SPRING 2017 SPORTS TRYOUT INFO
Spring 17 Tryout Info.docx
WA SPRING SPORTS START MONDAY MARCH 20th
STONY BROOK AND BLANCHARD START APRIL 3rd
LINK TO ALL GAME SCHEDULES
Congratulations to the WA Girls Swim and Dive Team! Undefeated DCL Regular Season, DCL Meet Champs, MIAA North Sectional Champs, and MIAA D1 State Champs
Congratulations to Girls Basketball and Girls Ice Hockey for winning the DCL Championship in winter 2016-2017
Congratulations to the Field Hockey, Boys Cross Country and Cheerleading programs for claiming 2016 Dual County League Championships!
ATHLETICS SURVEY FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS
Congratulation to the Girls Tennis Team! MIAA D1 North Sectional Champions!
Congratulations to the WA Boys Volleyball team! MIAA North Sectional Champions!
2015-2016 Wrap up, Looking forward to 2016 Fall Season
As we wrap up the 2015-2016 school year, I just wanted to bring a few items to your attention.
1.) All uniforms are now due from the spring season. Any student that has not returned their uniform by the end of school year will be invoiced for the estimated full replacement cost.
2.) Please be sure to complete the end of season survey for students and parents. The link to the survey can be found on www.wagreyghosts.com
3.) Congratulations to the boys volleyball and girls tennis teams on their MIAA Sectional Championships this spring!
As we look forward to the Fall 2016 season, here are a few important reminders.
2.) All athletes must have a valid physical on file or in hand on day one to participate. Physicals are valid for 13 months to the date.
3.) All athletes must complete the online registration process before participating on day one in the fall. The link is listed on www.wagreyghosts.com
4.) Fall Sports Information Night is scheduled for August 31 at 6:30 here at WA.
5.) Start Dates are the following: Football 8/19, Cheerleading 8/22, Field Hockey, Soccer, Golf, Cross Country and Volleyball all start on 8/25. Specific dates, times and locations will be posted in early August.
Lastly, have a great summer! See you in the fall.
INFO FOR INCOMING 8th GRADE STUDENTS
WESTFORD ACADEMY FALL SPORTS 2016 INFORMATION
Greetings Prospective Westford Academy Student Athletes and Parents,
Welcome to Grey Ghost Athletics! The Westford Academy athletic program is one of the largest and most extensive sport offerings in Massachusetts with over 1,300 athletic opportunities throughout the year. In addition, the Grey Ghosts compete in the Dual County League that consists of many of the top programs/teams in the state and in the top divisions of MIAA Tournament.
The interscholastic athletic experience here is a commitment. During the season, varsity programs compete or practice six days a week and varsity teams can expect to participate on weekends and over vacations. Freshmen and Junior varsity teams at a minimum will participate five days a week. Most JV teams will participate 6 days a week during the season. This includes all vacations. In addition to developing sport skills, this high level of commitment by the students will foster the growth of the positive values associated with interscholastic athletics.
Recently, Westford Academy fall season coaches, captains and I visited Blanchard and Stony Brook Middle Schools to share information about the upcoming fall 2016 season with the current 8th graders. Students were given the opportunity to “sign up” for a sport. This visit was for fall sports only because the season begins before the school year starts. Winter and spring programs have informational meetings during the school year that students may attend.
For more information and for information on how to register for fall sports please visit [ http://www.wagreyghosts.com ]www.wagreyghosts.com . Students must have a current physical and a completed online registration process in order to participate on the 1st day of tryouts/practice.
Fall Sports Start Dates
Friday August 19, 2016 – Football
Thursday August 25, 2016 - Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Field Hockey, Girls Volleyball, Cross Country, Golf
Crew (Check with Westford
Westford Academy Fall Sport Offerings
Football Varsity, JV, & Freshmen
Soccer, Boys & Girls Varsity, JV, & Freshmen
Field Hockey Varsity, JV, & Freshmen
Volleyball, Girls Varsity, JV, & Freshmen
Golf, Coed Varsity
Cross Country, Boys & Girls Varsity & JV
Cheerleading Varsity & JV
(CREW Offered through Westford Recreation)
Important Information Regarding Physicals for Athletics
The MIAA voted to align its requirements on physicals with the Mass Department of Public Health. What this means is that physicals will expire 13 months from the exam date. Students will no longer be allowed to continue participation until the end of the season. Student’s eligibility will terminate once a physical has reached the 13 month limit.
A FRIENDLY REMINDER ABOUT FAN BEHAVIOR!
I would like to take a moment to remind all parents, spectators and fans about appropriate conduct during interscholastic competitions. It is very important for the culture of educational athletics that spectators demonstrate good sportsmanship at all times. Please cheer for and encourage the Westford Academy teams and refrain from any negative comments/cheers toward the officials, players or opposing fans.
Westford is a wonderful community with very supportive and caring parents and fans. So please demonstrate this good sportsmanship at all times.
Good luck to all teams as we complete this fall season.
Go Grey Ghosts!!
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