Junior High parents: It’s almost time to pick up athletic equipment. Here’s what you need to know.


By SARA VANDEN BERGE


Back-to-school duty abounds this time of year and Henderson Junior High School coach D’Anna Green sent me this info on upcoming equipment pickup.


WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 10


WHERE:

7th Grade Parent/Athlete Meeting: 5:30 p.m. (Cafeteria)

8th Grade Parent/Athlete Meeting: 7 p.m. (Cafeteria)

EQUIPMENT HANDOUT:


7th Grade - 6:30-7:30 p.m.


8th Grade - 7:30-8:30 p.m.


Boys will meet in the small gym, girls in the large gym after the parent meeting.


Times are approximate pending participation and meeting length. They will not hand out 8th grade equipment until all 7th graders have received theirs.

ALL PAPERWORK IS DUE:


7th GRADE: Cream colored medical history/physical form (both sides completed), shot records and any health packets due to the nurse for allergies, medications, etc. Registered on-line with SISD which includes Rank One.


8th GRADE: If new to the district-copy of physical from previous school or cream-colored medical history/physical form, shot records and any health packets due to the nurse for allergies, medications, etc. Registered on-line with SISD which includes Rank One.

A physical is not required for SISD students entering 8th grade unless athlete sustained a major injury during 7th grade.


Junior High athletes will receive one shirt and a pair of shorts. Additional shirts and shorts may be purchased.

The Athletic Booster Club will be selling bags, shirts, and honeybee/yellow jacket attire at equipment handout night (accept cash, check or credit card).


If you are unable to pick your equipment up on Tuesday, Aug. 10, additional dates will be emailed to you on when you can pick them up. You may also have someone pick it up for you if you are unable to attend.

REMINDER: All athletes must be registered and have all paperwork turned in before Wednesday, Aug. 18, to be able to participate. Don’t wait to get your physical after school starts.


The first volleyball practice will be on Wednesday, Aug. 18.


The first 8th grade football practice will be Wednesday, Aug. 18, and 7th grade on Thursday, Aug. 19.


You do not want to miss the first practice!