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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on Monday on September 29 that it would not attend the Elementary & Secondary Education Committee hearing scheduled for October 3 after it was denied the opportunity to testify or call witnesses. The committee reversed course allowing for a "... Read more
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Voting for seats on the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors and Legislative Commission closed at midnight on Wednesday, October 1, and the results were tallied and certified Friday morning, October 3. Dan Klett, President of the Board of Directors and principal at Wauconda High Sc... Read more
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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has designated October as National High School Activities Month. The NFHS created National High School Activities Week in 1980 to increase the public’s awareness of the values and needs of interscholastic activity programs. The p... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced today that it will have no official presence at Friday’s Elementary & Secondary Education Committee hearing. The notice came via a video announcement to member schools from Executive Director Marty Hickman on Monday after he was informe... Read more
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A second IHSA hearing with the Illinois General Assembly's Elementary & Secondary Education Committee has been set for Friday, October 3 at 4:00 PM at South Shore International College Prep High School in Chicago. South Shore International College Prep High School is located at 1955 E. 75th S... Read more
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The blind drawing that determines the state final pairings in bracketed team sports was held at the IHSA Office on Wednesday, September 24, starting at approximately 1:00 pm. This drawing covered the fall sports of boys soccer and girls volleyball.  Boys football, which operates under a differe... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday, September 15, 2014, where the Board appointed Chicago (Robeson) Principal Gerald Morrow (right) to the IHSA Board of Directors. Morrow, who was in att... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce its second class of recipients of the IHSA Distinguished Media Service Award. The 2014 honorees include Champaign News-Gazette Executive Sports Editor and writer Fred Kroner, Daily Herald Fox Valley edition Editor and writer John Radtk... Read more
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Comcast SportsNet Chicago, the television and online home for the most in-depth coverage of local and regional preps sports coverage, along with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and PlayOn! Sports, have announced a long-term partnership agreement making the regional sports network the off... Read more
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The Student Advisory Committee nomination form is now available for interested students. The SAC is a diverse group of students who participate in interscholastic athletics/activities and are focused on providing education and leadership through open and honest communication with all... Read more
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On Monday, August 25, the IHSA Board of Directors approved a partnership between the IHSA and Maxpreps.com, as they partner in the collection of IHSA football schedules and scores during the regular-season and playoffs. The IHSA encourages fans to report regular-season football scores by finding... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday, August 25, 2014, where the Board voted to set deadlines for coaches and administrators to complete the IHSA concussion education course, which became man... Read more
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Press Release courtesy of the Illinois Office of the Governor: Governor Pat Quinn today (August 19, 2014) signed legislation to help reduce and prevent concussions among high school athletes. The law requires training on concussion awareness and reduction for high school athletic directors and co... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) will hold its 15th annual Officials Conference on Friday and Saturday, 18-19 in East Peoria. The event will unfold at the East Peoria Embassy Suites and the East Peoria Community High School. The theme of this year’s conference is &ldq... Read more
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Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Marty Hickman announced the hiring of Shaunda Brown as the IHSA’s newest Assistant Executive Director following approval by the IHSA Board of Directors on Tuesday, June 24. Brown is the 34th individual in the Association’s hi... Read more
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Enrollments and classifications for the 2014-15 school term have been posted. In four pairs of boys and girls sports that take place in the same sport season, the enrollment cutoffs, which were similar, were made identical. In most cases this policy changed the cutoff by only a few students and oft... Read more
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***UPDATE: The July 8 hearing was cancelled on July 2*** The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) learned on June 18 that a second hearing has been scheduled for the IHSA with the Illinois General Assembly’s Elementary & Secondary Education Committee. The committee held its first h... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday, June 16, 2014, where the Board made the decision to delay the implementation of recently adopted changes to IHSA Policy 17, including the new multiplier ... Read more
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On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) appeared before the Illinois General Assembly’s Elementary & Secondary Education Committee during a scheduled hearing at the Capitol Building in Springfield (read here for more on hearing). A contingent of nearly 100 ... Read more
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On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) appeared before the Illinois General Assembly’s Elementary & Secondary Education Committee during a scheduled hearing at the Capitol Building in Springfield. A contingent of nearly 100 individuals attended the meeting... Read more
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