All students who participate in athletics must have an annual physical examination, a concussion and head injury acknowledgement , and a cardiac arrest form on file at the school prior to practice or competition. Athletes are financially responsible for any physical examinations when required. If an athlete is under a doctor's care, the athlete must have a signed doctor's release before participation in any practice or contest. An athlete who has had a concussion or suspected head injury must receive a written clearance to return to participation from a licensed health care provider trained in the evaluation and management of concussion. This release must be presented to the principal or his/her designee prior to any participation.