Catholic High School is a college-preparatory high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, founded in 1930 that strives to challenge boys academically while also teaching the truths of manhood – faith, integrity, and, as Father Tribou often stressed, duty.
Before participation in any sport, Catholic High School must have a copy of your son’s current physical form.
You must use Dragonflymax to set up a student and parent account. However, do not submit your physical to Dragonflymax. You must submit your physical form to the Athletic Director, Tim Ezzi, or Rebecca McWilliams, the Health Coordinator, in the main office.
- Click dragonflymax.com
- Create an account. All students must have an account and at least one parent.
- After you create an account, enter the code: YGAV2L to sign up with Catholic High.
- After enter the code, they will have to wait for approval from the school before they can fully access the account.
- Do not upload the completed physical form to Dragonflymax. You must give it to Tim Ezzi or the main office.
Arkansas Activities Association
Concussion Fact Sheet for Athletes and Parents
WHAT IS A CONCUSSION
A concussion is an injury that changes how the cells in the brain normally work. A concussion is caused by a blow to the head or body that causes the brain to move rapidly inside the skull. Even a “ding”, “getting your bell rung,” or what seems to be mild bump or blow to the head can be serious. Concussions can also result from a fall or from players colliding with each other or with obstacles, such as a goalpost.
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A CONCUSSION
Observed by the Athlete
- Headache or “pressure” in head
- Nausea or vomiting
- Balance problems or dizziness
- Double or blurry vision
- Bothered by light
- Bothered by noise
- Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy
- Difficulty paying attention
- Memory Problems
- Does not “feel right”
Observed by the Parent / Guardian, Coach, or Teammate
- Is confused about assignment or position
- Forgets an instruction
- Is unsure of game, score, or opponent
- Moves clumsily
- Answers questions slowly
- Loses consciousness (even briefly)
- Shows behavior or personality changes
- Can’t recall events after hit or fall
- Appears dazed or stunned
WHAT TO DO IF SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF A CONCUSSION ARE PRESENT
- TELL YOUR COACH IMMEDIATELY
- Inform parents
- Seek medical attention
- Give yourself time to recover
Parent / Guardian
- Seek medical attention
- Keep your child out of play
- Discuss play to return to play with coach
- Address academic needs
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION?
- Center for Disease Control www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadUp/youth.html
- NFHS Free Concussion Course http://nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000
RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES
- Remove immediately from activity when signs/symptoms are present.
- Release from medical professional required for return (Neuropsychologist, MD, DO, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Athletic Trainer, or Physician Assistant)
- Follow school’s return to play guidelines and protocol