The NJSIAA (New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association), which regulates school sports, has released its initial guidelines for a fall season return to high school athletic and marching band activities. 

Garfield School District will follow NJSIAA protocols and District Road Back Protocols. 

  •  Clearly communicate with the coaches, trainer, school athletic nurse, and other stakeholders the guidelines for returning to play. 

  • All activities will include health checks and social distancing implemented whenever possible.  

  • Basketball and bowling will be finished on March 5, 2021. 

  • Wrestling and volleyball will begin on March 8, 2021. 

  • Wrestling will be in the new gym and volleyball in the old gym. 

  • Competitions are scheduled to begin on March 16, 2021 and end on April 24, 2021. 

  • All coaches will continue to follow the established Covid protocols. 

  • Garfield will participate given that Covid positive numbers have not spiked and remain consistently low throughout the schools and community. 

  • Winter one season is basketball and bowling from 1-24/3-6. 

  • Winter two Swimming and Indoor Track 2-8/3-27 

  • Winter Three Wrestling and Girls Volleyball 3-8/4-24 

  • Spring Season Boys Volleyball, Baseball, Softball Track, Boys Tennis 3-26/5-23. 

  • All games are limited, and travel is cut down. 

  • Teams are practicing in pods and PPE available to coaches' workers, and student athletes. 

  • Daily screenings sheets along with temperature checks daily. 

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