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The Ogdensburg City School District has announced the Health Office Summer Hours for 2014.Nurse(s) will be in the Health Office, on the following dates/times, to facilitate Fall Sports Procedures:

Thursday, August 7: 8 am – 1 pm. Friday, August 8: 8 am – 1 pm . Thursday, August 14: (Varsity & JV Sports Season Practices Begin): 8 am – 1 pm.

Monday, August 25: (Modified Sports Season Begins) 8 am – 1 pm .

A Sports Participation Health Permission Slip (for the 2014-2015 Fall Sports Season) may be picked up in the Health Office or High School Office. The completed form must be submitted to a Nurse, in the Health Office, on one of the above dates.

In addition required forms maybe accessed on online:

•Log on to the Ogdensburg City School District website at http://www.ogdensburgk12.org

•On the left side of the homepage, scroll down and click on “Health Services”

•On the right side of the Health Services page, under “Files & Forms”, users will need to scroll down and select the forms needed; an athlete must complete/submit two (2) of the forms listed: 1.“Athletic Health Form”

2.“Sports Participation Form”.

NOTES: A student-athlete will not be allowed to begin practicing with an OFA sports team until and unless he/she has a Permission Slip, from the School Nurse, verifying that he/she has completed everything and is cleared to begin participating on an OFA sports team.

A child that requires medication (i.e. Epi-pen or inhaler), he/she will not be allowed to practice without a current self-directed order from the athlete’s primary care physician and corresponding medication. The above referenced website prints a “self-directed order” form (pages 2 and 3 of the “Athletic Health Form”).

This form requires the following signatures: two (2) by your child’s physician, one (1) by the parent/guardian, and one (1) by the student/athlete.

Both the self-directed order and the medication must be presented to the Health Office on one of the above dates in order for the student-athlete to participate on his/her first day of practice.

**If the student-athlete requires the use of an Epi-pen, two (2) devices need to be provided to school personnel; one (1) to be stored in the Health Office and one (1) to be given to his/her respective coach.

Anyone with any questions, should please feel free to contact the OFA Health Office (Nurses Ashley and/or Gerlach) at 393-0900 (ext. 1908 or 1914) during the dates/times denoted on the above schedule.

First Varsity Practices

Cheerleading (Jackie Pinkerton) Thursday, Aug. 14 3 p.m. in front of the dome.

Boys Varsity Soccer (Matt Morley) Thursday, Aug. 14 3 p.m. on turf field.

Girls Varsity Soccer (Renee Tebo) Thursday, Aug. 14 on turf field at 4:30 p.m.

JV Boys Soccer (TJ Hannan) Thursday Aug. 14 3:30 p.m . Kennedy School.

JV Girls Soccer (Tom Pinkerton) Thursday Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. a t Kennedy School.

Swimming (Ben Fleahman) Thursday, Aug. 14 3 p.m. OFA Pool.

Varsity Cross Country (Chris McRoberts) Monday, Aug. 18. at 8 a.m. in front of the Dome.

Varsity Football (Matt Tessmer) 8 a.m. in dome.

JV Football (Gerry Sawyer) Monday Aug. 18 at 8 a.m. at the dome.

Varsity Volleyball (Sue McLean) Monday, Aug. 18. 8 a.m. in small gym.

JV Volleyball (Jon Cole) Monday Aug. 18 at 8:30 p.m. in min gym.

First Modified Practices

Modified Cross Country (Diane Jeneault) Monday Aug. 25 9 a.m. in front of school.

Modified Football: (Jon Frederick) Monday Aug. 25 8 a.m. dome.

Boys Modified Soccer (Jaret Langstaff) Monday Aug. 25 at 3:30 p.m. at Madill School.

Modified Girls Soccer (Doug Farley) Monday, Aug. 25 10 a.m. Madill School.

Modified Swimming: John Tebo Monday Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. at OFA Pool.

Modified Volleyball (Allyse Claxton) Monday Aug. 25 at 5:15 p.m. in small gym.

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