All of the forms listed below must be completed prior to the first day of practice. Please make sure all three sections of these forms are completed.
SIGN UPS FOR BISON ATHLETICS
If you are interested in participating in sports for the 2021/2022 school year, please take a few moments to complete these three forms. Completing these forms will be helpful in getting you information about tryouts, first practices, team meetings, off season workout etc. Click below to sign up for fall, winter and spring sports.
ANNUAL UPDATE - INFINITE CAMPUS
Please click here to log into Infinite Campus to access the Annual Update/Required Athletic Participation forms through the Parent Portal. When you log into Infinite Campus, on the bottom left please click "More" and then click on "Annual Update" and follow the onscreen directions. You will need to complete all sections of the update (including all questions regarding athletics). This update is required to be completed annually.
OHSAA PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM
All student athletes must have an updated physical on file prior to participation in any practices or games. Here is the link to the Physical Examination Form that parents/guardians and your child's doctor need to complete. All forms MUST be completed prior to the first day of practice. Please send all the completed physical examination forms to the Athletic Trainer, Monica Brown, at [email protected]. Physical examination forms are valid for 13 months.
PRE SEASON PARENT/ATHLETE/COACH MEETINGS
In case you missed our Pre Season Parent, Athlete & Coach Meetings click here to see all of the topics that we reviewed.
All parents and students should read the Beachwood Student Parent Handbook before the start of each season so they are familiar with the school policies and procedures.
BEACHWOOD ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
In order to be eligible to participate in any interscholastic activity, students must meet the eligibility requirements established by the Ohio High School Athletic Association and Beachwood City Schools:
* Students must be currently enrolled in and earning passing grades (D- or better) in five (5) one-credit courses or the equivalent, each of which counts towards graduation.
In addition, the Beachwood City School District has established the following eligibility requirements, which students participating in interscholastic activities must meet:
* Have earned passing grades (D- or better) in all of his/her courses during the previous grading period;
* Have earned a 2.00 quarterly GPA (weighted) or higher during the previous grading period.
Eligibility to participate in interscholastic athletics and extracurricular activities will be reviewed at the end of each quarterly grading period. Students who have been deemed ineligible at the end of the quarter, but passed at least five (5) one-credit courses or the equivalent, each of which counts towards graduation, will be placed on academic probation for the duration of the grading period.
Students on academic probation will be ineligible to participate in interscholastic competitions for at least the first fourteen (14) calendar days of the quarterly grading period. Students on academic probation will have the opportunity to resume participating in interscholastic competitions after the first fourteen (14) calendar days of the quarterly grading period if they maintain the following aspects of the eligibility standard:
* Remain enrolled in at least five (5) one-credit courses or the equivalent, each of which counts towards graduation;
* Continue earning passing grades (D- or better) in all of their courses during the current quarterly grading period;
* Continue earning a 2.00 quarterly GPA (weighted) during the current grading period;
* Continue to meet any additional terms of academic probation as individually established by the principal.
Students on academic probation will have their grades and probationary status reviewed at an established weekly meeting. Students on academic probation may have their eligibility for participation in interscholastic competition revoked at any time during the quarter.
LINDSAY'S LAW: SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST IN YOUTH ATHLETES - REQUIRED VIDEOSudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Sudden cardiac arrest is fatal if not treated immediately, most often by a defibrillator. Sudden cardiac arrest is the number one killer of student athletes. Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59 went into effect in 2017. In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.The following resources were developed to implement Lindsay’s Law:For parents/guardians and youth athletes: