Clifford H. Smart Athletics

Clifford H. Smart Athletic Philosophy

Learning outcomes for our athletes who earn the opportunity to represent our school.

Enhancement of the following qualities:

  • Sportsmanship and teamwork
  • Positive leadership and communication skills
  • Self-discipline, conditioning, and game concepts
  • Goal setting and academic performance
  • Confidence, poise, and meaningful relationships

Clifford H. Smart Athletic Eligibility Guidelines

The following must be true to be eligible for athletics:


Student-Athletes must have a 2.0 grade point average with no more than two failing grades (E). 


Student-Athletes must have a minimum of a 2.5 average in Citizenship and be in good standing with building administration. Building administration can and will exclude athletes from participation if their behavior warrants it. 

Eligibility Submission

Eligibility grades are submitted each Thursday by Teachers; those grades will determine Student-Athletes' eligibility for the following week.


Physical and Pay to Participate Requirements

All student athletes must have a current physical on file in the main office to be permitted to tryout or practice. The physical must be dated after April 15 of  previous school year in order to be valid for the current school year. 

$200.00 Pay to Participate fees are due prior to the first contest. Please see the link below regarding the Pay to Participate fees and to download the registration form.

Students must meet the athletic eligibility guidelines mentioned throughout the season.


Pay to Participate information

MHSAA physical form

Pay to Participate Procedures


  1. You may send a check or pay online by logging on to Skyward Family Access. After you login, click on "optional payments" to make an online Pay to Participate payment.

  2. Please return your Pay to Participate form to main office. For more information, please visit the Walled Lake Consolidate Schools Athletics webpage.

  3. Pay to Participate forms and financial assistance forms can be found on the district Pay to Participate page. Please the Walled Lake Athletics secretary, at 248-956-2014 with any Pay to Participate questions.


Athletes will only be transported to their competition with no return transportation. This is for all games both in-district and out-of-district. Athletes will need to arrange their own transportation home after a sporting contest. The coach will need a note indicating who the athlete will be riding home with, if other than their parent.