Participation in the MHS Athletics and Co-Curricular Activities program is a privilege, all student are expected to provide a leadership role for members of the student body, and always act in an exemplary manner that will be complimentary to the group, school and community.
Melrose High School is pleased to offer the following sports and activities for the Fall 2019 season:
Cross Country - Boys Soccer - Boys Band
Cross Country - Girls Soccer - Girls Color Guard
Field Hockey Swim - Girls Competitive Cheer
Football Volleyball Drama
Fall eligibility will be based on the final year end grades from the previous school year. All incoming freshmen are eligible for fall activities regardless of final 8th grade year end grades.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION POLICY
A physical exam is good for 13 months to the day. Once a student's physical has expired, the student will no longer be eligible to participate until a new physical form is on file.
The state law requires that students along with their parent(s)/guardian(s) complete the on line concussion course. The concussion certification must be completed once per year.
NOTIFICATIONS, FEES AND UPDATES
Online registration for Fall 2019 is available now. Checks and physicals can be submitted to the Athletic and Co-Curricular Department between 8:30am and 3:00pm Monday through Friday. Melrose Public Schools will be closed on Fridays, beginning July 5, 2019 for the summer. Physicals can be e-mailed to Denise Daglio at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to the MHS main office 781-979-2206.
The School Committee adopted a new user fee structure with an individual cap of $1,100.00 and family cap of $1,500.00.
Financial hardship inquiries will be handled confidentially and should be brought to the attention of the Director of Athletics and Co-Curricular Activities, Mr. Stephen Fogarty, sfogarty@melroseschools,com. Fees can be reduced or eliminated for families that qualify for the "Free and Reduced Price" school meal program, please use the MHS web site for the application.
All requests for a payment plan should be made to the Athletic Office prior to the first contest. Requests for a refund should be made directly to the Athletic Office.
Refunds will be granted if: - A student does not make a team. A student suffers a season ending injury prior to the first contest.
Refunds will not be granted if: - A student leaves the team after the first contest.
A student is removed from the team for a school or MIAA rule violation.
UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT RETURN POLICY
Students must have returned all school uniforms and or equipment prior to going out for a new team or activity. Students will be held financially responsible for any equipment or uniforms that are not returned or returned in poor condition.
Once all on line forms have been completed and user fees are received, the student will be approved through the Athletic Department.
Please make sure that you are using only ONE FamilyId account. If you have question contact FamilyId at 1-888-800-5583.
Payments cannot be made here on the FamilyID registration system, User fee payments will be made available online through the MCC e-school system. You will find the link under the payment section as well as on the MHS Athletic website. Please note: MCC excepts Discover and Master Card but does not except Visa.
If your son/daughter does not make the team they have auditioned for, you will receive a refund or if you wrote a check it will be voided.
Football practice will begin August 16, 2019.
All other Fall Sports will start practice on August 22, 2019. A detailed Practice/Try-out Schedule for all teams will be posted prior to the first day of tryouts or practice.