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    Intramural Sports Information
    Midland School offers several opportunities for students to participate in intramural or inter-school sports. Below is a list of those sports, when they are played, and the grades that are allowed to participate.
    **PLEASE CHECK THE HEALTH FORMS SECTION AND CLICK ON  "ATHLETIC FORMS" FOR THE REQUIRED FORMS
     
    Volleyball-Fall, for 6th-8th grades only
    Gymnastics-Winter, for 4th-8th grades
    Indoor Soccer-Winter, for 4th-8th grades
    *Baseball-Spring, for 6th-8th grades only, tryouts in order to make the team; travel to other schools to play
    *Softball-Spring, for 6th-8th grades only, tryouts in order to make the team; travel to other schools to play
     
    PARENT RESPONSIBILITY
    In order for your child to participate in an after school sport, you must provide:
     
    1. RECENT PHYSICAL: A student is to have a physical done by their private doctor. By state law, the physical must be done within 365 days prior to the start of the first practice. The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation (PPE) includes a History Form to be completed and signed by a parent/guardian; a Supplemental History Form for Students with Special Needs, to be completed by a parent/guardian if it applies to your child; a Physical Examination Form and a Clearance Form to be completed by the examining physician, advanced practice nurse (APN) or physician assistant (PA). 
    **Keep in mind that it might take some time to get an appointment for a physical. If you think your child may be interested in playing any of the sports during the school year, and it has been awhile since they've had a physical done, it may be a good idea to schedule the physical during the summer months. That way they are covered for the whole year. BY LAW, IF A STUDENT HAS NOT SUBMITTED THE PHYSICAL BY THE FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE, HE OR SHE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE.
     
    2. HEALTH HISTORY UPDATE QUESTIONNAIRE: The parent/guardian must complete and sign an updated health history questionnaire if the pre-participation physical examination was conducted 90 or more days prior to the first practice session. This form does not need to be filled out by the physician.
     
    3. PARENT/GUARDIAN PERMISSION FORM: If you child is interested in playing more than one sport during the school year, you only need to fill out one permission form. Just list all of the sports that your child would like to participate in. This form needs to be signed and dated.
     
    4. SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN YOUNG ATHLETES PAMPHLET: The incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD) among student athletes, often due to undetected heart conditions, has caused great concern throughout New Jersey. Schools are required to provide parents/guardians an informational pamphlet on SCD and parents/guardians shall certify in writing that they have received and reviewed the pamphlet. There is a check off area on the Parent/Guardian Permission Form to comply with this.
     
    5. SPORTS-RELATED CONCUSSION & HEAD INJURY FACT SHEET: Schools are required to provide parents/guardians an informational pamphlet on sport related concussions and head injuries and parents/guardians shall certify in writing that they have received and reviewed the pamphlet. There is a check off area on the Parent/Guardian Permission Form to comply with this.
     
    6. SPORTS-RELATED EYE INJURY FACT SHEET: Schools are required to provide parents/guardians an informational fact sheet on sports related eye injuries and parents/guardians shall certify in writing that they have received and reviewed the fact sheet.
     
    7. OPIOD USE AND MISUSE EDUCATIONAL FACT SHEET: Schools are required to provide parents/guardians an informational fact sheet on opioid use and misuse and parents/guardians shall certify in writing that they have received and reviewed the fact sheet.
     
    8. INTRAMURAL SPORTS EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM: The coaches are given this form so that they have someone to contact in case of an emergency 
     
     
    **These forms can be downloaded from my webpage. Click on "Health Forms" and they are listed as Preparticipation Physical Evaluation, Athletic Parent Permission, Health History Update Questionnaire, Sudden Cardiac Death In Young Athletes Pamphlet, Sports Related Concussion & Head Injury Fact Sheet and Sports Related Eye Injury Fact Sheet.
     
    STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY
    About 6-8 weeks prior to the start of one of the sports, a daily announcement will be made at school reminding the students that if they are interested in participating in the after school sport, they need to come to the Nurse's Office to SIGN UP, for the sport and to PICK UP THE REQUIRED FORMS. If a student waits until the last minute to sign up, they may not be able to participate if the required forms are not submitted by the first day of practice.