•  Cleveland Middle School Athletics  

    Tryout information for the 2020-2021 school year

    Tryouts for Boys and Girls Basketball and Cheerleading are set to begin on Tuesday January 19, 2021. Anyone interested in trying out for those sports needs to make sure they meet the eligibility requirements as well as having all the proper forms completed and turned in. Eligibility information is listed on this page below and can also be found on the Johnston County Athletics webpage (For this year only students are only required to pass 3 out of 4 core classes in the first semester in order to be eligible for the second semester. All other eligibility requirements are the same). All forms should be signed and submitted using the Final Forms platform. Information on how to register and complete those forms is listed below as well. Please make sure you add each sport your child is interested in trying out for on Final Forms. You can submit your current sports physical signed by a doctor as an uploaded document there as well. Please sign the NCHSAA Initial Screening Questions 2 days prior to the first day of each sport tryout. This form has to be done each season. Keep a check on this webpage for more information regarding specific information regarding days and times for each sport. 


    For everyone interested in Basketball or Cheer please fill out this form. 

    Basketball tryouts will be Tuesday January 19th-Thursday 21st. 
    On Tuesday:
    6th and 7th grade boys will tryout from 3:30-4:30
    8th grade boys will tryout from 4:45-5:45
    All girls will tryout from 6:00-7:00
    On Wednesday:
    8th grade boys will tryout from 3:30-4:30
    6th and 7th grade boys will tryout from 4:45-5:45
    All girls will tryout from 6:00-7:00
    On Thursday:
    All girls will tryout from 3:30-4:30
    8th grade boys will tryout from 4:45-5:45
    6th and 7th grade boys will tryout from 6:00-7:00
    Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time and wait for coaches or Admin to come to your car for pre-participation screening temps and questions. No student should get out of the car until they are screened. Athletes trying out for basketball will enter thru the doors to the back gym hallway and will exit thru the gym lobby doors under the breezeway to the parking lot. Athletes trying out for Cheer will enter and exit thru the doors leading to the cafeteria in the back bus parking lot. We are asking that when students are being picked up could you please park in the bus parking spaces so those dropping off can line up around the curbsides to allow for faster check in. 

    All athletes must wear a face mask that covers the mouth and nose. Gaiter style face coverings are not permissible. Athletes will also need to bring their own water bottle, preferably with a name on it. 
    Cheer tryouts will be Monday January 25th to Wednesday January 27th from 3:30-5:30. Sorry for any inconvenience caused by these changes. 
    Thank you


     The Booster Club needs volunteers to help run our concession stands. Please use the link below to sign up.

    Concession stand help sign up

    We are very excited to announce that the CvMS Athletic Department has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service. FinalForms allows you to complete and sign athletic participation forms for your students. The most exciting news is that FinalForms is free for all families and saves data from season-to-season and year-to-year, meaning that you will never need to enter the same information twice! FinalForms also pre-populates information wherever possible, for each of your students, saving you time. You will review your information once per school year to verify information is current and sign the annual forms. Click on the Parent Playbook (attached) to get started in FinalForms. If you require any support during the process, scroll to the page bottom and click “Use Support”.


    We are asking that ALL parents of athletes use Final Forms. Please register at - https://johnston-nc.finalforms.com -- now and electronically complete ALL forms!

    For instructions on how to register click on the link below:

    Final Forms Instructions 

    Thank you for your assistance in streamlining our paperwork processes at Cleveland Middle School.


    Marc Allen Athletic Director

    Students are eligible if:

    • You have a completed Sports Physical within the last 365 days, signed by a doctor.
    • You have a completed Gfeller-Waller Concussion form within the last 365 days, signed by a parent.
    • You passed your grade last school year
    • Your previous semester average (GPA) in all of your classes is a 69.5 or greater
    • You passed at least three of your four core classes in the second semester (Social Studies, Science, Math, Language Arts)
    • You are not yet 15 on or before August 31st 2020
    • Fifth (5th) graders promoted to the 6th grade will automatically be academically eligible to play the first semester.


    Use the link below for Concussion and Physical forms as well as other information regarding Middle School Athletics.

    Athletic Forms