Oct.)
Co-ed—5th-8th grade
Practices are held afterschool at Baywood Golf and Country Club. Tournaments may be held in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, and McKinleyville,—4-6 tournaments during the season.

Volleyball (Sept.-Mid. Oct.)
Girls—7th & 8th grade
Practices and home games are held after school in the JCS gym. Bay League games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers are required to run the clock, keep the scorebook, and run the snack bar.  Tournament play is determined by grade level and scheduling—1-3 tournaments during the season. JCS hosts the “Take it to the Net Tournament”—volunteers are needed.

Girls Basketball (Mid. Oct.-Dec.)
Girls—5th-8th grade

  • 5th grade basketball is not a part of the Bay League. Volunteer parent coach(es) required. Practice location and games TBD.
  • 6th-8th grade

Practices and home games are held after school in the JCS gym. Bay League games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers are required to run the clock, keep the scorebook, and run the snack bar. Tournament play is determined by grade level and scheduling—1-4 tournaments during the season. JCS hosts the Take it to the Hoop Tournament—volunteers are needed.

Boys Basketball (Mid. Dec.-March)
Boys—5th-8th grade

  • 5th grade basketball is not a part of the Bay League. Volunteer parent coach(es) required. Practice location and games TBD.
  • 6th-8th grade

Practices and home games are held after school in the JCS gym.  Bay League games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers are required to run the clock, keep the scorebook, and run the snack bar. Tournament play is determined by grade level and scheduling—1-4 tournaments during the season. JCS hosts the Take it to the Hoop Tournament—volunteers are needed.

Track & Field (Mid. March-May)
Co-ed—5th-8th grade (a limited number of 4th graders may participate based on maturity and skill level)
Practices are held after school and around the community. League meets take place on Saturday and may be held in Arcata, Fortuna, and McKinleyville—1-4 meets during the season.

Sports Announcements

Athletics Update August 2017

Fall Sports Night is Wednesday, August 30th at 6:00pm in the JCS gym.  This is a mandatory meeting for parents of students who are interested in participating in a fall…

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Athletics Update April 2017

Track & Field Track season is underway.  Check out the schedule in the Athletics’ Bulletin Board in the front of the school if you are interested in watching a meet…

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Track Practice Postponed

Due to conference week and the last week of play rehearsals the start date for Track & Field will be Monday, March 27th.  Track practices will be Mondays, 2:30-4:00 and…

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