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Roadmap: Activities / Athletics

Frequently Asked Questions from the PIAA

Click on the link below to access a FAQ document from the PIAA.  The document covers various questions regarding Interscholastic Athletics during this current COVID-19 pandemic.

Will athletes be required to get a new sports physical in 2020-2021?

Updated on April 28 
The PIAA is maintaining the requirement for the completion of an updated CIPPE form for the 2020-2021 school year.  Starting on June 1, 2020, student athletes can have a new physical completed.  The CIPPE form can be found on the Athletic Department's website under the "MORE" tab and by clicking on the "2020-2021 Athletic Physicals" tab at the bottom of the list.  
An updated physical form will need to be on file prior to August 17, 2020, which is the the first official date for fall sports. 

Will the school be offering Athletic physicals for the 2020-2021 school year?

At this time, the school district does not have sports physicals scheduled.  Parents should contact their personal physician or visit a clinic such as Med Express to obtain an updated sports physical.

When will athletic sport activities re-start?

The PIAA has tentatively established July 1, 2020 as the possible re-start date for interschoalstic sport activities in Pennsylvania.  As soon as a date is finalized by the PIAA and WPIAL, the Athletic Department will forward all pertinent information to each district team.

Blackhawk School District's Reintegration of sport documents.

Listed below are the Reintegration to Sport documents that were Board approved on Thursday, June 18th.  The first link is the guidelines to re-opening phase -  by -  phase.  The second link is a waiver that is required to be signed by all student athletes to begin workouts in Phase 2 of guidelines.

If an athlete goes on vacation, will they need to quarantine after returning?

The PA department of Health has identified 19 states as "Hot Spots" for COVID-19.  If a student travels to one of these states, they are required to quarantine for 14 days upon return.  If additional states are added, we will continue to update the iformation.
Hot Spot States:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa. Kansas, Louisianna, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming
Updated 7/28/20 

Sport Physicals 2020-2021 School Year

Blackhawk will be offering sport physicals for the 2020-2021 school year on July 20TH for students in grades 7-12.  The physicals will take place at Highland Middle School from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.  The cost of the physical is $10.00, cash or personal checks written out to “Blackhawk Athletics” are acceptable forms of payment.

Physical forms are available on the Athletic Website and outside the Athletic Office on the exterior doors.  Forms must be completed prior to arriving for the physicals.

Masks and social distancing are required during the physicals.

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