The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Monday, November 24th, 2008.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School



Donna Duggan            HFW                                       Frank Hubley              HFW  

Adam White               Millwood                                 Craig Campbell           Cole Harbour 

Trevor Doyle              Citadel                                     Ray Robertson                        CPA

Sue Beazley                Armbrae                                  Mary Coughran           Sackville

Shandi Nickolet          JL Ilsley                                   Sue McMaster             SJA 

Peter Moores               SHSH Boys                           


Sends Regrets:                                                                                      Absent:


Tim McGarrigle           Grammar                                  Kevin Epp                   Dartmouth High

Darrell Dempster         NSSAF/Lock                            Colin Bush                  Auburn

Annette Sherlock        Sacred Heart                            Tamara Muise Eastern Shore

                                                                                   John MacDonald         Prince Andrew



The meeting opened at 7:20 p.m. and was chaired by Trevor Doyle.



2.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – October 27th, 2008.

     Moved:  Trevor Doyle  

Seconded:  Sue McMaster




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


      Shares         $   360.37

      Plan 24       $     20.22

      Checking     $ 6476.12

      Equity         $     10.00


b.     Receipts were issued.


c.      Soccer Bills: Schools who still owe include Auburn, Citadel, Grammar, JLI, Sackville (1), and SJA.




     a. A letter was received from a CPA parent regarding setting up an emergency fund for school extracurricular travel expenses when situations such as inclement weather are a concern.

     The group felt that all schools hold safety as a priority and if such expenses were incurred, the school would cover them.


     b. Metro has been approached to hold in trust the funds for the “Nancy Tokaryk Memorial Fund”.  The secretary will inquire with the Teachers Credit Union and CRA regarding the issuing of tax receipts.






  We are still in need of a coordinator for Girls Fast Pitch.

  Please talk to your school coaches. If no coordinator, no league.

  If interested please let the executive know.




     Darrell Dempster has sent correspondence via e-mail.

     December 3rd is the declaration date for basketball.





a. Boy’s A Soccer: Halifax West: Frank Hubley/George Iatrou

    A report will be available for the next meeting. 



b. Girl’s A Soccer: Halifax West: Frank Hubley/Roy Snook

     A report will be available for the next meeting. 



c. Boy’s Volleyball: Citadel: Trevor Doyle

    Trevor Doyle submitted a written report.




d. Girl’s Volleyball: JL Ilsley: Shandi Nickolet

 Shandi Nickolet gave a verbal report.

 Issues were raised regarding the decisions of the coordinators and
 inclement weather.



e. Girl’s B Volleyball: Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

    Susan Beazley submitted a written report.      



f. Boy’s A Basketball: Prince Andrew: John MacDonald/Brad Martin

   No report.

      E-mails have been sent to all schools.



g. Boy’s B Basketball: Millwood: Adam White

    No report.



h. Girl’s A Basketball: Dartmouth: Kevin Epp

    No report.



i. Girl’s B Basketball: Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

    Peter Moores submitted a written report (schedule).



j. Boy’s Hockey: Cole Harbour: Craig Campbell/Reg Bezanson

 Craig Campbell gave a verbal report.

 Discussion occurred regarding the ‘checking from behind’ rules.



k. Girl’s Hockey: CP Allen: Ray Robertson 

  Ray Robertson gave a verbal report.

  All information is posted on the website.



   l. Wrestling: SJA: Sue McMaster

       Sue McMaster submitted a written report.


   m. Skiing: Dartmouth: Kevin Epp/Derek Nichols

       No report.




    a. Form B: There was discussion about the length of time a “Form B” must be submitted. Some schools stated 3 months, some 3 weeks and some the day before.



Meeting Adjourned at 8:35 pm

Moved:   Sue Beazley    

Seconded:  Sue McMaster



Next meeting will be Monday January 12th, 2009.          

Location:  Halifax West

Meeting Dates: Feb 23rd, March 30th, April 27th and 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