• How you EarnNordic Letters



    You may only miss 6 practices.

    1. You must qualify for the sectional race.  This means you must race in at least 3 varsity races (Possibly 2...depending on the snow this year)
    2. You must be at all races.  If you are absent from school you are excused.


    Junior varsity

    1.      You may miss 7 to 10 practices

    2.      You must be at all dual meets.  If you are absent from school you are excused


    Participation letter

    1. Miss more than 10 practices.  Miss more than 10 practices and you are off the team.


    The following do notcount as excused absences

    1. Doctor’s appointment’s
    2. Dentist appointment’s
    3. Hair cuts
    4. Babysitting
    5. Driver Ed.  Come early or later
    6. Travel soccer/gymnastics/other club sports
    7. Staying after for academics-we don’t usually start until 3.
    8. Going home sick after school unless I have a note from the nurse.
    9. College entrance exams.  SAT’s do not count as an excuse.  Plan on this as your missed invitational if you can’t attend
    10. Ski Club

    Remember you have 6 practices to give.  The above is what you utilize these practices for.


    The following will be counted as excused absences

    1. College interview…too an extent.  You can’t miss a lot of races.
    2. Away for a family vacation during our vacation
    3. See me about religious functions
    4. Absent from school
    5. School trip that is mandatory.


    There will always be special circumstances so please see me if you are having difficulty


    You can make up practices by.  You may only make-up a total of 4 practices.


    1. Coming to optional practices held over winter break
    2. Come to practices we designate as optional.


    If you are out due to an injury over a week you may not receive a varsity letter.


Last Modified on November 1, 2019