Registration for Fall 2020 interscholastic sports now open!
AKRON CENTRAL SCHOOLS
47 Bloomingdale Avenue • Akron, New York 14001
Ph: (716)542-5088 • Fax: (716)542-5018 • www.akronschools.org
Mr. Stephen Dimitroff Mr. John Jablonski
Asst. MS/HS Principal/Athletic Director Athletic Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –
INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ACS ATHLETES
AKRON, NEW YORK (May 29, 2020) – Parents of students planning to participate in modified, JV or varsity sports at Akron Schools are reminded that registration for Fall 2020 sports teams is an online process through the Parent Portal. Online registration is now open and MUST be completed by Monday, June 22, 2020 for all participants.
The New York State Department of Education has announced that student-athletes for the coming fall sports season will be allowed to participate without taking an updated physical, provided they had a health examination in 2018 or 2019 that is on file with the school Health Office. The sports registration process will provide for the required health history update.
Fall sport practices for JV and varsity begin on August 24, 2020, and Modified sport practices begins on Thursday, September 3, 2020.
Parents of sports participants must register their child for athletics using the Parent Portal they are accustomed to using to retrieve student report cards and other school related information. However, please be aware that the sports registration process cannot be completed using the PowerSchool mobile app and must be accessed using the parent’s credentials, not the student’s. Paper athletic registration forms are available for those who do not have access to the internet. Please call the Athletic Office at (716)542-5088 to arrange to receive paper forms.
Parents and students are strongly encouraged to register for fall sports as soon as possible but no later than June 22, 2020.
A link to the Parent Portal is available at the upper right corner of the school’s website at www.akronschools.org. Once logged in to the Portal, click the “Athletic Registration” tab on the left side of the opening page. Follow the steps to complete the registration and print the athletic agreement/consent form and transportation permission form. Both the parent and the student athlete must sign the athletic agreement/consent form. Completed forms should be brought to the coach on the first day of practice or earlier.
The sport physical waiver from NYSED is due to the Covid-19 pandemic that has created a backlog of patients waiting to see physicians. Students who did not have a health examination in 2018 or 2019 must take a physical before being allowed to participate in fall sports. Sports physical forms should be submitted to the high school nurse in the MS/HS Health Office located in room E-106 via FAX at (716)542-5057 or via USPS to: Health Office, Akron Schools, 47 Bloomingdale Avenue, Akron, NY 14001.
Questions regarding the process may be directed to Mrs. Wendy Pazderski, Athletic Secretary, or to Mr. Stephen Dimitroff, Athletic Director, at (716)542-5088. For help accessing the Parent Portal, parents can contact the Technology Office at (716)542-5045.