Updated: Jul 8, 2020
Read the latest from Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff is in her second year as executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)
Summer practices and workouts have started in many states – the first activity since high school sports and performing arts were halted in March due to the national health pandemic. Some schools have had to suspend workouts for periods of time as health protocols are followed, but there is excitement about the potential return of high school sports and other activity programs. .
“Although our country continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and many other troubling issues, there remains a hope that in some form or fashion the 12 million participants in high school activity programs will have an opportunity to compete. And in back-to-back announcements this week, the NFHS provided more encouragement for the upcoming high school sports and activities season."
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