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General Information

General Information & Practice Schedule

  • Practices are from 2:30-5pm M-Th
    • The first 2 weeks of practices will be M-F in order to meet the required number of practices before the first game.
  • IF there are changes in practices days or times, those will be communicated by the coaches. 
  • Your child will need the following items for the first day of practice.
    • Shorts & t-shirt - Sweatshirt/coat weather dependent  
    • Athletic shoes
    • Water bottle - With your child's name on it.

Locker Rooms

  • Athletes will be able to access the locker room to change before and after practice/games.
  • Athletes are to use their assigned locker.  They should not be sharing lockers with friends. 

Game Time 

  • When Mead schools (Mountainside, Northwood & Highland) play against each other, most HOME & AWAY games will start at 3:30. 
  • When we play other schools, game start times will vary from 3:45-4:15. 
  • Game schedules can be found on our athletic calendar
  • Schedules are subject to change.


Alternate Travel

  • An athlete can ONLY be picked up from an AWAY event by a parent/guardian unless an Alternate Travel Request has been completed prior to the event. 
  • Grandparents, siblings, or other family members can pick up an athlete after a practice or home game at Northwood OR after the bus returns from an away game.
  • Coaches will communicate pick-up times for away games with the athlete.