SCARBOROUGH — On Sept. 17, the Scarborough Board of Education discussed the challenges that the athletics and activities department is facing, including the recent decision to cancel the middle school athletic decision.
The Southern Maine Middle School Association decided not to sponsor a middle school fall season this year on Sept. 16, Michael LeGage, athletics and activities director for Scarborough public schools, said. Part of the reason, he said, is that middle school athletics face different challenges than the high school level.
As of Sept. 17, Scarborough Middle School administrators were still consideringwhat the school would do for activities, LeGage said, and noted if there is an athletic season of some sort, it will need to be intramural.
One challenge the middle school faces with sports is having an, LeGage said.
Another problem that is specific to the middle school level involves the COVID-19 screening forms, LeGage said. Students are required to fill out an online…