Practice Starts February 26th, stay tuned for times
SAVE THE DATE:
Spring Sports Parent Night Monday March 4th
6:30pm - Location NPAC - individual team meetings to follow
Important Information Please Read
This Spring, as part of the budget development process, the district reviewed a number of options to reduce costs and help close a large projected deficit. Among the options reviewed were eliminating non-WIAA sports (crew, water polo and lacrosse) or requiring these sports to be fully funded by participants. Board Policy and Procedure 2151 have long required this of non-WIAA sports, but the district has not enforced it uniformly for some time. After consulting with the school board, the decision was made that going forward, all non-WIAA sport costs must be fully covered by parents and students.
Board Procedure 2151:
Parents and/or participants provide the funds to pay for coaches’ salaries, equipment (including helmets, helmet inspections and reconditioning, if needed for such sport), mouthpieces, uniforms, pool fees (if applicable), officials’ fees, transportation (if necessary), licensed athletic trainers (where required for safety and/or insurance requirements), and site supervision for practice(s) and contests. Funds must be sufficient to cover any pre and post- season costs. Students will not be required to pay the athletic participation fee but will be required to purchase their school’s ASB card.
Each year the district will provide the groups with a calculation of anticipated costs. Student participation fees will be calculated based on the prior year’s participation numbers. Funds for the rental of the pool use must be deposited with the district prior to the payment of each pool invoice. Salaries for coaching staff must be deposited with the district prior to the beginning of the season.
Based on this, the costs to participate in Boy's Lacrosse for the 23-24 school year will be: $500.00
Important Information for the upcoming season
High School Players (9-12)
Bothell High School offers lacrosse as a ASB/club sport. Although it is played on campus and supported by the school, the program is run by the Bothell Lacrosse Club. In order to be eligble to play, you must perform 2 separate registrations: Bothell Lacrosse Club AND Final Forms. Registering through the Club allows you to be registered in the league and verify eligibiliy along with paying dues. Registering with Final Forms ensures your compliance with school rules and regulations, confirms your eligibility through your current physical on file and creates a profile for our Athletic Trainer to have in case of injury.
To register with Bothell Lacrosse Club & pay, click here.
To register in Final Forms (cannot play w/o this and a current physical on file), click here.
In addition to the above, all high school players need to have a Bothell Blue helmet.
The follow situations require a new helmet order:
1) If you are a current player and your helmet is 3 years old or older*
2) If you are a new player to the team who needs a Bothell Blue helmet**
*Older helmets can be recertified on a yearly basis and we will offer to facilitate this process as a team toward the beginning of season.
**New helmets can be ordered anytime, but delivery will depend on availability of product and production of custom team colors. We tend to do a bulk order around the holidays and then about a month before the season begins
Please feel free to reach out to Coach Cartwright if you have any questions.
Video montage of our JV lacrosse team, made by John Roper
Faceoff/Middie Kaden Allen broke the Bothell High School Lacrosse record for ground balls in the regular season. He earned a total of 119 ground balls in league games and picked up 173 ground balls total for the season. The previous record was held by Paul Hanrahan, who is the current BHS JV Lacrosse Coach. After every goal and at the beginning of each quarter two players faceoff in the middle of the field, the player that gains possession of the ball earns a ground ball for his team. Kaden takes the majority of the faceoffs for the varsity team.