Highland HS Athletics 2018-2019

Attached are the instructions to register your child for the 2019-2020 sports/cheer school year.

Note: you must have your child’s UID number to complete the registration. If you do not have it, you can get it from the registrar.

Here is the link to our online calendar: Highland HS Athletic Calendar

Here is the link for our web page. You can stay informed of all activities going on at Highland. : Highland HS

Each day I will upload our daily announcements-just click on the date and it will take you to our full announcement page.

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FREE Sports Physicals Priority Urgent Care 2019-2020
Adventist Health Walk-In Ports Injury Clinic.pdf
Instructions for Registering Your Athlete - Highland (004).docx

Highland HS Sports PICTURES

STEVEN STUDIOS PHOTOGRAPHY

DATES for 2019-2020

FALL SPORTS:

  • Football - Tuesday, September 24 @ 3:30pm at the Stadium
  • Volleyball - Friday, September 13 @ 3:30pm at the Gym
  • XC -
  • Girls Golf -
  • Girls Tennis - Monday, September 30 @ 2:30pm at the Tennis Courts
  • Cheer - Wednesday, October 2 @ 4pm at the Stadium

WINTER SPORTS:

  • Boys Basketball - Friday, January 10 @ 4:30pm in the Gym
  • Girls Basketball - Friday, January 10 @ 3:30pm in the Gym
  • Boys Soccer - Friday, January 24 @ 3:30pm at the Stadium
  • Girls Soccer - Friday, January 24 @ 4:30pm at the Stadium
  • Wrestling - Tuesday, January 14 @ 3:30pm in the Wrestling Room

SPRING SPORTS:

  • Baseball - Monday, March 23 @ 3:30pm at the VAR Baseball Field Postponed
  • Softball - Monday, March 23 @ 3:30pm at the VAR Softball Field Postponed
  • Track & Field - Monday, March 23 @ 3:30pm at the Stadium Postponed
  • Swimming & Diving - Monday, March 9 @ 5pm at Garces Memorial High School
  • Boys Golf - Wednesday, March 11 @ 4pm at Kern River Golf Course
  • Boys Tennis - Monday, March 9 @ 3:30pm at the Tennis Courts

Sportsmanship Guidelines

Focus on Respect for Self and Others

Fundamentals of Sportsmanship

  • Show respect for self and others at all times
  • Show respect for the officials. Have the willingness to accept and abide by the decisions of the officials.
  • Know, understand and appreciate the rules of the contest.
  • Maintain self-control at all times.
  • Recognize and appreciate skill in performance regardless of team affiliation.

Expectations for Coaches

  • Act like an educator and a leader, which is an expectation of the KHSD and Highland HS.
  • Set a good example for participant sand fans to follow.
  • Exemplify the highest moral and ethical behavior.
  • Instruct participants in proper sportsmanship responsibilities and demand that they make sportsmanship the number one priority.
  • Respect the judgment of contest officials, abide by all rules and do not display behavior that could incite fans.
  • Treat opposing coaches, participants, and fans with respect.
  • Shake hands before and after contests.
  • Develop and enforce penalties for participants who do not abide by sportsmanship standards.

Expectations for Student Athletes

  • Treat teammates/opponents with respect.
  • Respect the judgment of contest officials.
  • Abide by all rules and do not display behavior that could incite fans.
  • Cooperate with officials, coaches, and fellow participants to conduct a fair contest.
  • Accept the responsibility and privilege of representing the school and community.
  • Display positive behavior at all times.
  • Live up to the high standards of sportsmanship established by the KHSD, Highland HS, and your coaches.

Expectations for Parents and Spectators

  • Realize that athletics are a part of the educational experience and that the benefits go beyond the final score of the contest.
  • Realize that a ticket is a privilege to observe a contest and support the activities of our youth. It is not a license to verbally assault others.
  • Respect decisions made by the contest officials.
  • Be an exemplary role model by supporting teams in a positive manner.
  • Respect fans, coaches, officials, administrators, and participants.
  • Be fan... not a fanatic.

Expectations for Cheerleaders and Spirit Groups

  • Encourage the desired crowd response. Use only positive cheers, signs, and praise.
  • Treat opposing spirit groups and fans with respect.
  • Recognize outstanding performances on either side of the playing field or court.
  • Know the rules and strategies of the contest in order to cheer at proper times.
  • Maintain enthusiasm and composure.

Acceptable Behaviors

  • Applaud during the introduction of players, coaches, and officials.
  • Graciously accept all decisions of the officials.
  • Shake hands with participants and coaches at the end of a contest, regardless of the outcome.
  • Coaches/players should seek out opposing participants to recognize them for an outstanding performance or coaching.
  • Applaud at the end of the contest for performances of all participants.
  • Show concern for injured players, regardless of team.
  • Encourage surrounding people to display good sportsmanship.
  • Treat competition as a game, not a war.

Unacceptable Behaviors

  • "Coaching" from the stands or sidelines by spectators, fans, or parents.
  • Confronting a coach, player, or official after the athletic contest.
  • Criticizing officials in any way.
  • Cheers that antagonize opponents.
  • Refusing to shake hands or trash talking.
  • Directing negative comments at opponents to distract and upset them.
  • Using profanity, racial comments or displaying anger that draws attention away from the game.
  • Throwing objects onto the floor or at an opponent.
  • Entering the floor or playing field at any time.
  • Refusing to comply with the directives of any school official.
  • Blaming the loss of a game on officials, coaches, or athletes.

Consequences

Coaches and Athletes

  • Adhere to Highland HS and KHSD sportsmanship guidelines.
  • Any unsportsmanlike behavior exhibited by an Highland HS coach or athlete will be subject to a verbal warning to a one game suspension.
  • Any Highland HS Athlete or coach who receives an unsportsmanlike ejection at an athletic contest will be suspended a minimum of one of a maximum of two athletic contests a that level of competition.
  • Any subsequent ejects will be reviewed by the Director of Athletics, Assistant Principal, and Coach Representative and may result in more game suspensions and/or dismissal from a team.

Parents and Spectators

  • Verbal warning.
  • Removal from a competition site by administration or law enforcement.
  • Warning letter.
  • Suspension from attending future contests.
  • Charges filed with law enforcement.
  • Exclusion from all extra-curricular events.