BDJ Campus Athletics

  • Winter Parent Information 2021

    Eligibility for Athletic Participation:

    • Must be registered via link
    • Must have passed 4 courses to be academically eligible. Academic probation if GPA is below 2.0
    • Full time distance learners need to be granted an appeal to participate
    • Must have an up-to-date physical on file with the school nurse (good for 15 months)

    Registration

    Registration for fall sports at Bennie Dover Jackson (cross country, soccer) is now open. Don’t’ wait too late, the fall sports season will be here before you know it.

    https://www.familyid.com/new-london-school-district/new-london-athletics-fall-2021

    Eligibility on a given day

    • Attendance at school / virtual learning
    • Must not be suspended 
    • Excused absences are acceptable 
      • School Sponsored activities, Field Trips, etc

    Playing Time Philosophy

    • Freshman/Junior Varsity Level
      • Everyone should receive time (not equal time) based on;
        • Attendance at practice
        • Paying attention at practice
        • Skill development during practice
    • Varsity Level
      • Playing time is not guaranteed
      • Discretion of the Coaching Staff

    Communication 

    • Follow NLHS Athletics on Twitter
    • Directory of coaches - click on bottom right
    • See Parent-Communication Policy
      • Level 1: Student-Athlete addresses concerns with the coach
      • Level 2: Schedule a meeting with coach
      • Level 3: Schedule a meeting with Athletic Director
      • Positions, level of participation, and playing time, must be left to the discretion of the coach and coaching staff and will not be discussed

    COVID Information 

    ·       CIAC winter sport Plan, ECC sport specific Planwaiverscreening

    ·       There are no spectators allowed at any winter athletic contests

    Livestream of contests (varies by school):

    ·       NL link to home games (free)

    ·       Other ECC schools info for NL away games. NFHS comes with a fee

    Team Schedules

    Travel Policy

    • It is the policy of New London High School that all players ride the bus both to and from all the away games. However, if the need arises to request alternative transportation other than the school provided transportation, then the Alternate Transportation Form shall be used.
    • This form must be sent (electronically works) to the Athletic Director before the bus departs.

    Volunteers 

    • We are looking for volunteers to film contests and do the scorebook at home games. Senior parents will have first priority.
    • Email AD Phil Orbe by Thursday, February 11.