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Leicester Athletes In The News
Thank you to Caitlin Kemp, Christian Russo and Hannah Wickson for being our representatives to the MIAA for the 2016-2017 school year.
Winner of the Russell Conference Sportsmanship Award
Read the Telegram article here
Winter Southern Worcester County League
Some Helpful Tips For Athletic Meeting Nights
1. Have your student athlete complete the Maroon Card during school hours.
2. Print the Athletic Enrollment Form and fill it out prior to arrival. There are a total of eight signatures required and ensure all information is filled in (including health insurer's information).
3. If you cannot attend the meeting please contact Mr. Zawada (firstname.lastname@example.org) to schedule a time to meet prior to the start of the season.
4. The Athletic Fee ($100 High School and $75 Middle School) can be paid online. Online Payment Link Please know that you should not pay the fee until your student athlete is on a roster.
As in the past, the Leicester Public Schools require the payment of a non-refundable athletic fee in order to participate in the athletic program. The fee assists in defraying the costs of the athletic program offered by the Leicester Public Schools. This fee also allows the existing programs to continue and provides the student athletes with opportunities to pursue their athletic interest and exercise their talents.
This year the athletic fee will be $100 per sport, per student with a family maximum of $300 for high school students, and $75 per sport, per student with a family maximum of $225 for middle school students. Families with student athletes at both the high school and middle school will default to the $300 family maximum. The fee is due, in total, after the coach has finalized the roster (typically 7 days after tryouts). Students will not be given a uniform until the fee is paid. All fees must be paid online at the following link (Online Payment Link). Reference the student’s name and sport where applicable. Coaches, nor the Athletic Office will be collecting fees. If you have a financial hardship that makes it difficult for you to pay the $100 athletic fee ($75 for middle school students) and you qualify for free or reduced price lunch, you may request a waiver of this fee by completing the form below and submitting to the Athletic Office.
There is no parking for spectators behind Leicester High School. Please utilize the parking lot at the high school. In the event that there are no parking spaces available in the high school lot for evening games, additional parking can be found at the middle and primary school
Helpful and Important Links
Links to forms, and information regarding concussion awareness and opioid addiction assistance are located at the bottom of the page.
Fall Winter Spring
Football (V,JV,F) Basketball (V,JV,MS) Baseball (V,JV,MS)
Soccer (V,JV,MS) Indoor Track (V) Softball (V,JV,MS)
Field Hockey (V, JV) Boys Ice Hockey Co-Op (V,JV) Tennis (V)
Cross Country (V) Girls Ice Hockey Co-Op (V) Track and Field (V)
Please know that physicals for athletic participation are only good for 13 months. Athletes are no longer eligible to participate after 13 months has passed. For example, an athlete who had his physical on September 6th, 2015 is no longer eligible on October 7th, 2016. For continued participation a new physical is required.
Fall Schedules and Winter 2016-2017
If you have any questions feel free to contact me at 508-892-7030 or Zawadat@lpsma.net
Athletic Meeting PowerPoint
Important Information Regarding Opioid Addiction :
Video: Athletes, Opioids And Addiction
Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse Among Student Athletes
Injury Management: A Key Component of Prescription Opioid Misuse Prevention
What to Know About Prescription Opioids
Guidance on Communications After a Non-Concussion Sports Injury
Stop Addiction In Its Tracks
The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Online
Important Concussion Information:
For Athletesand Parent/Guardians
Athletic Enrollment Form Amended August 2016
This form must be completed each season (fall, winter, spring)
This requires eight signatures.
Athletic Agreement Amended March 2016
Heads-Up Concussion Training for Coaches
Free Concussion Course for Coaches, Parents and Administrators
The free concussion training, from the National Federation of High School Associations, found at the website above, must be completed if a parent/guardian did not attend the athletic meeting. Please print your certificate and submit it to the athletic office. Also, all coaches, paid and volunteer, must complete this training once per year and prior to the start of their season.