Athletics

WJHS Athletics

WJHS Athletics Yard Sign

WJHS Athlete Sign

Interested in purchasing a fancy yard sign supporting WJHS Athletics? They are only $5! You can purchase them in the front office from the secretary or make arrangements with Mr. Andrews. 

Welcome to Wilmette Junior High Athletics!

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On behalf of Wilmette Junior High School and the Athletic Department, we would like to welcome you to Wilmette Junior High School Athletics. We truly believe that athletics are an integral part of the educational program for the students and their Junior High experience. The Athletic Department will provide every opportunity for the student-athletes to participate in athletics, and also provide the proper facilities as well as educated coaches.
At WJHS we have a tradition of producing competitive teams that also display good sportsmanship and character (in the classroom as well as an athletic event). Here at Wilmette Junior High School we have 3 seasons of sports (Fall, Winter, and Spring). During those seasons we have 9 different sports taking place and over 575 spots for students to participate on about 25 different teams. To be a part of our program is a commitment for the students, parents, and coaches. We strive to make the experience as positive as possible and look for a commitment from everyone involved.
If you have any questions, or if I can be of any help please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks for being a part of Wilmette Junior High Athletics!
Go Wolves!!

Andrews
Josh Andrews, Athletic Director
andrewsj@wilmette39.org

847-256-7280 ext.6664

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 Wilmette Junior High Sports and Approximate Seasons

 Fall  Winter  Spring
Girls Field Hockey (Sept/Oct)
Coed Soccer (Sept/Oct)
Girls Volleyball (Sept/Oct)
Cross Country (Sept/Oct)

Basketball (Nov-Jan)
Wrestling (Dec-Mar)
Dance (Nov-Feb)

Boys Volleyball (Feb-April)
Track and Field (April/May)

Spring Sports

Boys Volleyball begin with 7th grade and 8th grade tryouts on Tuesday, January 31st and will conclude by Friday, February 3rd. Tryouts will be in the WJHS gym starting at 3pm and will end each day around 4:30pm. Please see Mr. Andrews if you have any questions. Thanks, Good Luck, and Go Wolves!

WJHS Winter Sports

 

Girls Basketball

Girls White Team Coaches

8th Grade - Paul Harper and Chris Toy
7th Grade - Jim Grimes and Penny Straub

Practice Schedule
Girls White Game Schedule

Boys Basketball

Boys White Team Coaches

8th Grade - Kris Konicek
7th Grade - Kevin Aussem

Boys Blue Team Coaches
8th Grade - Chris Korinek
7th Grade - Matt Malarski

Practice Schedule
Boys White Game Schedule
Boys Blue Game Schedule

Wrestling

Coaches - 
Dan Levy
Joe Taylor
Steve Alfredson

Dance Team

Coach - Lynn Bocinsky

Dance Team Website

Selections of teams at WJHS

Each season of sports at WJHS we offer a no cut sport (Fall-Cross Country, Winter-Boys Wrestling, and Spring-Track and Field) for any student wishing to participate. All other sports could potentially have to make cuts depending on the number of athletes trying out. We want to make sure that all kids participating have an opportunity to play so this is the reason we have limited numbers for the other sports not listed above.

At WJHS we have had the ability, since the program started, to have multiple teams in a few sports (boys/girls basketball and the last few years girls volleyball). In an effort to have all teams be competitive in their leagues they participate in we do not select true “A” and “B” teams. Since the teams play in different conferences and don’t play against each other we have found this has provided the kids with the best opportunity to improve, compete, and have fun. Typically the Blue Team will select first filling out about half their roster. Then White Team will select half their roster and to complete the process, the Blue Team will fill out the rest of their team followed by the White Team filling out the rest of their roster. This has provided the kids over the years with some great athletic memories at WJHS and we hope to keep making more.

Important Information


Athletic Forms

All athletes need these forms completed to be able to participate for the upcoming school year.


Fees

Sport Fees 2016-17
Cross Country and Track and Field WJHS Student- $120
Highcrest Student- $60
Dance $150
Wrestling, Boys and Girls Volleyball, Co-ed Soccer, and Field Hockey WJHS Student- $180

Boys and Girls Basketball $380

 
Directions

Directions and maps provided by Mapquest to all away games can be found here.

 

Athletics - Directions

 

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Chute Middle School 1400 Oakton St., Evanston, IL 60202

Deer Path Middle School 95 West Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Edgewood Middle School 929 Edgewood Rd., Highland Park, IL 60035

Elm Place 2031 N. Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL 60035

Emerson Middle School 8101 Cumberland, Niles, IL 60714

Faith Hope and Charity (FHC) 191 Linden St., Winnetka, IL 60093

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Glen Ellen 800 St. Charles RoadGlen Ellyn, IL  60137

Glencoe Central 620 Greenwood Ave., Glencoe, IL 60022

Haven Middle School 2417 Prairie Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

King Lab Middle School 2424 Lake St., Evanston, IL 60201

Lake Bluff 31 E. Sheridan Pl., Lake Bluff, IL 60044

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Latin Middle and Upper School 59 W. North Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610

Lincoln Hall School 6855 N. Crawford, LIncolnwood, IL 60646

Lincoln Middle School 200 S. Lincoln Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068

Lincoln Middle School 700 W. Lincoln St. Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

Loyola Academy 1100 Laramie Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091

Maple Middle School 2370 Shermer Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062

Marie Murphy (Avoca) 2921 Illinois Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091

Nichols Middle School 800 Greenleaf St., Evanston, IL 60202

Northbrook Junior High 1475 Maple, Northbrook, IL 60062

Northwood Junior High 945 North Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035

Old Orchard Junior High 9310 Kenton Ave., Skokie, IL 60076

OLPH 1775 Grove St., Glenview, IL 60025

Parkview School 6200 Lake St., Morton Grove, IL 60053

Sears 542 Abbotsford Rd., Kenilworth, IL 60043

Shepard Middle School 440 Grove Pl., Deerfield, IL 60015

South Middle School 400 S Highland Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Springman Junior High 2701 Central Rd., Glenview, IL 60025

Sunset Ridge 525 Sunset Ridge Rd., Northfield, IL 60093

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Veteran Acres 330 N Main St., Crystal Lake, IL

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Wood Oaks Junior High 1250 Sanders Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062

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