2017-18 Sport Starting Dates

The PIAA (Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, the governing sports body for the state of Pennsylvania), sets the official starting dates for the individual sports seasons (Fall, Winter & Spring). For high school sports, specifically for Fall sports, the season starts prior to the start of the school year. For advanced planning, please see below for the official starting dates as set by the PIAA.

2016-17 Sport Starting Dates:

  • Monday, August 14, 2017 = Fall Sports
  • Friday, November 17, 2017 = Winter Sports
  • Monday, March 5, 2018 = Spring Sports
 
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2017-18 Physical Information

Yes, believe it or not, but planning for NEXT year’s (2017-18) sport’s seasons has already begun. Three major areas of information that are always needed early are starting dates, physical information and participation fee information. From this web page, on the top banner you will see “Physical Info & Forms”. Click on this link and the next web page that appears, you will see “Informational Physical Letter”. Click on this link and a detailed letter will be downloaded for you to view that hopefully has all the information you need for physicals and the participation fee for participating in any sport at KHS for the 2017-18 school year.

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Kennett Apparel

The Kennett High School Athletic Department has teamed up with Kelly’s Sports to offer “Kennett Gear” that is now for sale.  You can now order clothing with our Kennett name in a variety of styles, colors and even specialize the lettering to a specific sport, or just support Kennett (i.e., not sport specific). The best thing is that you can order what you want direct from home with no minimums, you can pay by a credit card and it ships direct to your home.

To see what is available and to purchase an item to wear to the next Kennett game or to give as a gift, etc., please visit the website below to make your order and to show that Kennett Spirit!

http://www.kellysteamstores.com/Kennett-High-School-Athletics

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2016-17 KCSD Athletics Fees

Students in KHS are required to pay an athletic fee to offset the cost of transportation, equipment, supplies,and other expenses directly associated with their sport.Please click here for the KCSDAthletic Fee Form.The form has all the necessary information and specifics. However, a few things to take note to are as follows:

  • The Athletic Fee is similar to the Physical Forms in that no one can try out or practice for a sport until the forms and fees are submitted to the KHS Athletic Office. The fee and form can be dropped off at the KHS Athletic Office or mailed to:

    Kennett High School
    Attn: Athletics
    100 East South Street
    Kennett Square, PA 19348

  • The fees are paid “by season”. If you play a Fall and Winter sport, you only pay $50 now for the Fall sport. Once we get closer to the Winter season, you pay that sports fee then (future publications/notifications of this fee will be forthcoming every season).
  • If this fee creates a hardship for any family, please contact Dr. Jeremy Hritz, KHS Principal or Sean Harvey, KHS Athletic Director for alternative fee arrangements.
  • If an athlete gets “cut” from a team during the tryout period, the fee will be reimbursed.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the KHS Athletic Office at 610.444.6632 or sharvey@kcsd.org or ngraves@kcsd.org. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding of this new fee during these difficult economic times the KCSD is facing.

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ImPACT Testing

Concussions, unfortunately, are a part of many sports!  There is a program/testing procedure that is available to assist medical professionals in determining when an athlete should return to the playing field/floor after receiving a concussion.  The program/testing procedure is called ImPACT (Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing). 

KHS is offering the ImPACT Test to our athletes.  For more specific information and to sign up for the test, please go to the left hand side of this webpage and you will see “Physical Info& Forms”.  Click on this link and the next web page that appears,you will see “ImPACT Test Form”.  Click on this link and adetailed letter will be downloaded for you to view that hopefully hasall the information you need for the ImPACT Test and also how to sign up to receive the test. 

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2017-18 Wrestling Hydration Information

ATTENTION ALL WRESTLERS…anyone interested in wrestling at KHS this year, please remember that before you can actually wrestle in a match, you need to have a Hydration Test completed by our Athletic Trainer. In order to have the Hydration Test, you need to complete the Permission Form and return it to the Athletic Office by Thursday, November 9th. The test will be given on Friday, November 10th. The form and more specific information can be picked up in the Athletic Office or downloaded from our website…click on the “Physical Info. & Forms” link on the left hand side of the main sports page and then click on “Wrestling Hydration Information & Form”. If there are any questions, please contact the Athletic Office.

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