Middle School Sports


A Message from Pollard Principal, Tamatha Bibbo

Hello Pollard Families, 

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! 

We wanted to share some information with you regarding the Fall Athletics Season and Other Opportunities.


  • Field Hockey- Open to 7th and 8th graders.  We plan to have two teams of 18-20 athletes.
  • Girls Volleyball - Open to 7th and 8th graders.  We plan to have two teams of 12-15 athletes.
  • Cross Country- Open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders.  NO TRYOUTS


Dates:  Wednesday August 30, 2023- Friday September 1, 2023. (You may register sooner if you have your child’s payment ID from Powerschool- but please note Powerschool is closed and will reopen on 8/30). 

Where to Register: RankOne.  If you have an account from last year, please use that account and update the account with a current physical (if needed) and Middle School Athletic Participation Form.  Please see this letter for instructionsRank One Instructions 

Reminder: if you do not have your child’s payment ID, please wait to register until August 30, 2023. 

RankOne Notes:

The system does not send out confirmation emails.

Once your registration is complete, it will provide you with a note that it is: 1. Pending or 2. not cleared etc.  Please note it will take time for us to clear all athletes; thank you for your patience! 


Fall Season Information:

  • Cross Country Team Meetings will be held from 2:50-3:30 pm on Tuesday, September 5th to discuss team expectations and the season to follow. Practice will begin on Wednesday September 6th.  
  • Volleyball will hold tryouts Tuesday September 5th, Wednesday September 6th, Thursday September 7th and Friday September 8th all from 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Field Hockey will hold tryouts Tuesday September 5th, Wednesday September 6th and Thursday September 7th all from 3:00-4:00 pm.  

    Each team will receive a more detailed schedule once registration is closed on September 1st. 

Competitions for all teams can be scheduled any day of the week.  Athletes will be bussed from Pollard to the away complex and then return to Pollard by bus after the competition.  Please note due to staffing issues with our contracted bus company buses can run late- coaches will communicate this with families as soon as we are informed. 

Middle School Athletic Opportunities


Cross Country


Field Hockey


Boys Basketball (tryouts)

Girls Basketball (tryouts)


Performance Dance


Softball (tryouts)

Ultimate Frisbee

Track and Field

Boys Volleyball (tryouts)

Please reach out with any questions to the Middle School Athletic Director, Nicole Piatelli, at: [email protected].ma.us.


High Rock Cross Country 

We are excited to start registration for the 2023 Fall Sports Season here at High Rock! There is one sport available for grade 6 students which is cross country.

Important Information

  • Team Meeting Tuesday September 5th @ Pollard Cafe 2:50-3:30.
  • Practice days will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 3:00-4:00pm
  • Meets will occur about once a week and can be any day of the week; starting at 3:45.
  • The season will end around the last week of October 
  • All High Rock Students -- will take a bus after school at 2:10 to Pollard.  Once at Pollard they will report to the cafeteria where they will work on homework and can purchase a snack; supervised in the cafe by a Pollard teacher from 2:20-2:50 
  • High Rock Students that have a bus pass will take their regular bus to Pollard for practice and games 
  • High Rock Students that do NOT have a bus pass- please send their name to [email protected].ma.us, and she will assign them a bus to take over to Pollard for practice and games.
How to Register
  • Registration Window will open Wednesday August 30th and close Tuesday September 5th.
  • Access the link: https:Rank One Register
  • Use this document: Rank One Instructions
  • Create an account (or use one from a previous season) You will need your child's payment ID from PowerSchool, if you do not have this please contact [email protected].ma.us
  • Upload fall  registration form
  • Upload recent physical (valid for 13 months)

    Once your registration is complete Rank One will provide you with a note that it is: pending, not cleared etc. However, the Rank One system does not send out confirmation emails. Please note it will take time for us to clear all athletes; thank you for your patience! If you run into any issues please contact  [email protected].ma.us


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