SPA offers a variety of competitive sports for both boys and girls, including: girls & boys basketball, cheerleading and track. The athletic program falls under the jurisdiction of the School, and is administered by the Principal, full and part-time coaches, and parent volunteers. A fee is charged for sports to help cover the cost of the program. SPA is a member of the Greater Houston Catholic Athletic Association (GHCAA), a competitive league.
Most sports require mandatory tryouts to select the team. All students trying out need to have a physical (after June 1) with completed and signed form turned into Nurse before they can try out.
Eligibility and Commitment of Students
Students in grades 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are eligible to participate in athletics. Participation in athletics is a privilege, not a right. Students earn the privilege of participating through hard work, dedication, desire, and self discipline. If students are on academic or behavioral probation, students must obtain permission from the Principal to try out. In addition, participation requires a commitment by the student to attend all practices and games with the exception of illness.
Students will be required to pay an athletic fee for sports in they participate. A charge of $50 per student will be required. Athletic fees are non-refundable.
Students’ must be in good standing on all financial obligations to the school, including: tuition, fees in order to participate in athletics.