Governor Walz issued Executive Order 20-99 on Wednesday, Nov. 18, causing there to a pause in the start of winter sports to slow the spread of COVID-19. The pause will occur Friday, November 20 - Friday, December 18, 2020. During the pause there will be no in-person meetings, practices, and rehearsals. The Minnesota State High School League is going to allow coaches and directors to work virtually with students during the pause. South Washington County Schools will allow distance coaching starting November 30, 2020 led by the coaches/directors of the respective activities. Distance coaching will enable for coaches and directors to connect with students on academics and build relationships. Other expectations of distance coaching will include, team and individual meetings, assign workouts, review specific team information related to each activity.
Registration in your activity will be required for coaches to virtually work with students. All registration is open for winter activities.
Some activities and sports will have auditions and tryouts when the pause is lifted. All students registered will be able participate in distance coaching. Once the pause is lifted, auditions and tryouts will occur, and teams will be determined.
Practices and rehearsals could start as soon as December 19, 2020 if the pause is not extended. There could also be practices over winter break. Please communicate any personal scheduling items with your coach or director.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through this latest adjustment to winter activities.
Woodbury Activities Department will follow Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Education, Center for Disease Control and Minnesota State High School League guidelines for return to participation.
Programs are will provide Preparedness Plans to families and participants one day prior to the start of the season via email and available by asking the Advisor/Coach/Director or Activities Office for a copy.
Prior to coming to tryouts or practice, Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must complete a daily self-report conducted prior to each day's session. screen their child.
respiratory check (affirm they do not have a new cough and no shortness of breath/difficulty breathing),
exposure check (affirm they have not been in contact with a potential or diagnosed COVID-19 case), and
other symptom check (affirm they don’t have any other undiagnosed COVID-19 symptoms;
During the registration process all families must electronically sign off on three documents.
Please make sure your student has a current physical, which can be checked by going under the Health tab of your Parent Portal account. Physicals are good for three years. If you are looking for specific try out information, please look under the sports website for more detailed information.
Physicals can be emailed, faxed, or brought into the Activities Office. Please email to Kari Tschida at: