Starting this winter, the Tigers and Cyclones will be all of the same, at least for now.
During Thursday's monthly Ewing Board of Education meeting, a co-op with Clearwater-Orchard Public School for junior high and high school was approved beginning this winter.
The football team currently co-ops with Chambers and Wheeler Central and the volleyball team has strong numbers at this time.
The board met to discuss the option of co-op and heard opinions of the public. With single-digit numbers that would make up the junior high teams, the board wondered if a co-op could be the best option.
Members from the Clearwater-Orchard Advisory Boards were present and said that district is short on high school numbers, and this could be an opportunity to help each other.
The motion passed 4-2.
The NSAA deadline to co-op for fall sports was June 1, winter is September 1, and spring is November 1.
Although the Ewing board is unsure of what the future does hold with this decision, Principal Greg Appleby said he is confident that they can find a way to make it work for the best.
"Administration will meet and we will brain storm every possible thing," Appleby said. "Maybe not be able to answer those, but we will be able to decide if we are Tigers, Cyclones, Canaries, how we play the games, what schedule, what visuals are we using, what we will use that has already been contracted, and then we will get a couple other members from here, Orchard, Clearwater and say "Here are the things that need to be resolved.' "
The School Board approved the 2016-2017 multi-cultural report, policy #2008 regarding meetings, and new policy #3037 that dealt with petty cash.
The next Ewing Board of Education meeting will be on July 14, at 8 p.m.