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Clearance Information


Important Information about 2020-2021 Athletic Clearance

This is intended for students who already have a physical form on file with their school. If securing a physical appointment is an uncontrollable hardship please contact both the health aide and the athletic director. 

 

Starting May 1st, 2020, parents/guardians can complete the Athletic Packet for all 2020-2021 sports seasons (summer 2020, fall, winter, spring) by going to: Athletic Packet  First time users will need to set-up an account (you must have your student's ID# to create an account; incoming students will receive their Student ID#s from the District Office both on the InfoSnap Letters & on the Summer Census letters). Returning users should enter their previously selected username (email) & password to log-in. Each student can only have one account. After the packet is completed & submitted, a confirmation email will be sent from SportsNet. Student athletes must be cleared through SportsNet before they can participate in athletics!

Physicals that have not yet expired (were completed within the last year) and are on file in the HHS Health Office, can be used until they expire and do not need to be resubmitted. Physicals must be completed by an MD, DO, PA or NP in order for clearance to be renewed (please ensure the Date of Exam, Physician Signature & Stamp are included on the Medical Examiner's Statement/physical form). To obtain a blank physical form, click on Student Health on the SMUHSD homepage (under Families) or click here:

Physical Form (Please use the electronic physical form below if possible)

Due to potential challenges that come with the current COVID-19 pandemic, there is an Electronic Physical Form (medical examiners statement) below that families can send to their doctor to either have the doctor complete a new virtual physical, and sign it, or complete the form based on information from a prior physical they have on record and complete the extension form if needed (if the physical is more than 1 year old).

Electronic Physical Form

You may log back into SportsNet at any time during the year to upload new or updated Physical forms . You may also do the same with the Adult/Student Driver portion.

Any questions about medical clearance please contact our Athletic Director, Mr Madison at jmadison@smuhsd.org. To save time, you may also visit 

Academic Eligibility Dates

Eligibility dates are every six weeks and indicate the days upon which changes in eligibility status take effect.  The eligibility dates for 2020-2021 will be posted below in the weeks to come:

Student-athletes must have at least a 2.0 GPA (unweighted), be passing at least 20 credits, and have no more than one failing grade to be academically eligible to participate in contests.  Eligibility criteria is evaluated for the most recently completed grading period (six weeks) and is not based on a student’s cumulative academic performance. 

Covid-19 Eligibility Credit-No Credit

For eligibility for the Fall semester, the District recommends the CIF minimum eligibility of passing at least 20 units.  This would require students to have passed at least four (4) classes with Credit in the Spring/Summer semesters to be eligible for participation with extracurricular and co-curricular activities.

Athletic Clearance Forms

Parents/Guardians must complete the Athletic Clearance Packet for their student prior to participation.  Forms may be accessed on the District website at Athletic Clearance Packet or  can be picked up in person in the Health Office.  Forms must be returned to the Health Office (located inside the Main Office).  Please contact our Health Aide, Amanda Germain, with any questions related to athletic clearance.

Transfer Students

All transfers need to complete paperwork before you can participate in athletic contests.  Please contact the Health Aide, Amanda Germain for assistance by emailing agermain@smuhsd.org

Expectations & Summer Workouts

All students who wish to participate in summer workouts with any of our athletic teams must be medically cleared to participate.  This includes returning students as well as incoming freshmen.

Steps For Completing The SportsNet Application

Step #1

https://sportsnethost.com/hillsdale/  First time users will need to set-up an account (you must have your student’s ID# to create an account; incoming students will receive their Student ID#s from the District Office both on the InfoSnap Letters & on the Summer Census letters).

Step #2

Returning users should enter their previously selected username (email) & password to log-in. Each student can only have one account. After the packet is completed & submitted, a confirmation email will be sent from SportsNet.

Step #3

Physicals that have not yet expired (were completed within the last year) and are on file in the HHS Health Office, can be used until they expire and do not need to be resubmitted. Physicals must be completed ​by an MD, DO, PA or NP in order for clearance to be renewed (please ensure the Date of Exam, Physician Signature & Stamp are included on the Medical Examiner’s Statement/physical form). To obtain a blank physical form, click on Student Health on the SMUHSD homepage (under Families).

Step #4

You may log back into SportsNet at any time during the year to upload a new physical or to complete the Adult/Student Driver portion.  Please remember to upload a copy of your Driver’s license or student’s driver’s license if applicable and a copy of your insurance in order for your Drivers application to be approved.

Step #5

Student athletes must be cleared through SportsNet before they can participate in athletics!

Any questions about medical clearance please see Ms.Taylor in the Health Office or email her at staylor@smuhsd.org or by phone at 650-558-2622

Contact for questions or concerns regarding clearance information:

Amanda Germain

Health Office Department Head