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Posted 8.0 months ago @ 3:57PM

Winter Sports 2023-24 Registration OPEN NOW

Winter Sports 2023-24 Registration OPEN NOW

To all Students in 7th-12th Grade for the 2023-2024 School Year Interested in Participating in a Winter Sport (Basketball or Wrestling):

 

2023-2024 Winter Sport Registrations will be hosted online at BigTeams Student Central (formerly PlanetHS).  This digital platform will allow our parents and students to complete and access registration forms via computer, tablet, or smartphone.  Laptops/Desktops are the best option.   It is HIPAA, COPPA, and FERPA compliant.

 

For students who did NOT play a school-sponsored Fall Sport:

  • 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 2023-2024 School Year.
    • Students in 7th & 8th grade choose Middle School.
    • Students in 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 2023-2024 School Year. 

 

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. 

 

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. 

 

For students who already played a school sponsored Fall 2023 Sport:

  1. Log into your Planet HS account.
  2. Make sure the Winter Sport you want to play is check-marked.
  3. Complete Form "Section 7: Recertification by Parent/Guardian (Winter)"

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 try-out 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

 

Lastly, please note that LVHN will once again be providing complimentary sport physicals.  Attached please find information regarding this process. LVHN is offering physicals that can be scheduled at the convenience of the family at dozens of ExpressCARE and Care on Demand locations throughout the region starting on OCTOBER 9th and running through NOVEMBER 24th.  Outside of this time frame, the physical will NOT be complimentary.   YOU DO NOT NEED ANOTHER PHYSICAL IF YOU ALREADY PLAYED A SCHOOL SPONSORED FALL 2023 SPORT.

 

Instructions for scheduling your student athlete’s PIAA physical are as follows: 

  1. Visit https://www.mylvhn.org/MyChart/openscheduling
  2. Choose “ExpressCARE”
  3. Choose "Sports Physical"
  4. Select your desired time/location. In “reason for visit” enter the School District name
  5. Log in to your MyLVHN account or continue as a guest to complete scheduling. Continuing as a guest will require additional demographic information to be completed before scheduling.

**PHYSICALS CANNOT BE DATED PRIOR TO JUNE 1st and must be submitted via your Big Teams (Planet HS) Account no later than FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10th.

 

**Please direct any sport physical scheduling concerns to the Sports Medicine Care Coordination Team at AthleticTraining@lvhn.org 


**Please note you will need to print out the following forms and take them with you to the appointment:

  • PIAA Physical Exam Form (Section 6)
  • PIAA  Pre-Participation History Form (Section 5)
  • PIAA Cardiac Awareness Form (Section 4)
  • PIAA Concussion Form (Section 3)
  • PIAA Certification of Parent/Guardian (Section 2)
  • PIAA Personal & Emergency Information (Section 1)
  • Section 6 will be the only form you will then need to scan / photograph and uploaded to your account. 
  • To print out the forms you need to take to the physician's appointment, please review the video at the following link:  https://www.planeths.com/webApp/_apps/pre_participation/forms/_leagueAffiliation/piaa/PIAA_Section_6_and_7_PRINT.mp4

BigTeams First Time Parent Student Help Guide

BigTeams Creating Your Student Account Guide

BigTeams Kickoff Letter

 

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