Bear Branch Junior High School Athletics


Cross Country 7th and 8th grade boys and girls


Cross Country Conditioning | 7/31/2020


Bear Branch Junior High will begin in-person cross country conditioning beginning Monday, August 10th. Conditioning will take place before school hours, from 6:30am-7:30am, Monday through Thursday.

All 7th/8th grade boys and girls are welcome to attend (you are not required to be enrolled in the cross country class period), however, students must have a physical on file. All incoming 7th graders MUST have a current physical in hand upon arrival. Returning 8th graders who already have a physical on file with the BBJH Athletics department do not need a new physical; however, 8th graders who are new to the district WILL need to bring a physical as well. All athletes are required to have pre-participation online forms completed as well. (See the following page for more information) The website to get the information about Arbiter paperwork and the physical form is:

Athletes will meet at the BBJH track and will remain outside at all times. All runners should arrive in athletic gear and proper shoes (no locker room access). All runners MUST maintain social distancing and wear a mask upon arrival, pick up, and during any workout breaks including water breaks. You will need to be picked up promptly at 7:30am. Please BRING YOUR OWN LABELED WATER BOTTLE. Water will not be provided. For any questions, email Coach Beth Smothers

Stay Connected:
Twitter: BBJH-XC @SmothersBeth
SportsYou app: Access Code DVPU-DX3N

MISD Physical & Athletic Forms ’20-21 School Year ONLY

Students required to obtain a new Physical:
· Students new to athletics/UIL activities
· All incoming 7th graders
· Any “yes” answers to any questions 1-6 on the Medical History (per UIL rules)
· Students new to district (it can be from previous school; we just need a copy on file)

New students to MISD/UIL/Athletics:
· BOTH parent/guardian & student must go to and BOTH create an account
o Follow the yellow “guide me” to link the parent & student accounts
· You must complete all the Pre-Participation Forms
o Please follow the yellow “guide me” icon to ensure everything is complete
· Must provide a recent copy of Physical: dated on or after 4/1/19
o Upload a digital copy to PlanetHS account

Current MISD Athletes/UIL participants:
· Both parent/guardian & student need to log into PlanetHS (same as arbiter) accounts and RE-SIGN all the Pre-Participation Forms
o Be sure to follow the yellow “guide me” icons to ensure everything is complete
· PER UIL RULES: if you have answered “no” to all Medical History questions 1-6, you may re-use your physical from the ’19-20 school year (dated on or after 4/1/19)
o These rules will only pertain to the ’20-21 school year due to COVID-19
o It will be up to the discretion of MISD Athletics to confirm the validity of this physical
o The Athletic Trainers will be “confirming” each student’s Medical History & Physicals

**Once all 6 forms have a green “approved” sign next to them- you are cleared to begin physical activity for the ’20-21 school year
**You ALWAYS have access to all these forms online & can print them from the PlanetHS whenever you may need them
**Please use your LEGAL NAME and student ID when filling out the forms