The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Monday, March 26th, 2007.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School

 

Attendance:

 

Sue McMaster             SJA                                         Donna Duggan              HFW              

Darrell Dempster         NSSAF/CH                             Paula Syms                   Lockview

Tim McGarrigle           Grammar                                  Frank Hubley               HW

Steve Brine                  Eastern Shore                          Kevin Julien                  JLI

Ryan Connors             QEH                                        Trevor Doyle                St. Pat’s          

Bruce Chanter             Lockview                                 Ray Robertson             CPA   

Kevin Epp                   Dartmouth High                        Kyle Burchell                Millwood
John MacDonald         Prince Andrew                         Annette Sherlock          Sacred Heart   

Sue Beazley                Armbrae                                   Mary Coughran            Sackville

 

Sends Regrets:                                                             Absent:

Sue McMaster             Sir John A                                Colin Bush                    Auburn

 

1.  OPENING

The meeting opened at 7: 10 p.m. and was chaired by Paula Syms.

  

2.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Monday, February 26th, 2007.

     Moved: Trevor Doyle   

Seconded: Tim McGarrigle

 

3.  FINANCIAL REPORT

a.      The treasurer, Donna Duggan, reported the following financial
information:

 

      Shares         $360.37 

      Plan 24        $20.15

      Checking     $3803.68

      Equity          $10.00

 

              

              

4. CORRESPONDENCE

 None.

 

    

 

5. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a. Provincial Football Bills

Totals were given to schools. There were a few games in question as to who was home and away.  Bills will be sent to all schools.

 

     b. Webpage: Trevor Doyle

         A webmaster tends to get paid $400.00 to maintain a site annually. Accepted rate for Metro.

         For a multi-topic site they tend to be paid $600.00.

 

 

6.  REGIONAL DIRECTOR’S REPORT:  

     Darrell Dempster gave a verbal report.

The Spring Workshop is March 29th and 30th.

 

 

7. COORDINATOR’S REPORTS

 

a. Boys’ Basketball (A): Prince Andrew: John MacDonald/Brad Martin

John MacDonald gave a verbal report.

Brad Martin will be at the next meeting.

 

 

b. Boys’ Basketball (B): Prince Andrew: John MacDonald/Brad Martin

John MacDonald gave a verbal report.

 

 

c. Boy’s Hockey: Cole Harbour: Darrell Dempster/Reg Bezanson

Darrell Dempster gave a verbal report.

Final report for the next meeting.

 

 

 

d. Girls’ Hockey: Auburn: Colin Bush/Paul Bates

Absent.

 

 

e. Curling: St Pat’s: Trevor Doyle/Greg MacKinnon

     Trevor Doyle submitted a final report.

 

 

 

f. Skiing: Grammar: Tim McGarrigle/ Darrell MacInnis

   Tim McGarrigle submitted a final report.

   Suggestion: Top 5 participants advance individually along with team.

   Metro is in favor of this suggestion and it will be taken to the Spring

   Workshop.

 

 

g. Snow Boarding: Colin Bush/Dan Ray

    Absent.

 

 

h. Field Hockey: SJA: Sue McMaster

    Donna Duggan gave a verbal report report.

 

 

i. Badminton (City): HFW: Donna Duggan

   Donna Duggan gave a verbal report.

   All schools have received their information.

 

 

j. Badminton (County): Lockview: Paula Syms

    Paula Syms gave a verbal report.

   All schools have received their information. 

 

 

k. Girls Rugby: Sir John A: Lindsay Willow

    Donna Duggan gave a verbal report.

    Schools need to pay their $250.00 fee before they play their first game

    otherwise the game will be forfeited.

    Schools who owe are Auburn, Prince Andrew, Dartmouth, Carrefour,

    Cole Harbour and Sackville.

 

 

 

l. Boys Rugby: QEH: Ryan Connors

 Ryan Connors gave a verbal report.

 There will be a coaches meeting at QEH on Tuesday, March 27th at 7pm
 in room 310.

 

  

m. Track & Field City: Halifax West/Dartmouth:

                                     Donna Duggan/Paul Malick

     City                  May 16th & 17th

        Rain Date         May 18th

     Regional           May 23rd & 24th

     Rain Date         May 25th

     Provincial         June 1st & 2nd

An information packet will soon be sent to the schools.  Information is posted on the website.

 

There will be a coaches meeting at Dartmouth High on Thursday, April 19th at 7pm.

 

 

n. Track & Field County: CP Allen: Dave Hubley

     County             May 14th & 15th

        Rain Date         May 18th

     Regional           May 23rd & 24th

     Rain Date         May 25th

     Provincial         June 1st & 2nd

 

     There will be a coaches meeting at CP Allen on Wednesday, April 11th
      at 7pm in the library.

 

 

o. Table Tennis: Sackville: Mary Coughran

Mary Coughran submitted tournament information.

 

 

p. Cheerleading: Prince Andrew: John MacDonald

John MacDonald gave a verbal report.

 

 

q. Softball: Millwood: Kyle Burchell

Kyle Burchell gave a verbal report.

Tournament dates are May 18th and May 22nd with a rain date of May 23rd.

 

 

 

r. Fast Pitch (Boys & Girls): Eastern Shore: Danny Julien

    More information will be sent to schools.

 

 

s. Lacrosse: Dartmouth: Gord Puddifant

    More information will be sent to schools.

 

 

8. NEW BUSINESS

a. Referees for Girl’s Hockey Update: Frank Hubley

    Frank gave a verbal report with background information.

         

     b. Badminton Provincials: NSSAF is looking for a Metro host school.

         

     C. Ultimate Frisbee: General inquiries were made.

 

 

Meeting Adjourned at 8:00 pm

Moved: Susan Beazley  

Seconded: Kyle Burchell

 

Next meeting will be Monday, April 23rd, 2007.

Location: Halifax West

Meeting Dates: June.

 

If you have something you wish to add to the agenda, please contact Donna Duggan (457-8900/5601264) one week prior to the next meeting.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Donna Duggan

Secretary/Treasurer