Tag: Athletics

Do modified teams compete at the same events as highschool teams? If not what do they do?

Written by on December 18, 2018

A.  The modified teams compete on their own schedule.  Sometimes it matches up with the high school schedule and sometimes it does not.  All game schedules can be found here https://www.schedulegalaxy.com/

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Why doesn’t Shen allow varsity athletes to be exempt from PE?

Written by on December 3, 2018

A. New York State doesn’t allow athletes to be exempt from PE.

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Do girls in 8th grade have to try out for outdoor modified track in the spring, or do they just get placed on a team? Also, is there cuts?

Written by on December 3, 2018

A. There are no tryouts for modified track.

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can girls try out for the football team?

Written by on October 16, 2018

A. Yes, under commissioner’s regulations and NYSPHSAA rules regarding mixed competition   Info can be found here. http://nysphsaa.org/Portals/0/PDF/Handbook/2018-19%20Handbook/NYSPHSAA%20Handbook%20002.pdf

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Is there a modified indoor track for middle schoolers?

Written by on September 21, 2018

A. The list of sports offered at Shen can be found here: https://www.shenet.org/athletics/athletics-staff-directory/

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why does shen never cancel sports when it’s 105 outside and not safe for anyone to be outside for over 10 minutes? that’s so unsafe and ridiculous to put children’s safety at risk. safety is not first in this situation.

Written by on September 6, 2018

A. This is not accurate.  Shen follows all the rules and procedures the New York State Public High School Athletic  Association has for heat.  Those can be found by clicking here: http://nysphsaa.org/Portals/0/PDF/Safety/Heat%20Index%20Procedure_1.pdf

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What is the name of the NY rules that govern which sports are NY approved for school funding? I know there are some like football, baseball, basketball are and others like cheer, gymnastics, crew that are not on that list but would like to reference which are and can’t find under athletics dept section of website. Thanks in advance.

Written by on May 21, 2018

A. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. (NYSPHSAA) does not govern school funding. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. is a non-profit, voluntary, educational service organization composed of public, parochial, and private schools dedicated to providing equitable and safe competition for the students of its member schools. […]

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Why is there a no cut policy for track and field but not for other teams? It’s nice to allow everyone to participate but maybe more coaching support could be provided to this sport. There are phenomenal coaches but the numbers are just stacked against them. I believe there were approximately 200 girls on the team this season. I Doubt you’d have lacrosse, soccer, basketball, football or any other teams coach implement a no cut policy without additional support. Why is it ok to for track/field? The team that always ranks in the top for both academics as well as athletic achievements

Written by on May 21, 2018

A. Because track and field is a sport made up of individual events.

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Why haven’t the sport championship signs in HSE been update?

Written by on March 15, 2018

A.  All of the banners get updated during the summer each year. 

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Is there a girls golf team/club at shen? If so, for which grades ? Thanks!

Written by on February 16, 2018

A.  No. Girls Golf is not offered as a sport within Section 2.

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