•  CMS Athletic Department Philosophy

    The Calhoun Middle School Athletic Programs maintain an active approach to the development of both academics and athletics. The importance of continuous improvement is stressed, in conjunction with the values of good sportsmanship and work ethic. 

    Participation of the student-athlete in the Calhoun Middle School athletic programs contributes to the total development of the person. Participation in athletics provides an opportunity for the developing individual to be immersed in a diverse educational environment. This provides a stage for cohesion, socialization, and discipline, all of which are important for ultimate success in life. 

    The coaches of Calhoun Middle School demonstrate behavior that supports what is best for the character development of the student-athlete as a whole person. The coaches of Calhoun Middle School emphasize the importance of continuous improvement regarding both the mind and the body. A proactive approach, in conjunction with respect for hard work and individual differences, better prepares the student-athletes of Calhoun Middle School for the continually changing world.

    Denton ISD

    Middle School Athletic Philosophy


    1) Positive Experience


    2)  Teach Fundamentals



    3). Align all sports techniques with the feeder high school for complete vertical alignment of programs and a smooth transition for our student/athletes to high school.




    Team Vision


    To Be a SELFLESS, TOUGH Team Whose CHARACTER and DISCIPLINE Creates a Championship team on The Field and in The CLASSROOM.


    SELFLESS: Helping others get what they want.

    TOUGHTaking pride in overcoming daily obstacles. 

    CHARACTER: Actions in the absence of authority.

    DISCIPLINE: Dependeble despite circumstances.

    ACADEMICS: To be a lifelong learner.


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                                                 Commitment is what transforms words into reality!CMS