CONCUSSION FOR STUDENTS COURSE
Per Senate Bill 38 all students are now required to complete the NFHS Concussion for Students course. This can be accessed from the NFHS Learn website by Clicking Here.
STATE BASKETBALL PASSES
Tournament passes for the 2018 NMAA State Basketball Championships are on sale now. Passes may be purchased at the NMAA Office (6600 Palomas NE, Albuquerque) or over the phone at 505-923-3110. The cost per pass is $135, which includes a reserved seat at Dreamstyle Arena The Pit and a commemorative event program. Additionally, pass holders are entitled to entry into all State Basketball games at all tournament sites, including the first round of state beginning on March 2nd.
NMAA REFERENDA ITEMS
The NMAA Board of Directors is asking member schools to vote on two referenda items that were approved at the February 14th Board meeting. The referenda items are available by clicking here.
Please take the time to carefully review these items and to complete, sign, and return your ballots by 4:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
SCHOLASTIC ELIGIBILITY CHANGES
Per a recent vote of NMAA member schools, three changes have been made to scholastic eligibility guidelines for the 2018-2019 school year. These are as follows:
1). Use of Semester Grades Only – Scholastic Eligibility will be determined by semester grades (6/9 week marking period grades will no longer be used).
2). NO F’s – A student must have a 2.0 GPA and NO F’s in order to be eligible to participate in activities/athletics. This is a change from the past where a student was allowed one F.
3). Summer Courses – Beginning in the summer of 2018, students may make-up multiple courses to attempt to gain eligibility.
For more information regarding these changes click here.
CLASSIFICATION & ALIGNMENT
“To compete in a State Championship is amazing. You get to see the best teams in the state and compare yourself or your team to those other teams. As a competitor, you want to play the best competition and the State Championships give you that opportunity.”
JOYCE ANNE COOPER