Tentative Summer Workout Date For NJ High School Sports Set

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – New Jersey high school athletes should be able to start summer workouts for the 2020-2021 school year beginning in mid-July, the NJSIAA announced Friday.

The summer workouts, formally known as the summer recesses period, are anticipated to be opened on July 13, the state high school sports governing body said.

The start dates for fall sports seasons remain unchanged, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association said.

“NJSIAA has established direct communication with the governor’s office, the state departments of health and education, and other state associations that are in similar situations regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Colleen Maguire, NJSIAA chief operating officer. “While we’re hopeful school-based athletics will start soon, the public needs to understand that high school sports are unique in that, unlike recreational programs, they must be in sync with our schools. Scholastic sports are part of the curriculum; they

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AACPS Offers Summer Virtual Learning Opportunities

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD — Due to restrictions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, in-person learning and face-to-face camps planned for this summer are canceled, so Anne Arundel County Public Schools instead will be offering free distance learning opportunities for all students and sponsor several virtual experiences this summer.

Summer offerings will provide secondary students who failed courses with the ability to recover credits and allow those middle and high school students who received “no grade” designations in the fourth marking period a way to improve to a satisfactory level.

The following opportunities will be available online this summer:

Elementary School

  • Virtual Learning Buffet – Eight-week distance learning options for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade that will include weekly activities, challenges and experiences in core and encore subjects based on essential elements of the third and fourth marking periods. Participation in the Learning Buffet is voluntary and self-directed.

  • Summer

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