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Pre-Screening Your Athlete(s) Prior to Activity/Conditioning Workouts

All athletes who attend any activity day or conditioning day workout will be pre-screened by a coach prior to participation. Parent are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to ask the same questions to your athlete prior to coming to campus. All are reminded that any summer activity is voluntary. If there is any reason you don’t feel comfortable

Form Turn-In Update

A reminder to all athletes that they must be “green” in Final Forms in order to participate in any summer activities. You must turn in a new Physical/Consent Form (4 pages) OR, if you are planning on using last year’s physical, complete the Health Questionnaire/Consent Form (2 pages), to the athletic department to finalize the

Form Turn In Hours

A reminder to all athletes that they must be “green” in Final Forms in order to participate in any summer activities. You must turn in your complete Physical (4 pages) or complete Health Questionnaire (2 pages), if you are using last year’s physical, to the athletic department to finalize the process. Reminder that if you

So, You Want to be a Captain or Team Leader?

Each year some athletic teams choose captains to lead their teams. Some don’t. But even on teams that don’t have captains, someone generally becomes the leader. Hopefully, captains/leaders are driven to succeed, have a way of pulling kids together, aren’t afraid to relay information or concerns from coaches to kids (or vice versa), and lead

BHS Activity/Conditioning Schedule for Phase 1 (as of June 22, 2020)

Below is the current schedule for BHS Athletics for IHSAA Phase 1 (July 6-19). Reminder that only athletes in grades 9-12 will be involved. There will be no JH activities nor any youth clinics in Phase 1 (actually through August 1). Parents are reminded to screen their kids prior to attendance. If you have any

Cross County Info from Coach Rinker

Cross Country runners in grades 9-12. Here is your plan for Phase 1 (July 6-19). High School Boys: We will condition beginning Monday, July 6 from 8-10am. Our schedule will be to meet every Monday and Wednesday from 8-10am those first two weeks. High School Girls” We will condition beginning Tuesday, July 7 from 8-10am.

Health Questionnaire Questions (an FYI)

Those athletes who are planning on using their ’19-20 IHSAA physical again this year must complete the IHSAA Health History Questionnaire. That form must turned in to the Athletic Department prior to your athlete’s first activity. A heads up that if you answer ‘yes’ to any of the questions on that form, your athlete will

Phase 1 Athletic Plan (July 6-19)

There are 3 phases to returning to play for Indiana High School Sports. Phase 1 runs July 6-19. Phase 2 runs July 20-August 14. Phase 3 starts August 15. Below is our Phase 1 plan for BJSHS. Prior to attending any activity or conditioning session, an athlete must be “green” in Final Forms. This includes

Update on (2-Session) Graduation Plan

Sharing for Mr. Shimer…. We will be moving forward with our planned July 12th Graduation ceremony.  We will have two sessions and you will be assigned to the sessions according to alphabetical order.  We believe this approach of two sessions will help with social distancing and give us time to clean between the two ceremonies.  Session one will

Saying So Long to Valentina Donato; Parting Words

Foreign exchange student Valentina Donato spent the last school year as a Bruin. She was very involved throughout her stay. After her return home, she requested a letter proving her participation in sports at Blackford, so I asked her to share about her experience in the States and at BJSHS and she graciously shared some