NYSPHSAA COVID-19 Task Force- POTENTIAL SCENARIOS for return to play.

At the June 10th and June 30th NYSPHSAA COVID-19 Task Force meetings, six potential scenarios were discussed that could occur as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. These proposals should serve as a“starting point” or “framework” to assist the Task Force in providing guidance and recommendations,if needed. Until guidance and direction is provided by Governor […]

NYSPHSAA Holds First COVID-19 Task Force Meeting

Latham, NY – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its first meeting of the COVID-19 Task Force on Wednesday, June 10.  The Task Force is comprised of school district superintendents, high school principals, athletic directors, NYSPHSAA officers, as well as a representative from the New York State Athletic Administrators Association, an […]

High School Sports, Performing Arts Essential to Health, Well-being of Students

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director The question this week has been, “How do we move forward and begin to see our world through a different lens?” We know that each person, each group, each organization must do their part to end racial injustice in our nation, and the NFHS stands ready to do […]

Work Works

Having been socially distanced now for more than 8 weeks I am appreciating more and more the value which I am personally deriving from physical labor. I have dug extensively in my garden, filled countless holes in my driveway, moved and stacked over a dozen cords of wood, hand pounded a good number of cedar […]

NYSPHSAA Selects COVID-19 Task Force Committee

Latham, NY – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has selected members to serve on a COVID-19 Task Force  (see attachment) to examine potential impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the fall 2020 season and the 2020-2021 school year. Task Force members were selected by Paul Harrica, NYSPHSAA President, with input and […]