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Preseason Athletics for Parents

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General Information

The Department of Athletics is committed to a sound interscholastic program (i.e., competitive sports). There are four key reasons for establishing a sound athletic program:

  • Reinforce the concept that interscholastic athletics is a vital, integral part of the total school educational program.
  • Reinforce standards of scholarship, sportsmanship, and amateurism.
  • Promote and develop educational leadership, physical fitness, athletic excellence and sports participation.
  • Initiate, stimulate and conduct interscholastic athletic programs for student-athletes.

Consent to Participate

Prior to participation in athletic programs, students (18 years of age or older) and the parents/guardians of minor student athletes are required to sign this: