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Welcome to the Midland Park Athletic Department Website
 
 
On the Midland Park Athletic Pages, you can find all information related to both High School and Middle School Sports!  Use the page tabs to the left for specified info, or continue to scroll down this page for updates, contact info, and more!!!
 
Be sure to also follow us on twitter using @AthleticsMPS for all news, game updates, and game results!!!




ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES:


High School (grades 9-12):

*Fall Sports sign-ups and clearance will begin July 2, 2018!!!
See below for more information.





Middle School (grades 7&8):

*Fall Sport sign-ups and clearance will also begin July 2, 2018.  However, MS Athletes can hand in their paperwork when school starts if necessary.  See below for more information.






Fall Sports Clearance Information
*Fall Sports Registration will officially begin July 2, 2018.  Please follow the steps below to insure your child is cleared to participate in fall sports starting on August 6th/13th for High School and September 7th for Middle School.

Step 1:  Submit the electronic forms online.
   *The online submission website will reopen on July 2nd for the fall season. When logging in, please be sure to select FALL
   *All athletes must submit online forms first, before submitting physicals to the Nurse.
   *To submit forms electronically,
 click on the link: http://mphs.powermediallc.org

   *Next, click on "Sports Participation Packet" in the top right corner.
   *Then, choose "new user" if you've never completed online forms, or "current user" if you completed forms online last year.
   *Finally, follow the prompts to complete all the necessary forms electronically

Step 2: Submit a New Physical or Health History Update.
   *Students must have first completed their online forms before submitting Hard-Copy forms!
   *Once on-line forms are submitted, Students/Parents must still hand in a hard copy of either the State mandated Physical Form or the Health History Update to the school nurse.
   *If an athlete's most current physical expires before August 6th, 2018 they will need a new physical.
   *If an athlete's most current physical DOES NOT expire before August 6th, 2018, they will need a Health History Update.



The Athletic Physical Form (found in the link below) must be newly completed every year.  The Athletic Physical Form is good for 365 days.  When a NEW physical is submitted to the nurse, there is no need for a Health History Update to be handed in.
State Athletic Physical Form


The Health History Update Form (found in the link below) must be completed EVERY ATHLETIC SEASON when a student-athlete's physical form is passed 60 days of being completed.
Health History Update Form



PLEASE NOTE:
*Fall High School Sports start August 6th for Football and August 13th for the rest.  Students WILL NOT be allowed to participate, no matter the issue, if they are not fully cleared.

*Fall Middle School Sports start on September 7th.  There may be tryouts, in which athletes must be fully cleared before participating in tryouts.


The following is a list of the Nurse's summer hours along with team collection times for Physicals and/or Health History Updates:
Date             Time                    Sports
July 11th       1pm-4pm             HS: Football, Cheerleading, Tennis, X-C
July 12th       1pm-4pm             HS: Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Volleyball
July 17th       1pm-4pm             HS: Football, Cheerleading, Tennis, X-C 
July 19th       1pm-4pm             HS: Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Volleyball

July 24th       1pm-4pm             HS: All Sports

July 25th       1pm-4pm             MS: Boys & Girls Soccer, Volleyball, X-C

July 30th       9am-11:00am       HS Football
July 30th       11:00am-1:30pm   HS Cheerleading
July 30th       1:30pm-2:30pm    HS Cross Country

July 31st       9am-11am            HS Boys Soccer
July 31st       11am-1pm            HS Girls Soccer
July 31st       1pm-2:30pm         HS Girls Tennis

August 1st    8am-11am            HS Volleyball
August 1st    11am-2pm            All MS: B/G-Soccer, Volleyball, X-C



last updated: 6/22/18, 9:00pm



The Athletic Department portion of the district website was developed to help you with any questions you may have regarding athletic competition and will provide contact information in order to make this department more accessible to the community of Midland Park. 

               Thank you,

                                Mike Gaccione
                                Assistant Principal/Athletic Director  



 
 


  
In the Athletics Section of the District website you will find information regarding:
 

    Board of Education Sports Related Policies : eligibility of home schooled students, preseason and concussion   protocol, and the BOE sportsmanship policy.

    Conference Teams and Divisions

    Schedules and Directions

    High School and Middle School Coaching Staff

    NJSIAA Academic Eligibility for Participation Requirements

    Necessary Student Athlete forms : Physicals/Consent Forms

    The Student Athlete and College :
 

 
Department Contacts
 

 Director of Athletics:

Michael Gaccione

Athletic Office Phone #: (201)-444-7400   ext. 205

E-Mail: mgaccione@mpsnj.org

 

Athletic Trainer

Mr. Larry Schupner

Trainer's Office Phone #: (201)-444-7400 ext. 240

E-Mail: lschupner@mpsnj.org

 

             
"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.  You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime."  -Babe Ruth
 
 
Wishing all our athletes a successful 2017-2018 season!
Go Panthers!!!
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