Multiple Teams · Winter Sports Parent Night – Thursday 11/15/2018

Just a reminder that the WINTER Sports Parent meeting will be Thursday, November 15th – 2018, at 6:00pm in the Commons.

The agenda (below) includes a review of the Clayton High School Athletic Philosophy and MSHSAA eligibility in addition to breakout sessions with coaches.

A copy of the MSHSAA Eligibility Brochure can also be found below.

MSHSAA – 2018-19 Eligibility Standards Flyer


If you prefer to view this eligibility information in “article form” click here.


Orientation – Let’s get started!

Introductions – Bob, Lee, Debbie, Kristin, Dr. Gutchewsky


  • Get on the same page
  • Positive educational experience


  • Educational experience is our 1st Priority
  • Participation Policy – Only 3 unexcused Absences
  • No Cut at the Lower Level Teams
  • Behavior in School/Sportsmanship
  • Communication
  • Winning at the Varsity Level – Is our goal – Not our Purpose

List of Sports – (See PowerPoint)

Coaches Intro – (See PowerPoint)

  • Introduce Seasonal Coaches and have them give an outlook on the upcoming season.

MSHSAA Eligibility Video

  • SLIDES 6, 7, 8, 14

Eligibility – 14 Days of Practice

  • Current Documents on File – Physical, Emergency Contact, ImPact, TOAD

Academic Requirements

  • 3.0 Credits Passed and Enrolled in
  • Do NOT Drop a Class w/o Approval

Absences – 7 excusable absences allow at CHS:

  1. Illness
  2. Family Illness
  3. Deaths
  4. Medical or Dental
  5. Religious Observance
  6. Prior approval from principal (ie. College Visit)
  7. Afternoon AP exam

Code of Conduct

  • Added Layer of Responsibility – 3 Strikes and Out (10%, 20%, 180 School Days)

MSHSAA Citizenship

  • If Law Enforcement is involved its out of our Hands
  • Not Eligible until all Court Rulings/Punishment Associated with the Case is Resolved


  • Communication is the Key
  • You can ONLY Sign your Child Out


  • Easier to Navigate, Enhanced Communication and Media
  • The Clayton Blueprint newsletter has been moved onto the website in article form

Parent Sportsmanship

  • Lead by Example and Represent CHS and our kids in a Positive Manner – OFFICIALS

Secondary Medical Insurance

  • Is NO longer carried by the district

Chain of Communication

  • Student to Coach → Parent/Student to Coach→ Parent/Student to AD → Principal

ImPact Concussion Testing

  • Free of Charge
  • Not Mandatory but Part of Eligibility Paperwork – Need to Sign Off
  • Creates a Baseline for Physicians to help with Diagnoses and Recovery

Captains Council

  • Identified Leaders in the School that help Communicate and Enhance Athletics

Athletic Advisory Committee

  • AD/Parent/Coach Group that provides community feedback and recommendations

Program Survey – Feedback

  • Seasonal Surveys sent to all Parents and Players at the End of the Season

GOLF TOURNAMENT – May 4th, 8am 2019 – Gateway National

Where to Find Us?

  • Down the commons hallway on the right before Stuber Gym

Break-Out Session into Teams: Meet and Greet with Coaching Staff to discuss Program Expectations

  • Commons – Boys Bball/Cheerleading
    Health Room A – Wrestling
    Health Room B – Girls Bball
    Room 100 – Dance
    Room 102 – Girls Swim/Dive