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Rushford-Peterson fall activities

Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Posted in Peterson Sports

Welcome to another year of Rushford-Peterson activities. Students wanting to participate in a fall activity need to plan to attend the fall parent and student eligibility night on Thursday, August 9. Students and parents in grades 7-8 will meet in theatre at 6:30 pm. Students and parents grades 9-12 will meet in the theatre at 7:30 pm. If you are a parent with a child in both age groups, you only have to attend one meeting. All forms and fees can be turned in and paid at this meeting. Please contact Mr. Lutterman if you are unable to attend.

The following starting dates for fall sports have been set by the Minnesota State High School League and the Rushford-Peterson Schools. Football and Volleyball for grades 9-12 will begin practice on Monday, August 13. 7-8 grade volleyball and football will start on Monday, August 20 from 9:00 am—11:15 am in Peterson. 7-8 grade football players will also have equipment handout at 9:00 am on Thursday, August 16 at the middle school. Students wanting to participate in football and volleyball in grades 7-8 may pick up forms in the high school office. Forms and user fees must be taken care of before practice begins.

A shuttle bus will transport students between Rushford and Peterson for practice and pad handouts on days before school begins. The bus will leave from the Rushford building on the Elementary side of the school at 8:30am each day.

Students in grades 7-12 interested in cross country running are scheduled to begin practice Monday, August 13. R-P shares a cross country program with Lewiston-Altura. L-A is the host school. The L-A coaches will be contacting past R-P participants about practice times and program information.

Participation Requirements for Extra-Curricular Activities

1. Physical signed by a physician within the past three years

2. Eligibility statement signed by student and parent

3. Parent’s Permit and Health Questionnaire signed by parent

4. Insurance form or waiver signed by parent

5. R-P Athletic Department Medical Information Form

6. User fee paid ($250 family cap)

a. Athletics: $60 for each sport grades 9-12, $35 for each sport grades 7-8

b. Non-Athletics: $35 for each activity grades 7-12

*Non-Athletic activities are One Act Play, Speech, and Dance Team.

**All forms and fees can be accessed online by clicking on the activities tab.

**Fees can be paid via the e-store on the R-P Schools Homepage.

Physical Exams

The Rushford-Peterson Schools and the MSHSL require a physical every three years. This is usually done before seventh and tenth grade. Please schedule your physical and bring your MSHSL physical form with you. This form must be signed by both the athlete and parent. Forms are available in the high school office, middle school office, online on the r-p homepage and also at the Rushford Clinic.

The Rushford Clinic has special hours for $35 sports physicals (5-7 PM). Appointments are limited.

-Tuesday, July 24

-Wednesday, August 15

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mr. Lutterman.

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