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The athletic program is designed to provide an opportunity for large numbers of students to take part in either interscholastic or intramural athletics. The Athletic Programs help to promote school spirit, pride, competition and sportsmanship. They also teach students about self-discipline and team cooperation, build self-confidence and focus on the areas of physical fitness, recreation, and sportsmanship.
Braintree High School competes in the Bay State Conference in the following sports:
All students participating in athletics will be charged a one-time Athletic fee of $225.00 per year with a family cap of $450.00, with the exception of Varsity and Junior Varsity Ice Hockey. The fee for Varsity Ice Hockey is $400.00 per year with a family cap of $800.00. The fee for Junior Varsity Ice Hockey is $325.00 per year with a family cap of $650.00. (Students may participate in other sports at no additional cost.)
Students eligible for free or reduced lunch are eligible to request a fee waiver.
8:30 AM Rule: In order for a student to participate in any extracurricular activity, he or she must arrive to school by 8:30 A.M. and stay until 2:05. Those students getting dismissed early will not be eligible to participate in any school activity unless the dismissal qualifies as an "excused" absence, defined as a doctor's appointment, court, or family funeral.
To be eligible for athletic participation, all fall sports candidates MUST:
Additionally, a copy of a parent/guardian and student-athlete certificate must be received by the Athletic Director prior to tryouts
The copy of the most recent physical examination and copies of parent/guardian and student-athlete concussion certificates should be sent to:Braintree High Schoolc/o Michael Denise, Athletic Director128 Town StreetBraintree, MA 02184
As a member school of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), specific eligibility policies of this association are followed, as well as those adopted by the Braintree School Committee.
Academic Requirements: The following policies prevail for Braintree High School student athletes:
Fall Sports: Student-athletes must have earned the equivalent of a minimum of 25 credits from 5 major courses taken the previous year and have maintained an overall average of 70 in all courses(based on final, not 4th term, grades). Those students enrolled in only five major courses must pass all five in order to maintain eligibility. Any incomplete grade will be averaged in as a "0" and may affect eligibility.
Winter and Spring Sports: Student-athletes must have earned the equivalent of a minimum of 25 credits from 5 major courses taken the previous marking period and maintain an overall average of 70 in all courses. Those students enrolled in only five major courses must pass all five in order to maintain eligibility. Any incomplete grade will be averaged in as a "0" and may affect eligibility. Please Note: Term II report cards determine eligibility for the conclusion of Winter Sports and the beginning of Spring Sports.
If a student receives a No Credit (NC) grade in a course, they will lose 1 credit for the term. Students must earn the equivalent of a minimum of 25 credits to remain eligible.
The student's numeric average will reflect the earned grade.
Braintree High School follows all Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) rules and regulations including those on academic eligibility.
Procedures to Determine Eligibility
Prior to the first contest: Each sport, each marking term (no later than 5 days before the first contest):
After term I, II and III:
Participation at any time during the school year: