The Friendswood High School Athletic Training Program will be hosting a gift card drive this holiday season for The Sanctuary Foster Care Services. The Sanctuary Foster Care Services is a nonprofit foster agency based in Clear Lake which uses trust based relational intervention to help families and children work towards healing and permanency.
We are asking for gift cards specifically for grocery stores, clothing stores, and general merchandise stores in the amount of $10-$25. Your efforts will have such a tremendous impact on the foster care agency. Some great options include; Target, Walmart, Amazon, and HEB.
Gift cards will be collected from November 15th – December 17th, 2021. The gift cards will be hand delivered and every card will go to good use!
The Athletic Training Program is only accepting physical gift cards. Mr. Blake Lapier will be coordinating all donations in the following way:
Thank you in advance for supporting this amazing organization. Happy Holidays!
The Student Athletic Trainer of the Month for October 2021 is Orlando Melgar. Orlando has shown both growth and excellence inside the athletic training room. He has been a hard worker and shows great initiative to learn. Orlando is always the first to volunteer for extra coverage or helping with treatments. Once again, congratulations Orlando, keep up the good work!
Congratulations to Lacey Buffington and Nicole Musyimi on being named September 2021 Student Athletic Trainers of the Month.
Both Lacey and Nicole have been true leaders and taken on so much more than anyone could ask.
Lacey has shown enthusiasm and ambition while working Friendswood High School events. She has done a phenomenal job and is developing into a great student athletic trainer.
Nicole has balanced all aspects of being a student- soccer, classroom, and athletic training. We are proud of her for embracing what it means to be a MUSTANG and making a quality learning experience.
Keep up the great work ladies!
Starting today until supples last
This year one student athletic trainer will be recognized each month as the Student Athletic Trainer of the Month. This student continually shows exceptional work ethic, sincere interest, hard work, dedication, and the willingness to excel in their position as a student athletic trainer. Their level of commitment to the Friendswood Athletic Training Program is sincerely appreciated by the Staff Athletic Trainers.
Stay tuned for more Student Athletic Trainer of the Month posts!
Houston Methoidst Orthopedics & Sprots Medicine at Clear Lake will once again offer it's convenient sports injury clinic for student athletes for all levels on Saturday mornings throughout the fall.
The clinic is located at 18123 Upper Bay Drive, Suite 200 in Nassau Bay. Clinic hours at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. each Saturday, from August 21st through November 6th.
No appointment is required. Bring your insurance information. Mask required. See flyer below for additional information.
For physcials not completed at the school on May 8th, 2021, please email completed medical history and physcial form to; Head Athletic Trainer Blake Lapier. See email below.
Q: What should I do if my student athlete tests positive for COVID-19?
A: Please inform the school nurse, campus athletic trainer, and the coach of the respective sport immediately.
Q: What is the process for my student athlete to return to participation in athletics?
A: To return to participate in athletics, per UIL, the student must meet these 4 criteria:
Q: Is my student athlete required to be cleared by a physician before they return to athletics?
A: Yes. Per UIL, all student athletes that test positive for COVID-19 must be cleared by a physician. Studies have shown that COVID-19 can cause potential cardiovascular problems. Thus, a physical examination is required.
Q: If my student athlete tests positive for COVID-19 and was asymptomatic, do they still need a medical clearance?
A: Yes. Any student athlete that tests positive, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, is required to receive a medical clearance.
Q: What if my student athlete has symptoms that could be COVID-19 and wants to return to school before completing the stay at home period?
A: The student athlete must either: (a) obtain a medical professional’s note clearing the student for return based on an alternative diagnosis, (b) obtain an acute infection test(at a physician's office, approved testing location, or other site) that is negative for COVID-19.
Q: If my student athlete receives a medical clearance note, who do I give that too?
A: The note should be given to an athletic trainer. The note should not be given to a coach or third party. FHS Head Athletic Trainer: firstname.lastname@example.org