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SPORTS CLEARANCE PROCEDURE

PER NEW YORK STATE, ALL STUDENTS WISHING TO PARTICIPATE IN A DISTRICT SPORT (GRADES 7 THROUGH 12) MUST HAVE MEDICAL CLEARANCE TO DO SO.  MEDICAL CLEARANCE MUST BE COMPLETED ANNUALLY 

PLEASE FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW FOR SPORT CLEARANCE, THE CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER WILL CLEAR ATHLETES AFTER HE HAS REVIEWED ALL THE MEDICAL FORMS LISTED UNDER "SPORT PHYSICAL FORMS"AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

1.  ATHLETES MUST HAVE A PHYSICAL TO TRY OUT.  PHYSICALS ARE GOOD FOR 1 YEAR.  ALL PHYSICAL FORMS (PHYSICAL AND HEALTH HISTORY FORM) MUST BE COMPLETED.

2.  ATHLETES MUST HAND IN AN ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION MEDICAL UPDATE FORM IF THE ATHLETE'S PHYSICAL WAS COMPLETED MORE THAN 30 DAYS OUTSIDE OF THE START OF THE NEW SEASON (NEW YORK STATE REQUIREMENT).

3. A PERMISSION SLIP MUST BE HANDED IN WITH PHYSICAL PAPERWORK. 

4. EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION FORM MUST BE HANDED IN TO COACH ON FIRST DAY OF TRYOUTS.

5. CODE OF CONDUCT WILL BE HANDED OUT BY COACH ON FIRST DAY OF TRYOUT.   PARENT AND STUDENT MUST COMPLETE AND RETURN ON DAY TWO. 

6.  IMPACT TESTING (BASELINE CONCUSSION TEST) WILL BE DONE FOR CONTACT AND COLLISION SPORTS.  ATHLETES WILL BE SCHEDULED TO TAKE TEST. REGARDLESS IF THEY TAKE THE IMPACT TEST ALL PARENTS AND ATHLETES HAVE TO SIGN THE CONCUSSION INFORMATION INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS PERMISSION FORM.

 

  

Private Physician Sports Physicals

 

Attention Fall Athletes!

 Sports Start Dates:

7th/8th Grade  Sports Begin 9/4/18

J.H.S. Private Physical Deadline: 8/13/18

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Var and JV Football begin 8/13/18

Varsity & JV Sports Begin 8/20/18

H.S. Private Physical Deadline: 7/23/18

 School Sports Physical Schedule

(THESE PHYSICALS WILL ALLOW ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION FOR THE 18-19 SCHOOL YEAR)

May 22:  Gelinas JHS grades 6-9 @ 2:30pm @ Gelinas JHS

May 24:  Murphy JHS grades 6-9 @ 2:30pm @ Murphy JHS

May 31:  WMHS grades 10&11 @ 2:30pm @ WMHS

June 7:  WMHS grades 10&11 @ 2:30pm @ WMHS

Please take your physical at your respective school; however,

if absolutely necessary you may receive a physical at another school.

THERE WILL BE NO PHYSICALS OFFERED OVER THE SUMMER.

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Medical update forms due within 30 days of season start date.  Please allow enough time for forms to be entered into I-Campus by the Health Office staff so your child is on the "Cleared List" on the first day of the season.


All JHS & HS private physicals handed in over the summer must be dropped off at the Ward Melville High School Athletic Office from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Please check the sport clearance tab on the parent portal 7 days before the sport start date


 

 

Sport Physical Forms

IT IS SUGGESTED THAT YOU MAKE COPIES OF ALL FORMS FOR YOUR OWN RECORDS

 

(Click on a file to download it.)
 

Sports Physical Forms

 

1.  Physical Examination FormsTO BE TURNED IN TO THE BUILDING HEALTH OFFICE.

 

2.  Pre-participation Health History Questionnaire:​  TO BE TURNED IN TO THE BUILDING HEALTH OFFICE.

 
3. 
Permission Slip ​​​:  TO BE TURNED IN TO THE BUILDING HEALTH OFFICE.

 
4.  Concussion Info. & Interscholastic Athletics Permission Form:​  TO BE TURNED IN TO THE BUILDING HEALTH OFFICE.

  

5.  **Athletic Participation Update Form : TO BE TURNED IN TO THE BUILDING HEALTH OFFICE.  

      **THIS FORM IS REQUIRED IF THE ATHLETE'S PHYSICAL WAS COMPLETED MORE THAN 30 DAYS OUTSIDE OF THE START OF THE NEW SEASON (NEW YORK STATE REQUIREMENT.) **ALL PHYSICALS (PRIVATE AND SCHOOL-PROVIDED) ARE GOOD FOR ONE YEAR.

 

6.  Athletic Emergency Contact Cards:  PLEASE COMPLETE BOTH SIDES OF THIS FORM AND TURN IN TO YOUR COACH ON THE FIRST DAY OF TRYOUTS.

 

  

DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS THERE IS NO ONE IN THE BUILDING HEALTH OFFICES TO ACCEPT AND PROCESS PHYSICALS.  PLEASE RETURN FORMS DURING THIS TIME TO THE DISTRICT ATHLETIC OFFICE AT WARD MELVILLE, ROOM 136A DURING THE HOURS OF 8 AM AND 1:30 PM.

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NOTE TO INCOMING 7th 9th 11thGRADERS: 

 

WHEN HANDING  PHYSICALS (MANDATED BY NEW YORK STATE TO ENTER THESE GRADES), PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE ALL ATHLETIC PAPERWORK IF YOU PLAN ON PARTICIPATING IN A DISTRICT SPORT. 

 


     

 

 


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