FOR RELEASE: July 16th & July 23, 2019
CONTACT: Sandy Cordray
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NEW for 2019-20 - ALL SPORTS Parent/Athlete Meeting:

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 – Belvidere High School Performing Arts Center

This meeting is for all athletes and parent(s)/guardian(s) of Belvidere High School athletes who plan to participate in ANY SPORT during the 2019-20 school year.


6:00 p.m.                    Athletic Policy and Code of Conduct Information will be presented by New Athletic
                                    Director, Josh Sternquist


6:45 – 7:30 p.m.          FALL Sport Specific Meetings – for parents & athletes participating in a fall sport.
                                        Coaches will present individual sport rules, practice schedules, expectations and requirements.


7:30 – 8:30 p.m.          FALL Athlete Registration - Computer labs will be open!


7:30 – 8:30 p.m.          Incoming Freshman & New Students – Impact Concussion Testing


*Girls swimming (coop) sport specific meeting will be at Belvidere North HS - Forum Room @ 7:00 p.m.



The on-line registration process must be completed, a current athletic physical submitted to the athletic office, and impact concussion testing complete before an Athletic Permit will be issued and provided to the coach for participation.  Athlete eligibility will be verified at this time.  No permit, no practice!

Instructions for On-Line registration and forms will be available at the All Sports meeting, the High School Athletic Office and on-line at


All Fall Sports  Begin:          August 12th               REGISTRATION DEADLINE:          August 8th @ 8 a.m.

If there are questions, contact the Belvidere High School Athletic Office (815) 547-7552 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Activities are planned to help you get to know your high school.
Freshmen Assembly ~ Simulated Bell Schedule ~ Activities with Upperclassmen ~ Snacks ~ Dance
Thursday, August 15th
5:00 to 9:00 PM
Enter the main doors starting at 4:30 PM
Exit from the gymnasium (Exit 11)
Snacks will be provided.
Pizza will be available for purchase.

The Golden Apple Foundation made a surprise stop this morning to Belvidere High School to present Biology teacher, Mr. Jeremy Edwards with a Golden Apple Award. Edwards was greeted by his wife, BHS staff and students with applause, hugs and his own golden apple statue. 

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Thirty Nine Belvidere High School students recently participated in a Feed My Starving Children food packing event where they helped pack 202 boxes of food which will feed up to 119 children in third world countries. Every year, BHS students have the opportunity to sign up for a community service field trip. The school has been offering this for the last 4 years.

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