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 2020 season:
Cross Country - Boys Soccer - Boys Competitive Cheer
Cross Country - Girls Soccer - Girls Marching Band
Field Hockey Swim - Girls Color Guard
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 2020 is available now. Summer hours for the Athletic and Co-Curricular Department are between 9:00am and 3:00pm Monday through Thursday. Physicals can be mailed or emailed to Denise Daglio at email@example.com or faxed to the MHS main office 781-979-2206.
The School Committee policy for the user fee structure will continue 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.
User Fees will not be collected until after rosters have been established. 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.
Football practice will begin August 21 2020.
All other Fall Sports will start practice on August 24, 2020. A detailed Practice/Try-out Schedule for all teams will be posted prior to the first day of tryouts or practice.