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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

•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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