Barrington High School athletes must attend meeting tonight

Barrington High School athletes must attend meeting tonight


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Barrington High School student-athletes are preparing for the start of another fall sports season. Following a few important reminders student-athletes should check:

• First team meeting: All fall athletes will meet on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Barrington High School auditorium. Parents and athletes are required to attend.

• Pre-participation athletic physicals: Anyone planning to participate in a fall sport must have a physical exam before beginning practice or tryouts. Free physicals were available Aug. 13 for boys, and will be available Aug. 14 for girls, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the high school.

• Important forms due: Rhode Island Interscholastic League risk form, parent permission/emergency form, concussion form, and school insurance information forms and the Student Athlete Handbook are online at click on “athletics”, or they can be picked up at the high school Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. The school insurance pamphlet will be available online in August. Completed forms must be returned to the head coach at the first meeting or on the first day of practice or tryouts. No student can participate without all paperwork complete.

• Fall team practice start date: Opening day for all teams will be Monday, Aug. 19.