Becoming a student-athlete at Palma School is a great decision.
2018-19 athletic season start dates: Fall: Aug. 3, 2018 Winter: Oct. 29, 2018 Spring: Jan. 28, 2019
In order to be cleared for each sport, you MUST complete the following four steps:
1. Complete a physical exam Please use this form: Athletic Pre-Participation Form This Athletic Pre-Participation Form must be completed by a parent and doctor prior to the start date of your sport. For your convenience, Palma will offer sports physicals for fall season student-athletes on Wednesday, August 1st in the Steve Clayton Memorial Gym. The cost is $25 each. IMPORTANT NOTE: The state of California only accepts physicals that are signed, stamped and dated from an MD, DO or PA (DC and RN signed physicals are not allowed).
2. Register online via www.athleticclearance.com Registration for all seasons is currently open. Parents and their student-athletes will need to visit the site, create an account and register for each sport you intend to play. For a tutorial on using athleticclearnance.com click here IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not register for all sports — only for the sports you are planning to play. You can log back into your account to add a sport at a later date.
3. Mandatory Parent, Player Meeting. For all high school fall season student-athletes playing Football, Water Polo or running Cross Country your mandatory parent, player meeting is August 2nd at 6:00pm in the MPB. For all other high school and junior high student-athletes your meeting will be Monday August 20th at 6:00pm in the MPB. You will only be required to go to one this year.
4. Take and pass a Baseline Concussion Test
All Palma High School student-athletes are required to take the Baseline Concussion Test every two years.
If you are a freshman or new to Palma this year you will need to sign up for the Baseline Concussion Test.
Click here to reserve your spot. You will need to arrive on time and plan on the test taking 45 minutes.
All Palma Junior HS student-athletes are required to take the test every year. Palma will offer testing for Junior HS student-athletes once school is in session.
If you need to take the test you will need to do so only before the first sport you wish to play this coming school year.
PLEASE TAKE THIS TEST SERIOUSLY. It will be used as your baseline to evaluate any possible concussion symptoms in the event of an injury. If this test is not completed prior to the start of your season, you will be held out of all live contact until it is completed and logged.
HIGH SCHOOL Fall Season Cross Country Football Water Polo
Winter Season Basketball Soccer Wrestling
Spring Season Baseball Golf Lacrosse Swimming Tennis Track & Field Volleyball
JUNIOR HIGH Fall Season Cross Country Soccer Volleyball
Winter Season Basketball
Spring Season Golf Tennis Track Wrestling
Palma is a private, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 7 through 12 owned and operated by the Christian Brothers Institute of California. Palma School is dedicated to providing young men an excellent education in a Roman Catholic environment that embraces the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education and challenges each individual to develop spiritually, intellectually, morally, physically, and socially.