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Required Athletic Document Information

 SPORTS MEDICAL CLEARANCE PROCESS

Fall Sports Paperwork Submission Deadline: Football & Tennis is July 25,2024.  All other fall sports deadline is August 1st.    All physical packets and care plans must be hand delivered to the nurse. Paperwork may not be faxed, emailed or mailed.  Health History Updates are completed online, as with all student and parental consents. Beginning June 1, the nurses will accept paperwork until June 11, 2024 during the school day. 

Please Read This Important Message from Athletic Director, Dan Root.

fall sports paperwork may be dropped off at the main entrance Monday-thursday from 8am -2pm.  please be sure to complete all online consents, health history updates (if needed) and register for the fall sport in genesis.  clearance to participate cannot be confirmed until all required documents are completed. 

Please refer to the bullet points below for specific fall sports paperwork dates and deadlines.

Football/Tennis:

  • All paperwork is due by 7/25/24 
  • Physical exams must be dated within one year of the start of the first day of the season to be valid.
  • Health History Update (HHU) is needed if the physical exam was prior to May 14, 2024. Complete the HHU in the parent portal under "forms".

All Other Fall Sports:

  • All paperwork is due by 8/1/24
  • Physical exams must be dated within one year of the start of the season to be valid.
  • Health History Update (HHU) is needed is the physical exam was prior to May 21, 2024. Complete the HHU in the parent parent under "forms".
     

STEP ONE: ONLINE REGISTRATION 
In the Student Portal> Go To Forms: Complete the “Fall Signup” Form                        

STEP TWO: ONLINE CONSENTS (Only needs to be completed once per school year)
In the Student Portal> Go To Forms: Complete the “Athletic Release/Consents-Athletes” Form
In the Parent Portal> Go To Forms: Complete the “Athletic Release/Consents-Guardians” Form AND the Health History Update if your child's last sports physical is dated more than 90 days of the first date of practice/tryouts.

STEP THREE: PAPERWORK: To ensure students are cleared on time, paperwork is due no less than two weeks prior to the start of the season.  If you need assistance in determining which documents are needed, please contact Lisa Martins: 908-647-4800 x4970.

*ALL 9TH GRADERS and NEW STUDENTS to WHRHS MUST:

  1.  Sports Physical Packet- New Procedure: Only the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Medical Eligibility Form needs to be submitted to the school nurse.  The Physical Exam Form and the History Form are to stay on file with your child's physician.  

  2. Complete a Concussion Impact Test.  All juniors are also required to complete a Concussion Impact Test.

 

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Sports Physical Packets are valid for 365 Days:  If your Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Medical Eligibility Form that we have on file is more than one year of the first day of practice/tryouts of your sport, a new one must be submitted.

Please read all information below before submitting your paperwork:

  • Complete Sports Physicals must be hand delivered to a school nurse.

  • Health History Updates are only available for completion via the parent portal.

  • Paperwork must be submitted in person and cannot accepted via mail, fax, or email.

Once the form is submitted, parents and students will be able to see ALL information still needed for eligibility under the Athletics Tab in their portals.  Please complete this prior to submitting your paperwork to the health office.

 Please be sure to complete all the online consents and Health History Update (if required) in Parent/Student Access prior to submitting your paperwork to the health office.