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Athletics & Activities department

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Announcement

7 months ago @ 3:03PM

Fall Sports 2020 Registration OPEN NOW

SPORTS PARTICIPATION PROCEDURE (effective May 2020)

In an effort to provide our students, parents, and staff the safest possible method for conducting Sport Registrations, the Northwestern Lehigh Athletic Department will now host our Pre-Participation Athletic Forms and Registration online at PlanetHS.com.  This digital platform will allow our parents and students to complete and access registration forms via computer, tablet, or smart phone.  It is HIPAA, COPPA, and FERPA compliant.

  • Parents AND Students must create SEPARATE accounts, using different emails and/or mobile phone numbers.
  • Students must be sure to create accounts using accurate information, including their Official Name that appears on their report card, date of birth, graduation year, and SCHOOL ATTENDING during the School Year in which you are playing the sport.
    • 7th & 8th grade choose Middle School.
    • 9th-12th grade choose High School.
  • Please take the time to review the "Getting Started" video, the attached "PlanetHS Parent & Student Guide", and the attached "Kick Off Letter" prior to registration as it will eliminate any mistakes.

STEP 1:   

  • Go to  www.planeths.com and click on the yellow LOGIN button in the top right of the screen . 
  • Once on the Login page, click on SIGN UP
    • OR with a  smartphone, follow the Quick Account Instructions on the second page of this letter. 
      • Note: if students are under 13, and they create an account, they must know their parent/guardian’s email address or mobile phone number. (COPPA COMPLIANCE) 
  • Choose the type of account you wish to create.
  • Complete the requested information.
  • Be sure when choosing your school that you choose the school the student is attending during the School Year in which they are playing the sport. 

STEP 2:

  • Link the Parent account to the Student(s) account by clicking LINK ACCOUNT
  • You will be led through this process after creating an account.
    • If you do not link accounts at the time of account creation, you can always click the LINK ACCOUNT button at any time to complete or initiate the linking process. 
    • Parents can link to as many student accounts as they wish by repeating the linking invitation process. 

STEP 3:

  • Complete Athletic Forms as Advised by clicking on ATHLETIC FORMS 
  • Students with accounts may begin completing digital forms immediately. 
  • Parents must be linked to a student account to see the electronic version of the forms. 
    • If they are not linked, they will only see example PDF versions of the forms. 
  • You can complete forms or see their status at any time by clicking on the ATHLETIC FORMS button.
  • Section 6 is the page you need to print out and take to the doctor's office when securing your child's health physical.  In a previous email we incorrectly listed Section 7 as the form you need.  Section 6 is the form you will need to take to the doctor to complete, bring home, scan, and upload to your child's PlanetHS account.
    • You can access Section 6 by clicking on "Athletic Forms", then just after the Emergency Contact Information click on "Example Forms, click here", then click on PIAA Physical Exam Form (Section 6). 
  • In order for the Section 6 Health Physical Form to be valid and approved, the doctor must date it June 1, 2020 or later.  If you received a physical prior to June 1, 2020, the doctor does have the ability to use that physical, but must date the document June 1, 2020 or later. 
  • The completed PIAA Health Physical Form must be on the PIAA Form and cannot be completed on any other document.  This is a PIAA rule.  However, the PIAA Health Physical Form will be accepted and satisfy the school grade level health physical requirement.

 For additional help please refer to the one-page help-guide below, access the complete online forms tips located in the light green bar at the top of the Athletic Forms page in your account or use the light blue self help button located on the right-hand side of your screen. 

Athletes cannot participate in sports until digital forms are complete and approved by the Athletic Office. Forms will be valid for the entire school year for which they are filled out, including the form completed by the physician.  Completing and having your Pre-Participation Registration Forms accepted by your school makes you eligible to tryout for the team. 

If you need assistance with PlanetHS or need more information, please consult the help documents found here https://schoolsupport.helpdocs.com or email schoolsupport@planeths.com.  If you have questions regarding the content of form requirements, please contact Mr. Deutsch in the Athletic Office at deutschc@nwlehighsd.org

LVHN is offering complimentary health physicals at no charge to our families.  For more information, please visit:  https://pa02218714.schoolwires.net/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=8&ModuleInstanceID=11137&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=24450&PageID=9

DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION:  

FALL SPORTS  (8/7/20) / WINTER SPORTS (11/13/20) / SPRING SPORTS (2/26/21)

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