Pre-season soccer practice at Twin Valley
WHITINGHAM - All students entering grades nine to 12 at Twin Valley Middle High School are invited to pre-season soccer practice on Thursday, August 18, at TVMHS. The boys will practice from 8:30 to 10:30 am; the girls will practice from 9 to 11 am. Students entering grades seven and eight will begin practice on Tuesday, August 30 - the first day of school - immediately after school from 2:45 to 4:30 pm. All players should come prepared to play with shin guards, soccer cleats, shorts, a T-shirt, and plenty of water.
There will be a parent-coach meeting for all grade seven to 12 parents at 6:30 pm in the TVMHS auditorium on Wednesday, August 17. Players are welcome but not required to attend. This will be an opportunity to meet the coaching staff - Chris Brown, Fran Cunningham, Taryn Lawrence, and Buddy Hayford, review concussion protocol and the code of conduct, ask questions, and turn in all paperwork. There will be a booster club organizational meeting as well.
Paperwork to be filled out includes a release form, substance abuse form, co-curricular agreement form, and well exam form. Every athlete must have had a complete well exam physical within the past year and must have insurance, either personal or school. All forms may be obtained online at twinvalleyschooldistrict.us/middle-high-school, at the meeting or at the TVMHS office. Questions should be directed to athletic director Buddy Hayford at (802) 464-1295.