Mandatory Parent Meeting 9/2

August 27, 2015 by ·  

There is a mandatory parent meeting for the swim team on Wednesday, September 2 in the SHS Cafeteria starting at 6:00pm. Coach Laux and the team captains will talk about the team schedule and activities. There will be sign-up sheets for pasta dinners, bake sales and car wash fundraising opportunities. Please bring your checkbook for team pledges and to complete sandwich orders (Varsity only – click on the link

We look forward to seeing everyone!


Practice/Tryouts to Begin After School Aug 27-28

August 17, 2015 by ·  

Team practice/tryouts will be held after school on August 27 and again on August 28.

In order to participate, athletes need to sign up using the school’s new online Athletic Department Registration System  AND parents must provide the school nurse with a recent original State of Connecticut Department of Education Health Assessment Record (the blue form).

The following are the Athletic Department’s rules for tryouts:

To be eligible to participate in Staples Athletic Program, students must:

1. Have a valid Physical Examination on file in the School Nurse’s office.

2. All athletes must be registered online.

Physical Examination Requirements:

1. Prior to the first tryout/practice session, all prospective student-athletes are required to pass a physical exam by a physician.

2. Completed physical examination forms must be on file in the School Nurse’s Office prior to the first tryout/practice session.

3. The physical examination is valid for 13 months, and must cover athletes for the entire sports season (including tryout period). Should the physical examination expire during the course of the sports season, the athlete will be required to be examined prior to the date of the physical examinations expiration, otherwise continued participation is prohibited.