IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR
6TH GRADE IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
The NJDOE and the American Academy of Pediatrics have not changed immunization schedules and requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact your pediatrician to discuss scheduling the necessary vaccines.
All medications administered by the school nurse require a physician's order and parental consent form to be submitted to the Health Office. These must be resubmitted each school year. See sidebar for forms.
EpiPens with a dose of antihistamine/Benadryl, and inhalers are the only medications that students may carry and self-administer, per New Jersey law.
SPORTS PHYSICAL INFORMATION
Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Information
All athletes are required to submit a physical exam once every 365 days. Please read below for details. See sidebar for required sports physical packet. ALL Athletes: Submit a paper copy only! No email copies or faxes will be accepted. Please be sure all yes answers on the history are explained with ages and dates!
STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE PAPERWORK FOR EACH SEASON (Fall/Winter/Spring) by the stated deadline for sports and intramurals. ALL incoming 6th graders interested in Fall Sports must submit a new sports physical packet by the deadline.
THE DEADLINES FOR PHYSICALS ARE:
***Fall Sports: AUGUST 25, 2023***
Winter Sports: October 2023
Spring Sports: February 2024
Please DON'T Be Late!
THE FALL SPORTS SEASON STARTS ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2023
Exams conducted on or after 9/13/22 are acceptable for the FALL 2022-23 season.
The Annual Athletic Pre-Participation Physical Examination Forms are required by the New Jersey Department of Education. These forms are required for any middle or high school student in New Jersey who wants to participate in an interscholastic or intramural sports program. Students must have their exam approved by the school doctor before they can participate in practice or tryouts. Our school doctor is scheduled in advance to review all the sports physicals for the entire district. Forms that are submitted late or incomplete can not be guaranteed to be approved by the school physician before the season starts. Students who have not received clearance by the school doctor may not participate in any practice or tryout. Please adhere to all deadlines and guidelines to assure that your child is able to participate.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM & CLEARANCE FORM
Complete on Genesis Parent Portal EACH SPORT SEASON
Complete on Genesis Parent Portal ONCE PER SCHOOL YEAR
CTB Absence Form