Island School embraces the idea that students benefit from regular, strenuous physical activity.
COVID-19 Athletics Update:
We are following guidance of KIF and HHSAA to determine if and when athletics should resume. We will make the necessary announcements when that time comes. Please contact Athletic Director, Jerry Jona, for any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
While athletics remain just one part of Island School’s broad educational experience, we believe it’s a vital part. Experience suggests that students find reward from contributing to a joint effort with teammates. Lessons in teamwork also teaches them about commitment, sportsmanship, and competition, not to mention limits and stress. Friendships made on the athletic field carry over to the rest of campus life.
Island School has three varsity Fall sports that students may select from to participate in. The general time frame for competition is from August through the end of October.
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Varsity and JV Girls Volleyball
The girl’s volleyball program is one of the longest standing programs at Island School. They practice and play in the state of the art Wilcox Gymnasium. In 2017, the Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity teams won the most games in Island School history.
Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country is one of Island Schools sports that is quite popular and successful, sending dozens of runners and teams to run in the state championship meet and set the foundation for many to run in college. Island School has also won several Kauai Interscholastic Federation Cross Country Team Championships, for the boys (2002, 2003, 2014, 2017, 2018) and girls (2014).
Air Riflery is a marksmanship program where student-athletes post 10 meters from a target and shoot pellets at bullseyes that are the size of a silver dollar. They shoot from three different positions: prone, standing, and kneeling. We have sent multiple individuals to state competitions and look forward to doing so once again this season.