Athletics Core Values

The Shelton High School Athletic program is one that reflects the needs and purposes of our student body and community by maintaining a strong sense of pride, tradition, excellence and overall student development.  This is done through a balance of healthy competition, physical training and educational scholarship.  In pursuit of this objective, we recognize the importance of academic responsibility, community service, and the ideals of good sportsmanship.  


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Athletic Announcements

  • FALL 2017 - Tryout Information/Sports Physicals

    All FALL sports begin August 24th, except football which begins August 18th.  Fall sports include:  Football, Boys/Girls Soccer, Field Hockey, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swimming, and Boys/Girls Cross Country.  Tryout information is available under "High School Sports Information".  Check back for changes to the posted information.

    Prior to the first date of tryouts/practice, all students must turn in a completed emergency form and have a completed, valid physical examination form on file which extends through the entire sports season.   **NEW RULE FOR 2017 -- Students will not be allowed on a team roster if their physical expires anytime during the season.  

    The Athletic Office will be open during July and August from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Please call the office during scheduled hours for assistance.

  • Mandatory Meeting for All Fall Sports Athletes

    Mandatory STUDENT-ATHLETE Pre-Season Meeting on Thursday, August 24th from 1:30 - 2:30 pm in the Auditorium for all Fall Sports Athletes.  All welcome - Athletes required to attend.


    If you missed the FREE Sports Physicals for Shelton HS Athletes, visit either the CVS Minute Clinic in Ansonia ( or the MedExpress Urgent Care in Derby (  There is a nominal charge for sports physicals at these locations.   Download the sports physical below, complete the front page, and bring with you.  

  • Finn Fanatic Shirts - Student Athletic Passes

    Available in the Shelton High School - Athletic Office:

    Finn Fanatic Shirts - $10.00 (black or pink)

    Student ALL ACCESS Athletic Pass (only) - $20.00

    COMBO Student Superfan package (All Access Pass AND Finn Fanatic Shirt) - $25.00


Physical Examination Policy

All athletes must have a current valid physical form on file with the nurses office prior to trying out or practicing with any sports team.  It is our policy that an athlete's physical must be valid for the entire season they are participating in.  Athletes will not be allowed to try out or be placed on a team roster if their physical expires any time during the season including post-season competitions.  Physicals are valid for 13 months from the date of exam.  Athletes must renew their physical every year. Please contact the Athletic Office for assistance if necessary.  THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS POLICY.