The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Monday, October 23rd, 2006.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School

 

Attendance:

 

Paula Syms                   Lockview                                 Sue McMaster             SJA 

Donna Duggan              HFW                                       Darrell Dempster          NSSAF/CH    

Tim McGarrigle            Grammar                                  Sue Beazley                  Armbrae

Ray Robertson             CPA                                        Steve Brine                   Eastern Shore

Ryan Connors              QEH                                        Trevor Doyle                St Pat’s           

Kevin Julien                  JL Ilsley                                    John MacDonald          Prince Andrew

Frank Hubley               HFW                                       Annette Sherlock          Sacred Heart 

Sue Beazley                   Sir John A                              Bruce Chanter             Lockview

 

Sends Regrets:

Kevin Epp                    Dartmouth High                        Kyle Burchell                Millwood

Colin Bush                    Auburn                                     Mary Coughran            Sackville

 

 

1.  OPENING

The meeting opened at 7:11 p.m. and was chaired by Paula Syms.

  

2.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 11th, 2006.

     Moved:  Sue McMaster

Seconded:  Steve Brine

 

3.  FINANCIAL REPORT

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

      information:

 

      Shares         $  360.37 

      Plan 24        $    20.17

      Checking     $6509.92

      Equity          $    10.00

 

                JLI & Millwood still owe membership fees.

         

The Physiotherapy bill from Track & Field needs to be paid. There is concern over the amount based on days they were present.

 

               

4. CORRESPONDENCE

Anne Bell (HRSB): Transportation Policy: The policy will stay as it is. Check the website and speak with your principal if you have any concerns.

 

 

5. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

None.

 

 

6.  REGIONAL DIRECTOR’S REPORT:  

     Darrell Dempster gave a verbal report.

 

 

7. COORDINATOR’S REPORTS

   

a.  Boys’ Soccer: CPA: Ray Robertson/ Lisa Reid  

 A final written report was submitted.

 

Motion # 1

 

The Metro High School Soccer ruling of 2 yellow cards equaling a game suspension to be changed to 3 yellow cards before a game suspension is levied.

 

Moved: Ray Robertson

Seconded: Frank Hubley  

 

b. Girls’ Soccer A: Halifax West: Frank Hubley

 A verbal report was given.

                                                                                              

c. Girls’ Soccer B: Armbrae: Sue Beazley

A verbal report was given.

Please remind coaches that they must call the rain line at 3:00pm to see if a game is cancelled.

Next year the game costs will be shared between teams. 

 

 

d. Boys’ Volleyball: St. Pat’s: Trevor Doyle

 A written report was submitted.

e. Girls’ Volleyball: JL Ilsley: Kevin Julien

A written report was submitted.

 

f. Cross Country Metro/Regional: CPA: Dave Hubley

A written report was submitted.

Bruce Canter will be coordinating next year.

Dates and locations need to be set at the Spring/April Metro meeting.

 

g. Golf: Grammar: Darrell MacInnis

A written report was submitted.

 

h. Boys’ Baseball: Sackville: Mary Coughran

A verbal report was given.

 

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

A verbal report was given.

The schedule is being finalized. Coaches/Athletic Directors are asked to check the draft schedule.  

 

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

A verbal report was given.

Information will be sent to schools soon pending the “A” schedule changes.

An e-mail will be sent.

 

k. Girls’ Basketball (A): Dartmouth: Kevin Epp

  Absent.  No report given.

  E-mails have been sent to all schools.

 

l. Girls’ Basketball (B): Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

A verbal report was given.

There will be a coaches meeting on Tuesday, October 24th, 6:00pm at Sacred Heart.   

 

m. Boys’ Hockey: Cole Harbour: Reg Bezanson/Darrell Dempster

A verbal report was given.

Host schools are required to look after security during games.

 

n. Girls’ Hockey: Auburn: Paul Bates/Dan Ray

Absent. No report given.

o. Wrestling: SJA: Sue McMaster

A verbal report was given.

The Metro Tournament date is Saturday, December 16th.

Please let S. McMaster know if your school is planning to be involved (ASAP).

 

 

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Squash: Sue McMaster

     Information was distributed to schools.

     Information is specifically directed to PE/PAL curriculum.

 

B. Code of Discipline: Boys Hockey: Frank Hubley

     A written report was submitted.

     All concerns will be taken to the Spring Workshop.

     Please discuss with your school Principal before the meeting.

 

     The following has support of the hockey league coaches.

 

Checking From Behind:  2 minutes

First offense: In the first 35 minutes of the game - the rest of the game plus 1 more.  In the last 10 minutes add 1 game. (2 games)

 

Second offense: If the offense occurs in the first 35 minutes - 2 games.  In last 10 minutes add 1 additional game. (3 games)

 

Third Offense: Indefinite suspension

 

 

 

Checking From Behind:  5 minutes

First Offence: Suspension from the game being played plus two others - unless it is in the last 10 minutes of the game - add 1 game.   (3 games)

Second Offence: Suspension from the game being played plus four -others unless it is in the last 10 minutes of the game - add 1 game.     (5 games)

Third Offence: Indefinite suspension

 

     Motion #2

    

Hitting to the Head: 2 minutes

 

First Offense: Game misconduct - Which means the player will miss the remainder of the game plus the next game except in the last 10 minutes when an extra game is added. (2 games)

 

Second offense: Suspended from the game being played in the first 35 minutes - 2 games.  In last 10 minutes add 1 additional game.            (3 games)

 

Third Offense: Indefinite suspension.  Reviewed by league coordinator and NSSAF.

 

 

     Moved: Frank Hubley

     Seconded: Ryan Connors

 

 

 

     Motion #3

Hitting to the Head: 5 minutes

First Offence: Suspension from the game being played plus two- others unless it is in the last 10 minutes of the game - add 1 game.     (3 games)

Second Offence: Suspension from the game being played plus four- others unless it is in the last 10 minutes of the game - add 1 game.     (5 games)

Third Offence:  Indefinite suspension.  Reviewed by league coordinator and NSSAF

 

     Moved: Frank Hubley

     Seconded: Ryan Connors

C. Curling: Trevor Doyle

     A possible curling league was discussed.

 

D. Teacher Advisor: Kevin Julien

Discussion.

 

 

 

Meeting Adjourned at 8:35p.m.

Moved:  Sue Beazley     

Seconded:  Bruce Canter

 

 

Next meeting will be: Monday, November 27th, 2006.          

Location:  Halifax West

Meeting Dates: Jan, Feb, March, April 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

Secretary/Treasurer