(6-12-18) The IHSA Board heard a report from Board member Dan Tully of Niles (Notre Dame), Associate Executive Director Kurt Gibson and Assistant Executive Directors Scott Johnson and Sam Knox on the Classification Ad Hoc Committee they participated on during the school year. The group shared the recommendations that the committee developed during the course of their five meetings throughout the 2017-18 school year.

Two of their recommendations were accepted (Action Item #2 & #3 above), while Recommendations 2 & 3 will be voted on at the August Board meeting for implementation in 2019-2020.

2. The Board voted to approve Recommendation 1 from the Classification Ad Hoc Committee for the 2019-20 school year. Recommendation 1 would change the classification cycle to a two-year process, meaning schools would remain in the same class for two consecutive years.

  • Read the entire recommendation by clicking here.

    3. The Board voted to approve Recommendation 4 from the Classification Ad Hoc Committee for the 2019-20 school year. Recommendation 4 changes the classification enrollment cutoffs in most sports.

  • Read the entire recommendation by clicking here.

As a part of the classification approval process, the Board heard a report on the sports impacted by the success formula for the 2018-19 school year, two Stateline area schools were included:
Sport-School-2018-19 Class

  • Boys Cross Country-Rockford Christian-2A
  • Girls Golf-Rockford Lutheran-2A

 

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